COMPLEX SYSTEMS HALF-DAY COLLOQUIUM
UM-ICAM: Science of Sustainability


Feb
14
2013

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  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 02/14/2013
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: The Johnson Rooms at Robert H. Lurie Engineering Center
    1221 Beal Ave.
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109  (Show map)

  • Description:

    Colloquium and Discussion

    Sponsored by the University of Michigan Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter and the University of Michigan Energy Institute

    1:00 – 1:10 Welcome, James Allen – UM ICAM
    Opening Remarks, Mark Barteau – Director, UM Energy Institute
    1:10 – 2:05 Peter Littlewood – Argonne National Laboratory & University of Chicago
    The Physics of Sustainability
    2:05 – 2:20  Questions and Discussion
    2:20 – 3:15 J. Marty Anderies – Arizona State University
    Feedback Systems and Sustainability:
    Robustness-Fragility Trade-offs in Coupled Social-Ecological Systems
    3:15 – 3:30 Questions and Discussion
    3:30 – 3:50 Coffee and Cookies Break
    3:50 – 4:45 John Byrne – University of Delaware
    Economics and Sustainability: The Energy Case
    4:45 – 5:10 Questions and Final Discussion
    5:10 Adjourn

    Link to Speaker Information and Talk Abstracts