Complexity 2009 - Camaguey - Cuba

 
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Topics of interest:

 

Transdisciplinarity:

Conceptual and theoretical developments, transdisciplinary research methodology,  transdisciplinary research projects, challenges and barriers to transdisciplinarity, relationship between discipline, multidiscipline, interdiscipline, transdiscipline and  the solution of complex problems of the real world, transdisciplinary curriculum development, the language of transdisciplinarity.

 

Complexity:

Nonlinear Science, Selforganization, Chaos Theory, Fractals, Fuzzy Logic, SoftComputing, Complex Networks Theory, Critical Phenomena, Phase Transitions, Quantum Chaos, Coherent Structures, Random Dynamical Systems Theory, Nonlinear Time Series, Computational Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems (Agents-based and Cellular Automata); and other ways to approach the study of the complex behavior of the systems. Relationship between complexity and various fields of knowledge. Systematization of the language of complexity.

 

The Transdisciplinary Approach of Complexity:

The implications of the complex behavior of systems and the need of a transdisciplinary vision for their study. Development of complex transdisciplinary thinking. Reports of examples of solution of complex problems in the real world. The University and Transdisciplinarity.

 

Start date:    February 23, 2009      Completion Date: February 27, 2009

 

Program (preliminary):

 

  • Seminar

1.            Sessions on Transdisciplinarity.

2.            Sessions on Complexity.

3.            Sessions on the Transdisciplinary Approach of Complexity.

4.            Sessions on Complexity and human social development.

  • Talk on using Complexity Theory, Agent-based Simulation and Modeling  tools to understand real problems. This will be lectured by a researcher from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
  • I Parallel Workshop on Complexity, Transdisciplinarity and Education.
  • I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Aesthetics and Art.
  • I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Medicine.
  • I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Dialectics.

Home institution:

Cathedra of Complexity of the University of Camagüey

 

Invited home institutions

Cathedra of Complexity of the Camagüey Branch of the Higher Institute of Art.

Center of Medicine and Complexity of the “Carlos J. Finlay” Medical University of Camagüey.

Center of Study of Communitary Work at the University of Camagüey.

 

Contacts for information about the seminar:

 

Electronic mail addresses (Please, include in the subject of the message: Seminario2009):

Seminar official e-mail address: complejidad@reduc.edu.cu

Seminar alternative e-mail address: 3seminariocamaguey2009@gmail.com

 

Lic. Marcelo Chacón Reyes marcelo.chacon@reduc.edu.cu   marcelochaconr@gmail.com

President of the Organizing Committee

Head of the Cathedrae of Complexity of the University of Camaguey.

  

Postal Address:

III Seminario Bienal Internacional Transdisciplinario sobre el Enfoque de la Complejidad – Camagüey 2009

Cátedra de Complejidad. Universidad de Camagüey

Carretera de Circunvalación Norte. Km 5.5. Camagüey. Cuba. CP 74650.

 

Contact for the I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Aesthetics and Art:

Dra.C. Imai Marissa Delgado Guerrero   ITallerCEA@reduc.edu.cu

Head of the Cathedra of Complexity of the Camagüey Branch of the Higher Institute of Art.

Coordinator of the I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Aesthetics and Art.

 

Contact for the I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Medicine:

Lic. Eloy Ortíz Hernández  eloyortiz@infomed.sld.cu

Director of the Center of Medicine and Complexity of the “Carlos J. Finlay” Medical University of Camagüey.

Coordinator of the I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Medicine.

Contact for the I Parallel Workshop on Complexity, Transdisciplinarity and Education:

 Dr. Roberto Portuondo Padrón  roberto.portuondo@reduc.edu.cu rportuondo@yahoo.com

CECEDUC

Universidad de Camaguey


Contact for the I Parallel Workshop on Complexity and Dialectics:

Dr. Jorge Varona  jorge.varona@reduc.edu.cu  Lic. Armando Bejarano armando.bejarano@reduc.edu.cu
Facultad de Ciencias Sociales
Universidad de Camaguey


 
Contact for organizing your travel to Camaguey, Cuba:
Dr. Omar Iglesias omar.iglesias@reduc.edu.cu
Official agency for traveling: CUBATUR
 
Standards and formats for submitting your work:
The abstracts: should contain between 300 and 600 words, in Letter format (8.5''x 11''), a space and a half, Arial font (12 points), Microsoft Word or PDF. Include title, author, e-mails, institutions and abstract. It is suggested to include the summary in Spanish and English.

The final papers: maximum 12 pages, in  Letter ormat (8.5''x 11''), a space and a half, Arial font (12 points), Microsoft Word or PDF. Include title, author, e-mails, institutions, abstract, introduction, development of the main ideas, conclusions and references.

The event's official languages are Spanish and English.

All selected works will be published in the memories of the event, on a CD-ROM with its ISBN.

Forms of presentation: Lectures, Presentations, Poster, Round tables, Software, Multimedia.

Important dates:

Register to participate in the seminar: From November 1, 2008 to January 10, 2009. You must send by e-mail your personal data: name, e-mail, institution, country, tentative title of your work, category of participant (student, delegate or observer).

Deadline for abstracts: Until January 10, 2009.

Deadline for final papers: Until February 5, 2009. The works received after this date are not guaranteed to be published in the proceedings of the seminar.

The abstracts and papers must be submitted electronically to: complejidad@reduc.edu.cu 
  (only up to 1 Mb), or 3seminariocamaguey2009@gmail.com

Notice of acceptance of the received works: Extended until February 3, 2009.

Registration fees:
The registration fee covers: the book of abstracts, the seminar´s program, lunches and / or snacks, CD-ROM with the proceedings and ISBN and Diploma of participation in the seminar. Pre-event courses, include an optional fee, for those interested.

Registration fees (seminar)
 

 MN

CUC 

 Students

 70.00

70.00 

 Delegates

 150.00

 150.00

 Observers

 100.00

 100.00


Registration fees (seminar + pre-event courses)
 

MN

CUC 

 Students

 100.00

100.00 

 Delegates

 200.00

200.00 

 Observers

 150.00

150.00 



Web sites that contain official information about the seminar:
http://www.reduc.edu.cu/complejidad/
http://sites.google.com/site/complejidad2009camaguey/Home

http://tallerencamaguey.pbwiki.com/
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Marcelo Angel Chacon Reyes,
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