THEMATIC PROGRAMS

November 23, 2014

Thematic Program on The Geometry of String Theory 2004 - 2005

A joint program of the Perimeter Institute and the Fields Institute

Workshop on Mirror Symmetry
at Perimeter Institute, Waterloo
to be held at Perimeter Institute

November 19-23, 2004


Organizers: D. Auroux (MIT), M. Gross (Warwick), K. Hori (Toronto), N. Yui (Queens)

Friday, November 19
10:00-11:00 Yong-Geun Oh, University of Wisconsin at Madison
The [FOOO]-obstruction cycle and Landau-Ginzburg potential
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Jan Stienstra, University of Utrecht
Motives and Strings
12:30-2:00 LUNCH
2:00-3:00 Marco Gualtieri, The Fields Institute
Generalized Kahler geometry and T-duality
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 Noriko Yui, Queen's University
Certain non-rigid Calabi--Yau threefolds over ${\bf Q}$ and their modularity
4:30-5:00 Coffee Break
5:00-6:00 Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania
T-duality for holomorphic non-commutative tori
6:00-7:30 RECEPTION
Saturday, November 20
10:00-11:00 Mark Gross, University of Warwick
Affine structures, mirror symmetry, and K3 surfaces
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Rolf Schimmrigk, Kennesaw State University
Arithmetic Varieties from String Theory and D-branes
12:30-2:00 LUNCH
2:00-3:00 Naichung Conan Leung, University of Minnesota
G_2 geometry and mirror triality
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 Anton Kapustin, California Institute of Technology
Topological sigma-models and generalized complex geometry
4:30-5:00 Coffee Break
5:00-6:00 Albrecht Klemm, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Higher Genus Amplitudes on Compact Calabi-Yau and Threshold Corrections
Sunday, November 21
10:00-11:00 David R. Morrison, Duke University
Strominger-Yau-Zaslow revisited
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Victor Batyrev, Universität Tübingen
Cohomology groups in mirror symmetry
12:30-2:00 LUNCH
2:00-3:00 Ilia Zharkov, Harvard University
Kahler affine structures and the affine Calabi conjecture
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 Johannes Walcher, IAS Princeton
Matrix Factorizations: Stability and Mirror Symmetry
4:30-5:00 Coffee Break
5:00-6:00 Xenia de la Ossa, University of Oxford
The Arithmetic of Calabi-Yau Manifolds
Monday, November 22
10:00-11:00 Kenji Fukaya, Kyoto University
Counting open Riemann surface with Lagrangian boundary condition and Perturvative Chern-Simons Gauge theory
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Grigory Mikhalkin, University of Toronto
Complex, real and tropical curves
12:30-2:00 LUNCH
2:00-3:00 Denis Auroux, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Homological mirror symmetry for Fano surfaces
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 Allan Adams, Harvard University
Towards (0,2) Mirror Symmetry
4:30-5:00 Coffee Break
5:00-6:00 Bernd Siebert, Universitaet Freiburg
Affine geometry of degeneration limits and mirror symmetry
Tuesday, November 23
9:10-10:10 Helena Verrill, Louisiana State University
The Picard-Fuchs equation of the A_n family of Calabi-Yau varieties
10:10-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Sheldon Katz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(0,2) correlation functions
11:30-11:50 Break
11:50-12:50 Andrei Caldararu, University of Pennsylvania
Hochschild structures: an algebraic geometer's point of view
12:50- Afternoon free

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