Lorentz Center - Condensed matter meets gravity from 27 Aug 2007 through 31 Aug 2007
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    Condensed matter meets gravity
    from 27 Aug 2007 through 31 Aug 2007

 
Monday the 27th

Monday, 27 August

From 09:00 Arrival, registration, coffee

 

10:00 - 10:10 Welcome by Martje Kruk-de Bruin, Executive Manager Lorentz Center

10:10 10:15 Welcome words by Jan Zaanen

 

10:15 - 11:00 Subir Sachdev

Quantum criticality and black holes

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 12:15 Koenraad Schalm

12:15 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 14:15 Anthony Zee

Some thoughts about gravity

14:15 - 15:00 Theo Nieuwenhuizen

 Exact solution for the internal structure of a black hole



15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 16:15 Renate Loll

A quantum gravitationalist's take on "emergence"

16:15 - 17:00 Jorge Pullin

Fundamental loss of quantum coherence associated with gravity

17:00 Wine and Cheese welcome party (common room Lorentz Center)


Tuesday, 28 August

09:15 - 09:30  Morning Coffee

09:30 - 10:15  Grigory Volovik

Fermi point scenario of emergent physics

10:15 - 11:00   Hagen Kleinert 
 
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee break
 
11:30  12:15 Bei Lok Hu 
 New View on Quantum Gravity and Structures of Spacetime:

Issues at the micro-macro and quantum-classical interfaces

12:15 - 13:30  Lunch

13:30 14:15 Emil Mottola

Macroscopic Quantum Effects of the Trace Anomaly and GBEC Stars

14:15 15:00  Parameswaran Nair

Quantum Hall Effect, Matrix Chern-Simons and Gravity

15:00 15:45  Coffee Break



15:45 - 16:15  Robert Duncan

Tests of Gravitation Theories in the Quantum Liquids

 

16:15 17:00 Pawel Mazur



Wednesday, 29 August

All day outing - Party time! Including Dinner!

 

Bus leaves at 08:45 hrs. prompt from the parking lot in front of the Lorentz Center.

You will be out all day and evening until about 22:00 hrs.


Thursday, 30 August

09:15 - 09:30  Morning Coffee

09:30 - 10:15  Shoucheng Zhang

10:15 - 11:00  Ralf Schutzhold

 Emergent Horizons in the Laboratory


11:00 - 11:30  Coffee Break

11:30 12:15 Sung-Sik Lee

Emergent gravity from a lattice model of scalar bosons


12:15 - 13:30  Lunch

13:30 - 14:15  Frans Klinkhamer

 Small-scale structure of spacetime: Bounds and conjectures
 

14:15 - 15:00  George Chapline

Spin orbit effects, exotic superconductivity and quantum gravity

15:00 - 15:30  Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:15 Jan Zaanen

Fermionic Quantum Criticality

16:15 - 17:00 Alexander Burinskii

Structure of the Kerr-Schild Geometry:

Rotating Black Hole and Soliton-like Sources


Friday, 31st August

08:45 - 09:00 Morning Coffee

09:00 - 09:45 Marika Taylor

Holographic reconstruction of spacetime and the black hole fuzzball proposal

09:45 - 10:30 Zohar Nussinov 
 Glassy dynamics and unusual thermodynamics on curved surfaces 
 
10:30  11:00 Coffee break 
 
11:00 - 11:45 Flavio Nogueira
 Renormalization group analysis of spinon dynamics and the bosonic string
 
11:45  12:30 Staruszkiewicz
 
12:30 - 13:30  Lunch 
 
13:30 - 14:00 Luis Garay
 Quasinominal modes in BEC acoustic black holes
 
14:00  14:30 Daniele Oriti   
 Group Field theory as the microscopic quantum description
 of the spacetime fluid
 
14:30  15:15 Gerardo Ortiz
 A symmetry principle for topological quantum order
 
15:15  16:00 Fotini Markopoulou
 A background independent condensed matter model of emergent locality 
 
16:00 Jan Zaanen: Closing Remarks

 



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