Center Events

Upcoming Events

Nov
02

Viral Deception, Polarization and Networks Workshop

Friday, November 02 2018 | Location TBD

Friday, November 2nd and Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 Location and more details TBA

Past Events

Apr
23

New Perspectives on Spectrum Policy Workshop

Monday, April 23 2018 | University of Pennsylvania Law School, Silverman Hall

Silverman Room 147, The University of Pennsylvania Law School- Contact: Christopher Yoo & Rakesh Vohra.

Apr
19

Warren Center Speaker: Michael Zargham

Thursday, April 19 2018 | 452C, 3401 Walnut Street

Core concepts of Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies will be reviewed and characterized as an infrastructure layer over which formally engineered economic systems are possible.

Apr
13

Robo Advisors at the Regulatory Crossroads Workshop

Friday, April 13 2018 | University of Pennsylvania Law School, Silverman Hall

The workshop will bring together representatives from diverse backgrounds to explore best practices and potential regulatory principles for automated financial advice.

Mar
20

The Future of Technology: Artificial Intelligence and Society- Stories from the Warren Center

Tuesday, March 20 2018 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

More and more of our lives are shaped by algorithms behind the scenes. Join Drs. Aaron Roth, Rakesh Vohra, and Michael Kearns at this Teach-In event to hear more.

Feb
20

Warren Center Meet and Greet 2018

Tuesday, February 20 2018 | The Kislak Center, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor

The Kislak Center, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor. RSVP via email to Lily by February 16th- lhoot@seas.upenn.edu

Jan
04

Workshop on Trade & Diffusion of Shocks in Networks

Thursday, January 04 2018 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Workshop on Trade & Diffusion of Shocks in Networks, Organized by Eduard Talamàs and Rakesh Vohra.

Nov
10

Penn Workshop on Network Resilience

Friday, November 10 2017 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Resilience, a system’s ability to retain its basic functionality in the presence of errors, failures, and/or environmental changes, is a fundamental property of many complex systems.

Oct
12

Machine Learning for Macroeconomic Prediction and Policy Conference

Thursday, October 12 2017 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Machine Learning for Macroeconomic Prediction and Policy Conference, co-Sponsored by the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

May
18

Big Data in Predictive Dynamic Econometric Modeling Conference

Thursday, May 18 2017 | ARCH Building Room 208

Themes of interest are centered around scalable methods for high-dimensional dynamic econometrics.

Apr
13

Control Societies Speaker Series: Orit Halpern

Thursday, April 13 2017 | Caster Hall, Room D26/27

This talk will discuss the emergence of “smartness” as a seemingly necessary mandate by which to speculate upon, and anticipate, negative futures.

Jan
19

Fairness for Digital Infrastructure Workshop

Thursday, January 19 2017 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

A large part of our digital infrastructure is designed to automate decision making, and ideally should improve economic efficiency.

Nov
16

Warren Center Meet and Greet 2016

Wednesday, November 16 2016 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

The Kislak Center, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor. RSVP via email to Cheryl by October 21st- cherylh@cis.upenn.edu

Apr
29

Seminar on Bayesian Inference in Econometrics and Statistics (SBIES) Conference

Friday, April 29 2016 | ARCH Building Room 208

The aim of the meeting is to feature presentations by young and established researchers working on the theory and application of Bayesian methods in econometrics and statistics.

Feb
04

CIS Colloquium Series: Dan Roth

Thursday, February 04 2016 | Wu & Chen Auditorium, Room 101 Levine Hall

Machine Learning and Inference methods have become ubiquitous and have had a broad impact on a range of scientific advances and technologies and on our ability to make sense of large amounts of data.

Jan
15

Algebraic and Topological Methods for Biological Networks Workshop

Friday, January 15 2016 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Workshop on Algebraic and Topological Methods for Biological Networks, organized by Chad Giusti.

