[link to pdfs and presentations to be updated]

Top ten invited plenary talks at internationally established conferences in the last 10 years

London, The Royal Society, 11-12/12/2017, Foundations of quantum mechanics and their impact on

contemporary society, Quantum Automata Field Theory: derivation of Mechanics from algorithmic

principles.

Sopot, Poland, 21-23 September 2016, Quantum phenomena: Between the whole and the parts, Keynote talk open to the public: Hacking the algorithm of the tapestry of reality.

Beijing, China, 14 April 2015, EMN Meeting on Quantum technology, Keynote talk: Information-theoretical principles for Quantum Theory and Quantum Field Theory

Nottingham, 27 June 2013, Relativistic Quantum Information Workshop-North 2013, Derivation of the Dirac equation without using relativity from Quantum Cellular Automata

Montreal, Dec 6-9 2011, Quantum Foundations in the Light of Quantum Information III, Quantum Foundations: What?s next?

Boston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 3-4 2011, 2011 xQIT Conference: Difficult Problems in Quantum Information Theory, A Quantum-Digital Universe

Brisbane, Australia, July 19-23 2010, QCMC 20010, Simulation of Quantum Fields by a Quantum Computer as a new type of Field Theory

Oxford, April 8-9 2009, 6th QPL workshop Quantum Physics and Logic, Toward an operational derivation of Quantum Mechanics

Cambridge UK, July 6-8 2009, Cambridge Summer Workshop on Quantum Information, Seeking a Principle of Quantumness

Zurich, ETH, May 13-17 2008, Information primitives and laws of nature, Probabilistic Operational theories: what is special about Quantum Mechanics

# FORTHCOMING INVITED TALKS

**IT233** Moscow, Steklov Mathematical Institite, 8, Gubkina str., Conference hall, *International conference “Quantum information, statistics, probability”* with a special session dedicated to A. S. Holevo’s 75-th birthday, *Information-theoretical principles for quantum theory and quantum field theory.* …

# ALL INVITED TALKS

**—–** Jul. 20-Aug.03 2018, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo CA, * Foundations of Quantum Mechanics*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED (family problems)*

**—–** CEA/SPhN, Orme des Merisiers, bat. 703, pièce 135, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, June 12-22 2018, * What is (the) observable? (Atelier LARSIM-ESNT)*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED (family problems)*

**—–** Linneus Universoity Vaxjo, June 10-15 2018, Towards Ultimate Quantum Theory,, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED (family problems)*

**—–** Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering of the Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, May 21-24 2018 * First HKU-SUSTech Workshop on Quantum Information Science*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED (family problems)*

**IT232** Torino, 18 maggio 2018, Università degli Studi di Torino, Aula Magna, Largo Paolo Braccini 2, Grugliasco (TO), * Seralmente*, *la dematerializzazione della fisica: l’Universo e’ un gigantesco computer quantistico* PDF

**IT231** Milano, Fondazione Cariplo, 12 Maggio 2018* Intelligenza artificiale, Intelligenza naturale,*, *Intervento programmato su possibile teoria della consapevolezza, insieme a R. Penrose e E. Severino* 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, YouTube

**IT230** Paris, May 3rd 2018, La Sorbonne, Institut Henry Poincare’,* QuPa Days*, *Causality re-established*

**IT229** Halfmoonbay, CA, 23-27 February 2018 * Meeting with Federico Faggin, Don Hoffman, Chris Fields, Chetan Prakash, Manis Singh on a theory of awareness*, *The oprrational framework, and quantum principles,*

**IT228** Accademia Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere, January 25th 2018, Lost in physics and metaphysics: Questioni di realismo scientifico, *Oggettività, soggettività, teoria, e realificazione della teoria. Case study: la causalità in fisica,* PDF with lecture notes

**—–** S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India, January 29th to February 2nd, 2018 *International Symposium on New Frontiers in Quantum Correlations (ISNFQC18), A tribute to Professor Satyendra Nath Bose on his 125th birth anniversary*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT227** Hong Kong, January 8-12 2018* Hong Kong Workshop on Quantum Information and Foundations. Focus on: the role of the observer*, *Causality reloaded,* Talk

**IT226** The Royal Society, London, 11-12/12/ 2017, * Foundations of quantum mechanics and their impact on contemporary society *, *Quantum Automata Field Theory: derivation of Mechanics from algorithmic principles,* audio (mp3), Talk

**IT225** Kavli Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, 11/27-12/15/2017;KITP Program: Quantum Physics of Information,

06/12/2017: Talk on: *Information-Theoretic Derivation of Quantum Theory and Free Quantum Field Theory,* Video

**—–** Corfu Sept 23rd-28th *Testing Fundamental Physics Principles*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**—–** Frascati Sept 27-29 *Observers and Observations from Underground to Space*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT224** Linneus Universoity Vaxjo, June 11-16 2017, Quantum and Beyond, *Lorentz transformations from Quantum Walks*

**IT223** Milano, Fondazione Cariplo, 13 Maggio 2017* Determinismo e Libero Arbitrio,*,

*Intervento programmato su metodo scientifico, insieme a G. ‘t Hooft e E. Severino*

**IT222** Universita’ di Torino, Maggio 12 2017* Quantum 2017 *, *Lorentz transformations from quantum theory of numerable systems * Talk

**IT221** Collegio Borromeo, April 27 2017, *Ciclo di seminari FRONTIERE DELLA FISICA FONDAMENTALE*, * Al confine tra Fisica e Informazione: nuovi principi per la Meccanica Quantistica*, with Paolo Perinotti

**IT220** Universita Statale, Dipartimento di Filosofia, 5 Aprile 12 2017* Centre for Philosophy of Time, Double colloquium with James Ladyman*, *Colloquium*, *Quantum epistemology: structuralism and algorithmic ontology* Talk

