The Mathematics of Quantum Theory

from Friday, May 23, 2014 (9:00 AM) to Monday, May 26, 2014 (5:15 PM)
Buehler Alumni Center (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
May 23, 2014
May 24, 2014
May 25, 2014
May 26, 2014
AM
9:15 AM --- Breakfast and Registration ---
10:00 AM Is Quantization Unique? - Prof. Sergei Gukov (Caltech)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
11:00 AM --- Coffee ---
11:15 AM Categorification of quantum groups at a prime root of unity. - Prof. Mikhail Khovanov (Colombia)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
9:15 AM A mathematical approach to quantum curves - Prof. Motohico Mulase (U.C. Davis)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
10:00 AM --- Coffee ---
10:30 AM AGT and Triality - Prof. Mina Aganagic (Berkeley)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
11:15 AM Quantum curves and the infinite-dimensional Grassmannian - Prof. Albert Schwarz (UC Davis)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
9:15 AM Symmetry Protected Topological Phases and Cobordisms" - Prof. Anton Kapustin (Caltech)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
10:00 AM --- Coffee ---
10:30 AM M-theory and DT-theory - Prof. Andrei Okounkov (Colombia)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
11:15 AM Open String Hodge Theory - Prof. Alexander Goncharov (Yale)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
9:15 AM The Hirzebruch-Riemann-Roch theorem in quantum K-theory - Prof. Alexander Givental (U.C. Berkeley)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
10:00 AM --- Coffee ---
10:30 AM Convex polytopes and infrared categories. - Prof. Yan Soibelman (Kansas)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
11:15 AM Chern-Simons theory, S-duality, and a Tridiagonal Determinant Identity - Prof. Ori Ganor (Berkeley)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
PM
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM Moduli of super Riemann surfaces - Ron Donagi (UPenn)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
2:45 PM Do all subfactors admit attendant conformal field theories? - Prof. Vaughan Jones (Berkeley)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
4:00 PM N=4 Super Yang-Mills Theory on the Coulomb Branch - Prof. John Schwarz (Caltech)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
5:00 PM --- Reception ---
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM 2-functions, L-functions, and mirror symmetry - Prof. Johannes Walcher (McGill)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
2:45 PM Degeneration of algebraic varieties and K-theory - Prof. Vadim Vologodsky (University of Oregon)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
4:00 PM Naturalness of Slow Nambu-Goldstone Modes and Graph Theory - Petr Horava (University of California, Berkeley)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
5:00 PM --- Snacks ---
6:00 PM Public Lecture-String Theory: Past, Present and Future - Prof. John Schwarz (Caltech)   (1002)
7:30 PM --- Speaker's Dinner ---
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM Non-perturbative Dyson-Schwinger equations and qq-characters - Nikita Nekrasov (IHES)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
2:45 PM A hyperholomorphic line bundle in ${\cal N}=2$ theories - Prof. Andy Neitzke (U. Texas)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
4:00 PM Towards the mathematics of AdS/CFT - Prof. Kevin Costello (North Western)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
5:30 PM --- BBQ ---
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM On regularized geometry of loop spaces. - Prof. Michael Movshev (Stony Brook)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
2:45 PM Topological recursion, cohomological field theories and quantization - Dr Nicolas Orantin (Instituto Superior Tecnico)   (Alpha Gamma Rho Room)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
4:00 PM Holomorphicity in QFT - Prof. Maxim Kontsevich (IHES)   (1147)