Science in the 21st Century

Sep. 8th-12th 2008, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario

TOPICS

  • Web/Web 2.0.
    Communication, Social and Information Networks, Wikis, Blogs, Information Overflow, and the Illusion of Knowledge
  • Globalization
    Collaboration and Competition in the scientific community, The Global Village, the Limits of Growth, Science and Democracy
  • Open Access
    Scientific Publishing, Science Journalism, Framing, and the 'Marketplace of Ideas'
  • Sociology
    Ethics, Morals, Trends, and their impact on scientific directions, organization of our communities, fragmentation, feedback, selection, and the ivory tower.
  • Miscellaneous and Other
    Teaching, Information storage, Resilience and the next Generation