Manhattan Seminar – March 16, 2012

Simons Center Seminar in Manhattan

March 16, 2012, 10:30AM – 5:30PM

The Simons Center is holding a one-day seminar event at the Stony Brook Manhattan Campus on Friday, March 16, 2012. The focus is theoretical high energy physics and string theory, and may be of interest to faculty, postdocs, and graduate students working in these fields. Talk titles and a schedule will be available on this website soon.

The meeting will take place at 387 Park Avenue South (please use the entrance at 101 East 27th Street, which is marked by a Stony Brook banner). There will be coffee, cookies, and a buffet lunch. We kindly request that all participants register in advance.


Per Berglund (New Hampshire)
Davide Gaiotto (IAS)
Diego Hofman (Harvard)
Anastasia Volovich (Brown)


Christopher Beem
Nikolay Bobev
Mike Douglas
David Vegh


10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:00 Diego Hofman: “Umklapp in AdS/CFT”
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Anastasia Volovich:  “Mathematical Structures of Scattering Amplitudes in N=4 Yang-Mills”
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:45 Davide Gaiotto
3:45-4:15 Coffee
4:15-5:15 Per Berglund:  “Global Embeddings for Branes at Toric Singularities”