THEMATIC PROGRAMS

July 22, 2014

Thematic Program on The Geometry of String Theory 2004 - 2005

A joint program of the Perimeter Institute and the Fields Institute

Mar 21 - 25, 2005
Workshop on N=1 Compactifications

(to be held at the Fields Institute)

Organizing Cttee: M. Douglas, K. Hori, S. Sethi

Schedule:

Monday, March 21
10:00
REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
11:00
Gary Shiu, University of Wisconsin/Perimeter Institute
Building Chiral Flux Vacua
12:00
BREAK FOR LUNCH
1:30
Frederik Denef, Rutgers University
Landscape studies
2:30
AFTERNOON TEA
3:10
Mariana Grana, Ecole Normale Superieur-Paris
Hitchin Functionals in Supergravity
4:30
RECEPTION IN ATRIUM
Tuesday, March 22
9:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:30 Bogdan Florea, Rutgers University
Moduli Stabilization in F-Theory Compactifications
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Sergei Gukov, Harvard University
Heterotic Moduli Stabilization with Fractional Chern-Simons Invariants
12:00 BREAK FOR LUNCH
2:00 Ruben Minasian, École Polytechnique
On mirror symmetry with fluxes and branes
3:00 AFTERNOON TEA
Wednesday, March 23
9:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:30 B. S. Acharya, Abdus Salam ICTP
Statistics of M theory vacua and the Landscape
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Alessandro Tomasiello, Stanford University
Towards generalized complex mirror symmetry
12:00 BREAK FOR LUNCH
2:00 Ron Donagi, University of Pennsylvania
Geometric transitions, integrable systems, and large N duality
3:00 AFTERNOON TEA
Thursday, March 24
9:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:30 Ralph Blumenhagen, Munich, Max Planck Institute
Recent Progress with Intersecting D-brane models
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Volker Braun, University of Pennsylvania
A Heterotic Standard Model
12:00 BREAK FOR LUNCH
2:00 Anirban Basu, University of Chicago
(0,2) Duality
3:00 AFTERNOON TEA
Friday, March 25 (note the Insitutue is closed this day please enter through rear door)
9:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:30 Michael Schulz, California Institute of Technology
Mapping Flux to Geometry
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Chris E. Beasley, Princeton University
New Instanton Effects in N=1 Supersymmetric String Compactifications
12:00 BREAK FOR LUNCH
2:00 Melanie Becker, University of Maryland
Flux Compactifications, Cosmology and the Standard Model of Elementary Particles
3:00 AFTERNOON TEA

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