NECSI's Complexity Salons are open gatherings which hold space for a growing community to discuss and celebrate actions related to complexity.

January 13th - Civics in a Distributed Society

The topic of this Salon discussion will be what civic engagement might look like in a decentralized society. Featuring guest speakers from MIT's Center for Civic Media.

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The event will also be streamed online.

Future Salons

Future Complexity Salons will be focused on distributed networks of innovation and homelessness. Would you like to recommend a speaker? Tweet us your suggestions.

How does it work?

The salons are held every other Wednesday in NECSI's offices at 277 Broadway in Cambridge. Each month will highlight a different topic. The second Wednesday of each month will feature a seminar with a resident or guest speaker, and the fourth Wednesday will be an action-oriented session.

Past Salons

Past discussion topics have included the role complexity plays in Ebola and other outbreaks and ethnic violence.



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