Speakers and Contributions - TAM2007

The conference timetable is available at INDICO, and the book of abstracts is also available. Please click on the titles to get the lecture slides. Contributed papers were published in the conference proceedings, which are available from amazon.com.

Speakers and sections

Opening lecture:

Stephen W. Hawking (Univ. of Cambridge, UK) Cancelled due to medical reasons

Section I: Measuring Time

Cristophe Salomon (Kastler Brossel, Paris, France) Cold Atom Clocks and Fundamental Tests
Jim Bergquist (NIST Boulder, USA) Stable and Accurate Single-Ion Optical Clocks proceeding
Ekkehard Peik (PTB Braunschweig, Germany) Optical Clocks with Trapped Ions proceeding

Section II: Causality & Signal Propagation

Raymond Y. Chiao (UC Merced, USA) The interaction of gravitational radiation with superconductors proceeding

Section III: Coherence, Decoherence and Entanglement

Don Howard (Univ. of Notre Dame, USA) The Early History of Quantum Entanglement
Lucia Hackermuller (Univ. Meinz, Germany) Decoherence Measurements in Fullerene Interferometry
Aurelio Bay (EPFL, Switzerland) EPR Correlations in Y(4S) -> B0 anti-B0 Decays proceeding

Section IV: CP and T Violation

Antonio Di Domenico (INFN Roma, Italy) Experimental tests of CPT symmetry and quantum mechanics in the neutral kaon system proceeding
Masanori Yamauchi (KEK, Japan) CP Violation in B Meson Decays
Tatsuya Nakada (CERN) CP Violation and Flavour Physics Experiments in the LHC Era
Marco Sozzi (Univ. of Pisa, Italy) CP and T violation measurements with K mesons proceeding

Section V: Quantum Gravity

Claus Kiefer (Univ. Koln, Germany) Conceptual Problems in Canonical Quantum Gravity proceeding
Martin Tajmar (Austrian Research Centers) Investigation of Frame-Dragging-Like Signals Close to Rotating Superconductors proceeding
Edward Anderson (Univ. of Cambridge, UK) Timeless Approaches to the Problem of Time in Quantum Gravity proceeding
Jorge Pullin (Louisiana State Univ., USA) Gravitational Limitations on Space and Time Measurements and Fundamental Loss of Coherence in Quantum Theory proceeding
Matt Visser (Victoria Univ. of Wellington, NZ) Emergent spacetime proceeding
Matej Pavsic (Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia) Towards a New Paradigm: Relativity in Configuration Space proceeding

Section VI: Time Reversal, Arrow of Time, Big Bang

Martin Bojowald (Penn. State Univ., USA) A Discrete Space and Time Before the Big Bang proceeding
Carlo Baccigalupi (SISSA, Italy) Expectations and Challenges from Future CMB Science proceeding
Nemanja Kaloper (UC Davis, USA) Challenging the Cosmological Constant
Martin O'Loughlin (Univ. of Nova Gorica, Slovenia) Holography and Chronology Protection proceeding
Bobby Acharya (Abdus Salam ICTP, Italy) New matter at the LHC

TAM Conference - Future Prospects

Gordana Lastovicka Medin (Univ. of Montenegro, Montenegro) A Possibility of TAM Organization in Montenegro