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Open Problems in Loop Quantum Gravity

Sunday, February 28 - Thursday, March 4, 2010 Zakopane, Poland

SUNDAY

Spin foam models

12:00 Roberto Pereira: The new SF models

13:00 Aristide Baratin: Group field theory in non-commutative metric variables

15:00 Wojciech Kamiński: The EPRL intertwiners and correct partition function

15:40 Benjamin Bahr: Knotting in the new SF models

16:20 Florian Conrady: New results on Lorentzian SF

MONDAY

LQG dynamics

12:00 Thomas Thiemann: LQG dynamics

13:00 Kristina Giesel: gravity, fields, semiclassical limit

15:00 Marcin Domagała: Gravity coupled to scalar field

15:40 Johannes Tambornino: the flux representation for LQG

16:50 Diana Kaminski: Holonomy grupoid formulation of LQG

17:30 Jorge Pullin: spherically symmetric LQG

TUESDAY

LQG and more

12:00 Carlo Rovelli: SF give a new dynamics to Canonical LQG

13:00 Bianca Dittrich: diffeomorphism in discrete gravity

15:00 James Ryan: phase space of discrete BF theory and LQG

15:40 Jesper Grimstrup: Coupling fermions to LQG by using the non-commutative spectral action

16:50 Yongge Ma: Emergence of scalar matter from spinfoam model

WEDNESDAY

Continuum/Semiclassical Limits

12:00 Lorenzo Sindoni: Continuum approximation of microscopic quantum dynamics: lessons from condmat systems and analog gravity models

13:00 Benjamin Bahr: LQG coherent states

14:40 Etera Livine: U(N) structure of LQG states and its implications for semiclassical limit

15:20 Florian Girelli: Semi-classical spaces and spinfoams: facts and questions

16:30 Frank Hellmann: the asymptotics of spin foam models

17:10 Claudio Perini: Relation between LQG and SF coherent states

THURSDAY

LQG/SF

12:00 Lionel Mason: Twistors and Feynman amplitudes

13:00 Adam Henderson: what LQC tells us about the relation between LQG and SF

14:40 Martin Bojowald: Effective dynamics

15:20 Madhavan Varadarajan: Polymer quantization

17:10 Ashtekar: Closing/summary/future directions talk

http://www.fuw.edu.pl/~jpa/qgqg3/

As I recall over 90 people are registered as participating. Time has been set aside for informal discussion. All I have listed here are the scheduled talks.

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