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FuturICT Meeting @MIT Connection Science and Engineering

Mon, 13 May 2013 13:41:03 GMT


A FuturICT (www.futurICT.eu) workshop will be held at the Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from February 13th-14th 2013. The meeting is organized along with the AAAS meeting (http://www.aaas.org/meetings/2013/) and co-sponsored by the MIT Connection Science and Engineering, a virtual center including MIT Media Lab, CSAIL, and LIDS.
Further information:

http://connection.media.mit.edu/events.html ;

http://www.futurict.eu/event/futurict-workshop-mit-media-lab-boston-usa

Workshop Organizers
Anna Carbone (Politecnico di Torino, Italy & ETHZ FuturICT Coordination Team, Switzerland)
Alex `Sandy’ Pentland (MIT Media Lab, USA) CHAIR

Keynote Lectures (more to be added)

Hideaki Aoyama (Kyoto University, Japan)
“Japanese Consortium for FuturICT: Members and Research activities."

Albert Laszlo Barabasi (Northeastern University, USA)
“The Science of Impact”

Damon Centola (MIT, USA)
“Social Dynamics in Online Experiments: A New Generation of Research and Policy”

Peter S. Dodds (University of Vermont, USA)
"Measuring the happiness and health of populations in real time…."

Markus Eisenhauer (Fraunhofer Institute, Germany)
“Enterprise systems in a value-driven Internet of People, Things and Services”

Alois Ferscha (Johannes Kepler, University Linz, Austria)
"Socio-inspired ICT"

Glenn Jerome (Washington D.C.)
“The Millenium Project”

Shlomo Havlin (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
“The extreme vulnerability of network of networks”

Dirk Helbing (ETH Zurich, Switzerland & FuturICT Scientific Coordinator)
“Global Science and Participatory Computing for our Complex World”

Cesar Hidalgo (Harvard University, USA)
"The Structure and Dynamics of Cultural Exports"

Ramesh Jain (University of California, Irvine)
“Towards Intelligent Social Systems”

Jeffrey Johnson (The Open University, UK)
"Hypernetworks for multilevel complex systems? "

David Lazer (Harvard University, USA)
“Challenges and opportunities in predicting political and social event”

Jose‘ Fernando Mendez (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
“Avalanche Collapse of Interdependent Networks”

Asu Ozdaglar (MIT, USA)
“Systemic Risk and Stability in Networks”

Dino Pedreschi (University of Pisa, Italy)
"Mining social behavior from big data"

Sandy Pentland (MIT, USA)
“Reinventing Society in the wake of Big Data”

Alexei Pozdnoukhov (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
"Simple Patterns of Complex Urban Dynamics"

H. Eugene Stanley (Boston University, USA)
“The Fragility of Interdependency: Coupled Networks & Switching Phenomena”

Michael Szell (MIT, USA)
“Online games as platforms for measuring socio-economic behavior”

Alex Vespignani (Northeastern University, USA)
"Modeling and forecast of socio-technical systems in the data-science age"

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