Conferences and Invited Talks

Conferences Organised (here), Invited Talks (here), Talks at Conferences (here)

(A) Organised Conferences

  1. Quantum Information in Scotland, Workshop of QUISCO, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, January 2018 website

  2. Quantum Information Technologies: Challenges and Applications, NQIT Workshop, University of Edinburgh, October 2017 (12 speakers, 55 participants) website

  3. NQIT Theory Workshop, Univesity of Oxford, January 2017 (7 speakers 30 participants)

  4. Quantum Information in Scotland, Workshop of QUISCO, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, December 2014 (6 speakers, 20 participants) website

  5. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Gravity, Workshop in the framework of COST Action MP1006, Imperial College, London, April 2014 (15 speakers, 48 participants) website

  6. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Relativistic Spacetime, Workshop in the framework of COST Action MP1006, University of Athens, Greece, September 2012 (19 speakers, 47 participants) website

  7. Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics, Workshop in the framework of COST Action MP1006, NCSR Demokritos, Athens, Greece, March 2012 (13 speakers, 35 participants) website

(B) Invited Talks at Universities and Institutes

  1. University of York, York Centre for Quantum Technologies, UK, November 2015
    Title: Quantum Digital Signatures

  2. University of Oxford, Department of Computer Science, UK, February 2015
    Title: Non-locality and Quantum Non-contextuality

  3. University of Cambridge, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, UK, May 2014
    Title: Non-locality and Quantum Non-contextuality

  4. Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Germany, February 2014
    Title: Quantum digital signatures without requiring quantum memory

  5. University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Mathematics, USA, May 2013
    Title: The coevents formulation: Kochen Specker, consistent histories and Modus Ponens

  6. University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Center for the Humanities, USA, May 2013
    Title: Interpreting the path integral: The coevents formulation

  7. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada, January 2012
    Title: The co-event formulation of Quantum Theory

  8. Academy of Athens, Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics, April 2009
    Title: Towards a Quantum Theory of Closed Systems: The co-events interpretation

  9. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, January 2011
    Title: The causal sets approach: From emerging space from causal relations to quantum dynamics of spacetime

  10. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Physics, December 2007
    Title: The problem of time in quantum gravity: The consistent histories approach

  11. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada, December 2007
    Title: Timeless Questions in the Decoherent Histories Approach to Quantum Theory

  12. École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, Octobre 2007
    Title: Quantum Gravity, Causal Sets and Cosmological Constant

  13. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, October 2007
    Title: Consistent Histories: Quantum Theory without External Observers

  14. Euler Mathematical Institute of the Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg, Russia, November 2004
    Title: A review of the Decoherent Histories Approach to Quantum Theory

(C) Talks at Conferences (invited and contributed)

  1. Quantum Information Technologies: Challenges and Applications, NQIT Workshop, University of Edinburgh, October 2017
    Talk: Blind quantum verification: From testing quantumness to crypto applications

  2. QUISCO meeting, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, September 2017
    Talk: The Quantum Cut-and-Choose Technique and Quantum Two-Party Computation

  3. Workshop on Continuous Variables and Relativistic Quantum Information, 6th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics, Crete, Greece, August 2017
    Talk: Relativistic and Device-Independent Verifiable Quantum Computation

  4. Trustworthy Quantum Information, Paris, France June 2017
    Talk: The Quantum Cut-and-Choose Technique and Quantum Two-Party Computation

  5. QUISCO meeting, University of St. Andrews, UK, June 2017
    Talk: Rigidity of quantum steering and one-sided device-independent verifiable quantum computation

  6. Quantum Information and Measurement Conference, Optical Society of America, Paris, France, April 2017
    Talk: Rigidity of quantum steering and one-sided device-independent verifiable quantum computation

  7. Workshop of the Networked Quantum Information (NQIT) Hub, Oxford, UK, January 2017
    Talk: Quantum verification: From testing quantumness to secure multiparty computation

  8. 20th Symposium on Topological Quantum Information, Athens, Greece, May 2016
    Talk: Recent developments in verification of quantum computation

  9. Workshop of the Networked Quantum Information (NQIT) Hub, Oxford, UK, March 2016
    Talk: From blind quantum computation to secure 2-party quantum computation

  10. CryptoForma Workshop, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, October 2015
    Talk: Verification of Quantum Computation

  11. Workshop of the Networked Quantum Information (NQIT) Hub, Oxford, UK, July 2015
    Talk: Verification of Quantum Computation

