The Eighth New England String Meeting
Brown University
Friday, April 5, 2019


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 Eighth 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
Nima Arkani-Hamed (IAS)
Liam Fitzpatrick (BU)
Daniel Harlow (MIT)
Zohar Komargodski (Stony Brook & SCGP)
Nathan Seiberg (IAS)
Andrew Strominger (Harvard)

Tentative Schedule
11.00amAndrew Strominger, "Recent Developments in Flat Space Holography" (video, slides)
11.50amZohar Komargodski,"Baryons as Quantum Hall Droplets" (video, slides)
12.40pmLunch provided
2.10pmLiam Fitzpatrick, "Universality of Lowest-Twist in CFT from Holography" (video)
3.00pmNima Arkani-Hamed, "Elementary Positive Geometry of Causal Diamonds, Particles and Strings" (video)
4.20pmDaniel Harlow, "A Coleman-Mandula Theorem for Discrete Symmetries" (video)
5.10pmNathan Seiberg, "Anomalies in the Space of Coupling Constants" (video, slides)

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
The Sixth New England String Meeting
The Seventh New England String Meeting

Support for this conference is generously provided by the Simons Foundation.