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Dear SOCNETers,,

I would like to draw your attention to the BIFI International Conference 2018 that will be held in Zaragoza (Spain) on 6-8 February 2018. Abstract submission deadline is October 10th, 2017. 

the list of Invited Speakers includes:

- Ciro Cattuto, ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy
- Tina Eliassi-Rad, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 
- James Gleeson, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
- Sanjeev Goyal, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
- Susanna Manrubia, Spanish National Centre for Biotechnology (CSIC), Madrid, Spain 
- Arne Traulsen, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Germany 
- Alessandro Vespignani, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 

Best wishes,

Dr. Sandro Meloni 
Juan de la Cierva Fellow,
Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems (BIFI)
University of Zaragoza,
Edificio I + D, C/ Mariano Esquillor s/n
Campus Rio Ebro, Zaragoza 50018, Spain.
Department of Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Sciences,
University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza 50009, Spain.

BIFI International Conference 2018


Zaragoza, Spain

February 6-8, 2018

Auditorium “Patio de la Infanta”, Ibercaja 


Abstract submission deadline: October 10th, 2017
Notification to authors: Not later than October 27th, 2017
Early Registration Deadline: November 12nd, 2017
Conference: February 6-8, 2018


Understanding complex systems is one of the most pressing challenges of modern science. The Conference aims at providing a forum to discuss the latest advances in the study of complex systems and networks in a variety of fields, ranging from Physics and Mathematics to Biological, Engineering and Techno-social Systems. Below, we briefly mention, although not exhaustively, a few of the key areas and problems that will be covered during the Conference. All topics that fit within the science of Complexity and Networks are welcome.


  • Foundations of Complex Systems
  • Complexity in Biological Systems
  • Ecological Systems: Future Directions
  • Contagion Processes and Epidemic Spreading 
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
  • Multiplex Networks and Applications
  • Economics and Finance
  • Collective Behavior
  • Evolutionary Game Theory


We invite you to submit a one-page abstract including one (mandatory) descriptive figure and caption no later than October 10th, 2017, via our EasyChair submission link:



Submissions are required to include the following information: 

– Title of the contribution 
– Author(s) and affiliation(s) 
– e-mail address(es) 
– Name of the speaker. 
(Papers will not be accepted).

Please, indicate your preference for one or more of the following categories to present your research:

  • Regular Talk
  • Ignite Talk
  • Poster (A0 size)

Submissions will be evaluated and selected by the Program Committee members. Once the selection process is complete, the authors of the accepted abstracts will be notified by e-mail, no later than October 27th, 2017.


Patio de la Infanta, Ibercaja Headquarter, Calle San Ignacio de Loyola, 16, 50008, Zaragoza, Spain.

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