It from Qubit 2016 Annual Meeting

Thursday, December 8th
Friday, December 9th 2016

Simons Foundation
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium
New York, New York

Agenda & Slides

Thursday, December 8

  1. Mark van Raamsdonk
    Nonlinear Gravity from Entanglement (PDF)
  2. Horacio Casini
    Irreversibility of RG flows from Relative Entropy (PDF)
  3. Matt Headrick
  4. Bogdan Stoica
  5. Felix Haehl
    Some Ideas on Thermal and Out-of-Time-Order Physics (PDF)
  6. Javier Magán
    Aspects of SYK (PDF)
  7. Patrick Hayden
  8. Scott Aaronson
  9. Eliot Hiljano
  10. Aitor Lewkowycz
    Subregions and Gravity (PDF)
  11. Dan Roberts
    Quantum Chaos, Quantum Information, Quantum Complexity, Quantum Gravity (PDF)
  12. John Preskill
  13. Tadashi Takayanagi
    AdS from Optimization of Path-integrals and AdS/CFT (PDF)
  14. Burak Sahinoglu
  15. Paweł Caputa
    Dynamics of Entanglement from CFT to AdS (PDF)
  16. Gábor Sárosi
    Late Time Behavior of Two Point Functions in the D1D5 CFT (PDF)

Friday, December 9

  1. Don Marolf
  2. Vijay Balasubramanian
  3. Charles Rabideau
  4. Onkar Parrikar
    Entanglement Entropy in Chern-Simons theory and Knot Theory (PDF)
  5. Max Rota
    Holographic Entropy Inequalities (PDF)
  6. Dorit Aharonov
    Fast Forwarding Hamiltonians & Exponentially Precise Energy Measurements (PDF)
  7. Juan Maldacena
  8. Jonathan Oppenheim
    Are There Additional Laws of Black Hole Thermodynamics? (PDF)
  9. Joan Camps
    Beyond Area (PDF)
  10. Alex Maloney
  11. Rob Meyers
    Comments on Holographic Complexity (PDF)


Air and Train

The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the Annual Meeting. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above.

Personal Car

For participants driving to Manhattan, The Roger Hotel offers valet parking, the fees of which are covered by the foundation. Please note that there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.


The Simons Foundation will reimburse travel by subway, bus or taxi. Please submit receipts with your expense report following the meeting.


All attendees requiring accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of three nights at The Roger hotel:

The Roger
131 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(between 30th and 31st Streets)

Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense.

To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.

For driving directions to The Roger, please click here.


Travel Assistance
Elise Volpe, Protravel International
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(516) 465-1006

Registration, Hotel and General Meeting Assistance
Meghan Fazzi
Senior Executive Assistant, Simons Foundation
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(212) 524-6080