**IT219** Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni “Renato Caccioppoli”, February 9 2017* INFN *, *Free Quantum Field Theory and Lorentz transformations from Quantum Theory of numerable systems and a little bit more (homogeneity, isotropy, and locality).
*

**IT218** Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, 19/12/2016*
Training school for graduating students, PhD students and young researchers. Are spin-statistics connection and quantum theory exact? The endeavor for the theory beyond the standard quantum mechanics. FQT2016 *,

*The Galileo principle for general dynamical systems: Lorentz transformations from Quantum Theory and a little bit more*PDF

**—–** Mauritius, Africa, from November 30 to December 4, 2016*EMN Meeting on Quantum Matter 2016*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**—–** Las Vegas, NV USA, October 10-14, 2016* EMN Meeting on Computation and Theory 2016*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT217** Dipartimento Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, 30/9/2016* Cento anni dalla nascita di Claude E. Shannon, ovvero, la teoria dell’informazione oggi e domani*, *Informazione e quanti* PDF

**IT216** Dipartimento di Fisica, Roma la Sapienza, 26/9/2016 Department Seminar (invitation Giorgio Parisi), *Quantum Theory and Quantum Field Theory derived from information-theoretic principles* PDF

**IT215** National Quantum Information Centre of Gdansk 21-23 September 2016, Quantum phenomena: Between the whole and the parts, Keynote talk open to the public: *Hacking the algorithm of the tapestry of reality*

**IT214** Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, August 26 2016,*Quantum Topology Seminar*, * Quantum walks on Cayley graphs: free quantum field theory derived from simple algorithmic principles* PDF

**IT213** Varenna July 11-14 2016, Enrico Fermi Summer School, Course 197 – Foundations of quantum theory, *Quantum theory from Principles, * LECTURE 1, LECTURE 2

**IT212** Rome July 1st 2016, Giornata di celebrazione del centenario di Shannon, *La teoria quantistica e’ una teoria dell’informazionea* PDF google-site

**IT211** Linneus Universoity Vaxjo, June 13-16 2016, Quantum and Beyond, *Physics without physics*, PDF

**IT210** Torun, June 10-12 2016, 48 Symposium in Mathematica Physics, *Six principles for Quantum Theory*, PDF

**IT209** Accademia Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere , June 7th 2016, Realtà senza realismo, *Verso una dematerializzazione della Fisica,* PDF with lecture notes

**IT208** University of Turin, May 26-27 2016, Testing Quantum Gravity, *Informationalism as a route to quantum gravity, and the unbelievable power of the axiomatic approach* PDF

**—–** Department of Computer Science The University of Hong Kong, 4th-7th May 2016 *HONG KONG WORKSHOP ON QUANTUM INFORMATION AND FOUNDATIONS: Quantum Causal Structures*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT207** University of Leicester, May 02-04 2016, Workshop “Hilbert’s Sixth Problem”, *Informationalism as a solution of the Sixth Hilbert problem * PDF

**IT206** Bielefeld, April 4-8 2016, Topological and Homological Methods in Group Theory, *Quantum walks on Cayley graphs: theoretical physics and geometric group theory* PDF

**IT205** Barbados, April 4-8 2016, Joint McGill-Oxford Workshop on Causality in Quantum Foundations, *Causality axiom for Quantum Theory*

**—–**Institute of Physics (IOP), Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, 9-18th February 2016 *INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AND CONFERENCE ON QUANTUM INFORMATION-2016*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT204** Frascati, September 23-25 2015, Is quantum theory exact? The endeavor for the theory beyond standard quantum mechanics. Second Edition FQT2015, *Relativity principle without space-time* PDF

**IT203** ETH Zurich, September 7-11 2015, Workshop on Time in Physics, *Relativity principle without space-time* PDF

**IT202** Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, August 25 2015,*Quantum Topology seminar*, * Quantum Field Theory from general principles results in a quantum cellular automaton theory* PDF

**IT201** Department of Roma La Sapienza 22 July 2015, *Quantum Gravity Meeting Physics*, * Informationalism: a candidate framework for QG?*

**IT200** Genova, 29 giugno-1 luglio, *II Workshop on Markov Semigroups*, *Principles for Quantum Theory* PDF

**IT199** Vaxjo, Sweden, 7-12 June 2015, *Quantum Theory: from foundations to technologies (QTFT)*, *Informationalism, the Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Physics, and the Sixth Hilbert Problem*

**IT198** Florence, Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics, *What’s Next*, *Derivation from principles of Quantum Theory and Quantum Field Theory: a quantum cellular automata theory for quantum fields*

**IT197** Beijing, Tsingua University, Department of Computer Science, 16 April 2015, *Department Seminar*, *Free quantum field theory from general principles*

**IT196** Beijing, China, 14 April 2015 , *EMN Meeting on Quantum technology*, *Keynote talk: Information-theoretical principles for Quantum Theory and Quantum Field Theory*

**IT195 ** Nagoya, 9-13 March 2015, *Nagoya Winter Workshop 2015: Reality and Measurement in Algebraic Quantum Theory*, *Free quantum field theory from general principles * PDF

**IT194 ** RIMS Kyoto March 5-6 2015, *Symposium on Quantum Fields in Dynamical Nature, on the occasion of Professor Izumi Ojima’s retirement,*, *Operational Axiomatization of Quantum Theory: review and discussion*

**IT193** Department Seminar, December 17 2014 *Cinquant’anni di disuguaglianze di Bell* (invited by Professor A. Piazzoli)

