Programme


Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Thursday 9 July    Friday 10 July   Poster programme   

Friday 10 July 2015

 

09:00

Conference registration

 

Chair: Henrik Jensen, Imperial College London, UK

09:30

(invited) Collective sensing and decision-making in animal groups: From fish schools to primate societies
Iain D Couzin, Princeton University, USA

10:10

Immunology from a physics perspective
Paul François, McGill University, Canada

10:30

Emerging social behaviour during aggregation in Dictyostelium discoideum
Giovanna De Palo, Imperial College London, UK

10:50

Refreshment break

11:20

(invited) Phase transitions in the growth of spatial networks
Vito Latora, Queen Mary University of London, UK

12:00

Locust collective motion in heterogeneous landscapes
Guy Amichay, Tel Aviv University, Israel

12:20

Forecasting transitions in complex systems
Duccio Piovani, Imperial College London, UK

12:40

Lunch

 

Chair: Giovanni Sena, Imperial College London, UK

14:00

(invited) Emergent behaviour in planetary landscapes, atmospheres and spacecraft
Ralph D Lorenz, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, USA

14:40

Stress granule formation and size selection are regulated by ATP-dependent phase separation
Jean David Wurtz, Imperial College London, UK

15:00

Spatio-temporal patterns of delayed interactions in echolocating bats
Luca Giuggioli, University of Bristol, UK

15:20

Refreshment break

15:50

(invited) Swarming in the dirt: Flocking in the presence of quenched disorder
John Toner, University of Oregon, USA

16:30

Foraging of the slime mold Physarum polycephalum
Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Universität Bremen, Germany

16:50

(invited) Beyond Darwin:  The emergence of antibiotic resistance from a single bacterial cell
Robert H Austin, Princeton University, USA

17:30

Closing remarks
Chiu Fan Lee, Imperial College London, UK

17:40

Close of day two and conference


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [extended]:
    4 May 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    11 June 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    01 July 2015

Links

Poster announcement (PDF 0.8MB)

Conference handbook (PDF 3.2MB)