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Conference

Higher Spins, Strings and Duality - Conference

May, 06 2013 - May, 09 2013



The total number of participants is limited to about 80 people.
For their accommodation the participants should contact Studio Guidi
(tel +39 055 241561 – fax +39 055 2346178).

Conference fee is 150 Euro to help defray costs of coffee breaks and lunches.




Organizers
Dario FRANCIA (Centro Enrico Fermi, Roma, and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Igor KLEBANOV (Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA)
Matthias GABERDIEL (ETH, Zurich, SWITZERLAND) - Augusto SAGNOTTI (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Dmitri SOROKIN (INFN, Padova) - Mikhail VASILIEV (Lebedev Institute, Moscow, RUSSIA)
Local organizer
Marco Tarlini
Contact
sorokin@pd.infn.it
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Topics
- Foundations of Higher Spin Field Theory and different approaches to its description
- Higher spin algebraic structures and geometry
- Problem of Higher Spin interactions
- Higher Spins in String Theory
- Dualities, Holography and AdS/CFT
- Black holes, space-time structure and quantum gravity


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Speakers include:

Changhyun AHN (Kyungpook National U., Korea)
Arjun BAGCHI (Uni Edinburgh, UK)
Igor BANDOS (Basque U., Bilbao, Spain)
Roberto BONEZZI (Uni Bologna)
Andrea CAMPOLEONI (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
Jan de BOER (Amsterdam Uni)
Frederik DENEF (ITP KU Leuven)
Rajesh GOPAKUMAR (Harish-Chandra Res.Inst., Allahabad, India)
Murat GUNAYDIN (Penn State Uni, USA)
Guy GUR-ARI (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Fawad HASSAN (Stockholm Uni, Sweden)
Antal JEVICKI (Brown U., USA)
Kewang JIN (Zurich ETH, Switzerland)
Euihun JOUNG (SNS, Pisa, Italy)
Igor KLEBANOV (Princeton Uni)
Arthur LIPSTEIN (Oxford Uni, UK) Eric PERLMUTTER (DAMTP, Cambridge, UK)
Dimitri POLYAKOV (Center for Quantum Space-Time, Seoul, Korea)
Massimo PORRATI (NY Uni, USA)
Joris RAEYMAEKERS (Academy of Sciences, Prague)
Evgeny SKVORTSOV (AEI, Golm, Germany)
Bo SUNDBORG (Stokholm Uni, Sweden)
Per SUNDELL (UNAB, Chile)
Massimo TARONNA (AEI, Golm, Germany)
David TEMPO (CECs, Valdivia, Chile)
Ricardo TRONCOSO (CECs, Valdivia, Chile)
Mikhail VASILIEV (Lebedev Phys. Inst., Moscow)
Andrew WALDRON (Uni of California, Davis)



Talks
May, 06 2013 - 10:15 Antal Jevicki Constructing the CFT/AdS3 higher-spin correspondence Seminar
May, 06 2013 - 11:30 Murat Gunaydin Quasiconformal approach to higher spin superalgebras and minimal unitary representations Seminar Slides
May, 06 2013 - 09:30 Igor Klebanov Extending the reach of higher-spin AdS/CFT Seminar
May, 06 2013 - 14:30 Dimitri Polyakov Scale invariance of higher-spin operators and emergence of AdS geometry Seminar
May, 06 2013 - 15:15 Changhyun Ahn Higher-spin currents in the N=1 stringy coset minimal model Seminar
May, 06 2013 - 16:30 Arthur Lipstein Dlog form of the Super-Yang-Mills loop integrands Seminar Slides
May, 06 2013 - 17:15 Guy Gur-Ari 3D Bosonization and Chern-Simons-Matter theories Seminar Slides
May, 07 2013 - 09:30 Rajesh Gopakumar Large N=4 Holography Seminar Slides
May, 07 2013 - 10:15 Ricardo Troncoso Higher spin black holes in 3D and generic asymptotic W-symmetry breaking Seminar
May, 07 2013 - 11:30 Andrea Campoleoni Smooth solutions in Vasiliev theory Seminar Slides
May, 07 2013 - 15:00 Eric Perlmutter Matter Matters in Higher Spin Holography Seminar Slides
May, 07 2013 - 17:25 Joris Raeymaekers Conical defects and minimal model holography Seminar Slides
May, 07 2013 - 17:00 David Tempo Finite action principle for higher spin gravity in 3D: black holes and ground state stability Seminar
May, 07 2013 - 17:45 Kewang Jin CFT deformations and Quantum W-algebra Seminar
May, 08 2013 - 10:15 Fawad Hassan Bimetric theory, partial masslessness and conformal gravity Seminar Slides
May, 08 2013 - 09:30 Andrew Waldron Massive and partially massless gravity? Seminar
May, 08 2013 - 11:30 Massimo Porrati On a canonical quantization of AdS3 pure gravity Seminar Slides
May, 08 2013 - 15:00 Frederik Denef On the wave function interpretation of higher- spin dS holography Seminar
May, 08 2013 - 15:45 Euihun Joung On the non-linear deformations of high-spin gauge symmetries (part I) Seminar
May, 08 2013 - 17:00 Massimo Taronna On the non-linear deformations of high-spin gauge symmetries (part II) Seminar
May, 08 2013 - 18:30 Roberto Bonezzi One-loop quantum gravity from a worldline viewpoint Seminar Slides
May, 09 2013 - 09:30 Per Sundell Action principles and amplitudes in higher spin gravity Seminar Slides
May, 09 2013 - 10:15 Evgeny Skvortsov AdS/CFT computations in Vasiliev theory Seminar Slides
May, 09 2013 - 11:30 Jan de Boer Entanglement entropy in higher-spin theories Seminar
May, 09 2013 - 15:00 Bo Sundborg Strings in SL(2,R)xSL(2,R) Chern-Simons theory Seminar Slides
May, 09 2013 - 15:45 Arjun Bagchi One symmetry to rule them all Seminar Slides
May, 09 2013 - 17:00 Igor Bandos Tensorial superspace approach to higher-spin theories Seminar Slides
May, 09 2013 - 17:45 Mikhail Vasiliev Boundary Current Algebra and Multiparticle Higher-Spin Symmetry Seminar Slides