Monday, September 2, 2019

09:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:45 Grace Field (University of Cambridge): Empirical Evidence or an Amusing Feat of Engineering? The problem with analogue simulation

10:45-11:30 Nuria Muñoz Garganté (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science): A Physicist Road to Emergence: A Revisited Story of “More Is Different”

11:30-11:45 Coffee break

11:45-12:30 Davide Romano (University of Salzburg): A Proposal for the Classical Limit in Bohm’s Theory

12:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:15 Laurie Letertre (Université Grenoble Alpes): Causal nonseparability and the structure of spacetime

15:15-16:00 Ronnie Hermens (Utrecht University): Completely Real? A Critical Note on the Theorems by Colbeck and Renner

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:15 John Dougherty (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy): Sizing up Gauge

17:15-18:00 Henrique Gomez (Trinity College, Cambridge): Gauging the boundary in field-space


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

10:00-10:45 Valeriya Chasova (Université catholique de Louvain): Direct and indirect empirical statuses compared to the Newtonian and Leibnizian interpretations of theoretical symmetries in physics

10:45-11:30 Christopher Arledge (Johns Hopkins University): On some recent attempted non-metaphysical dissolutions of the Hole Argument

11:30-11:45 Coffee break

11:45-12:30 David Schroeren (Princeton University): The Ontology of Symmetry Groups


Workshop: “Symmetry and Equivalence in Physics”

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

15:00-16:20 Giovanni Valente (Politecnico di Milano): Quantum Symmetry Breaking and Physical Inequivalence

16:20-16:40 Coffee break

16:40-18:00 Doreen Fraser (University of Waterloo): Space, time, and symmetry breaking in algebraic QSM and QFT


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

9:30-10:50 Adam Caulton (Oxford University): Is a particle an irreducible representation of the Poincaré symmetry group?

10:50-11:10 Coffee break

11:10-12:30 Ben Feintzeig (University of Washington): Symmetries in the Construction of Quantum Theories

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:20 David Wallace (University of Pittsburgh): Isolated systems and their symmetries

15:20-15:40 Coffee break

15:40-17:00 Karen Crowther (Université de Geneve): Roles of the Holographic Principle in Quantum Gravity