Theoretical High Energy Particle Physics Group

Topological Solitons:
A conference to celebrate the 60th birthday of Professor N. Manton

MR 2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Schedule of talks

Wednesday Sep 19

16.00 - 17.00: Registration

Thursday Sep 20

09.00 - 09.30: Registration

09.30 - 10.30: Michael Atiyah - Yet more conjectures on points in 3-space

10.30 - 11.00: Coffee

11.00 - 11.45: Erick Weinberg - Understanding bounce solutions

11.45 - 12.30: Gary Gibbons - Weber's theories of electrodynamics and gravity and moduli space
metrics

12.30 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 14.30: David Tong - Sine-Gordon kinks and Landau levels

14.30 - 15.00: Frans Klinkhamer - Sphalerons and anomalies

15.00 - 15.30: Wojtek Zakrzewski - Quasi-integrability: the first steps towards defining this concept

15.30 - 16.00: Tea

16.00 - 16.30: Martin Speight - Solitons on tori and soliton crystals

16.30 - 17.00: Steffen Krusch - Folding in the Skyrme Model

Friday Sep 21

09.45 - 10.30: Nigel Hitchin - Ricci curvature in generalized geometries

10.30 - 11.00: Coffee

11.00 - 11.45: Richard Ward -Periodic monopoles and solitons on the cylinder

11.45 - 12.30: Paul Sutcliffe - Magnetic vortex rings

12.30 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 14.30: Peter Forgacs - Breathers and their descendants

14.30 - 15.00: Joao Baptista - Abelian Vortices on Kahler Manifolds

15.00 - 15.30: Sergey Cherkis - Moduli Spaces of Doubly-periodic Monopoles

15.30 - 16.00: Tea

16.00 - 17.00: Surprise speaker