Q3 Schedule

For all bios, please visit our Participants page here
Titles and abstracts: Panelist Presentations (PDF)

Thursday, 11 February

University of Sydney

4.00 – 5.00 pm
Tour
Sydney Nanoscience Hub

Michael Biercuk, Quantum Control Lab/USYD
David Reilly, Quantum Nanoscience Lab/USYD

5.00 – 6.00 pm
Reception
The Quadrangle, Nicholson Museum

6.00 – 7.30 pm
The Q Lecture
The Quadrangle, General Lecture Theatre

Introduction: Duncan Ivison, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research/USYD
Moderator: James Der Derian, CISS/USYD
Speaker: Jairus Grove, University of Hawaii

8.00 pm Dinner (International Participants)

 

Friday, 12 February

The Q Station, Manly

10.30 am Eco Hopper Ferry to Q Station
(Departure from Circular Quay Wharf 6)

12.00 pm Lunch
Break Room, Hospital Precinct

1.00 pm ‘Welcome to Country’
Matthew Doyle and Brock Tutt

1.15 pm Opening Remarks
Simon Tormey, Head, School of Social and Political Sciences/USYD
Stephen Del Rosso, Carnegie Corporation of New York
James Der Derian, CISS/USYD

1.30 – 3.00 pm
Quantum Moment
Moderator: James Der Derian, CISS/USYD

Speakers:
Michael Biercuk, Quantum Control Lab/USYD
Shohini Ghose, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Bentley B. Allan, Johns Hopkins University

3.00 – 3.30 pm Break and Project Q Interviews

3.30 – 5.00 pm
Quantum Matter
Moderator: Frank Smith, CISS/USYD

Speakers:
Stephen Bartlett, Quantum Physics Research Group/USYD
Andrew Dzurak, Centre for Quantum Computer Technology/UNSW
Chao-Yang Lu, University of Science and Technology of China

5.00 – 6.30 pm Project Q Interviews and Beach Time

7.00 pm Dinner
Boiler House Restaurant

8.30 pm Documentary Screening with Q&A

‘The Making of Project Z’, Phillip Gara
‘Project Z: The Final Global Event’, James Der Derian and Phillip Gara

 

Saturday, 13 February

7.00 – 9.00 am Breakfast
Views Restaurant

8.00 – 9.00 am Yoga at the Beach  

9.30 – 10.30 am Video Screening followed by Q&A Skype
‘Quantum Mind and the Social Sciences’
Alexander Wendt, Ohio State University

10.30 – 11.00am Break

11.00 – 12.30 pm
Quantum Mind
Moderator: Colin Wight, CISS/USYD

Speakers:
Anirban Bandyopadhyay, National Institute for Materials Science in Japan
Andrew Duggins, Sydney Medical School/USYD
Johnjoe McFadden, University of Surrey

12.30 pm Lunch and Project Q Interviews
Hospital Precinct

1.30 – 3.00 pm
Quantum Metaphysics
Moderator: Jairus Grove, University of Hawaii

Speakers:
Alexa Meade, Artist
Christopher Fuchs, University of Massachusetts, Boston
John Phillip Santos, University of Texas, San Antonio

3.00 – 3.30 pm Break and Project Q Interviews

3.30 – 5.15 pm Final Roundtable
Implications: Peace and Security in a Quantum Age
Moderator: James Der Derian, CISS/USYD

Speakers:
Azar Gat, Tel Aviv University
Karen O’Brien, University of Oslo
Taylor Owen, University of British Columbia
Christopher Reus-Smit, University of Queensland
Stephen Del Rosso, Carnegie Corporation of New York 

5.30 – 6.30 pm Project Q Interviews and Beach Time

7.00 pm Dinner
Boiler House Restaurant