**—–** Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, *Workshop on Quantum Metrology, Interaction, and Causal Structure*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT192 **Hefei, Anhui, China, November 2-6 2014, *12TH International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement, and Computing QCMC 2014*, *Foundations of Quantum Theory and Quantum Field Theory in the light of Quantum Information*

**IT191 **Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, August 28 2014, August 28 2014, *Quantum Topology seminar*, *Quantum Field Theory from general principles results in a quantum cellular automaton theoryInformation-theoretic Principles for Quantum Field Theory*

**IT190 **Torun, Poland, June 15-17, 2014, *Symposium on Mathematical Physics, “Information Theory and Quantum Physics*, *Information-theoretic Principles for Quantum Field Theory*

**IT189 ** Vaxjo, Sweden, June 8-13, 2014, *Quantum Theory: from Problems to Advances – QTPA*, *Informational Principles for Quantum Theory, the Operational Framework, and the Scientific Method*

**IT188 ** Vaxjo, Sweden, June 8-13, 2014, *Quantum Theory: from Problems to Advances – QTPA*, *Recent progresses in the Quantum Cellular Automaton extension of Quantum Field Theory*

**IT187 **Gdansk, Poland, May 22-24, 2014, *Jubilee V International Symposium on Quantum Information in KCIK*, *Information-theoretic Principles for Quantum Field Theory*

**IT186 ** Torino, 26-31 May 2014, *Quantum 2014, VII Workshop ad Memoriam of Carlo Novero*, *Quantum Field Theory from information-theoretical principles*

**IT185 ** Frascati, May June 8-13, 2014, *Is quantum theory exact? The endeavor for the theory beyond standard quantum mechanics.*, *Why is not so easy to change Quantum Mechanics and one of the only possible changes is GRW* PDF

**IT184 ** Sydney, Australia, April 2-5, 2014, *2014 Sydney Meeting on Quantum Foundations*, *Information-theoretic principles for Quantum Theory and for Quantum Field theory* PDF [MP3 here]

**IT183 ** Nagoya, March 3rd 2014, *Nagoya Winter Workshop on Quantum Information, Measurement, and Foundations 2014*, *Foundations of Quantum Field Theory in the light of Quantum Information *

**IT182 **Bad Honnef, Germany February 17-19 2014, *WE-Heraeus-Seminar on foundations of QM*, *Foundations of Quantum Field Theory in the light of Quantum Information*

**IT181 **Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, January 5-10 2014, *FQXI 4th International Conference,* *lightning session – 5 minute talk: Derivation of the Dirac equation from informational principles* [Quicktime movie]

**—–** Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad, India. December 2-8, *QIPA-2013*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT180** Vienna, November 25 2013,*CoQuS Colloquium Winter 2013/2014*, *Foundations of Quantum Field Theory in the light of Quantum Information: the Dirac equation from information-theoretical principles* , PDF ad1 ad1

**IT179** Tsinghua University, Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Beijing, China, November 20 2013, *Institute Seminars *, *Foundations of Quantum Field Theory in the light of Quantum Information: the Dirac equation from information-theoretical principles *

**IT178** Hunan University, Changsha city, Hunan, China, November 13 2013, *Hot Topics in Physical Informatics, HotPI – 2013*, *Quantum Field Theory as emergent from pure processing of Quantum Information*, *HotPI Debate: On the unconditional security of quantum key distribution (Youtube)*

**—–** Moscow State Open University, June 24-28, 2013, *Third International Conference on Theoretical Physics “Theoretical Physics and its Applications”*, *Keynote Plenary Presentation*, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT177** Nottingham, 27 June 2013*Relativistic Quantum Information Workshop-North 2013*, *Derivation of the Dirac equation without using relativity from Quantum Cellular Automata*

**IT176** Vaxjo, June 11 2013, *Marcus Wallenberg Symposium, Quantum Theory: Advances and Problems -QTAP,*, *Derivation of the Dirac equation without using relativity from Quantum Cellular Automata*

**IT175** Magenta, Casa Giacobbe, 25 May 2013, *Physis: Una serie di riflessioni filosofiche sulla Scienza*, *Un nuovo realismo non materialista: l’oggetto fisico emergente da un mondo fatto di informazione pura. *Physis-programma-29apr2013.pdf

**IT174** Innsbruck, 11 April 2013*Theory Colloquium*, *A Quantum Cellular Automaton extension of Quantum Field Theory: the Dirac field*

**IT173** Nagoya Feb 18-22 2013,*The Fourth Nagoya Winter Workshop on Quantum Information, Measurement, and Foundations*, *Quantum Cellular Automaton Extension to Quantum Field Theory: the Dirac field*

**IT172** Torino, October 14-19, 2012* THE TIME MACHINE FACTORY [unspeakable, speakable] on Time Travel – in Turin*, * Information coming from the future is a falsification of Quantum Theory*

**IT171** Zurik ETH, June 14, 2012, *Theory Colloquium*, *Physics from **Informational Principles*

**IT170** Frascati, June 20-22, 2012,* Open problems in Quantum Mechanics*, *A quantum cellular automaton extension of quantum field theory*

**IT169** Vaxjo, June 11-14 2012,* Quantum Theory: Reconsideration of Foundations – 6,*, *Informational Principles for Physics*

**IT168** Torino INRIM, June 7 2012,* Incontri del Giovedì 2012*, *La Fisica derivata da principi di Informatica*

**IT167** Torino INRIM, May 20-26 2012,* Quantum 2012, VI Workshop in Memoriam of Carlo Novero, “Advances in Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information with atoms and photons”,* *Simulating Quantum Field Theory with a Quantum Computer, and the solution of the Feynman problem*

**IT166** Bicocca, Department of Material Science, April 19, 2012, *Lecture for PhD in Physics,*, *Quantum Information: Principles and Trends*

