Wigner's Friends: Theory Workshop

Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2022
Hosted at: The Institute, Salesforce Tower, San Fransisco, CA
Veronika Baumann, Caslav Brukner, Eric Cavalcanti, Howard Wiseman, Will Zeng
SponsorsConvergent Research, Unitary Fund, FQXI

Workshop Question: what is a clear conceptual framework for Wigner's Friend scenarios that supports experimental designs that get increasingly closer to the ideal thought experiment?

Preliminary Schedule
Wednesday Nov. 30
3.00pm-5.00pm Informal optional work time at The Institute.
6.30pm-8.30pm Welcome drinks and introductory talk by Caslav Brukner at The Interval Bar.

Thursday Dec 1
9.00am-9.00pm at The Institute
Tutorials + talks + conversations
All-day coffee and snacks + lunch + dinner
Outdoor walk & talk activity

Friday Dec 2
9.00-7.00pm at The Institute
talks + conversations + closing
All-day coffee and snacks + lunch + dinner

Attendee List
Adam Brown, Google Research
Adam Marblestone, Convergent Research
Adrian Kent, University of Cambridge
Andrea Di Biagio, IQOQI Vienna
Andrea Mari, Unitary Fund
Caslav Brukner, IQOQI Vienna
Chau Nguyen, University of Siegen
Chris Fuchs, UMass Boston
Christof Koch, Allen Institute
David Wallace, University of Pittsburgh
Eleanor Rieffel, NASA Ames
Eric Cavalcanti, Griffith University
Felix Binder, Trinity College Dublin
Flavio del Santo, IQOQI Vienna
Gemma De las Cuevas, University of Innsbruck
Hartmut Neven, Google Quantum AI
Howard Wiseman, Griffith University
Jacques Pienaar, UMass Boston
Jess Riedel, NTT Research
Lidia del Rio, ETH Zürich
Markus Muller, IQOQI Vienna
Matt Leifer, Chapman University
Nora Tischler, Griffith University
Richard Healey, University of Arizona
Stefan Wolf, Università della Svizzera italiana
Stefano Osnaghi, IQOQI Vienna
Veronika Baumann, IQOQI Vienna
Will Zeng, Unitary Fund

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