Equivariant Gromov-Witten Theory and Applications: May 12 – 16, 2014

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May 12-16, 2014, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

Organizing Committee:
Eduardo Gonzalez, University of Massachusetts at Boston, eduardo@math.umb.edu
Chris Woodward, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, ctw@math.rutgers.edu

Workshop Description:
The focus of the workshop will be on new developments in Landau-Ginzburg mirrors of varieties with group action, quasimap and gauged Gromov-Witten invariants, connections with symplectic vortices, applications to crepant transformations and extensions to quantum K-theory and equivariant Fukaya categories.

A tentative list of speakers:
Anders Buch (Rutgers)
Renzo Cavalieri (Colorado State),
Emily Clader (Michigan),
Kenji Fukaya (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics),
Alexander Goncharov (Yale),
Eduardo Gonzalez (University of Massachusetts at Boston),
Kentaro Hori (IMPU, Tokyo),
Hiroshi Iritani (Kyoto),
Bumsig Kim (Korean Institute for Advanced Study),
Cristina Manolache (Imperial College),
Michael McBreen (MIT),
Melissa Liu (Columbia),
Leonardo Mihalcea (Virginia Tech),
James Pascaleff (Austin),
Konni Rietsch (Kings College London),
Constantin Teleman (Berkeley),
Hsian-Hua Tseng (Ohio State),
Sushmita Venugopalan (Tata Institute),
Guangbo Xu (Irvine),
Aleksey Zinger (Stonybrook).

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All workshop talks and discussion periods will be held in the Simons Center Lecture Hall (Room 102).

Equivariant Gromov-Witten Theory and Applications Workshop Schedule

Time Title Presenters  Video
 8:30am Breakfast/registration begins (8:30am – 9:30am) SCGP Lobby and Cafe
 9:30am On mirror symmetry for Grassmannians Konstanze Rietsch  video
10:30am Coffee Break SCGP Cafe
11:00am The Toda isomorphism Constantin Teleman  video
12:00pm Lunch SCGP Cafe
 2:15pm Representation theory and mirror symmetry Alexander Goncharov  video
 3:15pm Tea Time SCGP Lobby
 4:00pm The hemisphere partition function Kentaro Hori  video

Time Title Presenters  Video
 8:30am Breakfast begins (8:30am – 9:30am) SCGP Cafe
 9:30am Mirror Symmetry for Stable Quotients Invariants Aleksey Zinger  video
10:30am Coffee Break SCGP Cafe
11:00am A symplectic analogue of quasimaps Sushmita Venugopalan  video
12:00pm Lunch SCGP Cafe
 2:15pm The Landau-Ginzburg/Calabi-Yau correspondence and wall-crossing Emily Clader video
 3:15pm Tea Time SCGP Lobby
 4:00pm Comparing Gromov-Witten invariants and quasi-map invariants Cristina Manolache video

Time Title Presenters  Video
 8:30am Breakfast begins (8:30am – 9:30am) SCGP Cafe
 9:30am Center of Mass technique and construction of equivariant Kuranishi structure Kenji Fukaya video
10:30am Coffee Break SCGP Cafe
11:00am Symplectic cohomology and equivariant Lagrangian branes. James Pascaleff video
12:00pm Lunch SCGP Cafe
 2:15pm Compactness of gauged Witten equation Guangbo Xu video
 3:15pm Tea Time SCGP Lobby
 4:00pm Equivariant Gromov-Witten theory of the projective line and the Eynard-Orantin recursion Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu video
 5:30pm Public Viewing of the Documentary Film: Particle Fever (workshop participants are welcome to attend) SCGP 103


Time Title Presenters  Video
 8:30am Breakfast begins (8:30am – 9:30am) SCGP Cafe
 9:30am Big I-functions Bumsig Kim video
10:30am Coffee Break SCGP Cafe
11:00am Equivariant quantum cohomology and puzzles Anders Buch video
12:00pm Lunch SCGP Cafe
 2:15pm Toric open invariants and Crepant Transformations Renzo Cavalieri video
 3:15pm Tea Time SCGP Lobby
 4:00pm Applications of gauged GW theory Eduardo Gonzalez video
 6:00pm Workshop Banquet: Complimentary to all registered workshop participants and registered locals SCGP Cafe

Time Title Presenters  Video
 8:00am Breakfast begins (8:00am – 9:00am) SCGP Cafe
 9:00am Virasoro beyond semi-simple cases Hsian-Hua Tseng video
10:00am Coffee Break SCGP Cafe
10:30am An affine deformation of the quantum cohomology ring of flag manifolds Leonardo Mihalcea video
11:30am Lunch SCGP Cafe
 1:00pm Mirror Symmetry for Hypertoric Varieties Michael McBreen video
 2:00pm Short Break
 2:15pm Equivariant quantum cohomology of toric stack Hiroshi Iritani video
 3:15pm Tea Time SCGP Lobby

Lodging for supported participants will be at the Stony Brook Hilton .