**IT165** Broni, Liceo Scientifico, April 14, 2012, *Lecture for last year classes,*, *La nuova Fisica*

**IT164** Paris, April 4-5, 2012, *LARSIM and QuPa, Foundational questions of quantum information,*, *Physics from Informational Principles*

**IT163** Oxford March 26-30 2012,*Department of Computer Science, Quantum Information Sciences Workshop*, *Physics from Informational Principles *

**IT162** Nagoya Feb 14-18 2012,*The Third Nagoya Winter Workshop on Quantum Information, Measurement, and Foundations*, *Physics from Principles*

**IT161** Montreal, Dec 6-9 2011,*Quantum Foundations in the Light of Quantum Information III,*, *Quantum Foundations: Whatâs next?*

**IT160** Oct 31 2011,*Ulm Colloquium,*, *A Quantum-Digital Universe. Quantum Cellular Automata approach to Quantum Field Theory: a proposal*

**IT159** Aug 29-Sept2 2011, Trento ECT, *Speakable in quantum mechanics: atomic, nuclear and subnuclear physics tests,*, *A Quantum Digital Universe: A QCA Approach to Field Theory* PDF MOVIE Simulation 1 Simulation 2

**IT158** July 11-15, Sarajevo, * 20th INTERNATIONAL LASER PHYSICS WORKSHOP, *, *Quantum-Computational and Optical Simulation of the Dirac Equation*

**IT157** June 12-15 2011, Linnaeus University, International Centre

for Mathematical Modelling in Physics, * Foundations of Probability and Physics-6 (FPP6)*, *A Quantum-Digital Universe*

**IT156** May 9-13 2011, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, * 18th Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics*, *Quantum-Computational and Optical Simulation of the Dirac Equation.*

**IT155** May 9-13 2011, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo CA, * Conceptual Foundations and Foils for Quantum Information Processing*, *A Quantum-Digital Universe*

**IT154** May 5-7 2011, Accademia dei Lincei, ENTANGLEMENT, QUANTUM

INFORMATION AND THE QUANTUM-TO-CLASSICAL TRANSITION, *A Quantum-Digital Universe*

**IT153** May 3-4 2011, MIT W. M. Keck Foundation Center for Extreme Quantum Information Theory (xQIT), xQIT Conference: Difficult Problems in Quantum Information Theory [schedule], *A Quantum-Digital Universe*

**IT152** April 18 2011, Milano Bicocca, Ciclo di incontri: I fondamenti della meccanica quantistica: implicazioni epistemologiche e problemi aperti, * In un universo ‘digitale’ la teoria quantistica incontra la relativita’* locandina

**IT151** February 14-18 2011, Graduate School of Mathematical Science, Nagoya, The Second Nagoya Winter Workshop on Quantum Information, Measurement, and Foundations,, *A Quantum digital Universe*

**IT150** January 11 2011, Albert Einstein Institute, Berlin, *Physics as Information: Quantum Theory meets Relativity*

**IT149** November 30 2010, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo CA, *Physics as Information: Quantum Theory meets Relativity* [ABSTRACT and Recordings]

**IT148** October 20 2010, Fermiab, Batavia, Illinois, Fermilab Colloquium 2010-2011, *Physics as Information Theory * PDF

**IT147** September 22 2010, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM), Torino, Italy, seminario

tecnico *Special Relativity from Quantum Theory: Simulation of Quantum Fields by a Quantum Computer as a new type of Field Theory *

**IT146** September 9 2010, Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF), Frascati, Italy seminario tecnico,*Special Relativity from Quantum Theory: Simulation of Quantum Fields by a Quantum Computer as a new type of QFT*

**IT145** July 26 2010, Graduate School of Mathematical Science, Nagoya University, Japan, White Noise seminar,*Special Relativity from Quantum Theory*

**IT144** July 19-23 2010, University of Queensland, Australia, QCMC 20010,*Simulation of Quantum Fields by a Quantum Computer as a new type of Field Theory*

**IT143** June 14-17 2010, Linnaeus University, Sweden, “Advances in Quantum Theory”,*On the principle of the quantumness, the quantumness of Relativity, and the computational GUT*

**IT142** June 8 2010, Bratislava, Research Center for Quantum Information, *Relativity is a consequence of Quantum Theory*

**IT141** June 1 2010, Cambridge, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, *Simulation of Quantum Fields by a Quantum Computer as a new type of Field Theory*

**IT140** May 23-29 2010, Torino, I.N.R.I.M, V workshop ad memoriam of Carlo Novero: Advances in Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information with atoms and photons and the third Italian Quantum Information Science Conference IQIS 2010, *A Computational Grand-Unified Theory*

**IT139** February 17-25, Nagoya University, Japan, “Nagoya Winter Workshop on Quantum Information, Measurement, and Foundations”, *On the “principle of the quantumness”, the quantumness of Relativity, and the computational grand-unification,*PDF

**IT138** February 3, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo CA, *A Computational Grand-Unified Theory* [ABSTRACT and Recordings]

**—–**Jan 4-30 2010, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India http:International Program on Quantum Information, IPQI, IOP, ICTS. *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT137** August 9-16, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo CA, Workshop on “Reconstructing Quantum Theory”, *Candidates for Principles of Quantumness* PRESENTATION: [Macromedia Flash MOVIE] [Windows media MOVIE] MP3 Audio Windows Video File PDF

**IT136** July 6-8 2009, Cambridge, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, “Cambridge Summer Workshop on Quantum Information”,*Seeking a Principle of Quantumness*

**IT135** June 14-18 2009, Vaxjo University, “QTRF5 – Quantum Theory: Reconsiderations and Foundations 5”,*Seeking a Principle of Quantumness*

