PERSP Workshop on Space-time and the Wave Function

Event date: 
2013-04-19 (All day) to 2013-04-20 (All day)
Location: 
Barcelona

PERSP Workshop on Space-time and the Wave Function
 
Barcelona, 19–20 April, 2013.

Organized by Albert Solé

* There are no registration fees but if you are attending, please send a message to Albert.Sole@uab.cat

 + info: http://pagines.uab.cat/psts/wavefunction

 
INVITED SPEAKERS:

Jeffrey A. Barrett (UC Irvine)

Craig Callender (UC San Diego)

Tim Maudlin (New York)

Alyssa Ney (Rochester)

Xavier Oriols (UAB)

Carlo Rovelli (Marseille)

Mauricio Suárez (Complutense)

Henrik Zinkernagel (U. de Granada)

 

PROGRAM

Friday 19 April 2013

09:50 – 10:00     Presentation – Albert Solé (UAB)

10:00 – 11:15     Tim Maudlin (New York)

How to Think Non-Local Entities

11:15 – 11:45     Coffee break

11:45 – 13:00     Carlo Rovelli (Marseille)

The Wave Function Is Not Reality

13:00 – 15:00     Lunch

15:00 – 16:15     Xavier Oriols (UAB)

Many-particle Bohmian Trajectories Without Many-particle Wave Functions: Conceptual Discussion and Practical Computation

16:15 – 16:30     Coffee break

16:30 – 17:45     Henrik Zinkernagel (U. de Granada)

Are We Living in a Quantum World? Bohr on the Wave Function and the Classical/Quantum Divide

17:45 – 18:00    Coffee break

18:00 – 19:15     Alyssa Ney (Rochester)

Does an Adequate Physical Theory Demand a Primitive Ontology?

 

Saturday 20 April 2013

10:00 – 11:15     Mauricio Suárez (Complutense)

Bohmian Dispositions

11:15 – 11:45     Coffee break

11:45 – 13:00     Craig Callender (UC San Diego)

Lost in (Hilbert) Space

13:00 – 15:00     Lunch

15:00 – 16:15     Jeffrey A. Barrett (UC Irvine)

Pure Wave Mechanics and the Very Idea of Empirical Adequacy

16:15 – 16:45     Coffee break

16:45 – 18:15     Round table

21:00     Workshop dinner

 

Venue

Residència d'Investigadors, c/Hospital 64, 08001 Barcelona.

 
Sponsored by PERSP S1, GRECC and MINECO.

Campus d'excel·lència internacional U A B