An international and inter-disciplinary meeting investigating the Nature of Time
Bergen, Norway and Copenhagen, Denmark
August 27 - September 1, 2011
That ever I was born to set it right!
– Hamlet Act 1, scene 5 / William Shakespeare
This conference will bring together leading researchers across a wide range of fields within physics and cosmology, as well as from computer science, complex systems, biology, philosophy, and psychology. The participants will discuss a number of interrelated foundational questions related to the nature of time.
The meeting will take place Aug. 27-Sept. 1, 2011, in two parts:
At Sea: Starting on August 27 with a chartered cruise aboard the National Geographic Explorer originating in Bergen, Norway and disembarking in Copenhagen, Denmark on August 29.
On Land: The conference will then continue for three nights in Copenhagen.
This conference is the third in a series of international conferences that FQXi organizes to bring together specialists and researchers working on foundational questions. Please visit our website for more info about previous FQXi conferences in Iceland and the Azores.
Conference Organizing Committee: Anthony Aguirre, Sean Carroll, Jesse Dylan, Brendan Foster, Jennifer Ouellette, Huw Price, Nick Pritzker, and Max Tegmark