Quantum Gravity: Physics and Philosophy" ERC Project Philosophy of Canonical Quantum Gravity

Europe/Paris
Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center (IHES)

Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center

IHES

35, route de Chartres, 91440 Bures-sur-Yvette (France)
Description

"Quantum Gravity: Physics and Philosophy"
ERC Project Philosophy of Canonical Quantum Gravity

 

List of speakers includes:


Costas BACHAS (Department of Physics, Ecole Normale Supérieure)
Michel BITBOL (Archives Husserl, CNRS)
Steven CARLIP (Department of Physics, University of California Davis)
Alain CONNES (IHES)
Erik CURIEL (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy)
Dennis DIEKS (University of Utrecht)
Yuval DOLEV (Department of Philosophy, Bar-Ilan University)
Sebastian de HARO (University of Amsterdam)
Gary HOROWITZ (Department of Physics, University of California Santa Barbara)
Theodore JACOBSON (Department of Physics, University of Maryland)
Claus KIEFER (Institut of Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne)
Carlo ROVELLI (Center of Theoretical Physics, Luminy)
Gabriele VENEZIANO (Theoretical Physics Department, CERN)
Tiziana VISTARINI (Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado Boulder)

 

Organising Committee:


Gabriel CATREN (CNRS, Laboratoire SPHERE)
Thibault DAMOUR (IHES)
Elie DURING (Université Paris Nanterre, Laboratoire IRePh)
Federico ZALAMEA (CNRS, Laboratoire SPHERE)

 

 

 

    • 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Quantum Gravity or Gravity for the Quantum: String Theory's Lesson 1h 30m
      Speaker: Gabriele Veneziano
    • 9:30 AM 6:00 PM
      tuesday24
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 11:30 AM 1:00 PM
      Why We Need Quantum Gravity and Why We Don't Have It 1h 30m
      Speaker: Steven Carlip
    • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
      LUNCH 1h 30m
    • 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Physics and Philosophy of Quantum Gravity: What I Think We Have Understood and What We Do Not Know 1h 30m
      Speaker: Carlo Rovelli
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
      A Philosophy of Physics in the First Person 1h 30m
      Speaker: Michel Bitbol
    • 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Holographic Dualities. and Quantum Gravity 1h 30m
      Speaker: Costas Bachas
    • 9:30 AM 4:00 PM
      wednesday 25
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 11:30 AM 1:00 PM
      Dualities and Emergence 1h 30m
      Speaker: Sebastian de Haro
    • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
      LUNCH 1h 30m
    • 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Why Four Dimensions and the Standard Model Coupled to Gravity - A Tentative Explanation From the New Geometric Paradigm of NCG 1h 30m
      Speaker: Alain Connes
    • 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Physical and Experiential Time 1h 30m
      Speaker: Dennis Dieks
    • 9:30 AM 6:00 PM
      thursday26
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 11:30 AM 1:00 PM
      Time, Experience and Quantum Gravity 1h 30m
      Speaker: Yuval Dolev
    • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
      LUNCH 1h 30m
    • 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Spacetime in String Theory 1h 30m
      Speaker: Gary Horowitz
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
      Modality after String Theory 1h 30m
      Speaker: Tiziana Vistarini
    • 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
      What Can Black Holes Teach Us . About Quantum Gravity? 1h 30m
      Speaker: Ted Jacobson
    • 9:30 AM 4:00 PM
      friday 27
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 11:30 AM 1:00 PM
      Continuum Spacetime as the Limit of Discrete Structure 1h 30m
      Speaker: Erik Curiel
    • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
      LUNCH 1h 30m
    • 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Conceptual Issues in Quantum Cosmology 1h 30m
      Speaker: Claus Kiefer