Description
TOPICS:

• Cosmology
• AdS/CFT and AdS/CMP
• Black Holes
• M5 Brane Theory
• Supersymmetric Localization and Applications
• Vector Chern-Simons Theories and Higher Spins
• LHC and Physics Beyond the Standard Model


LECTURERS include:

J. GOMIS (Perimeter Institute)
C. GROJEAN (CERN)
S. HARTNOLL (Stanford University)
S. KACHRU (Stanford University)
S. KIM (Seoul National U. & Perimeter Institute)
J.M. MALDACENA (IAS Princeton)
S. MINWALLA (Tata Institute)
J. PENEDONES (Porto University)
E. SILVERSTEIN (Stanford University)


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.
Go to day
  • Monday, 18 March 2013
    • 08:30 - 10:00 REGISTRATION
      Administrative Formalities
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 08:30 REGISTRATION 1h30'
    • 10:00 - 10:15 Opening Remarks
      • 10:00 Opening Remarks 15'
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Supersymmetric Gauge Theories and Applications - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 Supersymmetric Gauge Theories and Applications - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: J. Gomis (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Supersymmetric Gauge Theories and Applications - Lecture 2
      • 11:30 Supersymmetric Gauge Theories and Applications - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: J. Gomis (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Supersymmetric Gauge Theories and Applications - Lecture 3
      • 14:30 Supersymmetric Gauge Theories and Applications - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: J. Gomis (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
  • Tuesday, 19 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 The Space-time S-matrix and the Flux-Tube S-matrix - Lecture 1
      • 09:00 The Space-time S-matrix and the Flux-Tube S-matrix - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Vieira (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Mellin Amplitudes - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 Mellin Amplitudes - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: J. Penedones (Universidade Do Porto, Portugal)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 The Space-time S-matrix and the Flux-Tube S-matrix - Lecture 2
      • 11:30 The Space-time S-matrix and the Flux-Tube S-matrix - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Vieira (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Mellin Amplitudes - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 Mellin Amplitudes - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: J. Penedones (Universidade Do Porto, Portugal)
    • 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, 20 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Exploring M5-branes from 5d gauge theories - Lecture 1
      • 09:00 Exploring M5-branes from 5d gauge theories - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Kim (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada & Seoul National University, R. of Korea)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Mellin Amplitudes - Lecture 3
      • 10:15 Mellin Amplitudes - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: J. Penedones (Universidade Do Porto, Portugal)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Chern Simons Theories with funadamental matter and their bulk duals - Lecture 1
      • 11:30 Chern Simons Theories with funadamental matter and their bulk duals - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Minwalla (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Exploring M5-branes from 5d gauge theories - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 Exploring M5-branes from 5d gauge theories - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Kim (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada & Seoul National University, R. of Korea)
    • 15:45 - 16:15 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 30'
    • 16:30 - 18:00 ICTP COLLOQUIUM - Neutrinos: Flavors of the Invisible
      • 16:30 ICTP COLLOQUIUM - Neutrinos: Flavors of the Invisible 1h30'
  • Thursday, 21 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Chern Simons Theories with funadamental matter and their bulk duals - Lecture 2
      • 09:00 Chern Simons Theories with funadamental matter and their bulk duals - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Minwalla (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Exploring M5-branes from 5d gauge theories - Lecture 3
      • 10:15 Exploring M5-branes from 5d gauge theories - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Kim (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada & Seoul National University, R. of Korea)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Chern Simons Theories with funadamental matter and their bulk duals - Lecture 3
      • 11:30 Chern Simons Theories with funadamental matter and their bulk duals - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Minwalla (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 A very elementary introduction to Mathieu Moonshine - Lecture 1
      • 14:30 A very elementary introduction to Mathieu Moonshine - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Kachru (Stanford University, USA)
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
  • Friday, 22 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 A very elementary introduction to Mathieu Moonshine - Lecture 2
      • 09:00 A very elementary introduction to Mathieu Moonshine - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Kachru (Stanford University, USA)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Primordial Cosmology: updates, upgrades, and uplifts - Lecture 1
      • 10:15 Primordial Cosmology: updates, upgrades, and uplifts - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: E. Silverstein (Stanford University, USA)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 A very elementary introduction to Mathieu Moonshine - Lecture 3
      • 11:30 A very elementary introduction to Mathieu Moonshine - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Kachru (Stanford University, USA)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Primordial Cosmology: updates, upgrades, and uplifts - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 Primordial Cosmology: updates, upgrades, and uplifts - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: E. Silverstein (Stanford University, USA)
    • 15:45 - 16:45 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h0'
  • Saturday, 23 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Holographic phases of matter - Lecture 1
      • 09:00 Holographic phases of matter - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Hartnoll (Stanford University, USA)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Primordial Cosmology: updates, upgrades, and uplifts - Lecture 3
      • 10:15 Primordial Cosmology: updates, upgrades, and uplifts - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: E. Silverstein (Stanford University, USA)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Holographic phases of matter - Lecture 2
      • 11:30 Holographic phases of matter - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Hartnoll (Stanford University, USA)
  • Monday, 25 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 1
      • 09:00 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: J.M. Maldacena (IAS, Princeton, USA)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Holographic phases of matter - Lecture 3
      • 10:15 Holographic phases of matter - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Hartnoll (Stanford University, USA)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 LHC implications for Higgs and BSM physics - Lecture 1
      • 11:30 LHC implications for Higgs and BSM physics - Lecture 1 1h0'
        Speaker: C. Grojean (CERN, Switzerland)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 2
      • 14:30 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: J.M. Maldacena (IAS, Princeton, USA)
    • 15:45 - 16:15 DISCUSSION SESSION
      • 15:45 DISCUSSION SESSION 30'
    • 16:30 - 18:00 ICTP COLLOQUIUM - Gauge theories, strings and gravity
      • 16:30 ICTP COLLOQUIUM - Gauge theories, strings and gravity 1h30'
  • Tuesday, 26 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 LHC implications for Higgs and BSM physics - Lecture 2
      • 09:00 LHC implications for Higgs and BSM physics - Lecture 2 1h0'
        Speaker: C. Grojean (CERN, Switzerland)
    • 10:15 - 11:15 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 3
      • 10:15 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: J.M. Maldacena (IAS, Princeton, USA)
    • 11:30 - 12:30 LHC implications for Higgs and BSM physics - Lecture 3
      • 11:30 LHC implications for Higgs and BSM physics - Lecture 3 1h0'
        Speaker: C. Grojean (CERN, Switzerland)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 4
      • 14:30 Black holes in quantum gravity - Lecture 4 1h0'
        Speaker: J.M. Maldacena (IAS, Princeton, USA)
    • 15:30 - 15:35 Distribution of Certificates of Attendance
      c/o Mail Boxes
      Location:
      • 15:30 Distribution of Certificates of Attendance 5'