Researchers from 15 institutions in the U.S. and Japan gathered in Santa Fe Dec. 7-9 for a three-day workshop, Models of Emergent Behavior in Complex Adaptive Systems.
Fifteen Nobel laureates and dozens of other luminaries from the world of science and policy, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, discussed the global challenge of sustainability during an interdisciplinary Nobel Laureates Symposium in Potsdam, Germany, in October.
Why and how diversity collapses in complex systems was the unifying theme of SFI’s Annual Business Network and Board of Trustees’ Symposium Nov. 2-3 at the Bishop’s Lodge in Santa Fe.
Nina Fedoroff (Evan Pugh Professor of Biology, Willaman Professor of Life Sciences, Pennsylvania State University and SFI External Professor) will be giving the Ulam lectures this year. They will be held on September 12, 13, and 14, at the James A. Little Theater beginning at 7:30 P.M.
Christian de Duve, Nobel Laureate (Medicine 1974); Founder, International Institute of Cellular and Molecular Pathology; and Professor Emeritus, University of Louvain and Rockefeller University, will give a talk entitled "The Origin of Life" on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at 7:00 pm at the James A. Little Theater.