KITP Rapid Response Workshop: Black Holes: Complementarity, Fuzz, or Fire?
(Aug 19-30, 2013)
Coordinators: Raphael Bousso (UCB), Samir Mathur (OSU), Rob Myers (PI), Joe Polchinski (KITP), Lenny Susskind (Stanford)
Scientific Advisor: Don Marolf (UCSB)

Monday, August 19, 2013

Session: The Case for Firewalls

10:30am Greg Huber, Joe Polchinski (KITP) Organizational Meeting[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Don Marolf (UCSB) The Case for Firewalls[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm Raphael Bousso (UCB) The Case for Firewalls[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm Joe Polchinski (KITP) Can AdS/CFT see the black hole interior?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Session: Spacetime from Entanglement

10:00am Mark van Raamsdonk (UCB) Spacetime from Entanglement[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Lenny Susskind (Stanford) ER=EPR[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm Juan Maldacena (IAS) Spacetime from Entanglement[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm Douglas Stanford (Stanford) Perturbed black hole bridges and the butterfly effect[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Session: Fuzzballs

10:00am Samir Mathur (OSU) The Black Hole Story in 4 Steps[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am David Turton (OSU) The Fuzzball Program and Black Hole Complementarity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm Iosif Bena (CEA) Black hole microstate geometries and the mechanism for hovering above the horizon[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Session: Quantum Information

10:00am Daniel Harlow (Princeton) Some comments on the zone-Horizon Decomposition[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Scott Aaronson (MIT) Computational complexity underpinnings of the Harlow-Hayden argument[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm John Preskill (Caltech) Quantum Information[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm Jonathan Oppenheim (Univ. College London) Quantum Information[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Friday, August 23, 2013

Session: The view from GR

10:00am Stephen Hawking (Cambridge) The view from GR[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am William Unruh (UBC) The view from GR[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm Bob Wald (Univ. of Chicago) Information Loss[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Ted Jacobson (Univ. of Maryland) Boundary unitarity without firewalls[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Monday, August 26, 2013

Session: A=RB

10:00am Suvrat Raju (Tata Inst.) An Infalling Observer and the Black Hole Information Paradox in AdS-CFT[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Yasunori Nomura (UCB) A=RB[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm Lenny Susskind (Stanford & KITP) Inside Black Holes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2:00pm Erik Verlinde (UvA)
Herman Verlinde (Princeton)

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Session: Probing the Interior

10:00am David Lowe (Brown Univ.) Black Hole Complementarity ._._.[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Eva Silverstein (Stanford) String and brane dynamics in black holes and time-dependent AdS/CFT[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Session: NVNL, HST

10:00am Steve Giddings (UCSB) Rescuing Quantum Mechanics and (Approximate) Spacetime[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Tom Banks (UCSC, Rutgers) Holographic space-time: Is unitarity compatible with information loss?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Session: Short talk

10:00am David Berenstein (UCSB) Numerical Evidence for Firewalls[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am Mark Srednicki (UCSB) The Eigenstate Thermalization Hypothesis[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:20am Alexei Kitaev (KITP) Short talk[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm Group Discussion

Friday, August 30, 2013

Session: Short talk

10:00am Bartek Czech (UvA) Short talk[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am Andrea Puhm (CEA) Young Hair[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:20am Borun Chowdhury (UvA) Unitarity: The Cost of Cool Horizons[Podcast][Aud][Cam]