Naturalness, Hierarchy, and Fine Tuning

from Wednesday, 28 February 2018 (08:45) to Friday, 2 March 2018 (18:00)
Aachen (SuperC (Generali-Saal))

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
28 Feb 2018
1 Mar 2018
2 Mar 2018
AM
08:50 Welcome   (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
09:00
Wednesday morning (until 11:00) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
09:00 Naturalness, Finetuning, Fixed Points, and the Likelihood of a Theory - James Daniel Wells (University of Michigan (US))   ()
09:40 Discussion   ()
10:00 Why Be Natural? - Jonathan Bain (New York University)   ()
10:40 Discussion   ()
11:00
Wednesday morning (until 11:30) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:30 --- Coffee break ---
11:50
Wednesday morning (until 12:50) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:50 Two Notions of Naturalness - Porter Williams (Univ. Pittsburgh)   ()
12:30 Discussion   ()
09:00
Thursday morning (until 11:00) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
09:00 Naturalness, Wilsonian Renormalization, and ‘Fundamental Parameters’ in Quantum Field Theory - Joshua Rosaler   ()
09:40 Discusion   ()
10:00 A String Landscape Perspective on Naturalness - Arthur Hebecker (Heidelberg University)   ()
10:40 Discussion   ()
11:00 --- Coffee break ---
11:20
Thursday morning (until 12:20) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:20 Matter in a Multi-Component Universe, Naturalness and the Quest for a Fundamental Theory - Heinrich Paes (University of Alabama)   ()
12:00 Discussion   ()
09:00
Friday morning (until 11:00) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
09:00 Naturalness, critical phenomena and new routes to UV-complete theories - Holger Gies   ()
09:40 Discussion   ()
10:00 Finetuning and Free Parameters - Richard Dawid (University of Stockholm)   ()
10:40 Discussion   ()
11:00 --- Coffee break ---
11:20
Friday morning (until 12:20) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
11:20 Simplicity and Effectiveness in Physics of the Unknown - Alexei Grinbaum (CEA)   ()
12:00 Discussion   ()
PM
12:50 --- Lunch ---
14:30
Wednesday Afternoon (until 16:30) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
14:30 On the Hierarchy Problem and the Cosmological Constant Problem in the Standard Model - Fred Jegerlehner (DESY Zeuthen/Humboldt Univ. Berlin)   ()
15:10 Discussion   ()
15:30 Naturalness as a Value of Theory Preference - Michael Stöltzner (USC)   ()
16:10 Discussion   ()
16:30 --- Coffee break ---
16:50
Wednesday Afternoon (until 17:50) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
16:50 Naturalness - How Religion Turned into Math - Sabine Hossenfelder   (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
17:30 Discussion   ()
18:00 --- Reception ---
12:20 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Thursday afternoon (until 16:00) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
14:00 Scales and Hierarchies in Asymptotic Safety - Frank Saueressig (Radboud University)   ()
14:40 Discussion   ()
15:00 Naturalness and Supersymmetry: a Historical-Philosophical Perspective - Arianna Borrelli and Elena Castellani   ()
15:40 Discussion   ()
16:00 --- Coffee break ---
16:20
Thursday afternoon (until 17:40) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
16:20 Naturally Light Scalar Particles: A Mechanism Involving Dangerously Irrelevant Discrete Anisotropies - Bertrand Delamotte (UPMC Paris)   ()
17:00 Discussion   ()
19:30
Dinner (until 21:30) ()
19:30 Workshop Dinner   ()
12:20 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Friday afternoon (until 16:00) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
14:00 Successes of Naturalness - Miguel Ángel Carretero Sahuquillo (University of Wuppertal)   ()
14:40 Discussion   ()
15:00 Naturalness and Analogies to Condensed Matter Physics - Doreen Fraser (Univ. Waterloo)   ()
15:40 Discussion   ()
16:00
Plenary discussion session (until 17:00) (SuperC (Generali-Saal))
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