Scientific Program



Monday 23 November


Morning Session: Institute Henri Poincaré, amphithéâtre Darboux
09:30-10:15 J. Fröhlich ETH in Quantum Mechanics
10:15-10:45 coffee break
10:45-11:30 S. Caracciolo A fresh view on the optimal matching problem
11:30-12:15 A. Pelissetto Coarse-grained models for polymer systems
12:15-14:00 lunch break

Afternoon Session: LPT-ENS, Conf. IV, 2nd floor, 24 rue Lhomond

14:00-14:45 R. Fernández Gibbs-non-Gibbs dynamical transition: a large-deviation paradigm
14:45-15:30 J. Jacobsen Q-colourings of the triangular lattice: Exact exponents and conformal field theory
15:30-16:00 coffee break
16:00-16:45 R. Kotecký Emergence of large cycles for random interchanges on a hypercube
16:45-17:30 A. Scott Graphs of large chromatic number?
17.45-18:30 N. Brown Intellectual Impostures Within Science: Sokal Takes On Physics Envy


Tuesday 24 November


Morning Session: Institute Henri Poincaré, Amphithéâtre Darboux

09:30-10:15 J. Salas Bivariate generating functions for a class of linear recurrences in Combinatorics: Structure and Applications
10:15-10:45 coffee break
10:45-11:30 A. Sportiello The identity of the Abelian Sandpile Model
11:30-12:00 T. Mendes Crossing the Gribov horizon in lattice simulations of Yang-Mills theory
12:00-12:30 J. Swart An intertwining-based renormalization argument for hierarchical contact processes
12:30-14:15 lunch break

Afternoon Session: 29 Rue d'Ulm, Amphithéâtre Jaurès

14:15-15:00 P. Boghossian TBA
15:00-15:45 P. Engel Epistemic vice
16:00-17:00 Round table discussion: P. Boghossian, J. Bricmont, P. Engel, A. Sokal
17:00- cocktails