Wigner's Friends: Experimental Workshop

March 21 - March 23, 2023
Hosted at: The Institute, Salesforce Tower, San Fransisco, CA
Veronika Baumann, Caslav Brukner, Eric Cavalcanti, Nora Tischler, Howard Wiseman, Will Zeng
SponsorsConvergent Research, Unitary Fund, FQXI

Workshop Question: what experiment (or sequence, or suite of experiments) would enable, in the next 5-7 years, the most significant advance towards the ultimate goal of an experiment that would be regarded as a “genuine” Wigner's Friend (plus Bell) experiment by most scientists?

Preliminary Schedule

Tuesday March 21
9.00-9.30am Arrival
Morning: Introductory Tutorials
Afternoon: Discussion
Late Afternoon: Whiteboard Sessions

Wednesday March 22
9.00-9.30am Arrival
Morning: Discussions
Afternoon: Walk + Whiteboard Sessions

Thursday March 23
9.00-9.30am Arrival
Morning: Discussions
Afternoon: Whiteboard Sessions

Attendee List
Adam Marblestone, Convergent Research
Andrea Morello, University of New South Wales
Antoine Tilloy, Mines ParisTech
Catalina Curceanu, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
Don Weingarten
Eleanor Rieffel, NASA Ames
Eric Cavalcanti, Griffiths University
Howard Wiseman, Griffiths University
Javad Shabani, NYU
Jordan Taylor, University of Queensland
Magdalena Stobinska, University of Warsaw
Marissa Giustina, Google Quantum AI
Mark Saffman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Matt Reagor, Rigetti
Mohan Sarovar, Sandia National Lab
Namit Anand, NASA Ames
Nora Tischler, Griffiths University
Veronika Baumann, IQOQI Vienna
Will Zeng, Unitary Fund
Zlatko Minev, IBM

A beautiful meeting room.Another beautiful meeting room with a view.