This sixth annual one-day symposium aims to provide an opportunity for condensed matter researchers in southwest Ontario to gather together and discuss informally their most recent research. The general format of the meeting consists of two guest speakers and 5-7 contributed talks. The names of the contributing speakers and title of their talks will be announced later. Registration begins at 9:30 am. The meeting is expected to start around 9:45 am and end between 5-5:30 pm. A lunch will be provided by the Black Hole Bistro.
There will be two keynote speakers for the sympoisum: Professor Steve Kivelson from Stanford University, and Professor Radu Coldea from Oxford University. Professor Kivelson's talk is entitled "Theoretically Established States with a Pseudo-Fermi Surface" while Professor Coldea's talk is "Reaching Experimentally Quantum Criticality: A Playground to Explore Novel Correlated Quantum States of Matter."
Past speakers for this event were as follows:
- Paul Chaikin, New York University
- Patrick Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Seamus Davvis, Cornell University
- Eduardo Fradkin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Leon Balents, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
- Piers Coleman, Rutgers University
- Bill Halperin, Northwestern University
- Collin Broholm, Johns Hopkins University
- Subir Sachdev, Harvard University
Registration for this event is now closed.