Event at Galileo Galilei Institute


Higher Spins, Strings and Duality - Conference

May 06, 2013 - May 09, 2013

- 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

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.

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


Main event
Higher Spins, Strings and Duality (Workshop) - Mar 18, 2013

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)
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)

Date Speaker Title Type Useful Links
May 06, 2013 - 09:30 Igor Klebanov Extending the reach of higher-spin AdS/CFT Seminar
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 - 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 - 17:00 David Tempo Finite action principle for higher spin gravity in 3D: black holes and ground state stability Seminar
May 07, 2013 - 17:25 Joris Raeymaekers Conical defects and minimal model holography Seminar Slides
May 07, 2013 - 17:45 Kewang Jin CFT deformations and Quantum W-algebra Seminar
May 08, 2013 - 09:30 Andrew Waldron Massive and partially massless gravity? Seminar
May 08, 2013 - 10:15 Fawad Hassan Bimetric theory, partial masslessness and conformal gravity Seminar Slides
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