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Food web image by Jennifer Dunne.

*REGISTRATION FOR LUNCH CLOSES AT 3PM APRIL 11, 2017*

A One Day Symposium - Free and Open to the Public

Friday, April 14, 2017 - Rackham Assembly Hall

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This is a collaborative Symposium carrying on the tradition of close ties between the UM Center for the Study of Complex Systems and the Sante Fe Institute. 

SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS:

Jennifer Dunne (Santa Fe Institute)
Bogdan Epureanu (UM Mechanical Engineering)
Elizabeth Hobson (Santa Fe Institute)
Christopher Kempes (Santa Fe Institute)
Annette Ostling (UM Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Sidney Redner (Santa Fe Institute)

ORGANIZERS:

Robert Deegan                    Charlie  Doering               Annette Ostling

 

**Registration Required for Lunch** 

**To register, click the red link**

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Morning -

8:30 AM  Gathering and Coffee

9:00 AM  Opening Remarks

9:10 AM Jennifer Dunne (Santa Fe Institute): Modern lessons from ancient ecological networks

10:10AM Bogdan Epureanu (UM Mechanical Engineering): To Change or not to Change: Finding Clues of Critical Transitions in Complex Systems

11:10AM Chris Kempes (Santa Fe Institute): Limits of size and architecture: constraints within classes of organisms from bacteria to mammals

Lunch - 

12:10 - 2:00PM 


Afternoon 

2:10PM Elizabeth A. Hobson (Santa Fe Institute): Understanding the evolution of social knowledge through conflict

3:10PM Annette Ostling (UM Ecology & Evolutionary Biology): Emergent structure and dynamics in stochastic, open, competitive communities

4:10PM Sid Redner (Santa Fe Institute): Starvation Dynamics of a Dumb and a Greedy Forager