New Perspectives in String Theory: opening conference

Apr, 06 2009 - Apr, 08 2009

The number of participants is limited to 80. The participation fee for the Conference is 100 Euros including registration, coffee-breaks and lunches. For those willing to participate to the social dinner on Wednesday, April 8 there will be an extra charge of 50 Euro. The fee should be paid cash on arrival at the registration desk.


Costas Bachas (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France), Massimo Bianchi (University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy), Michel Green (DAMTP, Cambridge University, UK), Jeff Harvey (Chicago University, USA), Augusto Sagnotti (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy), Ashoke Sen (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India)

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Aim of this short conference is to provide an overview of the status of String Theory with particular attention to the recently emerging problems in such a way as to give a rich and far reaching start to the extended workshop.

Apr, 06 2009 - 11:00 I. Antoniadis Aspects of string phenomenology Slides
Apr, 06 2009 - 11:45 K. Becker Heterotic strings and fluxes: status and prospects Slides
Apr, 06 2009 - 14:15 N. Kitazawa Tadpole resummationsand one-loop scalar masses in string models without supersymmetry Slides
Apr, 06 2009 - 15:00 C. Angelantonj Finite-temperature superstring theory without Hagedorn transition
Apr, 06 2009 - 16:00 B. Schellekens RCFT orientifolds Slides
Apr, 06 2009 - 16:45 F. Gmeiner Gauge couplings and threshold corrections in intersecting brane models Slides
Apr, 07 2009 - 09:15 P. Sundell On geometry, observables and integrability in higher-spin gauge theory Slides
Apr, 07 2009 - 10:00 S. Randjbar-Daemi Massive spin-2 particles in curved backgrounds Slides
Apr, 07 2009 - 11:00 E. Sokatchev Scattering amplitudes/Wilson loops duality and symmetries Slides
Apr, 07 2009 - 11:45 D. Seminara Supersymmetric Wilson loop in N=4 and their correlators Slides
Apr, 07 2009 - 14:15 M. Bochicchio An S-matrix for the twistorial A-model of large-N Yang-Mills theory Slides
Apr, 07 2009 - 15:00 L. Baulieu Relation between the DGP model and a confinement mechanism in QCD
Apr, 07 2009 - 16:00 C. Hull Double Field Theory, String Field Theory and Duality Slides
Apr, 07 2009 - 16:45 T. Quella World-sheet dualities for superspace sigma-models Slides
Apr, 08 2009 - 09:15 G. Dall'Agata Flow equations for Black Hole attractors Slides
Apr, 08 2009 - 10:00 G. Cardoso Black hole partition functions and duality Slides
Apr, 08 2009 - 11:00 B. Julia E11 and V-dualities Slides
Apr, 08 2009 - 11:45 K. Stelle Universal BPS structure of stationary supergravity solutions Slides
Apr, 08 2009 - 14:15 B. Craps Holographic models of cosmological singularities Slides
Apr, 08 2009 - 15:00 S. Ross Holography for non-relativistic theories Slides