S-ANU 2015

28 May 2015
University of Sydney, Charles Perkins Centre Level 4, Room 40.03

Organisers: Lachlan Walmsley (ANU), Wesley Fang (Sydney)

Program

Thursday 28

9:00-9:20 Registration/Room set-up  
9:20-10:00 Gaelle Pontarotti (Paris 1/Sydney) Is Non-genetic Inheritance ‘mere’ transgenerational Phenotypic Plasticity?
10:00-10:40 Stephen Mann (King’s College London/ANU) Adaptive Traits and Proximate Information
10:40-11:10 Tea break  
11:10-11:50 Kim Shaw-Williams (ANU) Why The 3.66 Mya Laetoli Fossilized Footprints Are a “Smoking Gun”
11:50-12:30 Wesley Fang (Sydney) Getting Serious about Multiple Realization
12:30-1:30 Lunch  
1:30-2:30 Peter Godfrey-Smith (Sydney/CUNY) Complex Life Circles and the Evolutionary Process
2:30-3:10 Ingo Brigandt (Alberta) Different Types of Explanatory Mathematical Analysis in Systems Biology
3:10-3:40 Tea break  
3:40-4:20 David Kalkman (ANU) Cost, Expenditure and Vulnerability: The Evolution of Partially Honest Communication
4:20-5:00 Georg Repnikov (Sydney) Latent Liability Factors as Cause within an Interventionist Account of Causation
7:00- Dinner, The Rose Hotel