past events

UBICS Founding Symposium

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Barcelona UB-Fisica 12/06/2017

UBICS (Universitat de Barcelona Institute of Complex Systems) celebrates its founding symposium in Barcelona.

Program
Start End Activity
09:00 09:30 Arrival and registration
09:30 10:00 Opening and Welcome
10:00 11:00 Leticia Cugliandolo - Measuring effective temperatures in Generalized Gibbs Ensemble
11:00 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 12:30 Gustavo Deco - Novel concept of intrinsic ignition characterises the broadness of communication underlying different brain states.
12:30 13:30 Susanna Manrubia - Multipartive viruses: adaptive trick or evolutionary treat?
13:30 15:30 Free time for lunch
15:30 16:30

Jean-François Joanny - Physics of tissue monolayers

16:30 17:30 Tom Brughmans - An overview of archaeological network science, illustrated through Roman economic networks and visual signalling networks.
17:30 19:00 Poster Presentations and Coffee time
19:00 20:00 Free Time
20:00 23:00

Beer taste and dinner

http://ubics.ub.edu/found_symp

VI Jornada complexitat.CAT

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Castelldefels UOC 24/05/2017

VI Jornada complexitat.CAT: interdisciplinary research on complexity.

Program
Start End Activity
9:30 10:00

Registration

10:00 11:00 Plenary Talk: Mariano MarzoFull Professor of Stratigraphy and Professor of Energy Resources and Petroleum Geology at the Faculty of Geology, Universitat de BarcelonaReflections on the complexity of the energy transition.
11:00 12:00 Coffee break & Poster Session
12:00 12:30 Research in Companies
  • Ignasi Vilajosana, CEO of WorldsensingOperational Intelligence: A new approach to making City Mobility Management more responsive.
  • Pascal Weinberger, from Telefonica Alpha ResearchTelefonica Alpha Research lines and goals.
12:30 13:30 Thematic Research Talks
  • Albert Solé-RibaltaComplex Systems research group at IN3, Univeristat Oberta de CatalunyaCongestion phenomena in urban transportation networks.
  • Pietro TiernoDepartament d'Estructura i Constituents de la Matèria, Facultat de Física de la Universitat de BarcelonaEmergent Hydrodynamic Bound States Between Magnetically Powered Active Micropropellers.
  • Laurent BrodeauBarcelona Supercomputing CenterScientific & Computing challenges in Climate Modeling.
13:30 15:00 Lunch
15:00 16:00 Assemblea Complexitat.cat
16:00 16:45 Thematic work teams and matchmaking
  • Albert Solé-RibaltaComplex Systems research group at IN3, Univeristat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Pietro TiernoDepartament d'Estructura i Constituents de la Matèria, Facultat de Física de la Universitat de Barcelona
  • Laurent BrodeauBarcelona Supercomputing Center
16:50 18:00 Short Talks:
  • Gorka Zamora-López, UPF, The relation between structure and function in complex networks: trivial answers for an old problem?
  • Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho, UPC, The origins of Zipf’s meaning-frequency law
  • Joaquim Clara, UOC, Undercooled and arrested dynamics in currency exchange markets
  • Michele Starnini, UB, Equivalence between non-Markovian and Markovian dynamics in epidemic spreading processes
  • Laura Calvet, UOC, Hybrid Optimization Methodologies for Stochastic and Dynamic Systems
  • Jordi Tiana-Alsina, UPC, Optimal entrainment of the spikes emitted by a semiconductor laser with feedback
  • Tiago Simas, Telefonica Alpha Research, Food-pairing, Food-bridging: a new perspective on the principles of cooking
18:00 19:00 Social Event

http://jornada.complexitat.cat