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Humboldt Kolleg
Open Problems in Theoretical Physics:
the Issue of Quantum Space-Time

September 18 - 22, 2015
Supported by: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation, Humboldt Kollegs
Partially Supported by: Municipality of Corfu, EISA: European Institute for Sciences and their Applications, Region of Ionian Islands, National Technical U. of Athens
Organizing Committee:
K. Anagnostopoulos, P. Aschieri, P. Vitale, G. Zoupanos
Scientific Committee:
P. Aschieri (U. Piemonte Orientale & INFN), I. Bakas (NTUA), M. Buric (Belgrade U.), I. Iliopoulos (ENS Paris), C. Kounnas (ENS Paris), D. Luest (ASC LMU and MPI, München), H. P. Nilles (Bonn U.), A. Polychronakos (CUNY), J. Trampetic (MPI Muenchen & Boskovic Inst., Zagreb), P. Vitale (U. Napoli & INFN), C. Wetterich (U. Heidelberg) , G. Zoupanos (NTUA)
About the Workshop: The Humboldt Kolleg aims at providing an up-to-date educational introduction in the subject of Quantum Spacetime, bringing together Humboldt fellows (including Humboldt prize winners), young researchers and other international leading scientists. A main purpose of the meeting is to increase the awareness among early stage researchers from the Mediterranean area about the programmes of the Humboldt Foundation and promote the cooperation between Humboldt fellows of the region.
Workshop Topics Include: Functional Renormalization approach to Quantum Gravity (QG), Noncommutativity in the String framework, QFT on curved spaces, Matrix Models, Quantum symmetries of quantum space-time, Strings approach to QG, Quantum Cosmological Perturbations, QG Noncommutative Aspects, Loop QG, Tensor FT in QG, Overview on Noncommutative Geometry
Invited Speakers:
C. Bachas (ENS, Paris) V. Lahoche (U. Paris-Sud)
J. Belz (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) D. Luest (ASC LMU and MPI, München)
J. Ben Geloun (AEI MPI, Potsdam) P. Minkowski (AEC-ITP, Bern U.)
N. Bodendorfer (Warsaw U.) D. Oriti (AEI MPI, Potsdam)
A.H. Chamseddine (American U. of Beirut) M. Panero (U. Turin & INFN, Turin)
A. Chatzistavrakidis (Leibniz U.) A. Pinzul (U. Brasilia)
F. Correa (Leibniz U.) G. Saviddy (Demokritos)
C. Dappiaggi (Pavia U.) H. Steinacker (U. Vienna)
S. Doplicher (Rome U.) A. Sitarz (Jagiellonian U.)
E. Dudas (Ecole Polytechnique, CPHT) K. Stelle (Imperial College)
E. Ivanov (BLTP, JINR, Dubna) R. Szabo (Heriot-Watt U.)
I. Florakis (CERN) I. Todorov (Sofiya, Inst. Nucl. Res.)
C. Kounnas (ENS, Paris) C. Wetterich (ITP Heidelberg)
Registered Participants: click here for list
Program: September 18: arrival/registration, September 22: departure.
Detailed programme: download here.
Meeting Location: Ballroom of Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel
Accommodation There will be full board accommodation provided for participants at 120€/night at the Corfu Holiday Palace. For young participants the cost is at 75€/night according to the lowcost package. See the accommodation page for more details.