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 Fifth 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.
Confirmed Speakers Include
Nima Arkani-Hamed (IAS)
Sergei Gukov (Caltech)
Alex Maloney (McGill)
Subir Sachdev (Harvard)
Herman Verlinde (Princeton)
Barton Zwiebach (MIT)
|11.00am||Barton Zwiebach, "Double Field Theory: Basics and Recent Developments" |
|11.50am||Sergei Gukov, "3d Gauge Theories Labeled by 3-Manifolds" |
|12.40pm||Lunch at local restaurants|
| 2.10pm||Alex Maloney, "The Holographic Dual of the Ising Model" |
| 3.00pm||Subir Sachdev, "Holography of Compressible Quantum States" |
| 4.20pm||Herman Verlinde, "Gravity from Instantons" |
| 5.10pm||Nima Arkani-Hamed, "Scattering Amplitudes and the Positive Grassmannian" |
| 6.00pm||Dinner at local restaurants|
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.
Please click here for a list of accommodation possibilities.
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