Mini-courses/Invited Talks | Schedule of Talks | Participants | Lecture Notes
Speaker Affiliation Minicourse Topic
Philippe Di Francesco IPhT, CEA-Saclay Discrete integrable systems and cluster algebras
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko UCLA Free probability theory and random multi-matrix models
Constantin Teleman UC Berkeley Loop groups and Chern-Simons theory
Dan Voiculescu UC Berkeley Almost normal operators mod Hilbert-Schmidt and the K-theory of the algebras E\Lambda(\Omega)
Antony Wassermann CNRS, Marseille Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory
Jonathan Weitsman Northeastern University Semiclassical analysis, loop group characters, and the modular group action

Each mini-course will consist of 2-4 lectures. Please click on the mini-course title to see an abstract.

Invited Speakers

The following people have agreed to speak at this conference (please click on the title to see the abstract):

Speaker Affiliation Title of talk
Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen University of Aarhus The geometric construction of the Reshetihin-Turaev TQFT
David Evans Cardiff University Subfactors, conformal field theory and K-theory
Terry Gannon University of Alberta Existence of systems of endomorphisms of Izumi type
Vaughan Jones Vanderbilt University Quantum spin chains, correspondences and subfactors
Ralph Kaufmann Purdue University CFT from the arc point of view and structural relations to planar algebras
Yasuyuki Kawahigashi University of Tokyo Superconformal Field Theory and Noncommutative Geometry
Emily Peters MIT Classifying subfactors: beyond index 5
Nicolai Reshetikhin UC Berkeley Hamiltonian framework for Batalin-Vylkovisky classical field theories
Noah Snyder Columbia University Classifying all algebras in a given fusion category
Valerio Toledano Laredo Northeastern University Casimir connections, generalised braid groups and affine quantum groups
James Tener UC Berkeley Introduction to fermionic second quantization
Raimar Wulkenhaar Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Progress in solving noncommutative $\phi^4$-theory in four dimensions
Feng Xu UC Riverside On intermediate conformal nets
Tim Ziman Universite Joseph Fourier From spintronics to operator algebras: why does skew scattering make us interested in obscure correlation functions?
Mini-courses/Invited Talks | Schedule of Talks | Participants | Lecture Notes