High Energy Theory: New Frontiers in Particle Cosmology Pt.1

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 10:30 - 18:30

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together experts working at the interface of cosmology, string theory and particle physics for a few days of informal talks and exchanges of ideas. The schedule will allow ample time for impromptu discussions and collaborations. Each talk includes ~60mins worth of presentation and interruptions, plus 30mins worth of questions/discussions.

10:30-11am: Welcome coffee

11am -12:30pm: Juan Maldacena (IAS)
Title: "Quantum mechanics and Cosmology:  Entanglement and interference effects”

12:30pm-2pm: Catered lunch (in 4N12)

2-3:30pm: Erik Verlinde (Amsterdam)
Title: “Emergent Gravity and the Dark Universe”

3:30-4pm: Coffee

4-5:30pm: Liam McAllister (Cornell)
Title: "Planckian Axions and Quantum Gravity"

6:30pm: Conference dinner at Han Dynasty



David Rittenhouse Laboratory, 4N12