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Workshop Programme

for period 11-13 January

Mathematical Aspects of String and M-Theory

11-13 January

Timetable

Wednesday 11 January
09:00-09:45 Registration BSM
09:45-10:00 Welcome from John Toland (INI Director) & Annoucements BSM
10:00-11:00 de la Ossa, X (University of Oxford) BSM
  Geometry and Connectedness of Heterotic String Compactifications with Fluxes Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Morning Coffee BSM
11:30-12:30 Larfors, M (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) BSM
  A ten-dimensional action for non-geometric fluxes Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court BSM
14:00-15:00 Waldram, D (Imperial College London) BSM
  Supergravity as generalised geometry Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Tea BSM
15:30-16:30 Minasian, R (CEA/Saclay) BSM
  Stringy corrections with B-field Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Graña, M (CEA/Saclay) BSM
  Reductions with reduced supersymmetry using generalized geometry Sem 1
17:30-18:00 Drinks Reception BSM
Thursday 12 January
10:00-11:00 Becker, K (Texas A&M University) BSM
  D-brane/O-plane effective actions, disc amplitudes and T-duality Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Morning Coffee BSM
11:30-12:30 Sati, H (University of Pittsburgh) BSM
  M-branes and String structures Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court BSM
14:00-15:00 Hartman, T (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) BSM
  Higher Spin Gravity and 2d CFTs Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Tea BSM
15:30-16:30 Diaconescu, E (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) BSM
  Lagrangian cycles and knots at large N Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Anderson, L (Harvard University) BSM
  Line bundle Standard Models Sem 1
19:30-22:00 Conference Dinner at Emmanuel College BSM
Friday 13 January
10:00-11:00 Pestun, V (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) BSM
  Instanton calculus in quiver gauge theories Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Morning Coffee BSM
11:30-12:30 Cheng, M (Harvard University) BSM
  String Theory and the Moonshine Programme Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court BSM
14:00-15:00 Persson, D (Chalmers University of Technology) BSM
  Wall-crossing, dilogarithm identities and the QK/HK correspondence Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Tea BSM
15:30-16:30 Hollands, L (Caltech) BSM
  A 4d-2d correspondence for Sicilian quivers Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Dabholkar, A (Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energies) BSM
  Localization and Exact Quantum Entropy of Black Holes Sem 1
Other Seminars
Seminars in the University
National and International Scientific Research Meetings

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