Theoretical High Energy Particle Physics Group

Branes, Supergravity and M-Theory

A conference to celebrate the 60th birthday of Paul K Townsend

Monday

9 - 9.30: Registration

Session Chair: Fernando Quevedo

9.30 - 10.10: Jerome Gauntlett - Magnetic Ground States in AdS/CFT.

10.10 - 10.50: Murat Gunaydin - Spectrum generating symmetries of magical and maximal supergravity theories and their unitary representations.

10.50 - 11.20: Coffee

Session Chair: Jose de Azcarraga

11.20 - 12.00: Eric Bergshoeff - New Developments in Massive Gravity.

12.00 - 14.00: Lunch

Session Chair: Taichiro Kugo

14.00 - 14.40: Neil Lambert - The Ten-Dimensional Multiple Membrane Revisited.

14.40 - 15.20: Luca Mezincescu - Hamilton Formulation of Open Super(Strings)

15.20 - 15.50: Tea

Session Chair: Chris Pope

15.50 - 16.30: Paul Howe - Forms and algebras in supergravity.

16.30 - 17.10: Ana Achucarro - A twist on Inflation.


Tuesday

Session Chair: Antoine Van Proeyen

9.30 - 10.10: David Mateos - Strong Coupling Isotropization Simplified.

10.10 - 10.50: Chris Hull - String duality and double field theory.

10.50 - 11.20: Coffee

Session Chair: Nobuyoshi Ohta

11.20 - 12.00: Ergin Sezgin - Vasiliev Equations, Generalizations and Holography.

12.00 - 14.00: Lunch

Session Chair: German Sierra

14.00 - 14.40: Kostas Skenderis - Holgraphic Cosmology.

14.40 - 15.20: Mike Duff - Generalised mirror symmetry and the Weyl anomaly.

15.20 - 15.50: Tea

Session Chair: David Tong

15.50 - 16.30: Georgios Papadopoulos - Can the supersymmetric backgrounds be classified?

16.30 - 17.10: Julian Sonner - Dynamics of Symmetry Breaking.