BIRS Live Stream Schedule

Below is the schedule of talks, not necessarily those that will be broadcast. We encourage participants to record and broadcast their talks, but it is up to them to press the button.

The Many Faceted Connes Embedding Problem (Jul 14 to 19)

Tomorrow between 09:00 and 10:00 MDT [2019-07-16T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Henry Yuen of University of Toronto, Compression of non-local games via self-testing
Tomorrow between 10:45 and 11:45 MDT [2019-07-16T10:45:00.00-06:00]
Anand Natarajan of Caltech, You must have n qubits or more to win: efficient self-tests for high-dimensional entanglement
Tomorrow between 14:00 and 14:45 MDT [2019-07-16T14:00:00.00-06:00]
John Wright of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Nonlocal games are harder to approximate than we thought!
Tomorrow between 14:45 and 15:30 MDT [2019-07-16T14:45:00.00-06:00]
Adam Bene Watts of MIT, An Algebraic Framework for XOR Games
Tomorrow between 16:00 and 17:00 MDT [2019-07-16T16:00:00.00-06:00]
Thomas Sinclair of Purdue, Kirchberg's contributions to Connes' Embedding Problem
Wednesday July 17 between 09:00 and 10:00 MDT [2019-07-17T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Michael Brannan of Texas A&M University, Matrix models for quantum permutations
Thursday July 18 between 09:00 and 10:00 MDT [2019-07-18T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Jop Briët of Center for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI), Multiplayer XOR games and tensor norms
Thursday July 18 between 10:30 and 11:15 MDT [2019-07-18T10:30:00.00-06:00]
Richard Cleve of University of Waterloo, Embezzlement and non-local games
Thursday July 18 between 14:00 and 15:00 MDT [2019-07-18T14:00:00.00-06:00]
Magdalena Musat of University of Copenhagen, Operator algebras meet Quantum information theory: a survey on factorizable channels and their applications
Friday July 19 between 09:00 and 09:45 MDT [2019-07-19T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Mikael Rordam of University of Copenhagen, A new viewpoint on factorizable maps and connections to the Connes Embedding Problem
Friday July 19 between 09:45 and 10:30 MDT [2019-07-19T09:45:00.00-06:00]
Dan Voiculescu of University of California, Berkeley, Topological free entropy

Algebraic and Statistical ways into Quantum Resource Theories (Jul 21 to 26)

