Strings 2020

from Monday, 29 June 2020 (14:00) to Friday, 3 July 2020 (22:30)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
29 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2020
1 Jul 2020
2 Jul 2020
3 Jul 2020
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14:00
Main Session - Amanda Weltman (University of Cape Town) (until 17:00) ()
14:00 Opening Address - Mamokgethi Phakeng (UCT Vice Chancellor)   ()
14:30 Review: First results and potential African expansion of the Event Horizon Telescope - Roger Deane (University of Pretoria)   ()
16:00 Deriving the AdS$_3$/CFT$_2$ Correspondence - Rajesh Gopakumar (ICTS, Bangalore)   ()
17:00
Main Session - Joao Rodrigues (Wits University) (until 20:30) ()
17:00 JT gravity with defects and 3D gravity - Henry Maxfield (UC Santa Barbara)   ()
18:00 AdS/dCFT and integrable boundary states - Charlotte Kristjansen (Niels Bohr Institute)   ()
19:00 Social Zoom   ()
14:00
Main Session - Leopoldo Pando-Zayas (Michigan) (until 17:00) ()
14:00 String Lamppost and the Swampland - Cumrun Vafa (Harvard)   ()
15:00 D-instanton perturbation theory - Ashoke Sen (Harish-Chandra Research Institute)   ()
16:00 New holographic CFTs: finding the needle in the haystack - Alexandre Belin (CERN)   ()
17:00
Main Session - Hirosi Ooguri (Caltech/Kavli IPMU) (until 20:00) ()
17:00 D-instanton Calculus in c=1 String Theory - Xi Yin (Harvard)   ()
18:00 Simple Models of Evaporating Black Holes - Netta Engelhardt (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   ()
14:00
Main Session - Ofer Aharony (Weizmann) (until 17:00) ()
14:00 Review: Fractons for Field Theorists and Field Theory of Fractons - Nathan Seiberg (IAS)   ()
15:30 Anomalies of SCFTs and geometric engineering in M-theory - Ibrahima Bah (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
17:00
Main Session - Mariana Graña (Institut de Physique Théorique) (until 19:00) ()
17:00 Taming Defects in N=4 Super-Yang-Mills - Yifan Wang (Harvard)   ()
18:00 Higher-Group Symmetry and Applications - Clay Cordova (Chicago)   ()
20:00
Public Session - Jonathan Shock (University of Cape Town) (until 21:30) ()
20:00 Public Talk: The hidden geometry of spacetime - Shamit Kachru (Stanford)   ()
14:00
Main Session - Marika Taylor (Southhampton) (until 17:00) ()
14:00 Constraints on Tree Level Gravitational Scattering - Shiraz Minwalla (TIFR)   ()
15:00 Asymptotic symmetries and celestial CFT - Andrea Puhm (Ecole Polytechnique)   ()
16:00 Nonperturbative Mellin Amplitudes - Joao Penedones (IPT Lausanne)   ()
17:00
Main Session - Igor Klebanov (Princeton) (until 21:00) ()
17:00 A Mellin-Barnes Approach to Scattering in de Sitter Space - Charlotte Sleight (IAS)   ()
18:00 Unitarity Methods in AdS/CFT - David Meltzer (Caltech)   ()
19:00 Social Zoom / Inclusivity in String Theory   ()
14:00
Main Session - Nathan Berkovits (ICTP-SAIFR) (until 15:00) ()
14:00 Review: Recent progress on the black hole information paradox - Juan Maldacena (IAS)   ()
15:30
Black Hole Information - Anastasia Volovich (Brown) (until 19:00) ()
15:30 Holographic null infinity and the information paradox in flat space - Suvrat Raju (ICTS)   ()
16:10 Celestial Holography - Andrew Strominger (Harvard)   ()
16:50 The VECRO hypothesis - Samir Mathur (Ohio State)   ()
17:30 Replica Wormholes and the Black Hole Interior - Geoff Penington (Stanford)   ()
18:10 Comments on replica wormholes - Douglas Stanford (Stanford)   ()
19:00
Main Session - Jeff Murugan (University of Cape Town) (until 22:30) ()
19:00 Black Hole Information Panel Discussion - Marolf Strominger Almheiri Maldacena Engelhardt Perry (Moderator) Penington Stanford Raju Mathur   ()
21:00 Vision: David Gross   ()