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Session B8: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Redux: The Physics of Global Catastrophes and Global Countermeasures

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Sponsoring Units: FIP
Chair: John W. Clark, Washington University in St. Louis
Room: Portland Ballroom 255


Monday, March 15, 2010
11:15AM - 11:51AM

B8.00001: Failure and robustness in networks
Invited Speaker: Mark Newman

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Monday, March 15, 2010
11:51AM - 12:27PM

B8.00002: Forecasting techno-social systems: how physics and computing help to fight off global pandemics
Invited Speaker: Alessandro Vespignani

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Monday, March 15, 2010
12:27PM - 1:03PM

B8.00003: Network Science for Deterrence: Sheathing the Sword of the Terrorism/Nuclear Horseman
Invited Speaker: Kathleen Carley

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Monday, March 15, 2010
1:03PM - 1:39PM

B8.00004: Global Response to Global Warming: Geoengineering with Stratospheric Aerosols
Invited Speaker: Jonathan Katz

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Monday, March 15, 2010
1:39PM - 2:15PM

B8.00005: Economic Fluctuations and Statistical Physics: Quantifying Extremely Rare Events with Applications to the Present Worldwide Crisis
Invited Speaker: H. Eugene Stanley

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