Monday July 22 between 09:00 and 09:45 MDT [2019-07-22T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Martin B Plenio of University of Ulm, Quantifying operations with an application to coherence
Monday July 22 between 09:45 and 10:30 MDT [2019-07-22T09:45:00.00-06:00]
Sarah Plosker of Brandon University, The Robustness of $k$-coherence
Monday July 22 between 11:00 and 11:45 MDT [2019-07-22T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Michele Dall'Arno of National University of Singapore, Data-Driven Inference, Reconstruction, and Observational Completeness of Quantum Devices
Monday July 22 between 14:20 and 15:05 MDT [2019-07-22T14:20:00.00-06:00]
Alessandro Bisio of University of Pavia
Monday July 22 between 15:30 and 16:15 MDT [2019-07-22T15:30:00.00-06:00]
Martin Hebenstreit of University of Innsbruck, Classically simulable quantum computation and matchgate circuits
Monday July 22 between 16:15 and 17:00 MDT [2019-07-22T16:15:00.00-06:00]
Xin Wang of University of Maryland, Quantifying the magic resources for quantum computation
Tuesday July 23 between 09:00 and 09:45 MDT [2019-07-23T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Andreas Winter of Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Resource theories of quantum channels and the universal role of resource erasure
Tuesday July 23 between 09:45 and 10:30 MDT [2019-07-23T09:45:00.00-06:00]
Julio de Vicente of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, A resource theory of entanglement with a unique multipartite maximally entangled state
Tuesday July 23 between 11:00 and 11:45 MDT [2019-07-23T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Nicholas LaRacuente of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Commonalities and Complementarity in Quantum Resources
Tuesday July 23 between 13:45 and 14:30 MDT [2019-07-23T13:45:00.00-06:00]
Nicole Yunger Halpern of Harvard University, How effectively can a molecular switch switch? A bound from thermodynamic resource theories
Tuesday July 23 between 15:00 and 15:45 MDT [2019-07-23T15:00:00.00-06:00]
Marco Tomamichel of University of Technology Sydney, Avoiding irreversibility: engineering resonant conversions of quantum resources
Tuesday July 23 between 15:45 and 16:30 MDT [2019-07-23T15:45:00.00-06:00]
Gerardo Adesso of University of Nottingham, Every convex quantum resource is useful for channel discrimination
Wednesday July 24 between 09:00 and 09:45 MDT [2019-07-24T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Nilanjana Datta of Cambridge University, Convergence rates for quantum evolution & entropic continuity bounds in infinite dimensions.
Wednesday July 24 between 09:45 and 10:30 MDT [2019-07-24T09:45:00.00-06:00]
Anurag Anshu of Perimeter Institute, Efficient methods for one-shot quantum communication
Wednesday July 24 between 11:00 and 11:45 MDT [2019-07-24T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Keiji Matsumoto of National Informatics Institute - Tokyo
Thursday July 25 between 09:00 and 09:45 MDT [2019-07-25T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Vern Paulsen of University of Waterloo
Thursday July 25 between 09:45 and 10:30 MDT [2019-07-25T09:45:00.00-06:00]
Michael Wolf of Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Thursday July 25 between 11:00 and 11:45 MDT [2019-07-25T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Mark Wilde of Louisiana State University, Resource theory of asymmetric distinguishability
Thursday July 25 between 13:45 and 14:30 MDT [2019-07-25T13:45:00.00-06:00]
Anna Jencova of Mathematical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences
Thursday July 25 between 15:00 and 15:45 MDT [2019-07-25T15:00:00.00-06:00]
Mario Berta of Imperial College London, De Finetti theorems with linear constraints
Thursday July 25 between 15:45 and 16:30 MDT [2019-07-25T15:45:00.00-06:00]
Min-Hsiu Hsieh of University of Technology Sydney
Friday July 26 between 09:00 and 09:45 MDT [2019-07-26T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Antonio Acin of ICFO The Institute of Photonic Sciences
Friday July 26 between 09:45 and 10:30 MDT [2019-07-26T09:45:00.00-06:00]
Felix Leditzky of University of Colorado Boulder
Friday July 26 between 10:45 and 11:30 MDT [2019-07-26T10:45:00.00-06:00]
Iman Marvian of Duke University

Open Education Resources and Technologies in Mathematics (Jul 26 to 28)

Saturday July 27 between 09:00 and 09:15 MDT [2019-07-27T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Sean Fitzpatrick of University of Lethbridge, Welcome Talk by the organizers

New Mathematical Methods for Complex Systems in Ecology (Jul 28 to Aug 2)

