Sep 12 – 17, 2016
Szczecin, Poland
Europe/Warsaw timezone

Plenary Lectures

Plenary sessions from Monday to Friday

Monday, 12/9  
Jean-Philippe Uzan Fundamental constants, gravitation and cosmology – recent
João Magueijo Varying constants, cosmology and the puzzle of quantum gravity
Ekkehard Peik Search for New Physics with Atomic Clocks
Tuesday, 13/9
Hidetoshi Katori Frequency ratios of optical lattice clocks at the 17th decimal place
Wim Ubachs Search for varying constants and new physics from molecular hydrogen
Julian Berengut Measuring α-variation using highly-charged ions:
clocks, calculations and astrophysics
Wednesday, 14/9  
Andrzej Królak Observations of gravitational waves from binary black hole mergers
M. C. David Marsh Varying constants and the cosmological constant problem
Thursday, 15/9
John Webb Spacetime variations of the varying alpha:
The first 1000 high-precision measurements
Michael Murphy New, precise and reliable quasar absorption limits on alpha-variation
Carlos Martins Fundamental cosmology in the E-ELT era
Friday, 16/9
Carsten van de Bruck Disformal electrodynamics: from varying alpha to vacuum Cherenkov radiation
John Moffat Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Gravitational Waves and Black Holes
Laura Mersini-Houghton Predictions from the Quantum Multiverse

Saturday: Philosophy and cutting edge of physics and cosmology

Paul C. W. Davies Where do the laws of physics come from?
Michael Heller How to justify the history of the universe?
Krzysztof Meissner
Plato and Modern Physics
Thomas Naumann Do we live in the Best of all Worlds? – The fine tuning of the constants of Nature