Dec
08

Warren Center Distinguished Lecture: Olaf Sporns

Tuesday, December 08 2015 | Wu & Chen Auditorium, 101 Levine Hall

Recent advances in network science have greatly increased our understanding of the structure and function of many networked systems, ranging from transportation networks, to social networks, the internet, ecosystems, and biochemical and gene transcription pathways.

Dec
01

Warren Center Speaker: Chad Giusti

Tuesday, December 01 2015 | Wu & Chen Auditorium, 101 Levine Hall

Classical graph-theoretic measures of network structure are focused on local structure: properties of individual nodes, or on paths between them.

Nov
12

Warren Center Distinguished Lecture: Sebastian Seung

Thursday, November 12 2015 | Wu & Chen Auditorium, 101 Levine Hall

EyeWire is the world’s first game to map the brain. Anyone, anywhere in the world can help reconstruct neurons through an activity similar to a 3D coloring book.

Nov
05

Warren Center Distinguished Lecture: Mason A. Porter

Thursday, November 05 2015 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

In most natural, social, and engineered systems, a set of entities interact with each other in complicated patterns that can encompass multiple types of relationships, change in time, and include other types of complications.

Oct
30

High Dimensional Methods in Econometrics and Statistics Workshop

Friday, October 30 2015 | Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room 340

High Dimensional Methods in Econometrics and Statistics Workshop, organized by Francis DiTraglia and Po-Ling Loh.

Oct
13

Warren Center Meet and Greet 2015

Tuesday, October 13 2015 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

The Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology. RSVP via email to Cheryl by October 9th- cherylh@cis.upenn.edu

May
19

Workshop on Networks & Systemic Risk

Tuesday, May 19 2015 | Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Workshop on Networks & Systemic Risk, organized by Selman Erol and Rakesh Vohra

Apr
09

Warren Center Distinguished Lecture: Alessandro Acquisti

Thursday, April 09 2015 | Wu & Chen Auditorium, 101 Levine Hall

Human beings have evolved to detect and react to threats in their physical environment, and have developed perceptual systems to assess physical, sensorial stimuli for current, material risks.

Mar
03

Warren Center Lecture: Matthew Jackson

Tuesday, March 03 2015 | Wu & Chen Auditorium, 101 Levine Hall

How can we identify the most influential nodes in a network for initiating diffusion? Are people able to easily identify those people in their communities who are best at spreading information, and if so, how?

Nov
21

Big Data and Open Science with R Workshop

Friday, November 21 2014 | Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room 265

The open-source R statistical programming language is one of the most widely-used tools for data analysis both in academia and the private sector.

Sep
26

The Warren Center Fall Faculty Symposium

Friday, September 26 2014 | Location TBD

The symposium will provide an opportunity for affiliated members of the Warren Center to speak briefly (10 mins) about their …

Sep
02

Warren Center Distinguished Lecture: Éva Tardos

Tuesday, September 02 2014 | Wu & Chen Auditorium, 101 Levine Hall

In this talk we show how to provide robust guarantees for the performance of many simple auctions even in such complex environments.

Jun
16

Warren Center Speaker: Andrew Connolly

Monday, June 16 2014 | David Rittenhouse Laboratory, room A6

With the development of new detectors, telescopes and computational facilities, astrophysics has entered an era of data intensive science.

Apr
25

Annenberg School Colloquium Series/Warren Center Speaker: Matthew Salganik

Friday, April 25 2014 | Annenberg Room 500

Research about attitudes and opinions is central to social science and relies on two common methodological approaches: surveys and interviews.

Feb
07

Warren Center Meet and Greet 2014

Friday, February 07 2014 | Kislak Center, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor

The Kislak Center, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor. RSVP via email to Cheryl- cherylh@cis.upenn.edu

Oct
18

Warren Center Launch, with Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth

Friday, October 18 2013 | Harrison Auditorium

The opening of the Center will feature donors Fred and Robin Warren, and Nobel-winning keynote speaker Alvin Roth.