Wednesday, December 12, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

California, Atlas Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Program Symposium: Making Connections: Social Interactions and Social Networking in Insects

Organizer(s): Stanley S. Schneider,
Jennifer Fewell,
Sean O'Donnell,
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:05 AM 1136Using networks to describe division of labor in insect societies
Jennifer Fewell,
8:23 AM 1137Forms and functions of social networks in larval societies
James Costa,
8:41 AM1138Prelude to division of labor: Altricial neonates in wood feeding cockroaches
Christine A. Nalepa,
8:59 AM1139Communication about food sources in bumble bees: Using the nest as blackboard and dance floor
Anna Dornhaus,
9:17 AM 1140Foraging communication in stingless bees: Eavesdropping in communication networks
James Nieh,
9:35 AM1141Worker connectivity: How communication affects task performance
Sean O'Donnell,, Susan Boluva,
9:53 AM Break
10:08 AM1142Transfer and propagation of resource information in honeybee (Apis mellifera) colonies: Building biological networks through social interactions
Walter Farina,, Christopher Grüter, Paula C. Diaz, M. Sol Balbuena
10:26 AM1143Worker connectivity: Modulatory communication and information flow in honey bees
Stanley S. Schneider,, Kelly Hyland,, Tuan Cao,, Alana Malechuk,, Lee Lewis,
10:44 AM1144The potential for cooperative decision-making during honey bee queen replacement
David R. Tarpy,
11:02 AM 1145Organizational immunity of the social network in a honey bee colony
Dhruba Naug,
11:20 AM 1146Colony size, task behavior and interaction networks in ants
Deborah M. Gordon,
11:38 AM 1147Connectivity and rationality in collective decision-making by ants
Stephen Pratt,
11:56 AM Concluding Remarks

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