Description
The Aim of the activity is to provide pedagogical treatment of these subjects in the form of a series of lectures by individual speakers.  The activity is intended for theoretical physicists or mathematicians with knowledge of quantum field theory, general relativity and string theory.


TOPICS:

• Strongly Coupled Quantum Fields and Condensed Matter Systems
• Toward Holographic Duality for Black Holes and Cosmology
• AdS3/CFT2 Duality
• Scattering Amplitudes in N=4 SYM
• Primordial Cosmology
• Dark Matter
• New Physics at LHC


LECTURERS INCLUDE: 

L.F. ALDAY (University of Oxford)
F. CACHAZO (Perimeter Institute)
R. GOPAKUMAR (Harish-Chandra Research Institute)
S.S. LEE (McMaster University)
A. MALONEY (McGill University)
S.P. TRIVEDI (Tata Institute)
J. WACKER (SLAC)
M. ZALDARRIAGA (IAS Princeton)
Go to day
  • Monday, 28 March 2011
    • 08:30 - 10:00 REGISTRATION & ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 08:30 REGISTRATION & ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES 1h30'
    • 10:00 - 10:15 OPENING REMARKS
      • 10:00 OPENING REMARKS 15'
    • 10:15 - 11:15 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: M. ZALDARRIAGA (IAS, Princeton, U.S.A.)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 1
      • 11:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: J. WACKER (SLAC, Stanford University, U.S.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: J. WACKER (SLAC, Stanford University, U.S.A.)
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
  • Tuesday, 29 March 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 2
      • 09:00 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: M. ZALDARRIAGA (IAS, Princeton, U.S.A.)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 AdS/CFT and Black Holes - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 AdS/CFT and Black Holes - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: A. MALONEY (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 3
      • 11:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: J. WACKER (SLAC, Stanford University, U.S.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 4
      • 14:30 Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: J. WACKER (SLAC, Stanford University, U.S.A.)
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
    • 17:30 - 19:30 RECEPTION
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 17:30 RECEPTION 2h0'
  • Wednesday, 30 March 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 3
      • 09:00 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: M. ZALDARRIAGA (IAS, Princeton, U.S.A.)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 The Attractor Mechanism in Black Holes and Black Branes - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 The Attractor Mechanism in Black Holes and Black Branes - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S.P. TRIVEDI (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 4
      • 11:30 The Statistical Properties of the Primordial Fluctuations - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: M. ZALDARRIAGA (IAS, Princeton, U.S.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 AdS/CFT and Black Holes - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 AdS/CFT and Black Holes - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: A. MALONEY (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
  • Thursday, 31 March 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 The Attractor Mechanism in Black Holes and Black Branes - Lecture 2
      • 09:00 The Attractor Mechanism in Black Holes and Black Branes - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S.P. TRIVEDI (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 A Large N Dual to 2d CFTs - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 A Large N Dual to 2d CFTs - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: R. GOPAKUMAR (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 AdS/CFT and Black Holes - Lecture 3
      • 11:30 AdS/CFT and Black Holes - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: A. MALONEY (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 A Large N Dual to 2d CFTs - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 A Large N Dual to 2d CFTs - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: R. GOPAKUMAR (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India)
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
  • Friday, 1 April 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 A Large N Dual to 2d CFTs - Lecture 3
      • 09:00 A Large N Dual to 2d CFTs - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: R. GOPAKUMAR (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 The Attractor Mechanism in Black Holes and Black Branes - Lecture 3
      • 10:15 The Attractor Mechanism in Black Holes and Black Branes - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S.P. TRIVEDI (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Strong Coupling - Leture 1
      • 11:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Strong Coupling - Leture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: L.F. ALDAY (University of Oxford, U.K.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 16:45 PRESENTATIONS by PARTICIPANTS
      • 14:30 PRESENTATIONS by PARTICIPANTS 2h15'
  • Saturday, 2 April 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Scattering Amplitudes at Strong Coupling - Leture 2
      • 09:00 Scattering Amplitudes at Strong Coupling - Leture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: L.F. ALDAY (University of Oxford, U.K.)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Classical Solutions in Open String Field Theory
      • 10:15 Classical Solutions in Open String Field Theory 1h0'
        Speaker: M. SCHNABL (Institute of Physics AS CR, Prague, Czech Republic)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Strong Coupling - Leture 3
      • 11:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Strong Coupling - Leture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: L.F. ALDAY (University of Oxford, U.K.)
  • Monday, 4 April 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 From Emergent Gauge Theory to Emergent Space - Lecture 1
      • 09:00 From Emergent Gauge Theory to Emergent Space - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S.S. LEE (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: F. CACHAZO (PI Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 From Emergent Gauge Theory to Emergent Space - Lecture 2
      • 11:30 From Emergent Gauge Theory to Emergent Space - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S.S. LEE (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: F. CACHAZO (PI Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada)
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
  • Tuesday, 5 April 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 3
      • 09:00 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: F. CACHAZO (PI Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 From Emergent Gauge Theory to Emergent Space - Lecture 3
      • 10:15 From Emergent Gauge Theory to Emergent Space - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S.S. LEE (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 4
      • 11:30 Scattering Amplitudes at Weak Coupling - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: F. CACHAZO (PI Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada)