Concluding Conference of Simons Collaboration on Homological Mirror Symmetry: April 25-28, 2023

Organized By: Mohammed Abouzaid, Denis Auroux, Ron Donagi, Maxim Kontsevich, and Carlos Simpson. To watch live throughout the workshop week, please visit: For the most up to date information please visit This conference is the concluding conference for the Simons Collaboration on “Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications.” In addition to reviewing progress in Homological … Read more

2023 Simons Physics Summer Workshop – Celebrating 20 Years: June 26 – July 21, 2023

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 … Read more

RTG/SCGP Graduate Workshop on the Birational Complexity of Algebraic Varieties: December 5-9, 2022

This instructional workshop, aimed at graduate students familiar with basic algebraic geometry, will introduce attendees to rationality problems, measures of irrationality, and groups of birational automorphisms such as the Cremona group. The SCGP will host a research workshop Birational Complexity of Algebraic Varieties the following week (December 12-16, 2022, SCGP). The Graduate workshop will revolve around … Read more

Ending Inflation and the Hot Big Bang: June 5-9, 2023

  Organized by: Peter Adshead (University of Illinois) Jonathan Heckman (University of Pennsylvania Marilena Loverde (University of Washington) Patrick Meade (C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics) Scott Watson (Syracuse University) This workshop is aimed at filling the gap in our cosmic history – from the end of inflation to the beginning of big bang … Read more

Supergravity, Generalized Geometry and Ricci Flow: April 17-21, 2023

Organized by: Mario Garcia-Fernandez (Institute of Mathematical Sciences)Marco Gualtieri (University of Toronto)Jeff Streets (University of California, Irvine)Daniel Waldram (Imperial College London) Recent breakthroughs across physics and mathematics have led to a surge of interest in theories of supergravity and their applications to geometry. Much of this progress has arisen from further investigation into, and application … Read more

Anomalies: March 8-10, 2023

Organizing by:1. Sally Dawson (BNL)2. Bhupal Dev (WUSTL)3. Aida El-Khadra (UIUC)4. Stefania Gori (UCSC)5. Amarjit Soni (BNL)6. George Sterman (YITP/Stony Brook)7. Patrick Meade (YITP/Stony Brook) For the past several years three key anomalies indicating lepton flavor universality violation (LFUV) have been getting a lot of attention as they each have a significance of more than … Read more

Birational Complexity of Algebraic Varieties: December 12-16, 2022

Organized by: Ignacio Barros (Université Paris-Saclay)Robert Lazarsfeld (Stony Brook University)Olivier Martin (Stony Brook University) David Stapleton (University of Michigan) Susanna Zimmermann (Université d’Angers) How complicated can an algebraic variety be? From the perspective of birational geometry the simplest varieties are rational or unirational. Determining whether or not a variety is rational is a famously hard problem of … Read more

Computational Differential Geometry and its Applications in Physics: November 14-18, 2022

Rodrigo Barbosa (SCGP)Simon Donaldson (SCGP)Michael R. Douglas (CMSA and SCGP)Burt Ovrut (U Penn) The workshop “Computational Differential Geometry and its Applications in Physics” grows out of recent work using machine learning techniques to solve geometric PDEs such as those determining Ricci-flat Kähler metrics in four and higher dimensions. The mathematical focus will be on computational methods for … Read more

Workshop: SuperGeometry and SuperModuli: March 27-31, 2023

  Organizing by: Sergio Cacciatori (Università degli studi dell’Insubria),Samuel Grushevsky (SCGP),Alexander Polishchuk (University of Oregon) A supermanifold is the generalization of a usual manifold when some of the coordinates are even variables, and some are odd.The mathematical foundations of supergeometry were established in the 1970s and 1980s. While much of the motivation for this came … Read more

Workshop: Number Theory And Physics: October 24 – October 28, 2022

Organized by: Brian Conrey (American Institute of Mathematics), Matilde Lalin (Université de Montréal), Giuseppe Mussardo (Laboratorio Interdisciplinare Scienze Naturali e Umanistiche, SISSA), German Sierra (UAM/CSIC) The interplay between Number Theory and Physics has a long tradition, as illustrated by several examples and many initiatives of the past. A well-know example is the tantalizing connection between … Read more