Upcoming meeting

Centennial Fellows 10 Year Reunion Conference
June 2-4, 2009
Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, MO


Agenda

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Arrival of all guests at Hotel
2:30 – 5:00 p.m. Brain Cancer Advisory Board, Boardroom
Complex Systems Advisory Board Meetings, Ambassador Room
(closed sessions)
5:30 p.m. Dinner and Reception, The Restaurant, located in the Ritz-Carlton lobby
 

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

NOTE: Posters will be available for discussions during all meals and breaks.
   
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast, Outside Amphitheater
All presentations will be held in the Amphitheater
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. First Presentation, John Carlstrom, University of Chicago
Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Break, Outside Amphitheater
11:00 – 12:00 noon Introduction and Discussion Led by Peter Raven
Second Presentation, Stefan Rahmstorf, Potsdam University
Taped Session: Climate Science: Some thoughts on progress in the past 10 years and some ideas for the next
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch,The Restaurant, located in the Ritz-Carlton lobby
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Third Presentation, Leonid Kruglyak, Princeton University
Genetic basis of variation between individuals
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Fourth Presentation, Wendy Bickmore, MRC Human Genetics Unit
Putting the genome on the map
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Break, Outside Amphitheater
Poster Presenters Will Be Available During this Break
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Fifth Presentation, Keith Wailoo, Rutgers University
Viruses, Genes, Cancer, and Pain: The Paradoxes of Progress in the Biomedical Sciences
5:45 p.m. Assemble in lobby for transportation to Missouri Botanical Garden
6:00 p.m. Depart hotel for Missouri Botanical Garden
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Reception and Buffet, Missouri Botanical Garden
   
Thursday, June 4, 2009
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast, Outside Amphitheater
All presentations will be held in the Amphitheater
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Sixth Presentation, Mercedes Pascual, University of Michigan
Simple models for complex ecological systems: insights from disease dynamics
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Seventh Presentation, Stanislas Dehaene, INSERM-CEA
Mathematical intuitions and their cerebral bases
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Break, Outside Amphitheater
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Eighth Presentation, Kathleen Akins, Simon Fraser University
Neurophilosophy Today, NOTE: Presentation for Kathleen Akins to be given by Lyle Crawford, Simon Fraser University
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Ninth Presentation, Daniel J. Povinelli, University of Louisiana
Decade in Waiting: Stagnation in the Field of Comparative Psychology, 1999-2009
1:30 p.m. Closing Lunch and Departure,The Restaurant, located in the Ritz-Carlton lobby

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Understanding Human Cognition Advisory Board Meeting
(closed session -- lunch provided)