
FRG Workshop in Cambridge
Generalized Geometry, String Theory and Deformations
August 2527, 2012, Harvard University, Room 507
This is a NSF funded Focused Research Groups
FRG
workshop organized by ShingTung Yau (Harvard), Mboyo Esole (Harvard) and An Huang (Berkeley).
Previous FRG conference pages are FRG 2011 and FRG 2009.
Here is the Schedule [PDF] and Poster [PDF].

Saturday August 25, 2012
10:00 AM11:00 AM Lara Anderson (Harvard) Heterotic vector bundles, deformations and conifold transitions
11:15 AM12:15 PM Cumrun Vafa (Harvard) Topological strings, Qdeformed Apolynomials and knot contact homology
12:15 PM 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Bong Lian (Brandeis) Period integrals and tautological systems
3:15 PM 4:15 PM Ron Donagi (U Penn) Superstring perturbation theory and obstructions to splitting the moduli of super Riemann surfaces
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Katrin Becker (Texas A&M) Dbrane and Oplane actions from string amplitudes
Sunday August 26, 2012
10:00 AM11:00 AM Jonathan Heckman (IAS) Covariant noncommutative geometry from string theory
11:15 AM12:15 PM An Huang (Harvard) The holonomic rank problem
12:15 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Albion Lawrence (Brandeis) Entanglement entropies, bosonization, and Riemann surfaces
2:45 PM 3:45 PM ShingTung Yau (Harvard) Concept of space adapted to modern physics
4:00 PM 5:00 PM Tony Pantev (U Penn) Integral transforms in nonabelian Hodge theory
5:15 PM 6:15 PM Siu Cheung Lau (Harvard) Open mirror theory and crepant resolution conjecture
Monday August 27, 2012
9:00 AM10:00 AM Paul Seidel (MIT) Extended automorphism groups in symplectic and algebraic geometry
10:15 AM11:15 AM Si Li (Nothwestern) Quantum A1 singularity and pure gravity
11:30 AM12:30 PM Washington Taylor (MIT) Ftheory and structure of elliptically fibered CalabiYau threefolds
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM 3:00 PM LiSheng Tseng (UC Irvine) Cohomologies of differential forms on symplectic spaces
3:15 PM 4:15 PM Mboyo Esole (Harvard) Generalized tadpole relation in Ftheory
4:15 PM 5:15 PM Edgar Shaghoulian (Stanford) Hyperscaling violation and holography