Monday July 29 between 09:00 and 09:40 MDT [2019-07-29T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Alan Hastings of University of California, Davis, Introduction and Perspectives
Monday July 29 between 09:40 and 10:20 MDT [2019-07-29T09:40:00.00-06:00]
Andrew Morozov of University of Leicester, Uncertainty in Ecological Models
Monday July 29 between 10:50 and 11:30 MDT [2019-07-29T10:50:00.00-06:00]
Sebastian Wieczorek of University College Cork
Monday July 29 between 19:30 and 20:10 MDT [2019-07-29T19:30:00.00-06:00]
Karen Abbott of Case Western Reserve University
Tuesday July 30 between 09:00 and 09:40 MDT [2019-07-30T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Sebastian Schreiber of University of California, Davis
Tuesday July 30 between 09:40 and 10:20 MDT [2019-07-30T09:40:00.00-06:00]
Linda Allen of Texas Tech University
Tuesday July 30 between 10:50 and 11:30 MDT [2019-07-30T10:50:00.00-06:00]
Suzanne Lenhart of University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Tuesday July 30 between 19:30 and 20:10 MDT [2019-07-30T19:30:00.00-06:00]
Steve Munch of UC Santa Cruz
Wednesday July 31 between 09:00 and 09:40 MDT [2019-07-31T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Vasilis Dakos of Université de Montpellier
Wednesday July 31 between 09:40 and 10:20 MDT [2019-07-31T09:40:00.00-06:00]
Jean-Christophe Poggiale of Université Aix-Marseille
Wednesday July 31 between 10:50 and 11:30 MDT [2019-07-31T10:50:00.00-06:00]
Christian Kuehn of Technical University of Munich
Thursday August 1 between 09:00 and 09:40 MDT [2019-08-01T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Frithjof Lutscher of University of Ottawa
Thursday August 1 between 09:40 and 10:20 MDT [2019-08-01T09:40:00.00-06:00]
Sergei Petrovskii of University of Leicester
Thursday August 1 between 10:50 and 11:30 MDT [2019-08-01T10:50:00.00-06:00]
Natalia Petrovskaya of University of Birmingham
Thursday August 1 between 19:30 and 20:10 MDT [2019-08-01T19:30:00.00-06:00]
Rebecca Tyson of University of British Columbia (Okanagan)
Friday August 2 between 09:00 and 09:40 MDT [2019-08-02T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Susmita Sadhu of Georgia College and State University
Friday August 2 between 09:40 and 10:20 MDT [2019-08-02T09:40:00.00-06:00]
Chris Cosner of University of Miami
Friday August 2 between 10:50 and 11:30 MDT [2019-08-02T10:50:00.00-06:00]
Mark Lewis of University of Alberta, Summary and Outlook

Charge and Energy Transfer Processes: Open Problems in Open Quantum Systems (Aug 18 to 23)

