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Schedule of Events for Simons Summer Workshop 2015

Downloadable Schedules by Week:

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*Speakers and titles will be added to the schedule throughout the workshop.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

All talks will be held in the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Lecture Hall (Room 102).

Breakfast will be served daily from 9:00am-10:00am in the Simons Center Cafe, 2nd floor.

Lunch will be served from 12:00pm-2:00pm in the Simons Center Cafe, 2nd floor.

Tea time will either be in the Simons Center Lobby or on the patio outside of the Art Gallery (weather permitting) at 3:30pm.

Wednesdays

The talk will be at Smith Point Beach (please see transportation website).

Lunch will be served at Smith Point Beach around 12:30pm.

 

Simons Summer Talk and Events Workshop Schedule:

Conformal bootstrap and mixed correlators

Monday 7/20
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Introduction to the conformal bootstrap Agnese Bissi 102 part 1
part 2
Tuesday 7/21
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Periodic Table of 6D SCFTs Jonathan Heckman 102 part 1
part 2
5:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception Lobby
6:00pm Musical Performance Jazz Quartet – Frank Bellucci, John Marshall, Steve Salerno and Keenan Zach 103 video
Wednesday 7/22
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Leave for the Beach Lobby
11:00pm Realization and classification of 1+1D CFT via 2+1D FQH states Xiao-Gang Wen Smith Point Beach video
3:30pm Leave the Beach- Back to the Center Smith Point Beach
Thursday 7/23
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am The N=2 Superconformal Bootstrap Pedro Liendo 102 part 1
part 2
6:30pm Banquet at Martin Rocek’s Residence Rocek Residence
Friday 7/24
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am The Holographic Entropy Cone Bogdan Stoica 102 part 1
part 2
Monday 7/27
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Introduction to Class-S and Tinkertoys Jacques Distler 102 part 1
part 2
Tuesday 7/28
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Gauge theories on 6d soliton strings Seok Kim 102 part 1
part 2
5:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception Lobby
6:00pm Musical Performance Ray Anderson’s Organic Quartet – Ray Anderson, Tommy Campbell, Steve Alerno, and Gary Versace 103
Wednesday 7/29
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Leave for the Beach Lobby
11:00am The (2, 0) superconformal bootstrap Leonardo Rastelli Smith Point Beach video
3:30pm Leave the Beach- Back to the Center Smith Point Beach
6:30pm Banquet at Michael Bershadsky’s Residence Bershadsky Residence
Thursday 7/30
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Six-dimensional CFT’s with holographic duals Alessandro Tomasiello 102 part 1
part 2
Friday 7/31
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Conformal bootstrap and QCD chiral phase transition Yu Nakayama 102 part 1
part 2
slides
Monday 8/3
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Conformal bootstrap and mixed correlators Alessandro Vichi 102 part 1
part 2
Tuesday 8/4
Time Title Speaker Room Video
11:30am Anomalies, RG Flows, and the a-theorem in 6d — Part I Thomas Dumitrescu 102 video
2:30pm ADE Little String Theory on a Riemann Surface Mina Aganagic 102 video
5:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception Lobby
6:00pm Musical Performance Leon Livshin 103 video
Wednesday 8/5
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Leave for the Beach Lobby
11:00am Anomalies, RG Flows, and the a-theorem in 6d — Part II Clay Cordova Smith Point Beach video
3:30pm Leave the Beach- Back to the Center Smith Point Beach
Thursday 8/6
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am CFTs with O(N) and Sp(N) symmetry and Higher Spins in (A)dS Space Igor Klebanov 102 part 1
part 2
6:00pm Avalon Workshop Party Avalon Park and Preserve
Friday 8/7
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Searching for a bulk point Juan Maldacena 102 part 1
part 2
Monday 8/10
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Deconstructing Conformal Blocks in 4D CFT Marco Serone 102 part 1
part 2
Tuesday 8/11
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Entanglement and Locality in AdS/CFT Hirosi Ooguri 102 part 1
part 2
5:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception Lobby
6:00pm Musical Performance Stony Brook Music Department String Quartet 103
Wednesday 8/12
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Leave for the Beach Lobby
11:00am Anomalies, Conformal Manifolds, and Spheres Nathan Seiberg Smith Point Beach video
3:30pm Leave the Beach- Back to the Center Smith Point Beach
Thursday 8/13
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am The Temperature of a Pure State in CFT Jared Kaplan 102 part 1
part 2
6:30pm Banquet at John Morgan’s Residence Morgan Residence
Friday 8/14
Time Title Speaker Room Video
10:00am Three-Dimensional Bosonization from Supersymmetry Ran Yacoby 102 part 1
part 2