Quantum Gravity Colloquium 5

from Wednesday, October 6, 2010 (10:00 AM) to Friday, October 8, 2010 (7:00 PM)
Laboratoire APC, University Paris 7 (454A - Klee, 4th floor (Thursday morning: 646A - Mondrian, 6th floor))

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Oct 6, 2010
Oct 7, 2010
Oct 8, 2010
AM
10:15 AM --- Introductory remarks ---
10:30 AM Constrained BF theory as gravity   ()
11:00 AM The fate of diffeomorphism symmetries in discrete gravity   ()
11:30 AM --- Morning coffee break ---
10:30 AM Emergence of non-commutativity in an operational description of spacetime   ()
11:00 AM Causal dynamical triangulations with a point-like source   ()
11:30 AM --- Morning coffee break ---
10:30 AM Spin foam models and group field theory   ()
11:45 AM --- Morning coffee break ---
PM
12:00 PM Quantized cosmological constant in 1+1 dimensional quantum gravity   ()
12:30 PM Fock space in group field theory   ()
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM Tensorial spectrum with LQC corrections, a possible way to test the theory   ()
3:00 PM Stable coherent states   ()
3:30 PM --- Afternoon coffee break ---
4:00 PM Group field theory and EPR/FK models   ()
12:00 PM Physical boundary Hilbert space and volume operator in the EPRL spin-foam theory   ()
12:30 PM An effective approach to the problem of time   ()
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM A basic introduction to the MacDowell-Mansouri gravity of the BF type versus LQG   ()
3:00 PM Could ultra-light quantum black holes compose dark matter or emergent speed of light?   ()
3:30 PM --- Afternoon coffee break ---
4:00 PM Research directions between loops and strings   ()
4:30 PM Unimodular loop quantum gravity   ()
12:00 PM Spin foam models and group field theory   ()
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM
Workgroup (until 3:30 PM) ()
3:30 PM --- Afternoon coffee break ---
4:00 PM
Workgroup (until 5:30 PM) ()
5:30 PM --- Break ---
5:45 PM --- Collective discussion ---