Scientific Organizer: Cumrun Vafa (Harvard),
Local Organizer: Martin Rocek (CN Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics)
The Simons Physics Summer Workshop is the Fifteenth conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the twentieth in the series Simons Physics Summer Workshops. This year the Simons Summer Workshop will celebrate its 20th anniversary and have a variety of speakers from past workshops to form a reunion and update us on their current interests.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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 9AM in the SCGP Cafe, 2nd floor.
- Lunch will be served from 12:00pm-2:00pm in the SCGP Cafe, 2nd floor.
- Tea time will be at 3:30PM (4PM Tuesdays) SCGP Cafe or Lobby
- The talk will be at Smith Point Beach (please see transportation schedule for details). Lunch will be served at Smith Point Beach around 12:30pm.
SPECIAL EVENTS & BANQUETS
Tuesdays: (Except July 4, 2023): Summer Concert Series – 5PM – SCGP Auditorium
Thursdays: Banquet Dinners
- Thursday, June 29, 2023 – Banquet Dinner – 5PM – SCGP Cafe
- Thursday, July 6, 2023 – Special Dinner Hosted by Martin Rocek – 7:15PM – Rocek Residence
- Thursday, July 13, 2023 – Special Dinner from Jim & Marilyn Simons – 6PM – Avalon Park
- Thursday, July 20, 2023 – Banquet Dinner – 5PM – SCGP Cafe
TALK SCHEDULE BY DAY
|Date & Time||Title||Speaker||Year Represented||Location|
|Monday, June 26 10:00am||Exotic brane systems and Moduli spaces of theories with 8 supercharges||Amihay Hanany||2014||SCGP 102|
|Tuesday, June 27, 10:00am||IIB Determined||Jonathan Heckman||2009||SCGP 102|
|Wednesday, June 28, 11:00am||Swampland constraints & moduli space boundaries and interior||Cumrun Vafa||2008||Smith Point County Park, 1 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY 11967, USA|
|Thursday, June 29 10:00am||Brane Webs, GTPs and Quivers||Sebastian Franco||2006||SCGP 102|
|Friday, June 30 10:00am||When Topology and Criticality Meet quantum information||Cenke Xu||2016||SCGP 102|
|Monday, July 3 10:00am||From localizing quantum gravity to separating variables||Nikita Nekrasov||2003||SCGP 102|
|Tuesday, July 4||No events scheduled due to national holiday|
|Wednesday, July 5 11:00am||Large Charge in Fermionic CFT||Simeon Hellerman||2019||Smith Point County Park, 1 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY 11967, USA|
|Thursday, July 6 10:00am||Symmetry Resolution at High Energy||Hirosi ooguri||2012||SCGP 102|
|Friday, July 7 10:00am||Two q’s||Sergei Gukov||2011||SCGP 102|
|Monday, July 10 10:00am||Generalized lattices from 6d SCFTs||Shlomo Razamat||2017||SCGP 102|
|Tuesday, July 11 10:00am||Line defects and skein algebras at roots of unity||Andrew Neitzke||2007||SCGP 102|
|Wednesday, July 12 11:00am||Scaling similarities in large N quantum mechanical systems.||Juan Maldacena||2013||Smith Point County Park, 1 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY 11967, USA|
|Thursday, July 13 10:00am||Non-perturbative topological string on compact Calabi-Yau 3 folds||Albrecht Klemm||2005||SCGP 102|
|Friday, July 14 10:00am||Comments on scale-separated vacua in holography||Miguel Montero||2021||SCGP 102|
|Monday, July 17 10:00am|| Diff(S^1) Coadjoint orbits, Universal Teichmuller Space and
Quantization of Conformal Welding
|Samson Shatashvili||2010||SCGP 102|
|Tuesday, July 18 10:00am||Homological link invariants from Floer theory||Mina Aganagic||2015||SCGP 102|
|Wednesday, July 19 11:00am||String Dualities and the Distance Conjecture||Irene Valenzuela||2022||Smith Point County Park, 1 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY 11967, USA|
|Thursday, July 20 10:00am||Emergent Area Laws from Entangled Matrices||Sean Hartnoll||2004||SCGP 102|
|Friday, July 21 10:00am||Monopoles as Line Defects, Zero Modes, Scattering, and Generalized Symmetries||Zohar Komargodski||2018||SCGP 102|