The Sixth New England String Meeting
Brown University
Friday, October 31, 2014


Free Registration
The meeting is open to all, but it would be helpful to us if you please register by clicking here if you plan to attend.

The Sixth New England String Meeting will be a small, regional one-day conference open to all students, postdocs and faculty. The schedule will leave a generous amount of time for coffee breaks and meals, so people will have plenty of time to chat informally.

Speakers Include
Dan Freedman (MIT)
Simone Giombi (Princeton)
Matt Headrick (Brandeis)
Chris Herzog (Stony Brook)
Juan Maldacena (IAS)
Andrew Strominger (Harvard)

Tentative Schedule
11.00amJuan Maldacena, "Cosmological Collider Physics"
11.50amAndy Strominger, "Semiclassical Virasoro Symmetry of the Quantum Gravity S-Matrix"
12.40pmLunch at local restaurants
2.10pmDan Freedman, "The AdS_3/CFT_2 Avatar of the Little Hierarchy Problem"
3.00pmSimone Giombi, "Higher Spins and Vector Models in Various Dimensions"
4.20pmMatt Headrick, "Causality, Holography, and Entanglement Entropy"
5.10pmChris Herzog, "Temperature Corrections to Entanglement Entropy for Conformal Field Theories"
6.00pmDinner at local restaurants

Practical Information
The talks will be held in Room 190 of the Barus-Holley Building, which is located on the northwest corner of George Street and Hope Street.


Brown University is easily accessible by the MBTA from Boston as well as by Amtrak.
Visitor Information

Past Meetings
The First New England String Meeting
The Second New England String Meeting
The Third New England String Meeting
The Fourth New England String Meeting
The Fifth New England String Meeting