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The Frontiers of Physics - CONFERENCE POSTPONED

Conference | Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Friday, March 20, 2020

Directors: Amir Caldeira, Alvaro Ferraz, Itamar Procaccia
Date Time Lecturers Name Lectures

Wednesday

March 18, 2020

08:15 am - 08:15 am

Bus departure from Hotel

09:00 am - 09:45 am

EVENT OPENING

09:45 am - 10:00 am

Coffee Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am

David Gross
Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics - University of California, Santa Barbara

The Future Of Fundamental Physics

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pedro Vieira
Perimeter Institute

The S-matrix bootstrap

12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

LUNCH AT IIP

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Spenta Wadia
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences of TIFR

Black Holes, Information Paradox and Toy Models of Quantum Gravity

03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Simon White
Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics

The Structure of Dark Matter Halos

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Coffee Break

04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

Marc Mézard
École Normale Supérieure

A few (major) problems in machine learning for which the input from statistical physics is needed

Thursday

March 19, 2020

09:30 am - 09:30 am

Bus departure from Hotel

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Andre Geim
University of Manchester

Graphene, 2D Materials and Beyond

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

David R. Nelson
Harvard University

Thermalized sheets, shells and cylinders: curvature matters

12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

LUNCH AT IIP

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Michael Berry
University of Bristol

Geometric phases and the separation of the world

03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Moyses Nussenzveig
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Origins Of The Nervous System, Eukaryotes And Life

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Coffee Break

04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

Vanderlei Bagnato
USP - Sao Carlos

Disorder in the Quantum World: Turbulence in Superfluids

Friday

March 20, 2020

09:30 am - 09:30 am

Bus departure from Hotel

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Duncan Haldane
Princeton University

TBA

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bertrand Halperin
Harvard University

Recent Developments and Open Questions about Quantum Hall Effects

12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

LUNCH AT IIP

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Giuseppe Mussardo
SISSA, Trieste

When Number Theory meets Statistical Physics: Generalised Riemann Hypothesis and Random Walk

03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Fernando Brandao
California Institute of Technology

TBA

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Coffee Break

04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

Luiz Davidovich
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Towards the Ultimate Precision Limits in Parameter Estimation