Conference Schedule

Friday June 14th

8:00-8:45 Pastries and Coffee (Registration)

9:00- 9.15 Welcome: Carl Lejuez, Provost, University of Kansas

9:15-10:15 Paul Humphreys (University of Virginia): How Can Humans Understand Computational Science?

10:20-11:05 Helen Robertson (University of the Witwatersrand): Control-Experimental and Data-Scientific Methods

11:05- 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 -12:15 Corey Maley (University of Kansas): Analog Computation

12:20 – 1:05 Frank Faries (University of Cincinnati): What is (So Special About) Big Data?

1:05-2:00 Lunch at Hall Center

2:00-2:45 Rafael Ventura (Duke): Models of Reliability

2:50-3:50 Greg Wheeler (Centre for Human and Machine Intelligence Frankfurt School of Finance & Management): Prolegomenon to Machine Epistemology

6:00 Conference Dinner at Baan Thai (741 Massachusetts St.)


Saturday June 15th

9:30- 10:00 Pastries and Coffee

10:00- 11:00 Hanti Lin (University of California at Davis): Pursuit of Platonic Tethering to the Truth, Despite Our Death in the Long Run

11:05- 11:50 Peter Tan (Middlebury College): Measurement and Epistemic Opacity in Deep-Learning Science

11:50-12:05 Coffee Break

12:05-12:50 Elanor Taylor (Johns Hopkins University) Philosophical Perspectives on the Right to Explanation

12:50- 1:45 Lunch at Hall Center

1:45-2:30 Ramón Alvarado (University of Oregon) Computer Simulations as Scientific Instruments

2:35-3:20 Nico Formanek (HLRS Stuttgart University): Higher Order Justifications and Computational Reliabilism

3:30-4:30 Gualtiero Piccinini (University of Missouri at St. Louis) TBA

4:30-5:30 Closing remarks and farewell reception