Seminars 2008-2009

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  • user warning: Table 'cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h2 style=\"margin-bottom: 0.5em; font-size: 1.2em; \"><b>Program of the 5th &nbsp;ECCO seminar series, held in the academic year 2008-2009</b></h2>\n<p style=\"margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0.9em; \"><span class=\"Apple-style-span\" style=\"border-collapse: collapse; line-height: 14px;\"><br /> </span></p>\n<table cellspacing=\"0\" cellpadding=\"5\" border=\"1\" style=\"font-size: 1em; \">\n<tbody>\n<tr>\n<td><strong>Date</strong></td>\n<td><strong>Speakers</strong></td>\n<td><strong>Topic</strong></td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>13 Oct.</td>\n<td>\n<p><i>Workshop presenters:</i></p>\n<p><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/HEYL.html\">Francis Heylighe</a>n</p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/Data/Objects/n/nagarjun/viewObject\">Nagarjuna G.</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www4.tpg.com.au/users/jes999/\">John Stewart</a>&nbsp;</p>\n<p><a href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Smart_(futurist)\">John Smart</a></p>\n</td>\n<td>\n<p><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/?q=node/104\"><i>International Workshop: Future Evolution of Mind and Universe</i></a></p>\n<p class=\"MsoNormal\" style=\"mso-line-height-alt:14.0pt;mso-pagination:none;<br />\n mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none\">An Introduction to the ECCO Theme, and its Implications for Future Development<o:p></o:p></p>\n<p>Constructing a World out of Nodes and Links: Structure and Dynamics of Knowledge<o:p></o:p></p>\n<p>The Future Psychological Evolution of Humanity<o:p></o:p></p>\n<p>Evo Devo Universe? A Framework for Speculations on Cosmic Culture</p>\n</td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>17 Oct.</td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://www.mixel.be\">Mixel Kiemen</a></td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/?q=node/110\">Christensen\'s disruptive innovation</a></td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>3 Dec.</td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/HEYL.html\">Francis Heylighe</a>n &nbsp;(2C117A)&nbsp;</td>\n<td>Complexity for Entrepreneurship</td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>12 Dec.</td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://www.mixel.be\">Mixel Kiemen</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;(10.30am)</td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/?q=node/109\">The emergence of science and technology</a></td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>15 Jan.</td>\n<td>Fred Spier (in&nbsp;<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=EN&amp;geocode=&amp;q=center+leo+apostel&amp;sll=50.823373,4.400747&amp;sspn=0.009868,0.019741&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;ei=6DHYRvWQBaPQoAPI2IzZCQ&amp;sig2=bCldqXgGfD8mkArfdO2NzA&amp;cd=1&amp;cid=50823234,4400539,13759050347738150095&amp;li=lmd&amp;z=14&amp;t=m\">CLEA</a>, top floor)</td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"/?q=node/111\">Big History and the Future: Complexity, Energy and Goldilocks Circumstances</a>(<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://134.184.131.101/~clement/seminars2009/ecco-spier.ppt\">PPT</a>)</td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>26 Feb.</td>\n<td>\n<p style=\"margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0.9em; \">Marc Goldchstein&nbsp;</p>\n</td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"/?q=node/113\">Entrepreneurship and industry dynamics</a>&nbsp;(<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://134.184.131.101/~clement/seminars2009/ecco-goldchstein1.ppt\">PPT</a>, 85mb)</td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>5 Mar.</td>\n<td>\n<p style=\"margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0.9em; \">Marc Goldchstein&nbsp;</p>\n</td>\n<td>\n<p style=\"margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0.9em; \">Entrepreneurship and project related aspects, including teams and leadership. (<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://134.184.131.101/~clement/seminars2009/ecco-goldchstein2.ppt\">PPT</a>, 16mb)</p>\n</td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>5-6 May</td>\n<td>\n<p><span class=\"Apple-style-span\" style=\"font-style: italic; \">Workshop presenters:</span></p>\n<p><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurent_Nottale\">Laurent Nottale</a></p>\n<p>Jean Chaline</p>\n<p>Pierre Grou&nbsp;</p>\n<p><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurent_Nottale\">Laurent Nottale</a></p>\n</td>\n<td>\n<p><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"/?q=node/114\"><i>Workshop on Scale Relativity: Universe, Life, Societies.</i></a></p>\n<p><span class=\"Apple-style-span\" style=\"border-collapse: collapse; line-height: 14px; \"><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/seminars2009/Nottale-REUKintroduction.pdf\">Introduction to Scale Relativity</a></span></p>\n<p><span class=\"Apple-style-span\" style=\"border-collapse: collapse; line-height: 14px; \"><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/seminars2009/Chaline-1-5-6-May-2009.pdf\">Is the Life Tree Fractal?</a></span></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/seminars2009/Grou-5-6-May-2009.pdf\">Acceleration in Human Societies</a></p>\n<p><span class=\"Apple-style-span\" style=\"border-collapse: collapse; line-height: 14px; \"><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/seminars2009/Nottale-REUKstructures.pdf\">Fractal Structures in Nature</a></span></p>\n</td>\n</tr>\n<tr>\n<td>25 June</td>\n<td><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://www.colorado.edu/philosophy/vstenger/\">Victor J. Stenger</a></td>\n<td>\n<p style=\"margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0.9em; \"><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"/?q=node/115\">1) Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for life?</a>&nbsp;(<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/seminars2009/Stenger-Untuned.pdf\">PDF</a>)</p>\n<p style=\"margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0.9em; \"><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://www.skepp.be/agenda/lezing-victor-stenger-quantum-gods-creation-chaos-and-the-search-for-cosmic-consciousness\">2) Quantum Gods. Creation, Chaos, and the Search for Cosmic Consciousness.</a>&nbsp;(<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://ecco.vub.ac.be/seminars2009/Stenger-QuantumGods.pdf\">PDF</a>)</p>\n<p> (8pm, Building Y, in collaboration with&nbsp;<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://www.vub.ac.be/UPV \">UPV</a>,&nbsp;<font face=\"Arial\" size=\"2\"><a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://www.skepp.be\">SKEPP</a>&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;<a style=\"text-decoration: none; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(136, 136, 34); \" href=\"http://www.osb.be\">Oudstudentenbond</a>, VUB.)</font></p>\n</td>\n</tr>\n<tr> </tr>\n</tbody>\n</table>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n', created = 1628054803, expire = 1628141203, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:4ceef7d7595523a156787a2c88d49eb2' in /home2/secrecco/www/includes/cache.inc on line 109.

