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Spreading Processes and Complexity


Vittoria Colizza

Research Scientist

Complex Networks and Systems Laboratory

Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI Foundation)


Emergence and Collective Phenomena in Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Systems


Nigel Goldenfield

Swanlund Endowed Chair, Professor

Department of Physics, Institute for Genomic Biology

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign


Social Networks 101


David M.J. Lazer

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Director of the Program on Networked Governance

Harvard’s Kennedy School



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Preconference Webcast Tutorials September 24, 2008, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT) Spreading Processes and complexity Vittoria Colizza Research Scientist Complex Networks and Systems Laboratory Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI Foundation) Emergence and collective Phenomena in Equilibrium and nonequilibrium Systems Nigel Goldenfield Swanlund Endowed Chair, Professor Department of Physics, Institute for Genomic Biology University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Social networks 0 David M.J. Lazer Associate Professor of Public Policy Director of the Program on Networked Governance Harvard’s Kennedy School 

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 comPlEX SYSTEmS September 25, 2008, 1:00 – 5:30 p.m EDT (10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT) Scaling and Fractals Shlomo Havlin Professor Department of Physics Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel Robustness in complex Systems James B. Bassingthwaighte Professor of Bioengineering and Radiology Department of Bioengineering University of Washington neurobiology Charles F. Stevens Professor and Vincent J. Coates Chair in Molecular Neurobiology Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory Salk Institute non-linear Science 0 David K. Campbell University Provost Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics Boston University September 26, 2008, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT) Robustness in complex Systems/network Threats Andreas Wagner Professor Department of Biochemistry University of Zurich

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 PREconFEREncE WEBcaST TUToRIalS networks and connectedness Alessandro Vespignani Professor Department of Informatics, Physics, and Statistics Indiana University Bonus Presentation: Available on CD-Rom Only a History of the concept of creativity Richard N. Foster Managing Partner Millbrook Management Group, LLC Board Member, W.M. Keck Foundation

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