Location: Charles B. Wang Center


8:30 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Welcome Robert McGrath
Provost, Stony Brook University
9:40 a.m. Introduction Richard Leakey
Stony Brook University
9:55 a.m. Introduction of Speakers William Jungers
Stony Brook University
10:00 a.m. “Out of Africa: Again and Again” Marta Mirazón Lahr
Cambridge University
10:30 a.m Coffee Break
10:45 a.m “African Mammals: Background to Dispersal” Meave Leakey
Stony Brook University
11:15 a.m. “The Levant: A Corridor and  aCul-de-sac John Shea
Stony Brook University
11:45 a.m Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:55 p.m. Introduction of Speakers
2:00 p.m. “Dmanisi and The First Hominids in Eurasia” David Lordkipanidze
Georgian State Museum
2:30 p.m. “The Hominins of Southeast Asia: History and Controversy” Susan Anton
New York University
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:15 p.m. “Earliest Hominids of China” Yamei Hou
Chinese Academy of Sciences
3:45 p.m. “The Evolution of Human Adaptability” Richard Potts
Smithsonian Institution
4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
5:00 p.m. Reception