Programme

Talks will be 30 minutes long with 15 minutes for discussion and will take place in the OCR of Trinity.

Thursday, March 20

  • 6:30-late – Evening event (Dinner followed by music by Black Tish II): St Catherine’s SCR.

Friday, March 21

  • 9:00-9:15 – Introduction
  • 9:15-10:00 – Huw Price, “Time’s Arrow and Eddington’s Challenge”
  • 10:00-10:45 – Phil Dowe and Gerard Milburn, “Indefinite Causal Order – A Two Way Street?”
  • 10:45-11:15 – Tea
  • 11:15-12:00 – Thomas Ryckman, “Tightening the Net: On the Evolution of ‘Selective Subjectivism'”
  • 12:00-12:45 – Helge Kragh, “Eddington’s Theory of Everything”
  • 12:45-1:45 – Lunch
  • 1:45-2:30 – Friedel Weinert, “Tracing the Arrows of Time”
  • 2:30-3:15 – Matthew Stanley, “Religion and Science, A la Eddington”
  • 3:15-3:45 – Tea
  • 3:45-4:30 – George Ellis, “Eddington’s Nature of the Physical World as Seen Today”
  • 6:30-8:00 – Public lecture: Neal Stephenson, “Atoms of Thought”

Saturday, March 22

  • 9:15-10:00 – Philip Goyal, “Information and the Structure of Quantum Theory”
  • 10:00-10:45 – Bob Coecke, TBU
  • 10:45-11:15 – Tea
  • 11:15-12:00 – Matt Leifer, “Ontic versus Epistemic Interpretations of the Wave Function”
  • 12:00-12:45 – Rüdiger Schack, “QBism”
  • 12:45-1:45 – Lunch
  • 1:45-2:30 – Ivette Fuentes, “Quantum Technologies as Tools to Deepen our Understanding of Quantum Theory and Relativity”
  • 2:30-3:15 – Owen Maroney, “Information is in the Eye of the Beholder”
  • 3:15-3:45 – Tea
  • 3:45-5:00 – Visit to Ascension Parish Burial Ground

Sunday, March 23

  • 9:15-10:00 – David Finkelstein, “Nature as Quantum Brain”
  • 10:00-10:45 – Chiara Marletto, “Constructor Theory of Information”
  • 10:45-11:15 – Tea
  • 11:15-12:00 – Arial Caticha, “Geometric Algebra and the Entropic Dynamics of Spin”
  • 12:00-12:45 – Nicole Yunger Halpern, “Information as a resource in small-scale thermodynamics
  • 12:45-1:45 – Lunch
  • 1:45-2:30 – Kevin Knuth, TBD [Skype-based]
  • 2:30-3:15 – William Wootters, “Re-identification as a Source of Order”
  • 3:15-3:45 – Tea and close
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