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Timetable (MTHW02)

M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry

Monday 11th February 2002 to Friday 15th February 2002

Monday 11th February 2002
10:00 to 10:50 Registation \& Coffee
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
10:50 to 11:00 Welcome and Introduction by Sir John Kingman and Lars Brink
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
11:00 to 11:30 Thermality in AdS and dS spacetimes and holography
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
11:30 to 12:00 M Berkooz ([Weizman])
Non-local string theories
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:00 to 12:30 Hyperbolic Lie algebras
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:30 to 14:30 Lunch
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
14:30 to 15:00 Supergravity duals of wrapped branes
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
15:00 to 15:30 (Non-BPS) Dirichlet branes, orientifolds and K-theory
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
15:30 to 16:00 Tea
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
16:00 to 16:30 Tachyons, supertubes and supersymmetric braneanti-brane systems
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
16:30 to 17:00 B Pioline ([Paris 6])
Exceptional theta series and the quantum BPS membrane
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
17:00 to 17:30 The enhancon made simple
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
17:45 to 00:00 Wine Reception
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
Tuesday 12th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00 K-theory and charges
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
11:00 to 11:30 Coffee
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
11:30 to 12:00 Intersecting branes: phenomenology and geometry
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:00 to 12:30 TBA
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:30 to 14:30 Lunch
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
14:30 to 15:00 P West ([KCL])
Symmetries of M-Theory
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
15:00 to 15:30 Maldacena-Wilson loops
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
15:30 to 16:00 Tea
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
16:00 to 16:30 Conformal topological Yang-Mills theory and de Sitter holography
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
16:30 to 17:00 Fractional branes and N = 1 gauge theories
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
Wednesday 13th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00 M Douglas ([Rutgers])
D-branes on Calabi-Yau manifolds
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
11:00 to 11:30 Coffee
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
11:30 to 12:00 WZ solitons near the CMS
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:00 to 12:30 The Topological sector of the deconstructed six-dimensional theories
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:30 to 14:30 Lunch
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
Thursday 14th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00 Conifolds in M-Theory
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
11:00 to 11:30 Coffee
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
11:30 to 12:00 The limits of uniqueness
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:00 to 12:30 Holographic renormalisation
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:30 to 14:30 Lunch
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
14:30 to 15:00 I Brunner ([CERN])
Orientifolds of curved backgrounds: Geometry and CFT
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
15:00 to 15:30 Black holes on cylinders
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
15:30 to 16:00 Tea
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
16:00 to 16:30 E Kiritsis ([Crete])
NS5 brane distributions at weak coupling
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
16:30 to 17:00 Moduli spaces of supersymmetric solutions
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
19:30 to 00:00 Conference Dinner - Trinity College Old Kitchen
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
Friday 15th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00 N Berkovits ([Estadual Paulista])
Covariant quantization of the superstring and supermembrane
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
11:00 to 11:30 Coffee
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
11:30 to 12:00 Instanton corrections to circular Wilson loops in N=4 supersymmetric Yang--Mills
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:00 to 12:30 Observables of string field theory
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
12:30 to 14:30 Lunch
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
14:30 to 15:00 Probing black holes
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INI 1
15:00 to 15:30 Penrose limits and maximal supersymmetric solutions in string and M-theories
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
15:30 to 16:00 Tea
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
16:00 to 16:30 A Klemm ([Humboldt])
N = 1 superpotentials and localisation
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
16:30 to 17:00 A little wand of deconstruction
Session: M-Theory, Gravity and Geometry
INI 1
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