Emergent Engineering Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Humans still struggle to engineer complex systems. Our position is that the engineering premise is fatally flawed when it comes to complexity and that we need a new paradigm. This […]

Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Violet Crown 1606 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Screening of Colossus: The Forbin Project (a.k.a. The Forbin Project), specially introduced by Santa Fe Institute President David Krakauer. The Forbin Project is a 1970 American science fiction thriller film about an […]

Emergent Engineering Panel

To Be Determined Santa Fe

Panel on "Emergent Engineering" featuring Jonathan Blow, Jessica Flack, and Stephanie Forrest.

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

Jonathan Blow Keynote

Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe

Special Keynote talk on the theme of "Emergent Engineering" with Jonathan Blow.

Art/Science Talk with Joerael Numina

San Miguel Chapel 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe

As part of Emergent Engineering Week, we converse with Joerael Numina about his "Mobilize Walls" project, which seeks to out-scale and out-(sm)art Trump's proposed Mexican/American border wall. He'll also discuss […]

Astrobiology and Life Detection Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

The origin of life on Earth remains a hotly contested question among scientists. Maybe life began in the depths of the ocean, or with an electric spark, or in a […]

Ikarie XB-1 (1963)

Violet Crown 1606 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Specially introduced screening of Ikarie XB-1 (released in the United States as Voyage to the End of the Universe), a 1963 Czechoslovak science fiction film directed by Jindřich PolĂĄk. It is based loosely […]

Astrobiology & Life Detection Panel

SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Santa Fe

A panel discussion on life detection investigations deployed place today, what those technologies are seeking, what information we're receiving, and what it all means. This panel is partially supported by […]

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

Planetary Society Podcast

Form & Concept 435 S Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe

Live recording of returning InterPlanetary guest Planetary Society podcast with Mat Kaplan, on the topic of Astrobiology & Life Detection.

Carolyn Porco Keynote

Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe

Keynote by planetary scientist Carolyn Porco.

Contact with a Triparental Alien Species

San Miguel Chapel 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe

Started in 2016, 72 Hours of Science is an SFI tradition that challenges postdoctoral researchers to produce an interdisciplinary publication in three days. In November of 2019, 14 SFI postdocs […]

Motion & Energy Technology Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

The theme of Motion & Energy Technology is all about how we get to wherever we're going. What fuel sources will propel us? Would InterPlanetary travel require a fundamentally new […]

Truth or Consequences (2020)

Violet Crown 1606 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Truth or Consequences is a speculative documentary about time and how we weave the past into the present and our possible future. Set in the small desert town of Truth […]

Motion & Energy Technology Panel

To Be Determined Santa Fe

Panel on the topic of "Motion and Energy Technology", co-presented by Virgin Galactic.

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

Jessika Trancik Keynote

Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe

MIT Associate Professor of Energy Studies Jessica Trancik speaks about sustainable energy technologies for this Motion and Energy Keynote Presentation.

“La JetĂŠe,” Live-Scored on Theremin

To Be Determined Santa Fe

La JetĂŠe is a 1962 French science fiction featurette directed by Chris Marker and associated with the Left Bank artistic movement. Constructed almost entirely from still photos, it tells the […]

Architecture, Cities & Scale Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

The theme of cities, scaling, and sustainability is focused on organizational and dynamical aspects of biological and societal organizations, from our bodies, to our businesses, to our cities. This week […]

Martian Outpost Design Charrette

To Be Determined Santa Fe

Closed meeting leading up to the InterPlanetary Festival "Architecture, Cities, and Scale" Panel, where participants will plan and design a functional Martian Outpost.

Moebius (1996)

Violet Crown 1606 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Specially introduced screening of Moebius, a 1996 Argentine science fiction film directed by Gustavo Mosquera and starring Guillermo Angelelli, Roberto Carnaghi and Annabella Levy. It is based on the classic short story A Subway Named Mobius, […]

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

Christa Brelsford Keynote

Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe

Keynote on the topic of "Architecture, Cities, and Scale" by Christa Brelsford.

Autonomous Ecosystems Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Humans are resilient, but are we resilient enough to jump the hurdles of longterm survival -- both on our planet and beyond? What can we learn about creating sustainable environments […]

Silent Running (1972)

To Be Determined Santa Fe

Specially introduced screening of Silent Running (1972), an environmental-themed post-apocalyptic science fiction film set in a future where all plant life on Earth is becoming extinct. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p69lEMn0I8k

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

Time Design Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

The concept of time pervades everything that we know about the physical and biological universe. However, adaptive phenomena cannot be trivially reduced to the simple timescale of physics and chemistry. […]

Primer (2004)

Violet Crown 1606 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Specially introduced screening of Primer, a 2004 American science fiction film about the accidental discovery of time travel. The film was written, directed, produced, edited and scored by Shane Carruth, who also stars […]

Time Design Panel

SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Santa Fe

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

SFI’s Complexity Podcast

Form & Concept 435 S Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe

Live recording of the Santa Fe Institute's Complexity Podcast, hosted by Michael Garfield.

“The Messengers” Performance by Marco Buongiorno Nardelli

San Miguel Chapel 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe

“The Messengers”, is a CosmOpera for voice, fixed media (single channel video, two-channel audio, Plexiglas), and cosmic rays (2019) - The Messengers are cosmic rays. They come to us from […]

Intelligent Systems & Cognitive Design Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

We are living in an age obsessed with intelligent systems. All walks of life are being transformed by machine learning, by software platforms that amplify human ability to manipulate mathematics […]

Phase IV (1974)

Violet Crown 1606 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Specially introduced screening of Phase IV, a 1974 science-fiction horror film. The only feature-length film directed by graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass, it stars Michael Murphy, Nigel Davenport and Lynne Frederick. After a spectacular but mysterious cosmic […]

Intelligent Systems Panel

SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Santa Fe

This panel will be on the topic of Intelligent Systems & Cognitive Design.

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

Jill Tarter Keynote

Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe

Keynote on the topic of "Intelligence" by Jill Tarter.

Planetary Policy, Law & Regulation Week

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

The theme of Planetary Policy, Law, and Regulation encompasses not only the laws society is governed by, but also the laws with which planets are governed by. What would the […]

InterPlanetary Constitutional Congress

To Be Determined Santa Fe

Closed meeting on the topic of "Planetary Policy, Law, and Regulation" where invited participants will explore the creation of a Constitution for the establishment of a new planet. This week's […]

(I=)UNIVERSE

SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Santa Fe

Milagro Middle School has been invited to participate in a unique interdisciplinary and intercultural exploration of the universe as part of the Santa Fe Institute’s InterPlanetary Festival. (I=)UNIVERSE is a […]

The Lobster (2015)

Violet Crown 1606 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Specially introduced screening of The Lobster, a 2015 absurdist dystopian black comedy, co-written, co-produced, and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. In the film's setting, single people are given 45 days to […]

InterPlanetary Constitutional Convention

SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Santa Fe

What considerations should we take when writing a constitution for a newly established InterPlanetary settlement? What can we learn from the constitutions governing nations on Earth? Following on the heels […]

Concert Series – Presented by AMP Concerts

Railyard Plaza 1612 Alcaldesa Street, Santa Fe

Free, live music every Friday in the Railyard Plaza all summer long! Concerts presented by AMP Concerts, sponsored by Falling Colors, and additionally supported by the InterPlanetary Festival.

Cultural Preservation in an Age of Appropriation

SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Santa Fe

A roundtable discussion by the Projecting Particles (I=Universe) Team about Indigenous cultural values and Western values, their intersections, their distinctions, and how cultures can be shared widely without loss. This […]