2010 Program

Thursday - 5/20 - 1175 Granger Hall (campus map
3:30pm - Pre-Workshop Reading Group 
David Sloan Wilson will lead a reading group titled "Truth and Reconciliation for Group Selection."

Friday - 5/21 - All sessions will be held at the Pyle Center (location info
9:00am - 10:15am - Homology Thinking
Marc Ereshefsky (Calgary) 
Chair: Christopher Eliot (Hofstra)

10:30am - 11:45am - The Last Universal Common Ancestor
Joel Velasco (Stanford) 
Chair: Carlos Mariscal (Duke) 

1:30pm - 2:45pm - Confirmation and the Signatures of Selection
Patrick Forber (Tufts)
Chair: David Crawford (Duke)

3:00pm - 4:15pm - Genomics Programs as Mechanism Schemas
Tudor Baetu (Maryland)
Chair: Alan Love (Minnesota)

4:30pm - 5:45pm The Case of Complicated Populations
Andrew Inkpen and Christopher French (UBC) 
Chair: Catherine Driscoll (NCSU)

Saturday - 5/22 
9:00am - 10:15am - Biological Information and Game-Theoretic Information
James Justus (FSU, University of Sydney) 
Chair: Andre Ariew (Missouri) 

10:30am - 11:45am - Thinking About Coalitions: The Third Man 
Yasha Rohwer (Missouri) 
Chair: Grant Ramsey (Notre Dame) 

1:30pm - 2:45pm - The Evolution of Stupidity
Zachary Ernst (Missouri)
Chair: Christopher Stephens (UBC)

3:00pm - 4:15pm - David Sloan Wilson (Binghamton) 
KEYNOTE

4:30pm - 5:45pm - The Possibility of Biology
Laura Franklin-Hall (NYU) 
Chair: Carol Cleland (Colorado)

Sunday - 5/23
10:00am - 11:15am - The Concepts of Population and Metapopulation in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology 
Roberta Millstein (Davis)
Chair: Matt Haber (Utah)

11:30am - 12:45pm - The ZFEL Explanation of Macro-Evolutionary Diversity
Robert Brandon (Duke)
Chair: Robert Northcott (Missouri) 

2010 program selection committee:

Paul Griffiths
Samir Okasha
Alex Rosenberg
Kim Sterelny

2010 organizing committee:

Elliott Sober (chair)
Matt Barker 
John Basl 
Hayley Clatterbuck 
Stewart Eskew 
Joshua Filler 
Michael Goldsby

Casey Helgeson 
Matt Kopec 
Armin Schulz