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KITP Conference: From the Renormalization Group to Quantum Gravity
Celebrating the science of Joe Polchinski

(Feb 27-28, 2014)
Coordinators: Rob Leigh (UIUC), Don Marolf (UCSB), Djordje Minic (Virigina Tech), Eva M. Silverstein (Stanford)

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Chair: David Gross (KITP)

8:50am Lars Bildsten (KITP Director)
Omer Blaes (UCSB)
David Gross (KITP)
Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Juan Maldacena (IAS) Entanglement and geometry[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Igor Klebanov (Princeton) O(N) Models, RG and AdS/CFT[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Clifford Johnson (USC) Panel Discussion: D-branes: Tools of the Revolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Matthew Strassler (Harvard) On Strings From Things and Things From Strings[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Chair: Gary Horowitz (UCSB) and Mark Srednicki (UCSB)

2:00pm Nima Arkani-Hamed (IAS) What is QFT?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Henriette Elvang (Michigan) Flows and Bicycles, or Holography for N=2* on S4[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Raphael Bousso (Berkeley) A perturbative proof of the covariant entropy bound[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Rob Leigh (UIUC)
Djordje Minic (Virginia Tech)
Panel Discussion: Former students[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:45pm Cindy Reid Video Reminiscence[Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
6:00pm

RECEPTION

6:30pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

9:00pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Friday, February 28, 2014

Chair: David Morrison (UCSB)

9:00am Leonard Susskind (Stanford) Butterflies, Complexity, and Signals to Bob[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Rob Myers (PI) Spacetime Entanglement[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Steve Weinberg (UT Austin) via telecon Quantum Mechanics Without State Vectors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Andy Strominger (Harvard) BMS Symmetry and Weinberg's Soft Graviton Theorem[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Chair: David Berenstein (UCSB)

2:00pm Matthew Fisher (UCSB) Quantum Disentangled Liquids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Shamit Kachru (Stanford) Field Theories of Quantum Critical Metals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Sean Hartnoll (Stanford) Disordered horizons and strongly interacting metals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Steve Shenker (Stanford) Open Discussion: Planning for Joe's 90th Birthday[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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