Program

Day 1: Wednesday, 22 July 2020

All times are in EDT.

10:30 am: Meeting opens
10:55 am: Introduction and Welcome

11:00 – 11:45 am: Andrew Zangwill (Georgia Tech)
“A Mind Over Matter: The Life and Science of Phil Anderson”
(Abstract) (Video)

11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Break

12:00 – 1:30 pm: Round-table Discussion on Philip W. Anderson
Andy Zangwill, Phuan Ong, Ganpathy Baskaran, Patrick Lee, Duncan Haldane, Premi Chandra, Bill Brinkman, Ravin Bhatt, Masao Ogata, Daniel Stein, T.V. Ramakrishnan, Hide Fukuyama
(Video)

1:30 – 1:45 pm: Break

1:45 – 2:45 pm: Mike Cates (Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, Cambridge University)
“Field theories of active phase separation”
(Abstract) (Video)

Day 2: Thursday, 23 July 2020

9:00 am: ICAM General Meeting

10:15 – 10:30 am: Break

10:30 – 11:15 am: Yuanbo Zhang (Fudan University)
“The Advent of Two-dimensional Materials”
(Abstract) (Video)

11:15 – 11:30 am: Break

11:30 am – 1:00 pm: Round Table on Science in the h-index era
Introduction by Gianfranco Pacchioni, Laura Greene, Eva Pavarini, Henri Alloul, Khandkar Quader, Holden Thorp, Karl Ziemelis
(Video)

1:00 – 1:15 pm: Break

1:15 – 2:15 pm: QuantEmX Speaker Johnpierre Paglione
“Training the Next Generation of Quantum Materials Scientists
(Abstract) (Video)

Day 3: Friday, 24 July 2020

10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Science Steering Committee

12:00 – 12:15 pm: Break

12:15 pm: Vidya Madhavan (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign)
“Recent developments in topological superconductivity”
(Abstract) (Video)

1:15 – 1:30 pm: Break

1:30 – 2:30 pm: Bill Bialek (Princeton)
“Criticality in biological systems, from molecules to brains”
(Abstract) (Video)