40th Anniversary of First Osgood Hill Conference on Quantum Gravity

All Day
on Monday, October 15, 2012
Barristers Hall, Law School, 765 Commonwealth Ave.
Sponsored by the Center for Philosophy & History of Science co-sponsored by Center for Einstein Studies 9:00am-12:00pm "Introduction: Forty Years After" John Stachel, Center for Einstein Studies, Boston University "The Meaning of Background Independence" Tian Yu Cao, Philosophy, Boston University "Quantum or Emergent Gravity?-Key Issues" Bei-Lok Hu, Physics, University of Maryland "The Problem of Space in Quantum Gravity" Christian Wuthrich, Philosophy, Science Studies, UC San Diego "Simplicial Gravity and Strings" John Swain, Physics, Northeastern University 2:00pm-5:00pm "Some Features of a Good Quantum Gravity Theory" George Ellis, Mathmatics, University of Capetown "Quantum Gravity Phenomenology" Giovanni Amelino-Camelia Physics, University of Rome La Sapienza "Meaning and Measurement in Quantum Gravity" John Stachel, Center for Einstein Studies, Boston University "Unimodular Conformal and Projective Relativity" Kaca Bradonjic, Physics, Wellesley College