Mini Workshop "Philosophies and Concepts of Weak Values"

【Organizers】 Yutaka Shikano (Institute for Molecular Science) and Izumi Tsutsui(KEK)
【Date】 October 10th, 2014 (Fri.)
【Place】 Institute for Molecular Science, South Lab. Building 4th floor, Seminar room
【Access】http://www.ims.ac.jp/en/about/campus/access.html and http://www.ims.ac.jp/en/about/campus/shonai.html

【Aim】
Ruth Kastner and Bengt Svensson will visit Institute for Molecular Science for discussion on the fundamental issues of quantum mechanics from philosophical viewpoints. In commemoration of their visit, we organize the discussion-based workshop based on their philosophical and conceptual viewpoints. 

【Program】
Session "Transactional interpretation"
10:00 - 10:15 Brief-Explanation from Organizers and Self-Introduction
10:15 - 12:00 Ruth Kastner
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
Session "Weak Values and Weak Measurement"
13:30 - 15:00 Bengt Svensson
15:00 - 16:00 Izumi Tsutsui  
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00 Discussion

18:30 -       Banquet

【Conference Poster】
Please see this

【Hotel Information】
http://qm.ims.ac.jp/contact_en/accommodation

【Participants List】
Ruth Kastner (University of Maryland)
Bengt Svensson (Lund University)
Hajime Sugio (Institute for Molecular Science)
Jaeha Lee (University of Tokyo)
Shinji Yoshimura (National Institute of Fusion Science)
Francesco Buscemi (Nagoya University)
Kazuya Okamura (Nagoya University)
Izumi Tsutsui (KEK)
Yutaka Shikano (Institute for Molecular Science)

【Financial Support】
Institute for Molecular Science
Center for the Promotion of Integrated Sciences (CPIS) of Sokendai

【Contact】
Yutaka Shikano(Institute for Molecular Science)
yshikano_at_ims.ac.jp
+81-564-55-7419