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<nettime> Fwd: Neighborhood Technologies. Media and Mathematics of Dynamic Networks, 30.08.-01.09.2012


Datum: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 13:11:53 +0200
Von: "Sebastian Vehlken" <sebastian.vehlken {AT} leuphana.de>
Betreff: Neighborhood Technologies. Media and Mathematics of Dynamic Networks, 30.08.-01.09.2012

Dear Colleagues,

we would like to inform you about the upcoming transdisciplinary conference

Neighborhood Technologies. Media and Mathematics of Dynamic Networks.

It will be held from August 30th, to September 1st, 2012, in the Denkerei, Oranienplatz 2, 10999 Berlin.

Further information is also be found at the conference website at http://www.leuphana.de/conference-neighborhoods . If you are interested in this workshop, please register via this website.

We are looking forward meeting you in the Denkerei!
Kind regards,

Sebastian Vehlken and Tobias Harks.

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NEIGHBORHOOD TECHNOLOGIES. MEDIA AND MATHEMATICS OF DYNAMIC NETWORKS.
A transdisciplinary Conference.

Concept and Organisation: Tobias Harks (Mathematics, University of Maastricht) and Sebastian Vehlken (Culture and Media Studies, Leuphana University LÃneburg).

Conference languages: English and German

This conference is the Blankensee-Colloquium 2012, funded by the Kooperationsfonds of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Institute for Advanced Studies.
Co-funded by Leuphana University LÃneburg.

PROGRAM

THURSDAY, Aug 30

14.00-14.30 Welcome Reception
14.30-14.45 Thorsten Wilhelmy (Institute for Advanced Studies, Berlin): Welcome Address 14.45-15.00 Tobias Harks (University of Maastricht) and Sebastian Vehlken (Leuphana University LÃneburg): Neighborhood Technologies â An Introduction

Panel 1: Neighborhood Connections

15.00-16.30
Shintaro Miyazaki (Berlin): Neighborhood Listening. A Media Archaeology of Packet Switching in the 1970s Carolin Wiedemann (Studienstiftung, Berlin): Anonymous and the Desire to Keep Swarming

16.30 -16.45 Coffee Break

16.45-18.15
Katharine S. Willis (University of Plymouth): Augmented Neighbourhoods â Locative Media and Changing Mental Models of Urban Places Babak Ghanadian (niriu, Hamburg): From Virtual Strangers to Real Neighbours: niriu, the Local Network

18.15-18.30 Break

Keynote 1

18.30-20.00: Dirk Helbing (ETH ZÃrich): FuturICT â Global Participatory Computing for Our Complex World

20.00 Get-Together

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FRIDAY Aug 31

Keynote 2

09.30-10.45: SÃndor Fekete (TU Braunschweig): Improving Traffic Flow by Local Methods

10.45-11.00 Coffee Break

Panel 2: Neighborhood Coordinations

11.00-13.00
Manfred FÃllsack (Graz): Emergence and Downward Causation â Assessing the Impact of Neighborhood-Networks Felix Salfner (HU Berlin): Global Knowledge from Local Measurements â Detecting spreading Anomalies in Complex Software Systems
Alex Hall (Google, ZÃrich): Processing a Trillion Cells per Mouse Click

13.00-14.00 Lunch Break

Panel 3: Neighborhood Realities

14.00-16.00
Jens Krause (IGB Berlin): Collective Behavior and Swarm Intelligence
Verena V. Hafner (HU Berlin): Interactive Robotics
Gabriele Brandstetter (FU Berlin): Choreographing the Swarm â Relational Bodies
in Contemporary Performance

16.00-16.30 Coffee Break

Panel 4: Neighborhood Architectures

16:30-18:00
Christina Vagt (TU Berlin): Buckminster Fuller: Neighborhood Design
Henriette Bier (TU Delft): Neighbourhood Technologies in Digitally-driven Architecture

19.30 Conference Dinner (for Conference Speakers)

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SATURDAY Sep 01

Panel 5: Neighborhood Complexities

10.00-11.30
Martin Hoefer (RWTH Aachen): Contribution and Matching Games in Networks
Paul Harrenstein (TU MÃnchen): It Takes All Kinds to Make a World

11.30-11.45 Coffee Break

11.45-13.00
Stefan Thurner (MedUni Wien): tba (Complexity Science)
Felix KÃnig (TomTom, Amsterdam): Crowdsourcing in Navigation â How Selfish Drivers Help to Reduce Congestion for All

13.00-14.00 Lunch Break

Panel 6: Neighborhood Images and Politics

14.00-15.30
Matthias Trapp (HPI Potsdam): Neighborhood Visualization â Challenges and Strategies from a Geovisualization Perspective Andrej Holm (HU Berlin) and Lorenz Matzat (Medienkombinat Berlin): GentriMap â Geovisualisierung als Instrument der Stadtentwicklungsanalyse

15.30-15.45 Coffee Break

15.45-17.00
Claus Pias and Wolfgang Hagen (Leuphana University LÃneburg): Commentary and Concluding Plenary Session

17.00 End of Conference

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Contact:

NEIGHBORHOOD TECHNOLOGIES
Project Management
c/o Mayka Kmoth (Project Assistance)
Scharnhorststr. 1, 21335 LÃneburg
e-mail:conference-neighborhoods {AT} leuphana.de
tel: +49-4131-677-1646
homepage: http://www.leuphana.de/conference-neighborhoods


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