  12. Workshop on Physics and Information 2015, Paris, France, June 2015
    Talk: Quantum Measure Theory and Contextuality

  13. Workshop on Quantum Measure Theory, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India, January 2015
    Talk: Zero covers in coevents and consistent histories

  14. 21st Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics (CEWQO), Brussles, Belgium, June 2014
    Talk: Quantum digital signatures with quantum key distribution components

  15. Is quantum theory exact?, Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Frascati, Italy, April 2014
    Talk: Quantum non-contextuality as a generalisation of quantum theory

  16. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Gravity, Workshop in the framework of COST Action MP1006, Imperial College, London, April 2014
    Talk: Characterising quantum non-locality and histories

  17. QUISCO meeting, University of St. Andrews, UK, December 2013
    Talk: Quantum Digital Signatures without quantum memory

  18. The Quantum Landscape, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada, May 2013
    Talk: Towards a realist's interpretation of the path integral

  19. Second Panhellenic Conference in Philosophy of Science, Athens, Greece, November 2012
    Talk: Quantum measure theory and the meaning of probability in closed quantum systems

  20. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Relativistic Spacetime (organiser), Workshop in the framework of COST Action MP1006, Athens, Greece, September 2012
    Talk: Interpreting the quantum measure

  21. 6th International Workshop on Decoherence, Information, Complexity and Entropy-DICE, Castinglioncello, Italy, September 2012
    Talk: The co-event formulation of quantum theory and the distinction of pure initial states

  22. NEB XV, 15th Conference: New Developments in Gravity, Chania, Greece, June 2012
    Talk: Causal Sets Dynamics: Progress and Outlook

  23. “Quantum Malta 2012”, Fundamental Problems in Physics, annual meeting of COST Action MP1006, University of Valletta, Malta, April 2012
    Talk: Progress report of WG3: “Quantum Theory meets Relativity”

  24. “Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics”, in the framework of COST Action MP1006 (Organiser), National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Athens, Greece, March 2012
    Talks: (a) COST Action MP1006: Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics
    (b) An introduction to the co-event formulation of Quantum Theory

  25. Sixth Aegean Summer School: “Quantum Gravity and Quantum Cosmology”, Naxos, Greece, September 2011
    Talk: Canonical Quantum Cosmology, the Problem of Time and Decoherent Histories

  26. 5th International Workshop on Decoherence, Information, Complexity and Entropy-DICE, Castinglioncello, Italy, Septemeber 2010
    Talk: Reasoning in Quantum Theory: Modus Ponens and the co-event interpretation

  27. NEB XIV, 14th Conference: New Developments in Gravity, Ioannina, Greece, June 2010
    Talk: The Problem of Time in Quantum Cosmology: A Decoherent Histories View

  28. Causets at DIAS II: “A workshop on recent progress in the Causal Set Approach to Quantum Gravity”, Dublin, December 2009
    Talk: Structure of Quantum Measure Theory

  29. First Mediterranean Conference on Classical and Quantum Gravity (MCCQG), Kolymbari, Crete, Greece, September 2009
    Talk: Causal Sets: Quantum gravity from a fundamentally discrete spacetime

  30. 4th International Workshop on Decoherence, Information, Complexity and Entropy-DICE, Castinglioncello, Italy, September 2008
    Talk: The emergence of Probabilities in Anhomomorphic Logic

  31. Second annual conference “GRAVTUM II”, Amorgos, Greece, September 2008
    Talk: Introducing Anhomomorphic Logic

  32. Annual Conference “Computability in Europe”, Athens, Greece, June 2008: “Logic and Theory of Algorithms”
    Talk: Anhomomorphic Logic: The Logic of Quantum Realism.

  33. NEB XIII, 13th Conference: New Developments in Gravity, Thessaloniki, June 2008
    Talk: Emergent Continuum Spacetime form a Random, Discrete, Partial Order

  34. Fourth Aegean Summer School: “Black Holes”, Mytilene, Greece, September 2007
    Talk: Entropy Bounds in the Causal Sets Approach to Quantum Gravity

  35. 3rd International Workshop on Decoherence, Information, Complexity and Entropy-(DICE), Piombino, Italy, September 2006
    Talk: The Quantum Zeno Effect in the decoherent histories

  36. NEB XII, 12th Conference: New Developments in Gravity, Nafplio, Greece, June 2006
    Talk: Effective topology from spacetime tomography

  37. ENRAGE (European Network on Random Geometry) Workshop, Utrecht University, Netherlands, December 2005
    Talk: The decoherent histories analysis of timeless quantum theories