Bert Schellekens Fest

Europe/Amsterdam
Z011 (CWI/Nikhef)

Z011

CWI/Nikhef

Description

Retirement Bert Schellekens

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

Program for the scientific meeting of Bert's Fest on 13 May, 2022

Nikhef, Seminar Room: Z011

NOTE: the two talks in the morning and the last talk by E. Kiritsis are intended for a general audience of particle physicists, theorists as well as experimentalists.

 

 

 

    • 10:00 AM 10:15 AM
      Welcome with coffee, tea, cookies,... Z011 foyer

      Z011 foyer

      CWI/Nikhef

    • 10:15 AM 10:30 AM
      Opening of the event by Nikhef Director Stan Bentvelsen and Head of the Theory Group Robert Fleischer 15m Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Hermann Nicolai, MPI, Potsdam (Germany) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "Bert and the Multiverse"

    • 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
      Nikhef Colloquium - Dieter Lüst, LMU and MPI, München (Germany) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "New Clothes for the Landscape"
      “In this talk I review the string landscape & swampland, together with the anthropic principle”

    • 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
      Lunch 1h Z010, Newton room

      Z010, Newton room

      CWI/Nikhef

    • 1:00 PM 1:20 PM
      Wolfgang Lerche, CERN Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "On Truffles, Swamps and Bert”

    • 1:20 PM 1:40 PM
      Nick Warner, USC, Los Angeles (USA), and IPT, Saclay (France) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "The "Witten" Genus"

    • 1:40 PM 2:00 PM
      George Leontaris, University of Ioannina (Greece) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      " String loop corrections and de Sitter vacua"

    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Nils Scheithauer, Technische Universiteit Darmstadt (Germany) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "On the Classification of Holomorphic Vertex Operator Algebras of Central Charge 24"

    • 2:30 PM 2:50 PM
      Break 20m Z011 foyer

      Z011 foyer

      CWI/Nikhef

    • 2:50 PM 3:10 PM
      Bengt Nilsson, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg (Sweden) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "The squashed seven-sphere and the swampland"

    • 3:10 PM 3:30 PM
      Jürgen Fuchs, University of Karlstad (Sweden) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "Bulk Fields in Conformal Field Theory"

    • 3:30 PM 3:50 PM
      Pascal Anastasopoulos, University of Vienna (Austria) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "D-brane model building and the holographic framework"

    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Elias Kiritsis, APC, Paris (France) and University of Crete (Greece) Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      "String Theory, Particle Physics and Emergent Gravity"

    • 4:30 PM 5:10 PM
      Reception: Expressions about Bert Z011

      Z011

      CWI/Nikhef

      • 4:30 PM
        Beatriz Gato-Rivera 10m
      • 4:40 PM
        Expressions by the participants (online and in person) 20m
      • 5:00 PM
        Bert 5m
      • 5:05 PM
        Robert Fleischer 5m
    • 5:10 PM 6:00 PM
      Reception: Drinks and Snacks 50m Z011 foyer

      Z011 foyer

      CWI/Nikhef