**IT134** June 2 2009, Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic, “6th Central European Quantum Information Processing Workshop 1-4 June 2009”, *The quantum comb: theory and applications to quantum networks*

**IT133** April 8-9 2009, Oxford University “6th QPL workshop Quantum Physics and Logic”, *Toward an operational derivation of Quantum Mechanics* VIDEO

**IT132** March 18 2009, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Innsbruck, “Seminar/Theory Colloquium”, *The quantum comb: theory and applications to quantum networks*

**IT131** March 5-13 2009, Graduate School of Information Science Nagoya University Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan *Toward an operational derivation of Quantum Mechanics*

**IT130** March 2-4 2009, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo “DEX-SMI Workshop on Quantum Statistical Inference”, *Probabilistic theories: what is special about Quantum Mechanics?*

**—–** October 24-29, Camerino, Italy Italian Quantum Information Science Conference 2008, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT129** October 10, Padova, Istituto di Fisica G. Galilei, WORKSHOP ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS, *Quantum Mechanics as a fair operational framework*

**—–** September 20-23, Vilnius, Lithuania XII International Conference on Quantum Optics and Quantum Information 2008, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT128** September 14-20, Obergurgl, Austria, Foundational Strutures for QI & QC, *Quantum Mechanics as a fair operational theory*

**IT127** September 5, Pavia, Festival dei Saperi, locandine: [1], [2], *Teletrasporto*, [Dalla Provincia Pavese][comunicato stampa][intervista STIC mp3]

**IT126** August 25 – 30, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo CA, Workshop on “Quantum Estimation: Theory and Practice”, *A new approach to Quantum Estimation: Theory and Applications* PRESENTATION: [Macromedia Flash MOVIE] [Windows media MOVIE] MP3 Audio Windows Video File PDF

**IT125** August 19 – 24, Calgary CA, Ninth International Conference QCMC, *A new notion in Quantum Mechanics: the Quantum Comb*

**—–** June 30 – July 4 2008, Trondheim, Norway, Seminar on Quantum Information & Computation, LPHYS’08, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT124** June 4-7 2007, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada,“Osamu Hirota, A True Quantum Communications Channel”, *Why Quantum?* PRESENTATION: [Macromedia Flash MOVIE] [Windows media MOVIE] MP3 Audio PDF

**—–** June 25-28 2008, Torun, Poland, 40th Symposium on Math. Phy. “GEOMETRY AND QUANTA”, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED FOR SUPERPOSITION WITH R125*

**IT123** May 19-23 2008, Torino, I.N.R.I.M, Quantum 2008: IV workshop ad memoriam of Carlo Novero, Advances in Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information with Atoms and Photons, *Probabilistic Operational theories: what is special about Quantum Mechanics*

**IT122** May 13-17 2008, Zurich, ETH, Information primitives and laws of nature, *Probabilistic Operational theories: what is special about Quantum Mechanics*

**IT121** March 27 2008, Milano, Universita’ Bicocca, Quantum Computing Workshop, *Quantum Circuits Architecture*

**—–** March 4-12, Bhubaneswa, India, International School and Conference on Quantum Information (ISCQI – 2008), *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT120** Feb 15-17 2008, Santa Fe New Mexico, SQuInT“10th Annual Meeting of the Southwest Quantum Information and Technology (SQuInT) Network”, *Quantum Circuit Architecture*

**IT119** Dec. 10 2007, Massachusset Institute of Technology, Boston US, QIP seminar: “Quantum Information Seminars”, *Quantum Circuit Architecture* MIT abstract Windows Media Movie coming soon

**IT118** November 4-10 2007, E. Majorana Centre, Erice, Italy, “Noise, Information and Complexity at Quantum Scale”, *Quantum Circuits Architectures for Processing Quantum Operations*

**IT117** July 1-13 2007, Cambridge University, Great Britain, “Operational probabilistic theories as foils to quantum theory”, *Mathematical structures of Quantum Mechanics and connections to operational principles*

**IT116** June 11-16 2007, Vaxjo University, “QTRF4 – Quantum Theory: Reconsiderations and Foundations 4”, [Quantum Quandaries BLOG] [PRESS] *Mathematical structures of Quantum Mechanics and connections to operational principles*

**IT115** June 4-7 2007, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada,“Operational Quantum Physics and the Quantum-Classical Contrast”, *Mathematical structures of Quantum Mechanics and connections to operational principles* PRESENTATION: [Macromedia Flash MOVIE] [Windows media MOVIE]MP3 Audio PDF

**—–** June 20-24 2007, Budemerice, Slovakia, “Identifying quantum states and operations: theory and applications”, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**—–** June 5-8 2007, Valtice, Czech Republic, “5th Central European Quantum Information Processing Workshop 5-8 June 2008, Telc, Czech Republic”, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT114** May 25 2007, Pavia University, “Quantum bionet”, *Operational axioms for Quantum Mechanics*

**IT113** March 22 2007, Sendai, Tohoku University, *Optimal data processing of quantum measurements*

**IT112** March 20 2007, Sendai, Tohoku University, *Where the mathematical structure of Quantum Mechanics comes from?*

**IT111** February 15, Universita` di Pavia“Progetto lauree scientifiche”, [TALKS] *Il Calcolatore Quantistico: il Computer del futuro?*

**IT110** February 1 2007, Siena, Dipartimento di Matematica, *Il Calcolatore Quantistico: il Computer del futuro? *(Recensioni: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9][10][11][12] [13] [14])

**IT109** December 5 2006, Tokyo, Daini Hongo White Bldg. 2015-28-3, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 113-0033“ERATO-SORST Quantum Computation and Information Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency, “, *Operational Axioms for Quantum Mechanics*

