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November 26th, 2017

20:30- Pre-conference drinks at Grandcafé de Burcht

November 27th, 2017

09:00-9:30 Registration
09:30-10:30 Keynote Charlotte Hemelrijk: The self-organization of primate social systems: models and empirical data
10:30-11:10 Session 1 Lauren Seex: Elo-rating and emergent patterns in DomWorld
Hannes Rusch: If an animal could choose its fitness function, would it want one with a conscience?
11:10-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 Keynote Carsten de Dreu: The structure of conflict: biobehavioral mechanisms underlying out-group aggression and in-group defense
12:30-13:55 Lunch break
13:55-14:55 Early career award Jorg Massen: The evolution of prosociality
14:55-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:15 Session 2 Daniel Balliet: How has evolution shaped interdependent minds? Functional Interdependence Theory
Catherine Molho: Mapping interdependence in daily life
Shona Duguid: Coordinating decisions for cooperation: a comparative perspective
16:15-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-16:40 Opening address
16:40-17:10 Plenary discussion
17:10-18:30 Posters & drinks
19:00- Dinner Stadscafé Van der Werff

November 28th, 2017

09:00-09:30 Coffee
09:30-10:30 Keynote Redouan Bshary: A comparative approach to the study of cooperation for direct benefits
10:30-11:10 Session 1 Zegni Triki: Shifts in the biological market of the marine cleaning mutualism caused a decline in a cleaner wrasse’s sophisticated strategies
Gerald Carter: Manipulating social relationships in vampire bats
11:10-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 Keynote Matthijs van Veelen: Evolution of cooperation: theory and empirics
12:30-13:45 Lunch break
13:45-13:55 Poster award
13:55-14:55 Keynote Andy Radford: Consequences of out-group conflict
14:55-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:55 Session 2 Irene Godoy: Partner choice in wild capuchin monkeys
Suska Nolte: Targeted helping and mutualistic cooperation in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus)
Stephan Jagau: A general evolutionary framework for the role of intuition and deliberation in cooperation
Paul van Lange: Does wealth trigger spiteful rejection of unfair offers? A cultural evolutionary approach of China and the United States
Larissa Mendoza Straffon: Visual art as an underlying mechanism of group mindedness and collective intentionality
16:55-17:10 Coffee break
17:10-17:40 Plenary discussion
17:40- Drinks