New Schedule of First iWorkshop on the Meaning of the Wave Function


Saturday, October 25, 2014

MDT (UTC-6): 2pm-3:30pm

Richard Healey (University of Arizona): The meaning of the wave function

Discussion method: text chat


Sunday, October 26, 2014

CDT (UTC-5): 7.30pm-9pm

Valia Allori (Northern Illinois University): Primitive Ontology in a Nutshell

Presentation and Discussion method: Skype voice + text chat


Monday, October 27, 2014

EDT (UTC-4): 2pm-3.30pm

Lee Smolin (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics): A proposal for a cosmological quantum theory

Discussion method: text chat


EDT (UTC-4): 3.30pm-5pm [GMT/UTC: 7:30pm-9pm]

Ruediger Schack (University of London): QBism and the character of the world

Discussion method: text chat


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

PDT (UTC-7): 2:30pm-4pm

Maximilian Schlosshauer (University of Portland): Does Protective Measurement Bear on the Meaning of the Wave Function?

Discussion method: text chat


PDT (UTC-7): 7pm-8:30pm

Ken Wharton (San José State University): Epistemic Roots of the Schrodinger Equation

Discussion method: text chat


PDT (UTC-7): 8:30pm-10pm [UTC/GMT 3:30am-5am, October 29, 2014 (Wednesday)]

Ulrich Mohrhoff (Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education): Why ever the wave function, of all things?

Discussion method: text chat


Note: During the above time slots, Lee and Ruediger’s papers will be also discussed here and here. (Due to a technical problem, yesterday’s discussions are not successful.)


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

EDT (UTC-4): 4:30pm-6pm

Robert Griffiths (Carnegie-Mellon University): The Quantum Wave Function as Property and as Pre-probability

Discussion method: text chat


EDT (UTC-4): 8pm-9.30pm

Matthew Pusey (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics): Why protective measurement does not establish the reality of the wave function

Presentation and Discussion method: Video conferencing + text chat


Thursday, October 30, 2014

EDT (UTC-4): 8pm-9.30pm

Shan Gao (Chinese Academy of Sciences): A PBR-like argument for psi-ontology in terms of protective measurements

Discussion method: text chat


Friday, October 31, 2014

EDT (UTC-4): 3pm-5pm [GMT/UTC: 7pm-9pm]

Panel Discussion (All participants): How to make sense of the wave function?

Discussion method: text chat

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  1. Richard Healey
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    Where (on what site) do we compose text chats? Are these all visible there simultaneously? Do earlier chat contributions disappear from the screen as they are replaced by new ones?


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