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  • Thursday, 12 May 2016
    • 09:00 - 11:15 Chairman: Philip CANDELAS
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Video message 10'
        Speaker: Steven WEINBERG (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
        Material: Video
      • 09:10 ICTP and UNITS: An example of fruitful collaboration in science, technology and society 15'
        Speaker: Maurizio FERMEGLIA (Rector, University of Trieste)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 09:25 ICTP and SISSA:  Collaboration and Friendship 15'
        Speaker: Guido MARTINELLI (University of Rome 'La Sapienza', former Director SISSA)
        Material: Video
      • 09:40 ICTP and its major achievements in the last five years 15'
        Speaker: Seifallah RANDJBAR-DAEMI (former Deputy Director, ICTP)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 09:55 3-forms and Axions: String and Particle Physics Applications 30'
        Speaker: Luis IBANEZ (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 10:25 Primordial Gravitational Waves in String Inflation 30'
        Speaker: Ivonne ZAVALA (Swansea University, UK)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 10:55 Coffee Break 20' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
    • 11:15 - 14:45 Chairman: Michele CICOLI
      • 11:15 Exploring winding sector with Double Field Theory 30'
        Speaker: Gerardo ALDAZABAL (Centro Atomico Bariloche, Argentina)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 11:45 Stringy Origin of Nilpotent and Orthogonal Multiplets 30'
        Speaker: Renata KALLOSH (Stanford University, USA)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 12:15 A conic application of the LVS 30'
        Speaker: Ralph BLUMENHAGEN (Max-Planck Institute, Munich)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 12:45 On generalized complete intersection Calabi-Yaus and K3-fibrations 30'
        Speaker: Per BERGLUND (University of New Hampshire, USA)
        Material: Video
      • 13:15 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
    • 14:45 - 16:30 Chairman: Roberto VALANDRO
      • 14:45 Video message 15'
        Speaker: David GROSS (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)
        Material: Video
      • 15:00 Discrete symmetries 30'
        Speaker: Hans P. NILLES (University of Bonn, Germany)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 15:30 A flux-scaling scenario for moduli stabilization of dS vacua 30'
        Speaker: Anamaria FONT (Universidad Central de Venezuela)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Chairman: Alberto CASAS
      • 16:30 Cosmological Moduli and Precision Cosmology 30'
        Speaker: Anshuman MAHARANA (Harish Chandra Research Institute, India)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 17:00 750 Dreams 30'
        Speaker: John ELLIS (CERN, Switzerland)
        Material: Presentation Video
    • 17:30 - 22:30 Chairman: Bobby ACHARYA
      • 17:30 F-theory and Particle Physics 30'
        Speaker: Mirjam CVETIC (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 18:00 The geometry and moduli of heterotic string compactification 30'
        Speaker: Xenia DE LA OSSA (University of Oxford, UK)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 19:30 Conference Dinner - After dinner speech by Miguel VIRASORO, former ICTP Director, "Fernando and his tenure. What does it tell us about future Director's profiles" 3h0'
  • Friday, 13 May 2016
    • 09:15 - 11:30 Chairman: Atish DABHOLKAR
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Written message - to be read by Senarath P. de ALWIS 15'
        Speaker: Joseph POLCHINSKI (Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, USA)
        Material: Video
      • 09:30 Some modular properties of string theory 30'
        Speaker: Michael GREEN (University of Cambridge, UK)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 10:00 Higher Derivative Supergravity and Moduli Stabilization 30'
        Speaker: Jan LOUIS (University of Hamburg, Germany)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 10:30 Searching for ALPs with Galaxy Clusters 30'
        Speaker: Joseph CONLON (Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, UK)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 11:00 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
    • 11:30 - 14:45 Chairman: Mariano QUIROS
      • 11:30 The Monodromy of Life 30'
        Speaker: Gary SHIU (The University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA)
        Material: Video
      • 12:00 Interpreting some LHC excesses as new physics 30'
        Speaker: Benjamin C. ALLANACH (University of Cambridge, UK)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 12:30 The future is stochastic (probably) 30'
        Speaker: Cliff BURGESS (McMaster University, Canada)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 1h45' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )