Workshop on Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Quantum Gravity

Preliminary program

Thursday, July 28, 2005
Arrival day
18:30 - 19:30Dinner
Friday, July 29, 2005
07:30 - 08:30Breakfast
08:45 - 09:00Opening
09:00 - 09:45Claus Lämmerzahl  (Bremen)
How can we search for quantum gravity effects?  (see abstract)
10:00 - 10:45Claus Kiefer  (Köln)
Quantum gravity - What are the problems?  (see abstract)
10:45 - 11:15Coffe Break
11:15 - 12:00Stefan Theisen  (Golm)
Stringtheory: Facts and expectations  (see abstract)
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 15:00Break
15:00 - 15:45Thomas Mohaupt  (Jena)
Strings, higher curvature corrections, and black hole entropy  (see abstract)
16:00 - 16:45Kishore Marathe  (New York)
Quantume Fields and Geometric Topology  (see abstract)
16:45 - 17:15Coffe Break
17:15 - 18:00Domenico Giulini  (Freiburg)
On the role and determination of mapping-class groups in canonical quantum gravity  (see abstract)
18:30 - 19:30Dinner
Saturday, July 30, 2005
07:30 - 08:30Breakfast
09:00 - 09:45Abhay Ashtekar  (University Park)
Physics and Mathematics of Loop Quantum Gravity  (see abstract)
10:00 - 10:45Daniele Oriti  (Cambridge)
Quantum gravity as quantum field theory of simplicial geometry?  (see abstract)
10:45 - 11:15Coffe Break
11:15 - 12:00Louis Kauffman  (Chicago)
Spin Networks, Anyonic Topological Quantum Computing and Quantum Gravity  (see abstract)
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 16:45Excursion
16:45 - 17:15Coffe Break
17:15 - 18:00Samson Abramsky  (Oxford)
Abstract Quantum Mechanics  (see abstract)
18:30 - 19:30Dinner
Sunday, July 31, 2005
07:30 - 08:30Breakfast
09:00 - 09:45Shahn Majid  (London)
Quantum gravity on finite sets  (see abstract)
10:00 - 10:45Klaus Fredenhagen  (Hamburg)
A background independent perturbative approach to quantum gravity  (see abstract)
10:45 - 11:15Coffe Break
11:15 - 12:00Harald Grosse  (Wien)
Noncommutative Quantum Field theory and Renormalization  (see abstract)
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 15:00Break
15:00 - 15:45Ludwik Dabrowski  (Trieste)
On Noncommutative Differential Geometry and General Relativity  (see abstract)
16:00 - 16:45Jouko Mickelsson  (Stockholm)
From quantum field theory to gerbes and twisted K-theory  (see abstract)
16:45 - 17:15Coffe Break
17:15 - 18:00Robin Tucker  (Lancaster)
Gravitational Waves and Energy-Momentum Quanta  (see abstract)
18:30 - 19:30Dinner
19:30 - 20:30

Closing discussion

Monday, August 01, 2005
07:30 - 08:30Breakfast
Departure day

Date and Location

July 28 - August 01, 2005
Heinrich-Fabri-Institut
  Blaubeuren
Germany
see travel instructions

Scientific Organizers

Dr. Jürgen Tolksdorf
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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Dr. Bertfried Fauser
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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Prof. Dr. Eberhard Zeidler
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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Administrative Contact

Dr. Jürgen Tolksdorf
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Dr. Bertfried Fauser
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