All talks are held in the Beckman Institute Auditorium, see the Campus Map. Parking permits are available at the registration desk.

Monday 2/22 | Tuesday 2/23 | Wednesday 2/24 | Thursday 2/25 | Friday 2/26 | ||

F-theory at 20 | F-theory at 20 | F-theory at 20 | Dave Day | F-theory at 20 | ||

8.55-9.00 | Welcome: Ooguri | Seiberg (9-9.30) | ||||

9.00-10.30 | Overview | Morrison | Weigand | Tachikawa | Vafa (9.30-10) | Short talks: 9-11am |

10.30-11.00 | Coffee | Grassi (10-10.30) | ||||

11.00-11.30 | Talk1 | Heckman | Grimm | Anderson | Ooguri(11-11.30) | Open Discussion |

11.30-12.00 | Talk2 | Braun | Luest | Intrilligator | Schafer-Nameki | Current Problems and |

12.00-12.30 | Talk3 | Rudelius | Watari | Park | Aspinwall | Future Directions |

12.30-2.00 | Lunch | in F-theory | ||||

2.00-2.30 | Talk4 | Mayrhofer | Halverson | Hayashi | Taylor | |

2.30-3.00 | Talk5 | Malmendier | Cvetic | Klemm | Moore | |

3.00-3.30 | Coffee | |||||

3.30-4.00 | Talk6 | Valandro | Klevers | Garcia-Etxebarria | Plesser | |

4.00-4.30 | Talk7 | Savelli | Marchesano | Berman | Katz | |

4.30-5.00 | ||||||

7:00 PM | Banquet |

Name | Affiliation | Title | Slides |

Anderson, Lara | Virginia Tech | Matter Transitions and Heterotic/F-theory Duality | |

Aspinwall, Paul | Duke | Discriminants and Mirror Symmetry | |

Berman, David | QMUL | An action for F-theory from Exceptional Field Theory | |

Braun, Andreas | Oxford | Tops as Building Blocks for G2 manifolds | |

Cvetic, Mirjam | Upenn | Abelian and Discrete Symmetries in Heterotic/F-theory Duality | |

Garcia Etxebarria, Inaki | Munich | F-theory at terminal singularities | |

Grassi, Antonella | Upenn | From Flower Pots to F-theory and Dualities | |

Grimm, Thomas | Utrecht | Gauge theories on circles and the decoding of F-theory geometries | |

Halverson, Jim | Northeastern | Strong coupling and geometrically non-Higgsable seven branes | |

Hayashi, Hirotaka | Madrid | 5-brane webs and 5d, 6d SCFTs | |

Heckman, Jonathan | UNC | On the Classification of 6D RG Flows | |

Intriligator, Ken | UCSD | Deformations of Superconformal Theories | |

Katz, Sheldon | UIUC | Extremal transitions of Calabi-Yau fourfolds in M-theory | |

Klemm, Albrecht | Bonn | BPS states on elliptic Calabi-Yau, Jacobi-forms and 6d theories | |

Klever, Denis | CERN | Novel matter structures and extremal transitions | |

Luest, Dieter | Munich | F-theory and T-fects | |

Marchesano, Fernando | Madrid | Fitting Fermion masses in F-theory | |

Mayrhofer, Christoph | Munich | Dualities between (Non-)Geometric Heterotic String Vacua via F-Theory | |

Malmendier, Andreas | Utah State | Calabi-Yau manifolds realizing symplectically rigid monodromy tuples | |

Moore, Greg | Rutgers | Desperately Seeking Moonshine | |

Morrison, David | UCSB | Mathematical aspects of F-theory: a status report | |

Ooguri, Hirosi | Caltech | Comments on K3 Moduli Space | |

Park, Daniel | Rutgers | Bounding the number of tensor multiplets in 6D F-theory vacua | |

Plesser, Ronan | Duke | Extremal Transitions between Calabi—Yau Fourfolds in M-theory | |

Rudelius, Tom | Harvard | F-theory and the Classification of Little Strings | ppt |

Savelli, Raffaele | Saclay | Nilpotent deformations in 3d | |

Schafer-Nameki, Sakura | King's College London | F-theory and (2,0) | |

Seiberg, Nathan | IAS | Gapped Boundary Phases of Topological Insulators via Weak Coupling | |

Tachikawa, Yuji | IPMU | 6d SCFTs and F-theory: a bottom-up perspective | |

Taylor, Washington | MIT | Elliptic fourfolds and 4D F-theory models | |

Vafa, Cumrun | Harvard | F-theory and Superconformal Theories in 4 Dimensions | |

Valandro, Roberto | Trieste | T-branes and 3d mirror symmetry | |

Watari, Taizan | IPMU | Solitons in Heterotic String and K3 Surface | |

Weigand, Timo | Heidelberg | F-theory in 4 dimensions |

Name | Affiliation | Title |

Nardoni, Emily | UC San Diego | Deformations of W_{A,D,E} SCFTs |

Raghuram, Nikhil | MIT | Matter transitions and exotic matter on singular seven-branes in 6D F-theory models |

Song, Peng | UPenn | Origin of abelian gauge symmetries in heterotic/F-theory duality |

Sun, Haoyu | Berkeley | S-Duality, Quadratic Reciprocity, and Janus Configurations |

Sun, Kaiwen | U of S and T, China | Haghighat-Lockhart-Vafa conjecture: nE+nE->nH |

Wang, Yinan | MIT | The F-theory geometry with most flux vacua |

Wong, Jin-Mann | King's College London | Phenomenology of U(1)s in F-theory |