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June 27, 2016 to July 2, 2016
Collège de France
Europe/Paris timezone

The goal of the String-Math 2016 conference is to bring together mathematicians and physicists who work on ideas related to string theory, a broad framework which aims to unify all fundamental interactions in Nature.

The String-Math 2016 conference will take place from June 27 to July 2nd at Collège de France in Paris. It will be the culmination of an extended 3-month program at Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, on the mathematics of string theory, and will include a session for the general public on Saturday July 2nd, organized jointly with Séminaire Poincaré.

The String-Math 2016 conference is organized in partnership with the Clay Mathematics Institute. Support from LPTHE, Fédération de Recherche Interactions Fondamentales, IMJ-PRGIHESIPHT-CEA, LPTENSFondation Mathématique Jacques HadamardFondation Philippe Meyer pour le développement culturel et artistique,Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, CNRS, ANR, NSF and Institut Henri Poincaré  is gratefully acknowledged. Secretarial support from LPTHE is particularly appreciated.

Steering Committee of String-Math Conferences:

Ron Donagi, Dan Freed, Nigel Hitchin, Sheldon Katz, Maxim Kontsevich, David Morrison, Edward Witten, Shing-Tung Yau

Scientific Committee:

Mina Aganagic, Niklas Beisert, Tom Bridgeland, Kathrin Bringmann, Simon Donaldson, Edward Frenkel, Bertrand Eynard, Matthias Gaberdiel, Rajesh Gopakumar, Antonella Grassi, Mark Gross, Chris Hull, Albrecht Klemm,  Wolfgang Lerche, Juan Maldacena, Matilde Marcolli, Gregory Moore, Hirosi Ooguri, Rahul Pandharipande, Tony Pantev, Vassily Pestun, Yongbin Ruan, Sakura Schafer-Nameki, Volker Schomerus, Savdeep Sethi, Eric Sharpe, Samson Shatashvili, Jorg Teschner, Johannes Walcher, Katrin Wendland, Maxim Zabzine, Eric Zaslow

Organizing Committee:

Philip Boalch, Miranda Cheng, Alessandro Chiodo, Amir Kashani-Poor,  Maxim Kontsevich, Ruben Minasian, Nikita Nekrasov, Boris Pioline, Don Zagier

Previous String-Math conferences:

SM2011:Philadelphia | SM2012:Bonn | SM2013:Stony Brook | SM2014:Alberta | SM2015:Sanya

Forthcoming String-Math conferences (dates to be announced):

SM2017:Hamburg (24-29/07/17) | SM2018:Sendai | SM2019:Uppsala


Collège de France
Amphithéâtre Marguerite de Navarre
11, place Marcelin-Berthelot, 75231 Paris cedex
The talks are broadcast live on the internet and video recordings for the talks on Monday are now available, see links on the lhs. Prof. Hitchin's lecture at the General Public session on Saturday is cancelled, please see the new schedule.