Scientific Program

Conference Schedule

Time Mon Dec 12 Tue Dec 13 Wed Dec 14 Thu Dec 15 Fri Dec 16
Chair: Andy Albrecht Chair: Steve Carlip Chair: Yasunori Nomura Chair: Tudor Dimofte Chair: Michael Gutperle
09:00-09:45 Eva Silverstein David Morrison
09:45-10:30 Registration Gary Horowitz Zvi Bern Anton Kapustin Herman Verlinde
Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee
11:00-11:45 Lenny Susskind Kevin Costello Tadashi Takayanagi Raphael Bousso Matthias Staudacher
11:45-12:30 Rob Myers

Nikolai Reshetikhin

Patrick Hayden

Lance Dixon

David Gross

Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Chair: Markus Luty Chair: Barak Kol Chair: Jaroslav Trnka Chair: Sergei Dubovsky
14:00-14:45 Shamit Kachru Hirosi Ooguri Sergei Gukov Sean Hartnoll
14:45-15:30 David Tong Chris Herzog
Mina Aganagic Jacob Bourjaily
Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee
16:00-16:45 Pedro Vieira Xi Yin
Student Gong Show Mark Van Raamsdonk
16:45-17:30 Marcus Spradlin Nima Arkani-Hamed Student Gong Show Simon Caron-Huot
Conference Reception
Conference Banquet

Speakers and talk titles

Speaker Affiliation Title
Mina Aganagic UC Berkeley One application of little string theory
Nima Arkani-Hamed Institute for Advanced Study S-Matrix theory and the challenge of UV Completion
Zvi Bern UC Los Angeles Surprising Simplicity at 5 loops in N=8 Supergravity
Jacob Bourjaily Neils Bohr Institute Stratifying On-Shell Cluster Varieties
Raphael Bousso UC Berkeley Universal Limit on Communication
Simon Caron-Huot McGill University CFT bootstrap and AdS locality
Kevin Costello Perimeter Institute A new look at two-dimensional integrable field theories
Lance Dixon SLAC Planar N=4 Amplitudes at High Loop Orders
David Gross KITP, UCSB TBA
Sergei Gukov Caltech Duality and the categorification program
Sean Hartnoll Stanford University Fundamental bounds in transport: theory and experiment
Patrick Hayden Stanford University Bulk reconstruction in AdS/CFT from a noncommutative Bayes’ rule
Chris Herzog SUNY StonyBrook Boundary Terms in the Modular Hamiltonian
Gary Horowitz UC Santa Barbara Applications of light-cone cuts in holography
Shamit Kachru Stanford University Mirror symmetry and bosonization in 2+1 dimensions
Anton Kapustin Caltech Bosonization in two and three dimensions and spin structures
David Morrison UC Santa Barbara Recent progress on G2 compactifications
Rob Myers Perimeter Institute Comments on Holographic Complexity
Hirosi Ooguri Caltech Fun with K3
Nicolai Reshetikhin UC Berkeley Scaling and limit shapes in 2D statistical mechanics
Eva Silverstein Stanford University Three recounts
Marcus Spradlin Brown University Landau Singularities and the Amplituhedron
Matthias Staudacher Humboldt-University Berlin Yangian Invariants, Unitary Matrix Models, and Scattering Amplitudes
Leonard Susskind Stanford University Complexity and Geometry
Tadashi Takayanagi

YITP, Kyoto

From Path Integrals to Tensor Networks for AdS/CFT
David Tong

University of Cambridge

Particle-Vortex Duality from 3d Bosonization
Mark Van Raamsdonk Univ of British Columbia Nonlinear Gravity from Entanglement
Herman Verlinde Princeton University Moving the CFT into the Bulk
Pedro Vieira Perimeter Institute S-matrix and Conformal bootstrap
Xi Yin Harvard University Spectral function and universality of 2D CFTs

Gong show schedule

Wednesday, December 14, 16:00-17:30. Each talk 5 minutes + questions.

Enrico HerrmannCaltechScattering in N=4 super Yang-Mills and N=8 supergravity
Natalie PaquetteStanfordNew 1/4-BPS Counting Functions
Chia-Hsien ShenCaltechSymmetry and Action for Flavor-Kinematics Duality
John MurrayUC DavisFrom Homological Mirror Symmetry to Classical Mirror Symmetry
Andrew McLeodStanfordBootstrapping Amplitudes Using Only General Constraints
Kevin YeCaltechArgyres-Douglas theories and the Verlinde formula on wild Hitchin moduli space
Julio Parra MartinezUCLASuper-Gauss Bonnet and Evanescent Effects in Half-Maximal Supergravity
Nathan Benjamin
StanfordEmergent spacetime through indices
Petr KravchukCaltechConformal bootstrap of stress-energy tensors