**IT108** 28 November -3 December 2006, Tsukuba, “QCMC2006”, *How to derive Hilbert Space Formulation of Quantum MEchanics from axioms on experimental accessibility and simplicity*

**IT107** November 23 2006, Milano, Dipartimento di Informatica, Sistemistica e Comunicazione, universita’ degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, “IL PARADIGMA COMPUTAZIONALE, III”, [1][2][BLOG] *Assiomi operazionali per la meccanica quantistica*

**IT106** July 17-22 2006, Nottingham, “Quantum Probability and its Applications 27”, * How to Derive the Hilbert-Space Formulation of Quantum Mechanics From Purely Operational Axioms*

**IT105** June 22 2006, Trieste SISSA, “Theory and Technology in Quantum Information, Communication, Computation and Cryptography”, *Hilbert-Space Formulation of Quantum Mechanics From Purely Operational Axioms*

**IT104** June 7 2006, International Centre for Mathematical Modelling in Physics, Engineering and Cognitive Sciences, Vaxjo University, Sweden, Foundations of Probability and Physics 4, Quantum Theory: Reconsideration of Foundations 3, *How to Derive the Hilbert Space Formulation of Quantum Mechanics from Purely Operational Axioms*

**IT103** June 4 2006, Institute of Physics, N. Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, XXXVIII Symposium on Mathematical Physics, Quantum Entanglement & Geometry, [PHOTOS][PRESS]* How to Derive the Hilbert Space Formulation of Quantum Mechanics from Purely Operational Axioms*

**IT102** June 2, Leiden, Lorentz Center, Beyond the Quantum, *How to Derive the Hilbert Space Formulation of Quantum Mechanics from Operational Axioms*

**IT101** May 5, Torino, I.N.R.I.M, Quantum 2006: III workshop ad memoriam of Carlo Novero, Advances in Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information with Atoms and Photons, *Quantum Mechanics from Purely Operational Axioms*

**IT100** November 29 2005, Sendai, Tohoku University, QI meeting, Lecture on *GNS and Choi Jamiolkowski representations, channel and POVM tomography, channel discrimination, covariant channels*

**IT99** November 25 2005, Sendai, Tohoku University, The 13th Quantum Information Technology Symposium (QIT13), *Broadcasting Quantum Information*

**IT98** November 18-19 2005, Copenhagen, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Symposium on Quantum Information, *Broadcasting Quantum Information*

**IT97** November 16 2005, Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze Umane per la Formazione “R. Massa”, Universita’ di Milano-Bicocca Il paradigma computazionale e i modelli della razionalita’, [PRESS] *Una rifondazione operazionale della Meccanica Quantistica*

**IT96** November 9 2005, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Quantum Information Science Seminar, *Broadcasting Quantum Information*

**IT95** October 25 2005, Chicago, University of Illinois, *Broadcasting Quantum Information*

**IT94** September 29 2005, Dresden, MPIPKS, International School of Quantum Information 2005, *Programmability of measurements and channels*

**IT93** September 20 2005, Dresden, MPIPKS, International School of Quantum Information 2005, *EXTRA I – (Some) Open quantum problems*

**IT92** September 4-10 2005, Trieste-Losinj, On the present status of Quantum Mechanics, *Quantum Mechanics as the “syntactic manual” for the experiment*

**IT91** July 18-20 2005, Torino ISI, TOPQIP Miniworkshop, New problems in quantum measurements and processings

**IT90** June 23 2005, Benasque, Workshop on Quantum Informations, New problems in quantum measurements and processing

**IT89** June 11-15 2005, New York City, Discrete tomography and its applications *Quantum Tomography for Imaging*, paper, Conference papers:[EJDM]

**IT88** June 6-11 2005, Vaxjo, Sweden, Quantum Theory: reconsideration of foundations-3 *On the missing axiom of Quantum Mechanics* paper

**IT87** May 6 2005, Lecce, Grand Hotel Tiziano, Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information *New Devices for retrieving and boradcasting Quantum Information*

**IT86** May 3 2005, Torino, IEN Galileo Ferraris, L’eredita’ di Einstein: alcuni recenti progressi, [PRESS] *Recenti sviluppi della meccanica quantistica: dalla tomografia quantistica alla caratterizzazione dei rivelatori quantistici *

**IT85** April 13 2005, Modena, Dipartimento di Matematica, “Matematici e Filosofi si incontrano”: [PRESS] Evoluzione del concetto di commputabilita`, *Il quantum computer*

**IT84** March 18-20 2005, Vietri, Hotel Baia, “Meccanica Quantistica e Computazione Quantistica”, *New Devices for retrieving and boradcasting Quantum Information*

**IT83** February 21th 2005, Levico Terme, Grand Hotel Bellavista, “26th Conference: Quantum Probability and Infinite Dimensional Analysis”, *Mappings between the Convex Structures of States, POVM’s and Channels, and their physical meaning* *EXTENDED ABSTRACT*

**IT82** January 26th 2005, Oberwolfach, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut, Meeting: Entanglement and Decoherence: Mathematics and Physics of Quantum Information and Computation [annual report]*Quantum Convex Structures and their Physical Interrelations* *EXTENDED ABSTRACT*

**IT81** December 9th 2004, Cozumel, Mexico, Quantum Optics II, *Engineering Novel Quantum Information Processing Devices*

**IT80** December 1th 2004, Salice Terme, Aspetti di storia della fisica dagli anni trenta al secondo dopoguerra [PRESS], Casualita’ di natura ontica o epistemica? Riflessioni sulla Meccanica Quantistica

