# High Energy Theory Informal Meeting 2018-19

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**.

### Fall 2018, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm

Sep 26 |
John Schwarz (Caltech) |
Tree Amplitudes for Some Supersymmetric Theories in Six Dimensions |

Oct 3 (12:00AM) |
David Meltzer (Caltech) |
Applications of Higher Spin Energy Conditions in CFTs |

Oct 3 (2:00PM) |
Po-Shen Hsin (Caltech) |
Dualities in Chern-Simons Matter Theories |

Oct 10 |
Saebyeok Jeong (YITP, Stony Brook) |
Opers, surface defects, and Yang-Yang functional |

Oct 17 |
Masataka Watanabe (IPMU) |
The Large Charge Expansion and the Universal Correlation Functions in Rank-1 SCFT |

Oct 24 |
Georgios Korpas (Trinity College) |
Donaldson-Witten theory and mock modular forms |

Oct 31 |
Alex Belin (University of Amsterdam) |
Holographic symplectic forms and a CFT prescription to compute extremal volumes |

Nov 7 |
Gabriel Wong (Fudan University) |
Entanglement Branes, Modular Flow, and Extended TQFT |

Nov 14 |
Owen Gwilliam (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) |
Higher Kac-Moody algebras and symmetries of holomorphic field theories |

Nov 21 | ||

Nov 28 |
Yuntao Bai (Caltech) |
Scattering Amplitudes and the Associahedron |

Dec 5 (12:00PM) |
G.Joaquin Turiaci (UCSB) |
Expanding the Wormhole in SYK |

Dec 5 (2:00PM) |
Zhenbin Yang (Princeton) |
Quantum Gravity Effects of Near Extremal Black Holes |

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 Po-Shen Hsin. The location of this meeting is **469 Lauritsen**.

### Winter-Spring 2019, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm

Jan 9 |
Ronak Soni (Stanford) |
BRST v/s EPR |

Jan 16 |
Yangrui Hu (Brown) |
On Linearized Nordstrom Supergravity in Eleven and Ten Dimensional Superspaces |

Jan 23 |
Roberto Volpato (University of Padua) |
Symmetries and twining genera in symmetric orbifolds of K3 |

Feb 13 |
Lev Spodyneiko (Caltech) |
Twisted Holography |

Feb 20 |
Grant Remmen (Berkeley) |
Holographic Area Laws and Outer Entropy |

Feb 27 |
Sarthak Parikh (Caltech) |
Conformal block decomposition of AdS diagrams |

Mar 6 |
Shu-Heng Shao (IAS) |
Modular Bootstrap with Discrete 't Hooft Anomaly |

Mar 13 12:30 PM |
Sarah Harrison (McGill) |
TBD |

Mar 13 2:00 PM |
Yuuji Tanaka (Oxford) |
On orientations for gauge-theoretic moduli spaces |

Mar 27 |
Yegor Zenkevich (Milan Bicocca U.) |
Networks of intertwiners, W-algebras and 3d theories |

Apr 3 |
Aidan Chatwin-Davies (Leuven U.) |
Holographic Entanglement of Purification, Wormholes, and a Bit About Bit Threads |

Apr 17 |
Piotr Kucharski (Caltech) |
Knots-quivers Correspondence |

Apr 24 |
Andrea Puhm (Ecole Polytechnique, CPHT) |
Conformally soft photons and gravitons |

May 8 |
Amirhossein Tajdini (Cornell) |
A Bound on Higher Spin Particles from Causality |

May 22 |
David Poland (Yale) |
Recent Results in the Conformal Bootstrap |

May 29 |
Allic Sivaramakrishnan (UCLA) |
Light-state Dominance from the Conformal Bootstrap |

July 10 |
Apratim Kaviraj (Ecole Normale Superieure) |
Analytic functionals and Polyakov bootstrap in Boundary CFTs |

July 17 |
Kellogg Stelle (Imperial Coll., London) |
Braneworld gravity in a hyperbolic transverse space with a mass gap |