THEMATIC PROGRAMS

July 31, 2014

Thematic Program on The Geometry of String Theory 2004 - 2005

A joint program of the Perimeter Institute and the Fields Institute

Workshop on String Phenomenology
March 28-April 1, 2005

held at Perimeter Institute, Waterloo

Workshop Organizers:
Jan Louis, Robert Myers, Gary Shiu
Talks may be viewed here.

Schedule

Mon. Mar. 28 Tues. Mar. 29 Wed. Mar. 30 Thurs. Mar. 31 Fri. Apr. 1
10:00-10:35 am Kane
What Counts as String Phenomenology?
Tye
Searching for Cosmic Superstrings
Hellerman.
On the Landscape of Non-Geometric String
Compactification
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Douglas
Recent results in statistics of vacua
Kiritsis
Hunting the Standard Model in the Orientifold Jungle
10:35-11:10 am Ovrut
A Heterotic Standard Model
Hashimoto
Reconnection of Colliding Cosmic Strings
Brandenberger
Moduli Stabilization in String Gas Cosmology
Dienes
A Caculable Toy Model of the Landscape
Cascales
The holographic dual of the standard model on the throat
11:10-11:40 am
Coffee Break
11:40-12:15 pm Marchesano
Towards Realistic Flux Vacua
Schalm
Cosmological Effective Actions imply new physics in the CMB
Cvetic
Chiral Flux Compactifications and 'Realistic' Particle Physics
Kachru
Landscape Architecture
Kaloper
Shock Therapy
12:15-12:50 pm Berglund
On Moduli Stabilisation in Calabi-Yau Flux Compactifications
Sarangi
The Wavefunction of the Universe
Langacker
TeV-Scale Signatures of String Constructions
Kofman
Landscape days in Practical Cosmology
Freese
Chain Inflation

Kane
Black Box Revealed
1:00-2:00 pm
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 pm
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
PI Colloquium

Lecture Theatre
Art McDonald
Studying the Universe from 2 km Underground:
SNO and the new SNOLAB
Arkani-Hamed
Supersymmetry and Predictive Landscapes
Lunch Break
3:15-3:50 pm

Bachas
Comments on Spectrum-generating Symmetries for D-branes

Haack
Loop Corrections and Inflation in String Theory
Nelson
Neutrino Mass in Heterotic String
Quevedo
Large Extra Dimensions from Flux Compactifications
 
3:50-4:25 pm Dudas
Brane Transmutation by Internal Magnetic Fields and New Supersymmetric Orientifolds
Krause
Cascade Inflation
Coffee Break DeWolfe
More Landscape Architecture
 
4:30-5:00 pm
Coffee Break
5:00-5:35 pm Antoniadis
Moduli Stabilization by Magnetic Fluxes and Split Supersymmetry

Short Talks
Moderator: Katie Freese
(see list of talk titles below)

 

LHC
Moderator:
Gordy Kane
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Herman Verlinde Landscape: What is it good for?
 
5:35-6:30 pm Zagermann
D3/D7-Brane Inflation and Semilocal Cosmic Strings
***please note the workshop will end at 6:10pm today only

Short Talks
Mark Jackson, Collisions of Cosmic F- and D-strings
Ben Shlaer, Cosmic string lensing and closed time-like curves,
Douglas Spolyar, Chain Inflation
Jan Pieter van der Schaar, Tunneling away from the thermal dS vacuum,
Jason Kumar, Landscape Cartography
Horace Stoica, Fast Presented Fast Quenching
Xin-gang Chen, Multi-throat brane inflation
Sarah Shandera No fine-tuning in brane inflation?
Louis Leblond, Brane Reheating from Brane Anti-Brane Annihilation,
Marcus Berg Orientifold Prepotentials
Andrew Tolley, TBA
Joshua Friess, String Creation in Time-Dependent Backgrounds
Steve Morris, Stabilizing G_2 Moduli

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