Program: Relativity Meets Quantum Theory

Note: This conference is over-subscribed! Registration for Relativity Meets Quantum Theory has now been closed (although Cambridge is still open). Registered participants are advised to come early if they wish to secure a seat. Many thanks for your understanding. — The Organizers

Thursday, November 28

12:30
-13:00
Welcome

Foundations of QFT – Eleanor Knox, Chair

13:00
-14:15
David Wallace, Thoughts on the gauge principle (Abstract)
14:15
-15:30
Leah Henderson, Reformulating quantum theory: is special relativity an example to follow? (Abstract)
15:30
-16:00
Coffee Break: Ground floor, new Philosophy Common Room

Boundaries of QFT – Bryan Roberts, Chair

16:00
-17:15
Adam Caulton, Adventures off the mass-shell (Abstract)
17:15
-18:30
Doreen Fraser, How Wick rotation relates relativistic quantum field theory to non-relativistic theories (Abstract)

 

Friday, November 29

Cosmology & Causality – Adam Caulton, Chair

9:30
-10:45
Chris Smeenk, Reflections on the Cosmological Constant (Abstract)
10:45
-12:00
Fay Dowker, Towards a Quantum Analogue of the Fine Trio (Abstract)
12:00
-13:30
Break for Lunch: On your own! Go exploring, or ask a local for ideas.

Localization & locality – Erik Curiel, Chair

13:30
-14:45
Giovanni Valente, Entanglement, Relativistic Causality and Independence between Quantum Field Systems (Abstract)
14:45
-16:00
Miklós Rédei, Facets of relativistic locality (Abstract)
16:00
-16:30
Coffee Break: Ground floor, new Philosophy Common Room
16:30
-17:45
Jakob Yngvason, Localization and entanglement in relativistic quantum physics (Abstract)