2-5 July 2019
Irish College, Leuven
UTC timezone

Introduction

The pre-Strings 2019 workshop will bring together researchers interested in string theory and related topics. It is organized in conjunction with the Strings 2019 conference in Brussels.

The goal of the workshop is to provide an overview of important recent developments in string theory, quantum field theory, holography, supergravity and their applications.
There will be five comprehensive review lectures which will set the stage for research talks that summarize the state of the art.

Review speakers

  • Veronika Hubeny (UC Davis)
  • Sameer Murthy (King's College)
  • Eran Palti (Max Planck Institute, Munich)
  • Silviu Pufu (Princeton University)
  • Alessandro Tomasiello (Milano Bicocca)


Invited speakers include:

  • Senarath de Alwis (University of Colorado)
  • Dyonisios Anninos (King's College)
  • Pablo Cano (IFT, Madrid)
  • Gianguido Dall'Agata (University of Padua)
  • Lorenzo Di Pietro (Perimeter Institute)
  • Lorenz Eberhardt (ETH)
  • Simeon Hellerman (Kavli IPMU)
  • Kiril Hristov (INRNE, BAS)
  • Ling-Yan Hung (Fudan University)
  • Madalena Lemos (CERN)
  • Yolanda Lozano (University of Oviedo)
  • Dario Martelli (King's College London)
  • Onkar Parrikar (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Andrea Puhm (CPHT, École Polytechnique)
  • Balt van Rees (Durham University)
  • Gary Shiu (University of Wisconsin)
  • Julian Sonner (University of Geneva)
  • Chiara Toldo (CPHT, École Polytechnique)
  • David Turton (University of Southampton)
  • Irene Valenzuela (Cornell University)


Organizing committee

Nikolay Bobev, Thomas Hertog, Toine Van Proeyen, Thomas Van Riet, Bert Vercnocke (ITF, KU Leuven)

International Advisory Committee

Riccardo Argurio (ULB), Alejandra Castro (University of Amsterdam), Ben Craps (VUB), Frederik Denef (Columbia University/KU Leuven), Henriette Elvang (University of Michigan), Jaume Gomis (Perimeter Institute), Rajesh Gopakumar (ICTS-TIFR), Mariana Graña (IPhT, Saclay), Igor Klebanov (Princeton University),  Joseph Minahan (Uppsala University), Jeff Murugan (University of Cape Town), Yuji Tachikawa (Kavli IPMU), Erik Verlinde (University of Amsterdam)

 


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Irish College, Leuven
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