Monday August 19 between 09:00 and 09:30 MDT [2019-08-19T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Marco Merkli of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Quantum resonance theory of open system dynamics
Monday August 19 between 09:30 and 10:00 MDT [2019-08-19T09:30:00.00-06:00]
Francesco Petruccione of University of KwaZulu-Natal
Monday August 19 between 10:30 and 11:00 MDT [2019-08-19T10:30:00.00-06:00]
Christiane Koch of University of Kassel
Monday August 19 between 11:00 and 11:30 MDT [2019-08-19T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Roman Krems of University of British Columbia
Monday August 19 between 14:20 and 14:50 MDT [2019-08-19T14:20:00.00-06:00]
Martin B Plenio of University of Ulm
Monday August 19 between 15:30 and 16:00 MDT [2019-08-19T15:30:00.00-06:00]
Andrew Kent Harter of University of Tokyo
Monday August 19 between 16:00 and 16:30 MDT [2019-08-19T16:00:00.00-06:00]
Joel Yuen-Zhou of University of California San Diego
Monday August 19 between 16:30 and 17:00 MDT [2019-08-19T16:30:00.00-06:00]
Dominique Spehner of Universidad de Concepción, Adiabatic transitions in a two-level system coupled to a Bose field, I
Monday August 19 between 17:00 and 17:30 MDT [2019-08-19T17:00:00.00-06:00]
Alain Joye of Institut Fourier U. Grenoble-Alpes, Adiabatic transitions in a two-level system coupled to a Bose field, II
Tuesday August 20 between 09:00 and 09:30 MDT [2019-08-20T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Janet Anders of University of Exeter
Tuesday August 20 between 09:30 and 10:00 MDT [2019-08-20T09:30:00.00-06:00]
Luis A. Correa of University of Nottingham, Classical emulation of quantum-coherent thermal machines
Tuesday August 20 between 10:30 and 11:00 MDT [2019-08-20T10:30:00.00-06:00]
Ronnie Kosloff‬‏ of Hebrew U. of Jerusalem
Tuesday August 20 between 11:00 and 11:30 MDT [2019-08-20T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Luca Ferialdi of University of Southampton
Tuesday August 20 between 13:30 and 14:00 MDT [2019-08-20T13:30:00.00-06:00]
Jianshu Cao of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tuesday August 20 between 14:00 and 14:30 MDT [2019-08-20T14:00:00.00-06:00]
Javier Cerrillo of Technical University Berlin
Tuesday August 20 between 14:30 and 15:00 MDT [2019-08-20T14:30:00.00-06:00]
Philipp Strasberg of Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Quantum non-Markovianity: A physicist's perspective
Tuesday August 20 between 15:30 and 16:00 MDT [2019-08-20T15:30:00.00-06:00]
Erik Gauger of Heriot-Watt University, Microscopically-derived modelling of quantum networks subject to multiple environments
Tuesday August 20 between 16:00 and 16:30 MDT [2019-08-20T16:00:00.00-06:00]
Ahsan Nazir of University of Manchester
Tuesday August 20 between 16:30 and 17:00 MDT [2019-08-20T16:30:00.00-06:00]
Akihito Ishizaki of Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
Tuesday August 20 between 17:00 and 17:30 MDT [2019-08-20T17:00:00.00-06:00]
Gabriel Hanna of University of Alberta
Wednesday August 21 between 09:30 and 10:00 MDT [2019-08-21T09:30:00.00-06:00]
Naomichi Hatano of The University of Tokyo, Exceptional points of the Lindblad operator of a two-level system
Wednesday August 21 between 10:30 and 11:00 MDT [2019-08-21T10:30:00.00-06:00]
Abraham Nitzan of University of Pennsylvania, Quantum thermodynamics of strongly coupled driven resonant level models
Wednesday August 21 between 11:00 and 11:30 MDT [2019-08-21T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Géraldine Haack of University of Geneva
Thursday August 22 between 09:00 and 09:30 MDT [2019-08-22T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Pierre Gaspard of Univ. Libre Bruxelles
Thursday August 22 between 09:30 and 10:00 MDT [2019-08-22T09:30:00.00-06:00]
David Limmer of Berkeley
Thursday August 22 between 10:30 and 11:00 MDT [2019-08-22T10:30:00.00-06:00]
Claude-Alain Pillet of Universite du Sud Toulon-Var
Thursday August 22 between 11:00 and 11:30 MDT [2019-08-22T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Will not be broadcast: Jean-Bernard Bru of University of the Basque Country & BCAM & Ikerbasque, Macroscopic Long-Range Dynamics of Fermions and Quantum Spins on the Lattice
Thursday August 22 between 13:30 and 14:00 MDT [2019-08-22T13:30:00.00-06:00]
Yoshitaka Tanimura of Kyoto University
Thursday August 22 between 14:00 and 14:30 MDT [2019-08-22T14:00:00.00-06:00]
David Coker of Boston University
Thursday August 22 between 14:30 and 15:00 MDT [2019-08-22T14:30:00.00-06:00]
Aaron Kelly of Dalhousie University
Thursday August 22 between 15:30 and 16:00 MDT [2019-08-22T15:30:00.00-06:00]
Paul Brumer of University of Toronto
Thursday August 22 between 16:00 and 16:30 MDT [2019-08-22T16:00:00.00-06:00]
Gennady Berman of Los Alamos National Laboratory
Thursday August 22 between 16:30 and 17:00 MDT [2019-08-22T16:30:00.00-06:00]
Timothy Berkelbach of University of Chicago
Thursday August 22 between 17:00 and 17:30 MDT [2019-08-22T17:00:00.00-06:00]
Michael Thorwart of Universität Hamburg
Friday August 23 between 09:00 and 09:30 MDT [2019-08-23T09:00:00.00-06:00]
Jonathan Keeling of University of St Andrews, Efficient non-Markovian quantum dynamics using time-evolving matrix product operators
Friday August 23 between 09:30 and 10:00 MDT [2019-08-23T09:30:00.00-06:00]
Giuseppe Luca Celardo of IFUAP-BUAP Puebla
Friday August 23 between 10:30 and 11:00 MDT [2019-08-23T10:30:00.00-06:00]
Qiang Shi of Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Friday August 23 between 11:00 and 11:30 MDT [2019-08-23T11:00:00.00-06:00]
Dvira Segal of University of Toronto