Workshop on supersymmetry, quantum gravity and gauge fields

September 12-14, 2012



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Scientific Program

Workshop on Supersymmetry, Quantum Gravity and Gauge Fields

Scuola Normale Superiore – Sala Azzurra

September 12 – 14  2012


Wednesday, September 12 - Sala Azzurra

chair: Carlo Angelantonj

9.15 - 9.20 Fabio Beltram (Director of Scuola Normale Superiore)
Welcome

9.20 - 9.30 Sergio Ferrara (CERN, Switzerland)
Opening remarks [video]

9.30 - 10.15 Luigi Rolandi (CERN, Switzerland and Scuola Normale Superiore)
Discovery of a (Brout-Englert-)Higgs-like Boson at LHC [video]

10.15 - 11.00 Matthias Gaberdiel (ETH, Switzerland)
Minimal Model Holography
[video]

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 - 12.15 Massimo Porrati (New York University, USA)
On Unitarity in Higher-Derivative Theories [video]

12.15 - 15.00 Lunch

chair: Leonardo Castellani

15.00 - 15.45 Alberto  Zaffaroni (Università di Milano Bicocca and INFN)
A Holographic View on Supersymmetry in Curved Space
[video]

15.45 - 16.30 Henrik Johansson (CEA-Saclay, France)
Supergravity UV Properties and Color-Kinematics Duality
[video]

16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break

17:00 - 17:45 Andrei Linde (Stanford University, USA)
Strong Moduli Stabilization: Cosmology and Phenomenology
[video]

 

Thursday, September 13 - Sala Azzurra

chair: Anna Ceresole 

9.30 - 10.15 Renata Kallosh (Stanford University, USA)
UV Properties of Perturbative Supergravity
[video]

10.15 - 11.00 Fawad Hassan (Stockholm University, Sweden)
Ghost-Free Nonlinear Spin-2 Fields and Partial Masslessness [video]

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 - 12.15 Murat Gunaydin (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Quasiconformal Realizations of U-Duality Groups, Minimal Representations and AdS/CFT Dualities
[video]

12.15 - 15.00 Lunch

chair: Dimitri Sorokin

15.00 - 15.45 Guillaume Bossard (École Polytéchnique, France)
UV Behaviour of N=4 Supergravity
[video]

15.45 - 16.30 Paolo Creminelli (ICTP - Trieste)
Symmetries of the Primordial Perturbations
[video]

16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break

17.00 - 17.45 Yassen S. Stanev (Università di Roma "Tor Vergata" and INFN)
Correlation Functions of Conserved Currents in Four-Dimensional CFT [video]

17.45 - 18.30 Mikhail Vasiliev (Lebedev Institute, Russia)
Holography, Unfolding and Higher-Spin Theory
[video]

 

Friday, September 14 - Sala Azzurra

chair: Pietro Menotti

9.30 - 10.15 Kellog S. Stelle (Imperial College, UK)
Heterotic F-Theory [video]

10.15 - 11.00 Francisco Morales (Università di Roma "Tor Vergata" and INFN)
U-folds and Hyperelliptic Fibrations [video]

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 - 12.15 Ignatios Antoniadis (CERN, Switzerland)
Aspects of String Phenomenology in the New LHC Era [video]

12.15 - 15.00 Lunch

chair: Dario Francia

15.00 - 15.45 Gianguido Dall'Agata (Università di Padova and INFN)
New Results in Classical and Quantum N=8 Supergravity [video]

15.45 - 16.30 Petr Hořava (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Anisotropic Weyl Anomalies and Lifshitz Holography
[video]

16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break

17.00 - 17.45 Riccardo Barbieri (Scuola Normale Superiore and INFN)
Particle Physics after the Discovery of a (Brout-Englert-)Higgs-like Boson
[video]

17.45 - 17.50 Augusto Sagnotti (Scuola Normale Superiore and INFN)
Closing remarks [video]

19.30 Bus for Social Dinner