Events

Since 1981, the Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research has organized and facilitated over one hundred and fifty conferences, workshops, panel discussions and symposia. Titles listed in bold are linked to specific agendas, as available. The proceedings of many conferences have been published.

159. The Evolution of Kissing and Adaptive Trade-Offs in Human Contact: Perspectives in Evolutionary Biology, Immunology Human Behavior, and Implications for the Increasingly Digital Age

The Royal Society, London, UK 
March 15th, 2024

158. Isolation and Impersonal Interaction in a Digital, Post-Pandemic Society: Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Effects on Cooperation and Trust

Palisades (Formerly Squaw Valley), California
April 16, 2023

157. The Evolution of Parasites and Infectious Disease: Perspectives in Biology, Human Behavior, and Institutions

The Royal Society, London, England
March 26-28, 2022

156. Pandemic: Perspectives from Biology and Interdisciplinary Analysis of Society’s Scientific, Behavioral, Institutional, Economic, and Innovative Technological Responses

Palisades Tahoe (formerly Squaw Valley), California
March 1st, 2021

154. Does Hamilton Still Rule? His Continuing Influence in Science and Society 50 Years Back and Beyond

University of Oxford, England
September 5th, 2019

153. The Major Transitions: Stages of Complexity, Cooperation, and Scale from Early Evolutionary Transitions to Modern Institutions

Squaw Valley, California
May 19th, 2019

152. Human Behavior & Leadership: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
November 5, 2018

150. Interdisciplinary Insights into Innovation and Growth: From Systems Biology to Macroeconomics

Squaw Valley, California
May 21st, 2017

149. The Role of Institutions in Innovation and Innovations in Institutions

Squaw Valley, California
May 23rd, 2016

148. Understanding Innovation and Growth: Cross Disciplinary Analysis

Squaw Valley, California
May 25th, 2015

147. Workshop on Understanding the Effect of Regulation on Innovation

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
March 27th, 2015

146. Is Innovation Evolutionary? Understanding the Processes Underlying Innovation

The House of Lords, London, UK
July 8th, 2014

143. Workshop on Innovation

Harvard Law School Berkman Center For Internet and Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts
January 24th, 2014

142. Innovation and Growth: Biological, Economic, Institutional, and Technological

Squaw Valley, California
May 19th, 2013

141. Workshop on Growth

Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California
October 12, 2012