Program


Monday 18 July
18:30 Dinner
20:00 Catalina Curceanu Challenging Quantum Mechanics Underground (download slides)

Tuesday 19 July
09:00 Alyssa Ney Finding the World in the Wave Function
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Nino Zanghì Finding the Wave Function in the World
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Working Groups
16:00 Coffee Break
Student Presentations (20min talk, 10min discussion)
16:30 Keming Chen A Nominalistic Version of Quantum Mechanics: Wave Functions without Complex Numbers
17:00 Vera Matarese The Complex Interplay between the Ontological Status of the Wave-Function and the Motion of the Particles in the De Broglie-Bohm Theory
18:30 Dinner
20:00 Roundtable Discussion The Meaning of the Wave-Function

Wednesday 20 July
09:00 Sheldon Goldstein What Is Space? What Is Time? What Is the Wave Function? What Is Quantum Mechanics?
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Dustin Lazarovici The Wave-Function in a Relativistic World (download slides)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Working Groups
16:00 Coffee Break
Student Presentations (20min talk, 10min discussion)
16:30 Jesse Holloway Understanding Particles in Terms of State Vectors
17:00 Ryan Reece Fields over Particles?
18:30 Barbecue

Thursday 21 July
09:00 Chris Wüthrich Relativistic Quantum Physics (download slides)
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Adam Caulton Particle and Field in Quantum Theory
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Working Groups
16:00 Coffee Break
Student Presentations (20min talk, 10min discussion)
16:30 Juan Campos Ontology in Quantum Darwinism (download slides)
17:00 Lucas Dunlap Psi-Ontology vs. Psi-Epistemology: Wavefunction Realism in the Quantum Information Context (download slides)
18:30 Dinner
20:00 Alyssa Ney What Is Physicalism?

Friday 22 July
09:00 Dirk-André Deckert The Dynamics and Ontology of Fields
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Michael Esfeld Quantum Humeanism: Against Wave Function Ontology (download slides)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Working Groups
16:00 Coffee Break
18:30 Dinner
20:00 Paula Reichert on Julian Barbour Gravitational Shape Dynamics and the Arrows of Time

Saturday 23 July
09:00 Ward Struyve The Wave Function in Quantum Gravity
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Michael Esfeld How to Get a PostDoc (download slides)
11:45 Final Discussion
12:30 Lunch