15 January 2023 - 20 January 2023
Julian Sonner (University of Geneva), Erik Verlinde (Amsterdam), Samson Shatashvili (Dublin & Stony Brook) Event page & registration
As is often the case with big steps ahead, this revolution has not come without raising an entirely new set of intriguing questions and puzzles that go to the very heart of the nature of quantum gravity. Is semiclassical gravity a coarsegrained theory? If so in what sense? Is gravity a notion that only emerges once we average over ensembles of quantum systems? What is the space of consistent gravitational theories, e.g. in asymptotically AdS spaces, but also beyond?
This conference will bring together a group of international experts in their various disciplines, in order to present and discuss possible answers, motivate new research avenues, and forge new collaborations.
SwissMAP Research Station, Les Diablerets, Switzerland