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Schedule

Time

Event

Location

5:00 – 8:00pm

Informal Social
* For guests upon arrival

Main floor Bistro

Time

Event

Location

12:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Main floor Bistro

2:00 – 5:00pm

Alumni Activities

TBD

5:00 – 9:00pm

Musical Pub Night

Main floor Bistro

Time

Event

Location

10:00 – 12:00pm

Roundtable Discussions

Various Rooms

12:00 – 2:00pm

Boxed Lunch pick-up

Main floor Bistro

 

Alumni Update Activity

Reflecting Pool Terrace

3:00 – 4:30pm

PSI Graduation
With Keynote by Paul Steinhardt

Theatre

4:30 – 5:00pm

PSI Photos

Atrium

5:00 – 9:00pm

Welcome Reception & Dinner

Main floor Bistro & Atrium

7:00 – 9:00pm

Perfomance by Eccodek
(at Reception)

Main floor Bistro & Atrium

 
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Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Time

Event

Location

9:00 – 10:00am

Welcome to Convergence
Opening Panel: Physics Today

Neil Turok, Ivan Semeniuk, Freddy Cachazo,
Matthew Fisher, Paul Steinhardt, Natalia Toro

(15 Min Talk + 45 Min Panel)

Theatre

10:00 – 10:50am

Maria Spiropulu
The Richness of Particle Physics
(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

10:50 – 11:20am

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

11:20 – 12:10pm

Savas Dimopoulos
Experiments Big and Small
(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

12:10 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

2:00 – 2:50pm

Rob Spekkens
Cause and Effect in a Quantum World
(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

2:50 – 3:40pm

John Preskill
Quantum Information in the 21st Century
(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

3:40 – 4:10pm

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

4:10 – 5:00pm

Nergis Mavalvala
Exploring the Warped Side of the Universe
(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

5:00 – 7:00pm

Reception & Dinner

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

8:00 – 9:00pm

Peter Olver & Ruth Gregory
Emmy Noether: Her life, work, and influence
(45 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

 
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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Time

Event

Location

9:00 – 9:50am

Immanuel Bloch
Probing and Controlling Quantum Matter in
Artificial Crystals of Light

(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

9:50 – 10:40am

Subir Sachdev
Exploring Quantum Matter with the
High Temperature Superconductors

(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

10:40 – 11:10am

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

11:10 – 12:00pm

Neal Weiner
Searching for the Dark Universe
(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

12:00 – 12:15pm

Conference Photo

Atrium

12:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

2:00 – 2:50pm

Avery Broderick
Photons from the Edge: Revealing Black Holes
with the Event Horizon Telescope

 (35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

2:50 – 3:40pm

Kendrick Smith
Planck Results and Future Prospects in Cosmology
(35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

3:40 – 4:10pm

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

4:10 – 5:00pm

Sara Seager
Extrasolar Planets and the Search for Habitable Worlds
 (35 Min Talk + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

5:00 – 7:00pm

Dinner

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

8:00 – 9:00pm

Jürgen Renn
The Genesis and Renaissance of General Relativity

Theatre

 
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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Time

Event

Location

9:00 – 10:00am

Peter Olver
Emmy Noether

Theatre

10:00 – 10:30am

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

10:30 – 11:30am

Closing Panel: Physics and the Future
Ian O'Neill, Immanuel Bloch, Sara Seager,
Stefania Gori, Patrick Brady

(45 Min Panel + 15 Min Q+A)

Theatre

11:30am – 12:00pm

Collaboration Time

Various Rooms

12:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

2:00 – 3:30pm

Quantum Foundations Workshop

Bob Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

3:30 – 4:00pm

Workshop Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

4:00 – 5:00pm

Quantum Foundations Workshop

Bob Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

5:00 – 7:00pm

Dinner

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

 
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Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Time

Event

Location

9:00 – 10:30am

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

10:30 – 11:00am

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

11:00 – 12:00am

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

12:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

2:00 – 3:30pm

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

3:30 – 4:00pm

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

4:00 – 5:00pm

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

5:00pm Onwards

Dinner

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

Time

Event

Location

9:00 – 10:30am

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

10:30 – 11:00am

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

11:00 – 12:00am

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

12:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

2:00 – 3:30pm

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

3:30 – 4:00pm

Coffee Break

Main floor Bistro, Patio & Reflecting Lounge

4:00 – 5:00pm

SD@Convergence Workshop

Alice Room

 

The Dark Side of Gravity Workshop

Time Room

 
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*This schedule is subject to change. Thanks for your patience!