Bert Schellekens Fest

Friday, 10 July 2020 from to (Europe/Amsterdam)
at Nikhef ( H331 )
Description

Retirement Bert Schellekens














Organisers:
Robert Fleischer (Nikhef, Amsterdam)
Beatriz Gato Rivera (IFF-CSIC, Madrid)

Program for the scientific meeting of Bert's Fest on July 10th, 2020

Nikhef, Seminar Room: H331

NOTE: the two talks in the morning are intended for a general audience of particle physicists, theorists as well as experimentalists.

(*) To be confirmed

Go to day
  • Friday, 10 July 2020
    • 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome with coffee, tea, cookies,...
    • 10:15 - 11:00 Dieter Lüst, LMU and MPI, München (Germany)
      "New Cloths for the Landscape"
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Nikhef Colloquium - Elias Kiritsis, APC, Paris (France) and University of Crete (Greece)
      "String Theory, Particle Physics and Emergent Gravity"
    • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
    • 13:30 - 14:00 Hermann Nicolai(*), MPI, Potsdam (Germany)
      "Bert and the Multiverse"
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Nick Warner, USC, Los Angeles (USA), and IPT, Saclay (France)
      Title to be announced
    • 14:30 - 14:50 Wolfgang Lerche, CERN
      "On Truffels, Swamps and Bert"
    • 14:50 - 15:20 Nils Scheithauer, Technische Universiteit Darmstadt (Germany)
      "On the Classification of Holomorphic Vertex Operator Algebras of Central Charge 24"
    • 15:20 - 15:40 Break
    • 15:40 - 16:00 Augusto Sagnotti, SNS, University of Pisa (Italy)
      "Boundaries, crosscaps and Bert"
    • 16:00 - 16:20 Krzysztof Pilch, USC, Los Angeles (USA)
      Title to be announced
    • 16:20 - 16:40 George Leontaris, University of Ioannina (Greece)
      " String loop corrections and de Sitter vacua"
    • 16:40 - 17:00 Jürgen Fuchs, University of Karlstad (Sweden)
      "Bulk Fields in Conformal Field Theory"
    • 17:00 - 18:30 Reception ( Spectrum )