Strings 2020

from Monday, June 29, 2020 (2:00 PM) to Friday, July 3, 2020 (10:30 PM)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jun 29, 2020
Jun 30, 2020
Jul 1, 2020
Jul 2, 2020
Jul 3, 2020
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2:00 PM
Main Session - Amanda Weltman (University of Cape Town) (until 5:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Opening Address - Mamokgethi Phakeng (UCT Vice Chancellor)   ()
2:30 PM Review: First results and potential African expansion of the Event Horizon Telescope - Roger Deane (University of Pretoria)   ()
4:00 PM Deriving the AdS$_3$/CFT$_2$ Correspondence - Rajesh Gopakumar (ICTS, Bangalore)   ()
5:00 PM
Main Session - Joao Rodrigues (Wits University) (until 8:30 PM) ()
5:00 PM JT gravity with defects and 3D gravity - Henry Maxfield (UC Santa Barbara)   ()
6:00 PM AdS/dCFT and integrable boundary states - Charlotte Kristjansen (Niels Bohr Institute)   ()
7:00 PM Social Zoom   ()
2:00 PM
Main Session - Leopoldo Pando-Zayas (Michigan) (until 5:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM String Lamppost and the Swampland - Cumrun Vafa (Harvard)   ()
3:00 PM D-instanton perturbation theory - Ashoke Sen (Harish-Chandra Research Institute)   ()
4:00 PM New holographic CFTs: finding the needle in the haystack - Alexandre Belin (CERN)   ()
5:00 PM
Main Session - Hirosi Ooguri (Caltech/Kavli IPMU) (until 8:00 PM) ()
5:00 PM D-instanton Calculus in c=1 String Theory - Xi Yin (Harvard)   ()
6:00 PM Simple Models of Evaporating Black Holes - Netta Engelhardt (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
2:00 PM
Main Session - Ofer Aharony (Weizmann) (until 5:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Review: Fractons for Field Theorists and Field Theory of Fractons - Nathan Seiberg (IAS)   ()
3:30 PM Anomalies of SCFTs and geometric engineering in M-theory - Ibrahima Bah (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
5:00 PM
Main Session - Mariana Graña (Institut de Physique Théorique) (until 7:00 PM) ()
5:00 PM Taming Defects in N=4 Super-Yang-Mills - Yifan Wang (Harvard)   ()
6:00 PM Higher-Group Symmetry and Applications - Clay Cordova (Chicago)   ()
8:00 PM
Public Session - Jonathan Shock (University of Cape Town) (until 9:30 PM) ()
8:00 PM Public Talk: The hidden geometry of spacetime - Shamit Kachru (Stanford)   ()
2:00 PM
Main Session - Marika Taylor (Southhampton) (until 5:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Constraints on Tree Level Gravitational Scattering - Shiraz Minwalla (TIFR)   ()
3:00 PM Asymptotic symmetries and celestial CFT - Andrea Puhm (Ecole Polytechnique)   ()
4:00 PM Nonperturbative Mellin Amplitudes - Joao Penedones (IPT Lausanne)   ()
5:00 PM
Main Session - Igor Klebanov (Princeton) (until 9:00 PM) ()
5:00 PM A Mellin-Barnes Approach to Scattering in de Sitter Space - Charlotte Sleight (IAS)   ()
6:00 PM Unitarity Methods in AdS/CFT - David Meltzer (Caltech)   ()
7:00 PM Social Zoom / Inclusivity in String Theory   ()
2:00 PM
Main Session - Nathan Berkovits (ICTP-SAIFR) (until 3:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Review: Recent progress on the black hole information paradox - Juan Maldacena (IAS)   ()
3:30 PM
Black Hole Information - Anastasia Volovich (Brown) (until 7:00 PM) ()
3:30 PM Holographic null infinity and the information paradox in flat space - Suvrat Raju (ICTS)   ()
4:10 PM Celestial Holography - Andrew Strominger (Harvard)   ()
4:50 PM The VECRO hypothesis - Samir Mathur (Ohio State)   ()
5:30 PM Replica Wormholes and the Black Hole Interior - Geoff Penington (Stanford)   ()
6:10 PM Comments on replica wormholes - Douglas Stanford (Stanford)   ()
7:00 PM
Main Session - Jeff Murugan (University of Cape Town) (until 10:30 PM) ()
7:00 PM Black Hole Information Panel Discussion - Marolf Almheiri Strominger Mathur Raju Stanford Penington Perry (Moderator) Engelhardt Maldacena   ()
9:00 PM Vision: David Gross   ()