RECORDED PRESENTATIONS

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The workshop took place online on Zoom

March 18
12:00 – 2:00pm Welcome / Prediction in Classical and Quantum Physics
(Chair: Aristotle Tympas)


Theodore Arabatzis,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“The Perils of Prediction Project”


Léna Soler,
Université de Lorraine, Archives Henri Poincaré
“What Would It Be like to Be Bohmians? Predictions as Paradigm Dependent: The (Big) Difference That It Makes”

Vasiliki Christopoulou,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“From Dimensions to Physical Laws: Lord Rayleigh’s Dimensional Approach to Prediction”

3:30 – 5:30pm Computation, Simulation, and Prediction (Chair: Ana Simões)

Aristotle Tympas,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“On Searching for One More Imaginary Particle and Missing the One Real Planet: Historiographical Considerations on Scientific Computing”


Hans Hasse & Johannes Lenhard,
University of Kaiserslautern
“Created by Prediction: On the History, Ontology, and Computation of the Lennard-Jones Fluid”


Stelios Kampouridis,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“There isn’t a single solution to everything”: Predictive Reliability and Hierarchy of Models in Computational Quantum Chemistry”


6.00 – 8.00pm The Changing Fortunes of Prediction (Chair: Friedrich Steinle)

Radin Dardashti,
University of Wuppertal
“Predictions in Fundamental Physics and the Future of Theory Assessment?”

Grigoris Panoutsopoulos,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“The Changing Concept of Prediction in High Energy Physics: From the Standard Model to the Post-Higgs Era”


Miles MacLeod,
University of Twente
“Doing without Prediction: The Case of Sustainability Science”


March 19
12:30 – 2:00pm Prediction in the Environmental Sciences (Chair: Theodore Arabatzis)

Gabriele Gramelsberger,
RWTH Aachen University
“Cloud Parametrization Deadlock in Climate Models”

Matthias Heymann,
Aarhus University
“Climate Modeling and the Perils of Prediction”


3:30 – 5:30pm Prediction in the Earth Sciences (Chair: Kostas Gavroglu)

Stathis Arapostathis,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“Dusty Predictions: Technoscientific Networks, Research Politics and Regional Uncertainties”


Gregory Clancey,
National University of Singapore
“Predictive Models and Their Markets: The Case of Seismology”


Iraklis Katsaloulis,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“Earthquake Prediction: The Greek Case in a Global Context”


6.00 – 8.00pm The Epistemology of Prediction (Chair: Hasok Chang)

Wendy Parker,
Virginia Tech
“Predicting Future Weather and Climate: From Models to Expert Judgment”

Alex Broadbent,
University of Johannesburg
“What Is a Good Prediction?”


Stéphanie Ruphy,
Ecole normale supérieure – Université PSL
“Should We Still Value the Unpredictability of Scientific Inquiry?”