Are there Quantum Jumps?   On the Present Status of Quantum Mechanics

5–9 September 2005   Trieste & Mali Losinj

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Are there Quantum Jumps?

– Monday 5th September, ICTP, Main Lecture Hall –

09:10 Opening: Detlef Dürr and Tullio Weber
   Authorities: Katepalli R. Sreenivasan  ICTP, Trieste, Italy
                     Domenico Romeo  Universitą di Trieste, Trieste, Italy

10:00 Presentation to Giancarlo Ghirardi in recognition of his achievements,
          of the "Minerva" by M. Mascherini
          on behalf of the Directory Council of the Consorzio.

10:30 Coffee Break

Morning session. Chairman: Franco Bassani  Societą Italiana di Fisica, Bologna, Italy
11:00 Stephen L. Adler  Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA
   "Effective Theories, Fundmental Theories, and State Vector Reduction"

12:00 Alberto Rimini  Universitą di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
   "Genesis of the Spontaneous Localization Approach to Quantum Measurement"

13:00 Lunch

First afternoon session. Chairman: Stefano Fantoni  SISSA, Trieste, Italy
14:30 David Albert  Columbia University, New York, USA
   "Quantum Mechanics and Metaphysics"

15:30 Giovanni Jona-Lasinio  Universitą La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
   "Recent Progress in Understanding Irreversible Processes"

16:30 Coffee Break

Second afternoon session. Chairman: Katepalli R. Sreenivasan
16:45 Roger Penrose  Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
   "Relativistic Quantum Realism and Minimalistic Quantum State Reduction"

18:00 Concert in the main Lecture Hall


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