FALL 2014

NOTE: All seminars will be held at 9:00 AM Central Time

DATESeminar TitleSpeakerInstitution
Sept. 2 Casimir effect on a quantum geometry Javier Olmedo LSU
Sept. 16 Covariant loop quantum gravity: Its classical action, phase space and gauge symmetries Wolfgang Wieland Penn State
Sept. 30 Phenomenological consequences of quantum geometries in LQC Brajesh Gupt Penn State
Oct. 14 White holes Carlo Rovelli CNRS Marseille
Oct. 28 New applications for LQG Jerzy Lewandowski University of Warszaw
Nov. 11 Quantum theory from information inference principles Philipp Hoehn Perimeter Institute
Nov. 25 SL(2,C) Chern-Simons Theory and Spinfoam Gravity with a Cosmological Constant Hal Haggard and Aldo Riello Bard College and Perimeter Institute
Dec. 9 Invariance of Connections and Measures in Loop Quantum Cosmology Maximilian Hanusch University of Paderborn