PROGRAM

 

Time Event
 8:30  Conference bus departs from Heiligenstadt Bahnhof to IST Austria
 9:00-9:15  Registration and Coffee
 9:15-9:30  Introduction
9:30-10:30  Ruth Chang

“Hard Choices”

Welcoming lecture: Incommensurability of values & principles of decision making

 10:30-11:00  Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Davide Scaramuzza

”Autonomous, Agile, Vision-controlled Drones

Robotics and Perception

 12:00-13:00 Laurent Frantz

Understanding Domestication in the Genomic Era

Evolutionary Biology and Population Genomics

 13:00-14:00  Lunch and some game activities
 14:00-15:00 Laura Mančinska

“Quantum Entanglement and Nonlocal Games”

Quantum information theory: Non local games

15:00-16:00 Michael Brecht

“Neural Correlates of Tickle, Play and Ambivalence in the Somatosensory Cortex”

Systems Neuroscience

 16:00-16:30  Coffee break
 16:30-17:30 Christian Fankhauser

“Reaching out for the Sun: Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Enhanced Light Access in Plants”

Plant Cell Biology: Photoperception strategies of plants

17:30-18:30 Eyal Winter

“Feeling Smart: Why our Emotions are More Rational Than We Think”

Behavioral Economics: The influence of emotions on decision making

 18:30-18:45 Closing remarks and prize winner announcements
 18:45 Happy hour: drinks
 20:30 Conference bus leaves for Vienna in front of the Lecture Hall

**Please note that the schedule is subject to change