Columbia University in the City of New York

May 18 –
May 19 2020

**POSTPONED** Curiosity, Creativity and Complexity

Please join us for a two-day, interdisciplinary discussion of curiosity, creativity and complexity.

May 18th – May 19th, 8:00 am – 6:30 pm at the Jerome L. Greene Science Center (9th floor lecture hall)

**Due to uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Curiosity, Creativity and Complexity Conference on May 18-19, 2020 is being postponed. We are currently seeking to reschedule for the 2020-2021 academic year. All registrants will be notified of the new date when it is finalized. If you are not registered but would like to receive future notifications, please sign up here

All registration costs will be fully reimbursed. If you registered but haven’t heard from us by the end of April, please be in touch at

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this particularly trying time in global history.**


How does the brain cope with Complexity? How do we make decisions when confronted with practically infinite streams of information? On May 18-19, 2020, Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute is hosting a two-day conference dedicated to the idea that Curiosity and Creativity play key roles in this process.

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The conference is jointly sponsored by Columbia's Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Center for Science and Society, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy and Program for Economic Research.

All entrances to the Jerome L. Greene Science Center are accessible. The south and west entrances can be accessed without stairs, while a lift is available from the east entrance. Assistive listening devices are available upon request.

Venue: the Jerome L. Greene Science Center (9th floor lecture hall)
3227 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

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