Schedule for: 20w5064 - Fractons and Beyond

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, January 26 and departing Friday January 31, 2020
Sunday, January 26
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, January 27
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:40 Jeongwan Haah: An Exactly Solvable Model for a 4+1D Beyond-Cohomology Symmetry Protected Topological Phase (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 Dominic Williamson: Fun with fractons (TCPL 201)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:50 - 11:30 Michael Pretko: Fractons: the road to reality (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre
Meet in the Corbett Hall Lounge for a guided tour of The Banff Centre campus.
(Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
14:20 - 15:00 Leo Radzihovsky: Quantum smectic fracton order (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:10 Wilbur Shirley: Entanglement renormalization of fractonic gauge theories (TCPL 201)
16:10 - 16:50 Kevin Slagle: TQFT of Fracton Orders (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, January 28
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:40 Yizhi You: Emergent fractons and algebraic quantum liquid from plaquette melting transitions (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 Frank Pollmann: Ergodicity-breaking arising from Hilbert space fragmentation in dipole-conserving Hamiltonians (TCPL 201)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:50 - 11:30 Andrei Bernevig (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:10 Sagar Vijay (TCPL 201)
14:10 - 14:50 Wojciech de Roeck (TCPL 201)
14:50 - 15:20 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:20 - 16:00 Igor Lesanovsky: Facilitation constraints in interacting Rydberg gases (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 16:40 Juan P. Garrahan (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Wednesday, January 29
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:40 Sheng-Jie Huang: Non-Abelian Fracton Phases (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 Hao Song: Twisted fracton models and error thresholds for fracton codes (TCPL 201)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:50 - 11:30 Taylor Hughes: Electric multipole insulators (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, January 30
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:40 Michael Hermele (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 Nicolas Regnault (TCPL 201)
10:20 - 10:40 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:40 - 11:20 Maissam Barkeshli (TCPL 201)
11:20 - 12:00 Fakher Assaad: Exotic phases and phase transitions: quantum Monte Carlo studies (TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:10 Andrey Gromov: Multipole gauge theories (TCPL 201)
14:10 - 14:50 Cenke Xu: Interacting Valley Chern insulator in Moiré systems and avoidable quantum critical points (TCPL 201)
14:50 - 15:20 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:20 - 16:00 Han Ma: Tensor gauge theory at Lifshitz transition (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 16:40 Barry Bradlyn (TCPL 201)
16:40 - 17:00 General Break (TCPL 201)
17:00 - 17:40 Daniel Bulmash: Type-II Fractons from Defects in Topological Order (TCPL 201)
17:40 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, January 31
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)