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Pre-Conference Tutorial Webcasts
To help overcome differences in terminology used by researchers in various fields, plenary "tutorials" were given by experts before the conference.  Each expert provided an overview of his or her field in language that other researchers -- scientists, engineers, or medical researchers -- not familiar with the discipline can understand. 

Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these tutorials do not necessarily reflect the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, the W.M. Keck Foundation, or any employee thereof.

Spreading Processes and Complexity
Vittoria Colizza
Research Scientist
Complex Networks and Systems Laboratory
Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI Foundation)
Turin, Italy

Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A

Emergence and Collective Phenomena in Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Systems
Nigel Goldenfeld
Swanlund Endowed Chair
Appointments in the Department of Physics and the Institute for
Genomic Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A

Social Networks 101
David M.J. Lazer
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Director
Program on Networked Governance
Harvard's Kennedy School

Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A

Scaling and Fractals
Shlomo Havlin
Professor
Department of Physics
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat-Gan, Isreal
Biography
Abstract
Presentation

Robustness in Complex Systems
James B. Bassingthwaighte, MD, PhD
Professor of Bioengineering
School of Medicine and College of Engineering
University of Washington

Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A
Neurobiology
Charles F. Stevens
Professor and Vincent J. Coates Chair, Molecular Neurobiology
Salk Institute
Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A
Non-Linear Science 101
David K. Campbell
Provost and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics
Boston University

Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A

Robustness in Complex Systems/Network Threats
Andreas Wagner
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
University of Switzerland
External Faculty Member, Sante Fe Institute
Associate Professor of Biology, the University of Mexico

Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A

Networks and Connectedness
Alessandro Vespignani
Professor of Informatics and Cognitive Science
Adjunct Professor, Physics and Statistics
Indiana University 

Biography
Abstract
Presentation
Q&A

A History of the Concept of Creativity
Richard N. Foster
Member, W.M. Keck Foundation Executive Committee

Biography
Abstract
Presentation