**IT79** November 15th 2004, Newton Institute, Cambridge, Workshop on Quantum Statistics, *Convex Structures in Quantum Mechanics and their Physical Interrelations*

**IT78** October 16th 2004, Istituto Stensen, Firenze, HOMO CYBER, [locandina](Press: [1][2])[BLOG]* Hardware: verso quale futuro? Il processore quantico*

**IT77** August 21 2004, University of Maryland, Second Feynman Festival, *Informationally complete quantum measurements*

**IT76** July 5 2004, Levico terme, 6th Volterra-CIRM International School on Quantum Information: Filtering and Control, *Optimization in the design of quantum experiments. Lecture I: Quantum Tomographic Calibration of Quantum Operations and POVM’s*

**IT75** April 26 2004, Torino, IEN Galileo Ferraris, 2nd Workshop ad memoriam of Carlo Novero, Advances in Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information with atom and photons, *Informationally complete measurements and universal detectors*

**IT74** 17 December 2003, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, *Universal Measuring Devices and Quantum Calibration*

**IT73** 27 November 2003, Milano, Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, * Quantum Calibration*

**IT72**August 11th 2003, Aahrus, Quantum Measurements and Quantum Stochastics, [guest list]*Universal and programmable measuring devices, and quantum calibration*

**IT71** July 2 2003, Benasque, Spain, Quantum Information, *Universal Observables*

**IT70** June 9th-13th 2003, Puebla, Mexico, ICSSUR 8th, * Characterization and Engineering of Quantum Operations*

**IT69** May 19th 2003, Torino, IEN Galileo Ferraris, *Characterization and Engineering of Quantum Detectors and Processors*

**IT68** April 29th 2003, Roma La Sapienza, * Caratterizzazione e realizzazione di operazioni quantistiche*

**—** April 11-14 2003, Aix en Provence Continuous Variables Quantum Information Processing 2003 Workshop, *REGRETFULLY DECLINED*

**IT67** April 3rd 2003, Milano, Liceo Scientifico Leonardo da Vinci, *Meccanica Quantistica e Computer del futuro.*

**IT66** March 20th 2003, Erice, ESF conference on ADVANCES IN QUANTUM INFORMATION PROCESSING: FROM THEORY TO EXPERIMENTS, *Characterization and Engineering of Quantum Operations*

**IT65** February 6th 2003, Eindhoven, Eurandom, *Discrimination between quantum channels*

**IT64** February 5th 2003, Utrecht, University, * Information on Quantum Devices*

**IT63** September 2002, Dublin, QIPROCONE, 3RD EUROPEAN QIPC WORKSHOP, [ABSTRACT] * Quantum information encoded on Quantum Operations*

**IT62** July 2002, Boston QCM&C, *The Quantum Bit Commitment: a complete classification of protocols*

**IT61,** May 16th 2002 Raubichi Belarus, QEC 2002, *Using Entanglement Improves the Precision of Quantum Measurements*

**IT60** March 12th 2002, Trieste, Quantum Interferometry,*On the Heisenberg “principle”*

**IT59** March 22th 2002, Fai della Paganella, convegno annuale della sezione teorica, *Using Entanglement Improves the Precision of Quantum Measurements*

**IT58** Febuary 27th 2002, Roma, Università la Sapienza, Dipartimento di Fisica *Entanglement per tomografia e misurazioni quantistiche*

**IT57** January 26th-February 1st 2002, Dresden, Qrandom II, *Universal Quantum Estimation*

**IT56** June 17-27th 2001, Varenna, Scuola “E. Fermi”, *Tomographic Methods
for Universal Estimation in Quantum Optics*

**IT55** June 4-8th 2001, Boston, ICSSUR, *Quantum Tomography and Quantum Holography: Toward a Quantum CAD for Universal Estimation*

**IT54** March 11-17th 2001, Oberwolfach, Stochastics in the Sciences, *Tomographic Methods for Quantum Estimation*

**IT53** March 8th 2001, Stuttgart, Department of Mathematics, *Quantum Tomography*

**IT52** February 12-16th 2001, Eindhoven, Netherlands, Qrandom [PRESS], *Tomographic Methods for Quantum Estimation*

**IT51** January 20-25th 2001, Levico, Quantum Probability, *Latest developements in Quantum Tomography*

**IT50** October 6-11th 2000, Palermo, LXXXVI Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Fisica, * Malintesi diffusi sul principio di indeterminazione di Heisenberg*

**IT49** July 3-8th 2000, Capri, Italy, Fifth International Conference on Quantum Communication Measurement & Computing, *Quantum Tomography, Entanglement, and Teleportation*

**IT48** April 28th-May 11th 2000, Balatonfured, Hungary, Seventh Central-European Workshop on Quantum Optics, *Informative and Noninformative Measurements: Tomography and Teleportation*

**IT47** 1999 Pavia, Università della Terza età, Lezioni Divulgative: October 26th *L’Atomo; *December 21th *La Meccanica Quantistica*

**IT46** November 10th 1999, Roma, Università La Sapienza,* Nuove Misure in Meccanica Quantistica*

**IT45** September 26th-October 1st 1999, Santa Clara CA, Optical Society of America annual meeting, Symposium on “Quantum State Tomography”, *Quantum optical tomography: general approaches and methods*

**IT44** September 23th 1999, Pavia,Congresso della Società Italiana di Fisica, *Quantum computers*

**IT43** August 9-13th 1999, Baltimore MD,Fundamental Problems in Quantum Theory Workshop, *Quantum Tomography for General Dynamical systems*

**IT42** July 15th 1999, Cambridge, Newton Institute, Workshop: “Entanglement and Quantum Information Processing”, *Quantum Tomography for Arbitrary Quantum System*

