PROGRAM

STRING THEORY AT THE MILLENNIUM

CIT-USC Center for Theoretical Physics

January 12-15, 2000, Caltech





Tue 11 18.00-22.00 Reception



Wed 12 08.45-09.15
David Baltimore
Lloyd Armstrong
Welcoming Remarks

09.15-10.30 Witten "Quantum Self-Duality of Ramond-Ramond Fields"

10.30-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-12.30 Banks "Supersymmetry and Spacetime"

12.30-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.45 Sen "Aspects of Non-Supersymmetric Brane Configurations"

15.45-16.15 Coffee Break

16.15-17.30 Polchinski "Excision of Singularities in String Theory"

17.30 End of Session






Thu 13 09.30-10.45 Strominger "The Quantum Mechanics of N Black Holes"

10.45-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-12.30 Randall "Lessons From Extra Dimensions"

12.30-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.45 Green "String Scattering in the Bulk and on the Brane"

15.45-16.15 Coffee Break

16.15-17.30 Vafa "Mirror Symmetry"

17.30 End of Session






Fri 14 09.30-10.45 Seiberg "The IR/UV Connection"

10.45-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-12.30 Ooguri "Long Strings in AdS_3, Short Strings in CY_3"

12.30-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.45 Dijkgraaf "Discrete Fluxes in String Theory"

15.45-16.15 Coffee Break

16.15-17.30 Maldacena "Some Topics in the AdS/CFT Correspondence"

17.30 End of Session

18.30-22.30 Banquet
Gell-Mann






Sat 15 09.00-09.30 Schwarz "The Future of String Theory"

09.30-10.00 Susskind "The Holographic Principle and its Limitations"

10.00-10.30 Polyakov "Gauge Fields, Strings and the Fifth Dimension"

10.30-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-11.45 Hawking "No Boundaries to the Brane"

11.45-12.15 Singer "Math/Physics, Then & Now, Now & Then"

12.15-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.30 Gross "Some Possible Conceptual Revolutions of the 21th Century"

14.30-15.00 Shenker "What Are Strings Made Of?"

15.00-15.30 `t Hooft "Quantum Mechanics with Strings Attached"

15.30 Closing Remarks