Naturalness, Hierarchy, and Fine Tuning

from Wednesday, February 28, 2018 (8:45 AM) to Friday, March 2, 2018 (6:00 PM)
Aachen (SuperC (Generali-Saal))

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Feb 28, 2018
Mar 1, 2018
Mar 2, 2018
AM
8:50 AM Welcome   (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
9:00 AM
Wednesday morning (until 11:00 AM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
9:00 AM Naturalness, Finetuning, Fixed Points, and the Likelihood of a Theory - James Daniel Wells (University of Michigan (US))   ()
9:40 AM Discussion   ()
10:00 AM Why Be Natural? - Jonathan Bain (New York University)   ()
10:40 AM Discussion   ()
11:00 AM
Wednesday morning (until 11:30 AM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:50 AM
Wednesday morning (until 12:50 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:50 AM Two Notions of Naturalness - Porter Williams (Univ. Pittsburgh)   ()
12:30 PM Discussion   ()
9:00 AM
Thursday morning (until 11:00 AM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
9:00 AM Naturalness, Wilsonian Renormalization, and ‘Fundamental Parameters’ in Quantum Field Theory - Joshua Rosaler   ()
9:40 AM Discusion   ()
10:00 AM A String Landscape Perspective on Naturalness - Arthur Hebecker (Heidelberg University)   ()
10:40 AM Discussion   ()
11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:20 AM
Thursday morning (until 12:20 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:20 AM Matter in a Multi-Component Universe, Naturalness and the Quest for a Fundamental Theory - Heinrich Paes (University of Alabama)   ()
12:00 PM Discussion   ()
9:00 AM
Friday morning (until 11:00 AM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
9:00 AM Naturalness, critical phenomena and new routes to UV-complete theories - Holger Gies   ()
9:40 AM Discussion   ()
10:00 AM Finetuning and Free Parameters - Richard Dawid (University of Stockholm)   ()
10:40 AM Discussion   ()
11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:20 AM
Friday morning (until 12:20 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:20 AM Simplicity and Effectiveness in Physics of the Unknown - Alexei Grinbaum (CEA)   ()
12:00 PM Discussion   ()
PM
12:50 PM --- Lunch ---
2:30 PM
Wednesday Afternoon (until 4:30 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
2:30 PM On the Hierarchy Problem and the Cosmological Constant Problem in the Standard Model - Fred Jegerlehner (DESY Zeuthen/Humboldt Univ. Berlin)   ()
3:10 PM Discussion   ()
3:30 PM Naturalness as a Value of Theory Preference - Michael Stöltzner (USC)   ()
4:10 PM Discussion   ()
4:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:50 PM
Wednesday Afternoon (until 5:50 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
4:50 PM Naturalness - How Religion Turned into Math - Sabine Hossenfelder   (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
5:30 PM Discussion   ()
6:00 PM --- Reception ---
12:20 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Thursday afternoon (until 4:00 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
2:00 PM Scales and Hierarchies in Asymptotic Safety - Frank Saueressig (Radboud University)   ()
2:40 PM Discussion   ()
3:00 PM Naturalness and Supersymmetry: a Historical-Philosophical Perspective - Arianna Borrelli and Elena Castellani   ()
3:40 PM Discussion   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:20 PM
Thursday afternoon (until 5:40 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
4:20 PM Naturally Light Scalar Particles: A Mechanism Involving Dangerously Irrelevant Discrete Anisotropies - Bertrand Delamotte (UPMC Paris)   ()
5:00 PM Discussion   ()
7:30 PM
Dinner (until 9:30 PM) ()
7:30 PM Workshop Dinner   ()
12:20 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Friday afternoon (until 4:00 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
2:00 PM Successes of Naturalness - Miguel Ángel Carretero Sahuquillo (University of Wuppertal)   ()
2:40 PM Discussion   ()
3:00 PM Naturalness and Analogies to Condensed Matter Physics - Doreen Fraser (Univ. Waterloo)   ()
3:40 PM Discussion   ()
4:00 PM
Plenary discussion session (until 5:00 PM) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))