KITP Program: Chaos and Order: From Strongly Correlated Systems to Black Holes
(Oct 1 - Dec 21, 2018)
Coordinators: Monica Guica, Xiao-Liang Qi, Mukund Rangamani, and Douglas Stanford
Scientific Advisors: David Gross, Alexei Kitaev, Juan Maldacena, and Subir Sachdev

Time Speaker Title
10/01, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
10/01, 2:00pm All participants Organizational meeting
10/03, 11:00am Alexei Kitaev
Caltech & KITP
Some general questions about SYK-like models[Podcast][Video]
10/04, 11:00am Steve Shenker
Stanford & KITP
Black holes and random matrices[Podcast][Video]
10/05, 2:00pm Alexander Altland
(ITP, Cologne)
Micha Berkooz
(Weizmann Institute)
Discussion: Quantum chaos and random matrices[Podcast][Video]
10/08, 2:00pm All participants Organizational meeting
10/09, 10:30am Cheng Peng
Brown University & KITP
N=(0,2) SYK, Chaos and Higher-Spins[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/10, 11:00am Dmitry Bagrets
Univ. Cologne
Goldstone fluctuations in the SYK model[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/12, 2:00pm Tarun Grover
An overview of Eigenstate Thermalization[Podcast][Video]
10/15, 2:00pm All participants Organizational meeting
10/16, 10:30am Vladi Narovlansky
Weizmann Institute & KITP
Towards a full solution of large N double-scaled SYK[Podcast][Video]
10/17, 11:00am Cenke Xu
Potential application of SYK physics in condensed matter systems[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/19, 2:00pm Josephine Suh
Caltech & KITP
Quantization of an AdS2 black hole[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/22 12:15pm Alexei Kitaev
Caltech & KITP
(De)coherence in scrambling[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
10/22, 2:00pm All participants Organizational Meeting
10/23, 10:30am Emil Martinec
U Chicago & KITP
Little Strings, Long Strings, and Fuzzballs[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/24, 11:00am Igor Klebanov
Princeton University
Introduction to Tensor Models[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/24 7:00pm Stephen Shenker
Stanford & KITP
Chaos, Black Holes and Quantum Mechanics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Public Lecture
10/25, 2:00pm Jorge Kurchan
ENS Paris & KITP
Glasses and sigma models for the quasi-reparametrization invariance[Podcast][Video]
10/26, 2:00pm Anatoly Dymarsky
Kentucky U & KITP
Generalized Gibbs Ensemble of 2d CFTs in the thermodynamic limit[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/29, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
10/30, 10:30am Anatoli Polkovnikov
Boston U
Phase space approach to quantum dynamics and hydrodynamics of interacting quantum systems[Slides][Podcast][Video]
10/31, 11:00am Herman Verlinde
Princeton U
A 2D perspective on the SYK model[Slides][Podcast][Video]
11/01, 1:30pm Herman Verlinde
Informal discussion: TTbar deformation of CFTs[Podcast][Video]
11/02, 11:00pm Tomer Goldfriend
Jorge Kurchan
ENS Paris
Almost integrable systems, thermalization and Fluctuation Theorems[Slides][Podcast][Video]
11/05, 2:00pm All participants Organizational Meeting
11/06, 10:30am Xi Yin
Revisiting c=1 string theory and its dual matrix quantum mechanics[Podcast][Video]
11/06, 3:30pm Xi Yin
discussion on Liouville theory
11/07, 11:00am Kristan Jensen
SF State & KITP
Quantum gravity in three dimensions and coadjoint orbits[Podcast][Video]
11/07, 3:30pm Douglas Stanford
informal discussion on SYK[Podcast][Video]
11/08, 2:00pm Emil Martinec
U. Chicago & KITP
discussion on extremal horizons[Podcast][Video]
11/09, 2:00pm Eric Perlmutter
On Regge Trajectories in Conformal Field Theory[Podcast][Video]
11/12, 2:00pm All Participants Organisational Meeting
11/13, 10:30am Raghu Mahajan
Princeton & KITP
Does the SYK model have a spin glass phase?[Podcast][Video]
11/14, 11:00am Marika Taylor
Edgar Shaghoulian
Discussion on TTbar[Podcast][Video]
11/14, 3:30pm Henry Maxfield
Universal gravitational physics from the bootstrap
11/16, 2:00pm Alejandra Castro
Amsterdam & KITP
5D rotating black holes and the nAdS2 /nCFT1 correspondence[Podcast][Video]
11/19, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
11/20, 10:30am Ahmed Almheiri
Discussion on models of state-dependent reconstruction of the black hole interior[Podcast][Video]
11/21, 11:00am Yingfei Gu
Harvard & KITP
On the relation between the magnitude and exponent of OTOCs[Slides][Podcast][Video]
11/26, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
11/27, 10:30am David Simmons Duffin
Caltech & KITP
Light-ray operators in CFT[Podcast][Video]
11/28, 11:00am Donald Marolf
Gravitational Perspectives on Traversable Wormholes[Podcast][Video]
11/29, 1:30pm Mukund Rangamani
UC Davis & KITP
Discussion on an effective field theory for hydrodynamics[Podcast][Video]
11/30, 2:00pm Beni Yoshida
Perimeter Inst. & KITP
Hayden-Preskill protocol with conserved quantities[Podcast][Video]
12/03 12:15pm Douglas Stanford
The SYK model, two-dimensional gravity, and wormholes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
12/03, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
12/04, 10:30am Zhenbin Yang
Gustavo Turiaci
Gravitational Dynamics of near-Nariai Black Holes in dS[Podcast][Video]
12/05, 11:00am Lara Faoro
Derivation of combustion waves-like evolution of OTOC in simple quantum many-body solid state systems and its limitation[Podcast][Video]
12/07, 2:00pm Subir Sachdev
Harvard & KITP
Universal theory of complex SYK models and extremal charged black holes[Slides][Podcast][Video]
12/10-14 Conference: Order from Chaos
12/17, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
12/18, 11:00am Douglas Stanford
Discussion on double-scaled SYK[Podcast][Video]
12/19, 11:00am All Participants Discussion: Operator growth, etc.[Podcast][Video]
12/20, 11:00am All Participants Discussion: Tachyon condensation, SYK wormholes, EP=EPR etc[Podcast][Video]
12/21, 11:00am All Participants Discussion: Ideas from BFSS (Banks-Fischler-Shenker-Susskind matrix model)[Podcast][Video]

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