WICI Call for Proposals: Complex Systems Workshop

Thursday, October 5, 2017 (all day)

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Proposals are invited from postdoctoral fellows and faculty at a

Canadian university for workshop funding on topics relating to complex

systems. The workshop will receive $8,000 in funding support from the

Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI). WICI is an

institute of the University of Waterloo with the mission to facilitate

transdisciplinary and collaborative research promoting innovation and

resilience within— and beneficial transformation of— the complex

adaptive systems at the core of human well being in the 21st century.

The workshop should be held between January 1, 2018 and April 30,

2018 and should be held at the University of Waterloo. Applicants are

also welcome to seek funding support from other sources in addition to

WICI funding.

To apply, please submit applications via email to Noelle Valeriote-

Hakim at n3hakim@uwaterloo.ca. Applications should include (1) a list

of organizers including affiliations and contact details, (2) a list of

potential and/or confirmed speakers or facilitators including

affiliations, (3) a 1-page description of the background, motivation,

objectives, and structure of the workshop, (4) a budget outlining the

need for WICI funding. The description should explain how the

workshop relates to complex systems. Applications that help advance

active WICI-related research areas will be preferred.

Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2017  and

applications will continue to be accepted until two workshop proposals

have been selected for funding. For further questions, please contact

the WICI Director Madhur Anand at manand@uoguelph.ca.