**IT41** May 24-29th 1999, Napoli, Sixth International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, *Quantum Tomography: New Experiments and Methods*

**IT40** April 30th-May 3rd 1999, Chudobin, 6th Central-European Workshop on Quantum Optics, Chudobin, Czech Republic, *Group Thoeretical Tomography*

**IT39** March 17th 1999, Palermo, Dipartimento di Fisica, *Tomografia di stati quantistici*

**IT38** March 11th 1999, Pavia, Collegio Santa Caterina da Siena, La Matematica, il Calcolatore e la Natura, *Nuova informatica e Nuovi Calcolatori Quantistici*

**IT37** March 1-5th 1999, Trieste, Quantum interferometry III, *New Experiments in QuantumTomography*

**IT36** February 18-23th 1999, Levico, Infinite Dimensional Analysis and Quantum Probability, *Measuring the Quantum State and Universal Detection*

**IT35** December 17th 1998, Baltimore MD, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Department of Physics, * Multimode tomography*

**IT34** December 9th 1998, Firenze, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Arcetri. Long seminar on: *Tomografia quantistica omodina*

**IT33** November 18th 1998, Milano, Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, Ciclo di Conferenze su Scienza e Tecnologie Avanzate, * Ottica Quantistica: Applicazioni e Nuovi Esperimenti Fondamentali*

**IT32** November 4th 1998, Pavia, Seminario generale: *Teletrasporto?*

**IT31** September 14th 1998, Ames (Iowa), Colloquium Ames Labs, *Measuring the Quantum State*

**IT30** August 25th 1998, Evanston IL, International Conference on Quantum Communication, Computing and Measurement, QCM’98, *Latest developemets in Quantum Tomography*

**IT29** April 15th 1998, Camerino, *Quantum tomography: theory and applications*

**IT28** March 5th 1998, Pavia, Collegio Nuovo, Nuove Frontiere della Fisica, Relazione alla Tavola rotonda su *Ottica Quantistica: teletrasporto e crittografia*

**IT27** February 24th 1998, Bristol, HP Laboratory, *Quantum tomography: theory and applications*

**IT26** December 18th 1997, Jena, Friedrich Schiller University, Theoretical Physics Institute, *Quantum tomography: theory and applications*

**IT25** October 29th 1997, Como, Congresso del Centenario, *Il meccano quantistico*

**IT24** September 30th 1997, Evanston IL, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northwestern University, Tutorial talk on *Quantum Tomography and two-mode selfhomodyne tomography*

**IT23** August 4-7th 1997, Baltimore MD, Fundamental Problems in Quantum Theory Workshop, *Measuring Hamiltonians*

**IT22** May 27-31th 1997, Balatonfured, 5th International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, *Quantum Tomography: Theory, Simulations, and Experiments*

**IT21** September 25-30th 1996, Mt. Fuji-Hakone (Giappone), Sizuoka Prefecture, Third International Workshop on Quantum Communication and Measurement, *Homodyning as Universal Detection*

**IT20** April 30th 1996, Roma, Università di Roma la Sapienza, Dipartimento di Fisica, *Sulla misurabilità dello stato quantistico*

**IT19** March 4-8th 1996, Trieste, Quantum Interferometry II, *Measuring Quantum States*

**IT18** 1995, Fai della Paganella, Convegno annuale di fisica teorica del INFM, Relazione introduttiva del chairman della sessione di *Ottica Quantistica e Chaos*

**IT17** 1995, Pavia, Collegio Ghislieri, Relazione introduttiva del chairman su *Wavelets*

**IT16** July 2-10th 1995, Ankara, Bilkent University, Summer School attributed to the Memory of Prof. A. O. Barut, Ciclo di lezioni su *Quantum tomography*

**IT15** July 2-10th 1995, Ankara, Bilkent University, Summer School attributed to the Memory of Prof. A. O. Barut, Ciclo di lezioni su *Quantum detection and estimation theory*

**IT14** 1995, Munich, Max Planck, *Quantum and classical tomography*

**IT13** January 28th-February 4th 1995, Corvara, Workshop EC Network “Non-Classical Light”, *Optical tomographic measurement of the density matrix*

**IT12** January 27th 1995, Camerino, Workshop on Quantum Tomography, *Tomographic detection of the density matrix*

**IT11** 1994, Berlin, Max Planck, * Quantum Tomography*

**IT10** 1994, Ulm, SimposiUlm in memoriam of Hans Risken, *Detection of the Density Matrix through Optical Homodyne Tomography: Sensitivity for Number, Phase and Quadrature of the detected field*

**IT9** 1993, Nagoya, Department of Physics, *Quantum Estimation Theory: applications in Quantum Optics*

**IT8** 1993, Nagoya, Graduate School of Human Informatics, *Generalized Measurements and Information Channels in Quantum Optics*

**IT7** 1993, Baltimore MD, Workshop on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations, *Homodyning and heterodyning the quantum phase*

**IT6** november 20th 1992, Milano, Seminari del Dipartimento di Fisica, *Amplification of photons.*

**IT5** October 5 1992, Pavia, Convegno SIF, *Amplificatori di fotoni*

**IT4** September 11th 1992, Trieste ICTP, LAMP seminar,* Quantum Amplification of Light*

**IT3** 1990, Fai della Paganella, Convegno annuale di fisica teorica del GNSM, *Production of fock states*

**IT2** 1985, Polistena, Convegno del settore Proprietà collettive dei Sistemi Fisici del GNSM, *Nuovi stati coerenti squeezed*

**IT1** 1981, Pisa, Convegno del settore Proprietà magnetiche degli stati aggregati del GNSM, *Studio NMR dell’ordinamento antiferromagnetico nei magneti diluiti KMnF _{3}:Mg*

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