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UM-SFI 2017 - Complexity in Ecological, Evolutionary, and Social Dynamics

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Food web image by Jennifer Dunne.

A One Day Symposium - Free and Open to the Public

Friday, April 14, 2017 - Rackham Assembly Hall

 

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**

 

TITLES AND SPEAKERS:

Modern lessons from ancient ecological networks
Jennifer Dunne (Santa Fe Institute)

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

Understanding the evolution of social knowledge through conflict
Elizabeth A. Hobson (Santa Fe Institute)
 
Limits of size and architecture: constraints within classes of organisms from bacteria to mammals
Chris Kempes (Santa Fe Institute)

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

Starvation Dynamics of a Dumb and a Greedy Forager
Sid Redner (Santa Fe Institute)