Peter Goddard Symposium, 31 March 2014

 Professor Peter Goddard, the 8th Director of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS), will visit the Kavli IPMU in March and April. On this occasion, we will have a one-day symposium to celebrate his contributions to science. Some of the faculty members and affiliated members of the Kavli IPMU, who were members of the IAS during the leadership of Professor Goddard, will speak at the symposium. The following is a tentative schedule. The event is open to scientific public and no registration is necessary.

Date: March 31, 2014

Venue: Lecture hall (1st floor), Kavli IPMU

Organizer: Hirosi Ooguri (Kavli IPMU/Caltech)

Program:

09:00 - 09:45 Hitoshi Murayama, "Geometry of Non-relativistic Goldstone bosons"
10:00 - 10:45 Tohru Eguchi, "Mathieu moonshine and superconformal algebra"
11:00 - 11:45 Kentaro Hori, "Global Aspects of Gauged WZW Models"
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Yuji Tachikawa, "Instantons and string theory"
15:00 - 15:30 Tea Time
15:30 - 16:15 Simeon Hellerman, "String theory of the Regge intercept"
16:30 - 17:15 Peter Goddard, "Properties of the Cachazo-He-Yuan scattering equations"