554. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Quantum Contextuality, Non-Locality, and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Contextuality, Non-Locality, and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Su, 16.02.2014 17:00  –   We, 19.02.2014 14:00
Matthias Kleinmann (Universität Siegen), Otfried Gühne (Universität Siegen)
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
Hauptstr. 5, 53604 Bad Honnef, Germany

Event partner:
Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Foundation
Contact person:
Dr. Matthias Kleinmann,


In brief
Date: 17th–19th February 2014.
Accommodation and venue: »Physikzentrum«, 53604 Bad Honnef, Germany.
Registration: closed since 29th November, 2013
Scale: 13 invited talks, 2 contributed talks, 2 poster sessions. About 75 participants.

Antonio Acín (ICFO Barcelona),
Howard Barnum (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque),
Časlav Brukner (Universität Wien),
Nicolas Brunner (University of Geneva),
Paul Busch (University of York),
Adán Cabello (Universidad de Sevilla),
Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano (University of Pavia),
Dagomir Kaszlikowski (National University of Singapore),
Miguel Navascués (University of Bristol),
Renato Renner (ETH Zürich),
Terry Rudolph (Imperial College London),
Reinhard Werner (Universität Hannover),
Marek Żukowski (Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego).

The topics of the seminar are quantum contextuality and non-locality, generalized physical theories, device independent protocols, uncertainty relations, and completeness of quantum mechanics. The conference venue and accommodation is the Physikzentrum in Bad Honnef, Germany. Arrival will be on Sunday, 16th February and departure will be on Wednesday, 19th after lunch.

The posters by

Pawel Blasiak (Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków),
Rafael Chaves (Universität Freiburg), and
Davide Marangon (University of Padova),
were chosen for the best posters awards and the contributions by
Mark Howard (University of Waterloo) and
Thomas Kauten (Universität Innsbruck)
have been selected for a short talk.
We are grateful to announce that participation, board and lodging at the Physikzentrum are covered by the WE-Heraeus-Foundation.