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The University of Michigan branch of the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter and The Center for the Study of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan announce:


Emergence: Compelling Examples and Unifying Approaches
November 20, 21, 2015


A symposium free and open to the public
Friday-Saturday, November 20-21, 2015
West Hall 340 University of Michigan
Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-3:30pm
No registration required Coffee (8:30am) and snacks provided
Topical posters welcome – please notify Complex Systems at cscs@umich.edu


Eight speakers and a Discussion Moderator explore commonalities of emergent cooperative behaviors across multiple complexity levels
Quantum Phenomena—Collective Animal Behavior
Cognition—Human Culture—Machine Intelligence

Robert Batterman Philosophy University of Pittsburgh
Glen Evenbly Physics University of California Irvine
Kevin Brown Biomedical Engineering University of Connecticut
Mark Transtrum Physics Brigham Young University
Richard Nisbett Social Psychology University of Michigan
Deborah Gordon Biology Stanford University
Hugues Bersini Artificial Intelligence Université Libre de Bruxelles
David Schwab Physics Northwestern University
Daniel Cox Physics University of California, Davis