Program

Tuesday 3 July
12:30 - 13:30 Registration
Session Emergent Space-Time and Gravity - IU in vivo
13:30 - 13:40 Opening Edwin Valentijn University of Groningen
13:40 - 14:30 Keynote: Spacetime microstructure, Gravity and the Cosmos Thanu Padmanabhan Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, IN
14:30 - 14:50 Information Retrieval From Black Holes Sumanta Chakraborty Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, IN
14:50 - 15:20 Invited: Unraveling black holes with gravitational waves Chris Van Den Broeck Van Swinderen Institute, NL
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 - 16:30 Keynote: title TBD Erik Verlinde
16:30 - 16:50 Hints towards the Emergent Nature of Gravity Manus Visser University of Amsterdam, NL
16:50 - 17:10 Testing Verlinde's Emergent Gravity using Gravitational Lensing Margot Brouwer Universities of Groningen and Amsterdam, NL
17:10 - 17:30 Emergent Gravity as a Relic of Quantum Spacetime Dawood Kothawala Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IN
17:30 - 17:45 Group photo
17:45 - 19:15 Dinner buffet
19:15 - 20:00 Break
20:00 - 21:00 Public Talk: Cosmic History and Mysteries Thanu Padmanabhan Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, IN
Wednesday 4 July
Session Information and the Theory of Everything - IU in vivo
9:00 - 9:20 On the origin of physical information Stefano Gottardi Simbeyond B.V. Eindhoven, NL
9:20 - 9:40 How the universe computes Stephen Anastasi The Scots PGC College, AU
9:40 - 10:00 How do Inflationary Perturbations become Classical? Shreya Banerjee Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research Mumbai, IN
10:00 - 10:20 The complexity and information content of (simulated) cosmic structures Franco Vazza Dipartimento di Astronomia, Università di Bologna, IT
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee break
Session Life Science and Biology - IU in vivo
10:50 - 11:30 Keynote: Information in the brain - From understanding to non-Turing computing Karlheinz Meier University of Heidelberg, DE
11:30 - 11:50 Explaining information by spontaneous symmetry breaking into the dynamics of mental processes Gabriel Crumpei Alexandru Ioan Cuza University from Iasi, RO
11:50 - 12:20 Invited: How Much Coral Habitat is there globally? An Ecological Modelling and Remote Sensing Journey Chris Roelfsema Remote Sensing Research Centre, School of Earth, AU
12:20 - 13:20 Lunch break
13:20 - 13:40 Big data analysis of public datasets to improve the genetic diagnostic process Patrick Deelen University Medical Center Groningen, NL
13:40 - 14:00 GAVIN: Gene-Aware Variant INterpretation for medical sequencing Joeri van der Velde University Medical Center Groningen, NL
14:00 - 14:20 Discussion - IU in vivo
14:20 - 14:50 Coffee break
Session Machine Learning - IU in vitro
14:50 - 15:30 Keynote: Making complex data speak Ashish Mahabal California Institute of technology, US
15:30 - 15:50 Learning What Questions to Ask About Dark Energy Andrew Arrasmith UC Davis Physics/Los Alamos National Labs, US
15:50 - 16:20 Invited: Photometric redshifts for large panchromatic surveys Giuseppe Longo University Federico II in Napoli, IT
16:20 - 16:40 Detection of Ultra Diffuse Galaxies in the Fornax Deep Survey Reynier Peletier Kapteyn Institute, RUG, NL
16:40 - 17:00 Machine-Learning Strategies for Variable Source Classification Nina Hernitschek Caltech University, US
20:00 - 22:00 Conference Diner
Thursday 5 July
Session Information, Complexity and handling Big Data - IU in vitro
10:00 - 10:40 Keynote: Hidden Order in the Informational Structure of Life Peter Sloot Institute for Advanced Study, University of Amsterdam, NL
10:40 - 11:10 Invited: Information from the cosmic dark ages Pratika Dayal Faculty at the Kapteyn Institute, Groningen, NL
11:10 - 11:40 Invited: Big data and visualization in the Jupyter Notebook Maarten Breddels Freelance developer / consultant, NL
11:40 - 12:10 Coffee break
12:10 - 12:40 Edwin Valentijn University of Groningen, NL
12:40 - 13:10 Bas Beukers
13:10 - 13:30 Steven Bosch
13:30 - 14:20 Lunch break
14:20 - 14:50 Full-dome movie
Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter
Session Quantum Information and Computation - IU in vitro
14:50 - 15:20 Invited: title TBD Michael Walter
15:20 - 15:40 Securing the Environment with Quantum Communication M Saravanan Ericsson India Global Services Pvt. Ltd, IN
15:40 - 16:10 Coffee break
16:10 - 16:40 The signature of accelerated detectors in cavities Richard Lopp Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Wat (CA), US
16:40 - 17:00 Discussion - IU in vitro
Friday 6 July
9:00 - 9:40 Keynote: From quantum surprises to quantum devices Lieven Vandersypen Delft University of Technology, NL
Session Cosmology, large-scale structure and the Euclid satellite
9:40 - 10:10 Invited: Cosmology and more with Euclid Henk Hoekstra Leiden University, NL
10:10 - 10:30 Euclid - a data driven space mission René Laureijs ESA/ESTEC, NL
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:40 Keynote: Bending the Universe Alan Heavens Imperial Centre for Inference and Cosmology, Imperial College London, UK
11:40 - 12:10 Invited: Lighting up Einstein's dark Universe Alessandra Silvestri Leiden University, NL
12:10 - 12:40 Geometry of the Local Universe Johan Hidding Netherlands eScience Center / Kapteyn Institute, NL
12:40 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 13:50 The crumpling of primordial information in the cosmic spider web Mark Neyrinck University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, SP
13:50 - 14:20 Bayesian Inference reconstruction of large scale structure and Information Theory classification of the Cosmic Web Invited: Florent Leclercq Imperial Centre for Inference and Cosmology, London, UK
14:20 - 14:50 Past, Present and Future in cosmology Daan Meerburg Cambridge / RUG
14:50 - 15:30 Final Discussion - IU in vivo and in vitro