Feedback from Solstice of Foundations 2019
Here is some participant feedback and our main conclusions from it.
Registered participants: 88, of which 26 from ETH Zurich.
Feedback: 44 responses.
Prior knowledge of quantum theory
“I liked a lot, that details were worked out during the lectures and, that the lecturers actually had time to do so.”
“In general I thought the lectures covered really interesting and diverse topics. Also most were really well done.”
“It think that it was a great idea to book all of those beds in the youth hostel. We had the chance to talk about Q physics with other attendees 24/7. Also, having the coffee breaks in the same rooms as the posters was also a great idea, cause we could visit and revisit them, if necessary. I also appreciate the effort in uploading lectures notes and reference materials to the website, this is very useful.”
From the feedback, it seems that our event was a success, and overall participants enjoyed it. For that we (first!) thank the amazing team of lecturers that has assembled under the roof of ETH for this summer week in June; and, secondly, all of students that came to Zürich driven by an interest in quantum foundations.
We will work on making the event even better next time; there are always things that can be improved: for example, making accommodation options more diverse, and arranging for a dedicated poster session.
We thank all of the participants for their kind and detailed feedback, and hope to see you at our future events!