Quantum Foundations of a Classical Universe Conference - Schedule


Schedule

Monday, August 11

15:30pm1 - 16:00pm   Van (Holiday Inn to Watson Lab)
16:00pm1 - 17:30pm   Reception Dinner at Watson Lab
18:00pm1 - 18:30pm   Van (Watson Lab to Holiday Inn)
18:00pm1 - 10:30pm   Post-Reception with leftovers for stragglers

Tuesday, August 12

18:30am1 - 19:00am   Van (Holiday Inn to Watson Lab)
19:00am1 - 10:00am   Welcome and introductions
    [ Horizons and Fluctuations ]
10:00am1 - 10:45am Leichenauer | Quantum Mechanics With Horizons
10:45am1 - 11:15am   Coffee Break
11:15am1 - 12:00pm Pollack | De Sitter Space Without Quantum Fluctuations
12:00pm1 - 12:30pm   Criticism and discussion on fluctuations
12:30pm1 - 11:30pm   Lunch
    [ Measure Problem and Self-locating Uncertainty ]
11:30pm1 - 12:15pm Olum | We need anthropics, but it's not coming through for us
12:15pm1 - 13:00pm Page | Observational Probabilities in Quantum Cosmology
13:00pm1 - 13:30pm   Coffee break
13:30pm1 - 14:15pm Carroll | Locating Yourself in a Large Universe
14:15pm1 - 15:00pm Srednicki | Subjective Bayesianism and Quantum Mechanics
15:00pm1 - 16:00pm   Free time for discussions (w. coffee, tea)
16:00pm1 - 17:30pm   Dinner
17:30pm1 - 18:00pm   Van (Watson Lab to Holiday Inn)

Wednesday, August 13

18:30am1 - 19:00am   Van (Holiday Inn to Watson Lab)
19:00am1 - 19:45am Aaronson Could a Quantum Computer Have Subjective Experience?
19:45am1 - 10:15am   Coffee Break
10:15am1 - 10:45am   Lab Tour
    [ Defining the classical domain ]
10:45am1 - 11:30am Zurek | Quantum Theory of the Classical
11:30am1 - 12:15am Kent | Mass density QM and the Lorentzian quantum reality problem
12:15am1 - 12:30am   Free time for discussions (w. coffee, tea)
12:30pm1 - 11:30pm   Lunch
11:30pm1 - 12:00pm Zwolak | Amplification, Redundancy, and the Quantum Chernoff Information
12:00pm1 - 12:45pm Bennett | Depth and complexity of classical states
12:45pm1 - 13:15pm   Coffee Break
13:15pm1 - 14:00pm Hartle | Classical behavior of quantum systems
14:00pm1 - 14:30pm Riedel | Histories, records, and identifying branches
14:30pm1 - 16:00pm   Free time for discussions (w. coffee, tea)
16:00pm1 - 17:30pm   Dinner
17:30pm1 - 18:00pm   Van (Watson Lab to Holiday Inn)

Thursday, August 14

18:30am1 - 19:00am   Van (Holiday Inn to Watson Lab)
19:00am1 - 19:45am Gacs Fault Tolerance and Self-organization
19:45am1 - 10:30am   Discussion
10:30am1 - 11:00am   Coffee Break
11:00am1 - 12:30am   Talks / Discussion - TBD
12:30pm1 - 11:30pm   Lunch
11:30pm1 - 14:00pm   Free time for discussions (w. coffee, tea)
14:00pm1 - 15:30pm   Concluding remarks
15:30pm1 - 16:00pm   Van (Watson Lab to Holiday Inn)