This is the program of our online 4-hour mini-conference, which will take place on October 1, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. CET. Please register here and we will see you then!

Thursday 1 October
Session 1 Information in vivo: From biology to cosmology (chair: Konrad Kuijken)
2:00 - 2:05 p.m. Introduction
2:05 - 2:45 p.m. Charley Lineweaver - introduced by Alessandra Silvestri: 'Is Biological Information the Only Kind of Information?'
2:45 - 3:25 p.m. Wendy Freedman - introduced by Tamara Davis: 'Tension in the Hubble Constant: Is There Physics beyond the Standard Model?'
3:25 - 4:05 p.m. Erik Verlinde - introduced by Margot Brouwer: 'On the Cosmological Evolution in a Theory of Emergent Gravity.'
4:05 - 4:15 p.m. Break
Session 2 Information in vitro: The future of visualization (chair: Marlies van de Weijgaert)
4:15 - 4:35 p.m. Bas Beukers: 'VR becomes reality during the new COVID-19'
4:35 - 5:35 p.m. Carter Emmart - introduced by Anders Ynnerman: 'Evolution of Planetarium Theaters: from Sky Demonstration to Immersive 3D Science Description and Investigation'
5:35 - 5:55 p.m. Edwin Valentijn: 'Powers of Two' book presentation
5:55 - 6:00 p.m. Conclusion

- For the scientific content of the 2020 IU conference, please see our list of Topics and Speakers.

- If you would like to watch the presentations of IU 2018, you can look at the 2018 IU programme or our YouTube channel. Enjoy and share! We hope to see you at our online IU conference 2020!