Program Schedule 2018

A suggested reading list for this summer's PiTP program can be found here. We ask that participants review the items on the list to be adequately prepared for the lectures.

*Program schedule is subject to change.

 

Week #1 - July 16th - 20th

 

Monday,
July 16th

Tuesday,
July 17th

Wednesday,
July 18th

Thursday,
July 19th

Friday,
July 20th

 8:00 - 9:00 am

Registration/
Breakfast

Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
 9:10 - 9:15 am Welcome
9:15 -10:45 am

"Introduction to Information Theory" Edward Witten

slides

"Light Rays and Black Holes I" Edward Witten

slides

"Entanglement in QFT" Thomas Faulkner

"Entanglement in QFT" Thomas Faulkner

"Entanglement in QFT" Thomas Faulkner
10:45 - 11:15 am Break Break Break Break Break

11:15am-12:45pm

"Holographic Entanglement Entropy"
Matthew Headrick 

"Holographic Entanglement Entropy"
Matthew Headrick 

"Light Rays and Black Holes II"
Edward Witten

"Holographic Entanglement Entropy" Matthew Headrick 

"Firewalls, AdS/CFT, and the Complexity of States and Unitaries: A Computer Science Perspective"
Scott Aaronson 
 

12:45 - 2:00pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
  2:00 - 3:30pm

"Quantum
Field Theory and Entanglement"
Edward Witten

slides

"Quantum Information and the
Black Hole Interior"
Ahmed Almeiri

"Spacetime Thermodynamics I" Aron Wall

"Spacetime Thermodynamics II" Aron Wall

"Spacetime Thermodynamics III" Aron Wall
  3:30 - 4:00pm Break Break Break Break Break
 4:00 - 5:30 pm

"Quantum Information and the Black Hole Interior"
Ahmed Almeiri

Discussion Session Gong Show  "Firewalls, AdS/CFT, and the Complexity of States and Unitaries: A Computer Science Perspective"
Scott Aaronson  

 

Evening Events

Welcome Dinner
(6:00 - 8:00 pm)

Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

 

Week #2 - July 23rd - 27th

 

Monday,
July 23rd

Tuesday,
July 24th

Wednesday,
July 25th

Thursday,
July 26th

Friday,
July 27th

8:00 - 9:15 am Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
9:15 - 10:45 am

"Many-Body
Quantum Chaos"
Douglas Stanford

"Many-Body
Quantum Chaos"
Douglas Stanford
"Many-Body
Quantum Chaos"
Douglas Stanford

"Toy Models for
Black Holes"
Juan Maldacena

"Toy Models for
Black Holes"
Juan Maldacena

10:45 - 11:15 am Break Break Break Break Break
11:15am- 12:45 pm

"Holography and Quantum Error Correction"
Daniel Harlow 

"Holography and Quantum Error Correction"
Daniel Harlow 

"Exact Quantum Entropy of
Black Holes"
Atish Dabholkar

lecture outline

"Exact Quantum Entropy of
Black Holes"
Atish Dabholkar 

"Complexity and Gravity"
Leonard Susskind

12:45 - 2:00pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 pm

"Holography and Quantum Error Correction"
Daniel Harlow 

"Toy Models For
Black Holes"
Juan Maldacena 

"Complexity and Gravity"
Leonard Susskind

"Complexity and Gravity"
Leonard Susskind

PROGRAM ENDS WITH LUNCH ON FRIDAY
 3:30 - 4:00 pm Break Break Break Break
 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Discussion Session

Discussion Session  Gong Show Discussion
Evening Events

Trenton Thunder Game
(5:45- 9:00 pm)

Pool Party
(6:00 - 8:00 pm)
Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)
Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)