The Physics Department at Brown University is presenting the Houghton Conference on Non-Equilibrium Physics of Soft and Biological Systems on Monday and Tuesday, May 8 – 9, 2017.  The Conference will be held at the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) ( adjacent to the Brown campus.
We welcome your attendance at the conference.  The conference website can be found here. Here are the confirmed speakers:

Denis Bartolo, ENS de Lyon

Juan de la Mora, Yale Univ

Margraet Gardel, Univ. Chicago

Sandip Ghosal, Northwestern University

Tanniemola Liverpool, Univ of Bristol, UK

Frederick MacKintosh, Rice University

Fabio Marchesoni, Univ Camerino & INFN, Italy

Ralf Metzler, Univ Potsdam, Germany

Sydney Nagel, Univ Chicago

Dennis Prieve, Carnegie Mellon Univ

Michael Shelley, New York Univ

Yuhai Tu, IBM

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