
THEMATIC PROGRAMS 

February 25, 2018  
Infinite Dimensional Lie Theory and Its Applications ProgramVertex Operator
Algebras Workshop

Monday  

09:009:30  Registration  
09:3010:30  YZ. Huang, Rutgers University 
Riemann surfaces with boundaries and vertex operator algebra theory 
10:3011:00  Coffee break  
11:0012:00  G. Mason, University of California, Santa Cruz 
Automorphic and combinatorial properties of free field theories at higher genus 
12:0014:00  Lunch  
14:0015:00  M. Douglas, Rutgers University 
Dbranes in Curved Space 
15:0015:30  Tea break  
15:3016:30  H. Li, Rutgers University 
Regular representations and Zhu's $A(V)$theory 
Tuesday  
09:3010:30  C. Dong, University of California, Santa Cruz 
Vertex operator algebras and dual pairs 
10:3011:00  Coffee break  
11:0012:00  J. Fuchs, Karlstad University 
Solitonic representations and boundary categories 
12:0014:00  Lunch  
14:0015:00  K. Nagatomo, Osaka University 
The minimal model on the projective line 
15:0015:30  Tea break  
15:3016:30  A. Tsuchiya, Nagoya University 
Seiberg  Witten differential as a period of rational elliptic surface 
Wednesday  
09:3010:30  A. Recknagel, King's College, University of London 
From Branes to Boundary Conformal Field Theory 
10:3011:00  Coffee break  
11:0012:00  V. Schomerus, Max Planck Institute 
Brane Dynamics and NonCommutative Geometry 
12:0014:00  Lunch  
14:0015:00  R. Griess, University of Michigan 
Recent results on automorphism groups of VOAs 
15:0015:30  Tea break  
15:3016:30  J. Lepowsky, Rutgers University 
Aspects of the construction of conformal field theories 
16:3018:30  Cocktail reception  
Thursday  
09:3010:30  A. Meurman, Lund University 
Integrable highest weight modules and vertex operator algebras 
10:3011:00  Coffee break  
11:0012:00  M. Primc, University of Zagreb 
Basic representations for classical affine Lie algebras 
12:0014:00  Lunch  
14:0015:00  F. Malikov, University of Southern California 
TBA 
15:0015:30  Tea break  
15:3016:30  A. Milas, Rutgers University 
Vertex operator algebras and $\zeta$functions 
Friday  
09:3010:30  K. Barron, University of California, Santa Cruz 
Change of variables formulas for N=1 NeveuSchwarz vertex operator superalgebras and alternate notions of superconformality 
10:3011:00  Coffee break  
11:0012:00  G. Hoehn, University of Freiburg 
Genera of Vertex Operator Algebras and $3$dimensional Topological Quantum Field Theories 
12:0014:00  Lunch  
14:0015:00  P. Bantay, Rolland Eotvos University 
Permutation orbifolds 
15:0015:30  Tea break  
15:3016:30  B. Feigin, Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics 
TBA 