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High Energy Theory Informal Meeting 2016-17

# High Energy Theory Informal Meeting 2016-17

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This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.

The organizer of this seminar is Slava Lysov. The location of this meeting is **469 Lauritsen**.

### Fall 2016, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm

Oct 5 |
Ying-Hsuan Lin (Caltech) |
Towards carving out 5d SCFT |

Oct 12 |
Jaewon Song (UCSD) |
N=1 "Lagrangians" for "non-Lagrangian" N=2 SCFT's |

Oct 19 |
Mykola Dedushenko (Caltech) |
A one dimensional theory for Higgs branch operators of 3d N=4 theories from localization |

Oct 26 |
Lars Brink (Chalmers University) |
Exceptional vs superPoincare algebra as the defining symmetry of maximal Supergravity |

Nov 2 |
Arnab Rudra (UC Davis) |
Type I/Heterotic Duality and M-theory Amplitudes |

Nov 9 |
Ke Ye (Caltech) |
Argyres-Douglas theory and the Verlinde formula on wild Hitchin moduli space |

Nov 16 (11:00 am) |
Laurent Baulieu (LPTHE, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne Universites) |
Early Universes with Effective Discrete Time |

Nov 16 (1:00 pm) |
Piotr Sulkowski (University of Warsaw) |
Knots and quivers |

Nov 23 | No Seminar. Thanksgiving week | |

Nov 30 |
Eric Perlmutter (Princeton) |
A New Approach to AdS Amplitudes |

Dec 7 |
Dalimil Mazac (Perimeter) |
Analytic Bounds from Confromal Bootstrap |

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.

The organizers of this seminar are Mykola Dedushenko and Slava Lysov. The location of this meeting is **469 Lauritsen**.

### Winter 2017, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm

Jan 25 | No seminar | |

Feb 1 |
Satoshi Nawata (Fudan University) |
Algebra of line operators in 4d N=2* and DAHA |

Feb 8 |
Scott Aaronson (UT Austin) |
AdS/CFT and Computational Complexity |

Feb 15 (12:30PM) |
Dan Xie (Harvard) |
Argyres-Douglas matter and N=2 dualities |

Feb 15 (2:30PM) |
Anton Kapustin (Caltech) |
Topological phases of fermions and bosonization |

Feb 22 |
John Schwarz (Caltech) |
What is H Theory? |

Mar 1 |
Lev Spodyneiko (Caltech) |
Instabilities of AdS compactifications and collapse of spheres |

Mar 8 | ||

Mar 15 |
Christoph Uhlemann (UCLA) |
Holographic duals for 5d SCFTs |

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.

The organizer of this seminar is Mykola Dedushenko. The location of this meeting is **469 Lauritsen**.

### Spring 2017, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm

Apr 5 | No seminar | |

Apr 12 (1:15PM) |
John Preskill (Caltech) |
Local correctability and holography. |

Apr 19 | ||

Apr 26 |
Petr Kravchuk (Caltech) |
A New Spin on Conformal Blocks |

May 3 |
Ning Bao (Caltech) |
Haar randomness and holography |

May 10 |
Victor Mikhaylov (Simons Center) |
Teichmuller TQFT vs Chern-Simons Theory |

May 17 |
Sergio Ferrara (CERN & UCLA) |
Superconformal Formulation of Supergravity |

May 24 1:30PM |
Grant Salton (Stanford) |
Entanglement Wedge Reconstruction from a Quantum Bayes' Rule |

May 24 4PM |
Mudassir Moosa (UC Berkeley) |
Dynamics, observer-dependence, and geometry of holographic screens |

May 31 |