405. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Quantum Gravity: Challenges and Perspectives

Quantum Gravity: Challenges and Perspectives

Mo, 14.04.2008 08:30  –   We, 16.04.2008 14:00
H. Nicolai, AEI-MPG, Golm
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
Hauptstr. 5, 53604 Bad Honnef, Germany

Event partner:
Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Foundation
Contact person:
Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Hermann Nicolai,


The purpose of the meeting is to bring together leading experts from different approaches to quantum gravity. The program will be divided between survey lectures and discussions, with the main emphasis on exchanging ideas, learning from each other, and assessing the successes and open problems of the different approaches. See under program

for more specific information on the topics to be discussed.

Confirmed contributions from:

I. Adam, A. Ashtekar, M. Blau, R. Blumenhagen, B. de Wit, L. Freidel,

S. Giddings, D. Giulini, H. Hamber, M. Henneaux, C. Kiefer, D. Marolf, K. Meissner,

K. Peeters, M. Reuter, K. Stelle, S. Theisen, T. Thiemann, G. Veneziano

The conference fee of 150 EUR includes accommodation and meals at the conference center.

The conference is limited to 70 participants. Registration is open until all places are taken.

Registration is open.

The workshop is funded by the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Stiftung.