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High Energy Theory Informal Meeting 2022-2023

# High Energy Theory Informal Meeting 2022-2023

All talks at 10:30am Pacific time in 469 Lauritsen or on Zoom (unless indicated*).

Must have valid Caltech ID to attend meeting in 469.

Zoom link, inquire for password.

The organizers of this seminar are Allic Sivaramakrishnan and Julio Parra-Martinez.

### 2022-2023

Date | Speaker | Title |
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Sept 28 | Kevin Langhoff (Berkeley) | The Irreducible Axion |

Oct 5 | Sruthi Narayanan (Harvard) | Probing the Space of Celestial CFTs |

Oct 12 | Nick Geiser (UCLA) | Coon amplitudes and their generalizations |

Oct 19 | Aaron Hillman (Princeton) | Building Gravitational UV Completions of the Standard Model |

Oct 26 | Zihan Zhou (Princeton) | Love Numbers From Amplitudes |

Nov 2 | Jan Albert (Stony Brook) | Bootstrapping large-N confining gauge theories |

Nov 9 | Mitch Weaver (Cincinnati) | Mixing local and extended operators: a 2d vertex algebra in 4d N = 2 SCFTs |

Nov 16 | Naomi Gendler (Cornell) | Moduli Space Reconstruction and Weak Gravity |

Nov 23 | no talk | day before Thanksgiving holiday |

Nov 30 | Sanjit Shashi (UT Austin) | Holographic BCFT Spectra from Brane Mergers |

Dec 2 (3:00 PM) | Max Rota (Amsterdam) | The holographic entropy cone from marginal independence |

WINTER BREAK | ||

Jan 6 (3:30 PM) | Zhengdi Sun (UCSD) | On triality defects in 2d CFT |

Jan 11 | Jake McNamara (Caltech) | Reflections on Parity Breaking |

Jan 18 | Seminar cancelled | |

Jan 25 | Jaewon Song (KAIST) | On the landscape of 4d N=1 SCFTs |

Feb 1 | Gregoire Mathys (Cornell) | Gravity as a phase of matter |

Feb 8 | Åsmund Folkestad (MIT) | The Penrose Inequality as a Constraint on Low Energy Quantum Gravity |

Feb 15 | Sera Cremonini (Lehigh U.) | Comments on black holes, higher derivatives and weak gravity constraints |

Feb 22 | Arvin Shahbazi-Moghaddam (Stanford) | Restricted Quantum Focusing |

March 1 | Miguel Correia (CERN & EPFL) | Nonperturbative Anomalous Thresholds |

March 8 | Yuk Ting Albert Law (Harvard) | Horizon Scattering, Partition Functions, and Edge Modes |

SPRING BREAK | ||

March 29 (2:00 PM) | Jordan Wilson-Gerow (Caltech) | An Effective Field Theory for Extreme Mass Ratios |

April 5 | Nima Afkhami-Jeddi (McGill) | Exponentially Slow Thermalization and WGC in AdS/CFT |

April 12 | Henry Maxfield (Stanford) | Counting states of black holes with replica wormholes |

April 19 | Maria Derda (Caltech) | Soft Phonon Theorems |

April 26 | Houri Christina Tarazi (Harvard) | Infinite distance limits as a path to the String Lamppost |

May 3 | Yichul Choi (Stony Brook) | Noninvertible Gauss Law and Axions |

May 10 | Kasia Budzik (Perimeter Institute) | Holomorphic twist of 4d N=1 gauge theories |

May 17 | Suzanne Bintanja (Amsterdam) | A toolbox for holographic CFTs |

May 24 | Temple He (Caltech) | From Shockwaves to the Gravitational Memory Effect |

May 31 | Zhencheng Wang (UCSB) | Algebras of boundary observables from the gravitational path integral |

June 5 (3:00 PM) | Pouria Dadras (Caltech) |