
Monday, September 17, 2018 


09:00  09:30

Registration (Room 5345) and Coffee & Croissants (Room 6245)


09:30  10:20

Karyn Le Hur
(CPHT, École Polytechnique  CNRS) Entanglement, fluctuations and topology in manybody quantum systems 
10:20  11:10

Adam Nahum
(University of Oxford) Emergent statistical mechanics of entanglement production for (1) isolated systems and (2) continually measured systems 
11:10  11:30

Coffee break


11:30  12:20

Dmitry Abanin
(University of Geneva) Quantum manybody scars 
12:30  14:30

Lunch break


14:30  15:20

Itai Arad
(Technion  Israel Institute of Technology ) Local constraints on manybody quantum steady states: applications to learning and tensornetworks 
15:30  16:20

Xiangyu Cao
(UC Berkeley) Numerical study of operator scrambling and thermalizing dynamics 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 


09:00  09:30

Coffee & Croissants


09:30  10:20

Frank Verstraete
(University of Vienna) Entanglement, integrability and topology in tensor networks 
10:20  11:10

Stephan Rachel
(The University of Melbourne) Pseudo Landau Levels: strong correlations and arbitrary dimensions 
11:10  11:30

Coffee break


11:30  12:20

Rafael Alexander
(University of New Mexico) Walks, tiles, and zippers: exact holographic tensor networks for Motzkin spin chains 
12:30  14:30

Lunch break


14:30  15:30

Thomas Scaffidi
(UC Berkeley) Topologicallyprotected long edge coherence times in symmetry broken phases 
15:30  16:20

Tami PeregBarnea
(McGill University) Probing and manipulating topological systems with periodic time dependence 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 


09:00  09:30

Coffee & Croissants


09:30  10:20

Roger Melko
(University of Waterloo) Measuring entanglement entropy in experiments using machine learning 
10:20  11:10

Kun Yang
(CMS Group, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory) Entanglement and thermal structure of free fermion eigenstates 
11:10  11:30

Coffee break


11:30  12:20

Glen Brian Evenbly
(Université de Sherbrooke) Gauge fixing, canonical forms and optimal truncations in tensor networks with closed loops 
12:30

Free afternoon

Thursday, September 20, 2018 


09:00  09:30

Coffee & Croissants


09:30  10:20

Robert C. Myers
(Perimeter Institute) Circuit complexity in QFT & holography 
10:20  11:10

Ramis Movassagh
(IBM TJ Watson) Applications of free probability theory to Floquet topological phase transitions 
11:10  11:30

Coffee break


11:30  12:20

Wojciech De Roeck
(KU Leuven) A simple, unifying theory of prethermalization 
12:30  14:30

Lunch break


14:30  15:20

William WitczakKrempa
(Université de Montréal) Gapless quantum spin chains: multiple dynamics and conformal wavefunctions 
Friday, September 21, 2018 


08:30  09:00

Coffee & Croissants


09:00  09:50

Erik Tonni
(SISSA) Holographic entanglement entropy in AdS(4)/BCFT(3) and the Willmore functional 
09:50  10:40

JeanMarie Stephan
(Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1) Strange effects of integrability in a simple out of equilibrium problem 
10:40  11:30

Coffee break


Session  Physics Colloquium
Meeting room(s) : G715, Pavillon RogerGaudry 
11:30  12:30

Dmitry Abanin
(University of Geneva) New quantum manybody states enabled by ergodicity breakdown 
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