 

Program of the 5th  ECCO seminar series, held in the academic year 2008-2009


Date Speakers Topic
13 Oct.

Workshop presenters:

Francis Heylighen

Nagarjuna G.

John Stewart 

John Smart

International Workshop: Future Evolution of Mind and Universe

An Introduction to the ECCO Theme, and its Implications for Future Development

Constructing a World out of Nodes and Links: Structure and Dynamics of Knowledge

The Future Psychological Evolution of Humanity

Evo Devo Universe? A Framework for Speculations on Cosmic Culture

17 Oct. Mixel Kiemen Christensen's disruptive innovation
3 Dec. Francis Heylighen  (2C117A)  Complexity for Entrepreneurship
12 Dec. Mixel Kiemen  (10.30am) The emergence of science and technology
15 Jan. Fred Spier (in CLEA, top floor) Big History and the Future: Complexity, Energy and Goldilocks Circumstances(PPT)
26 Feb.

Marc Goldchstein 

Entrepreneurship and industry dynamics (PPT, 85mb)
5 Mar.

Marc Goldchstein 

Entrepreneurship and project related aspects, including teams and leadership. (PPT, 16mb)

5-6 May

Workshop presenters:

Laurent Nottale

Jean Chaline

Pierre Grou 

Laurent Nottale

Workshop on Scale Relativity: Universe, Life, Societies.

Introduction to Scale Relativity

Is the Life Tree Fractal?

Acceleration in Human Societies

Fractal Structures in Nature

25 June Victor J. Stenger

1) Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for life? (PDF)

2) Quantum Gods. Creation, Chaos, and the Search for Cosmic Consciousness. (PDF)

(8pm, Building Y, in collaboration with UPVSKEPP & Oudstudentenbond, VUB.)