Workshop on Higher-Spin and Higher-Curvature Gravity

Start time: November 4

Ends on: November 7

Venue: São Paulo, Brazil

Organizers:

Eric Bergshoeff (Groningen Univ.) e-mail: e.a.bergshoeff@rug.nl

Gaston Giribet (Univ. of Buenos Aires & Conicet) e-mail: Gaston@df.uba.ar

Marc Henneaux (University of Bruxelles & Solvay Institutes) e-mail: henneaux@ulb.ac.be

Jorge Zanelli (Centro de Estudios Científicos, Valdivia) e-mail: z@cecs.cl

Review Speakers:

Andrea Campoleoni (Univ. de Bruxelles and Solvay Institutes), “Higher spins in D=3: a metric-like perspective”
Alejandra Castro (Harvard Univ.), “Holographic entanglement entropy in higher spin gravity”
Matthias Gaberdiel (ITP, ETH Zürich), “Minimal model holography”
Misha Vasiliev (Lebedev Institute, Moscow), “Higher spin theories and multiparticle symmetries”
Sasha Zhiboedov (Princeton Univ.), “Causality and unitarity constraints on gravitational theories in AdS”

Confirmed Speakers:
Max Banados (Univ. Catolica, Santiago), “Building black holes with higher spin”
Glenn Barnich (Univ. de Bruxelles and Solvay Institutes), “Holographic current algebras and BMS4″
Nicolas Boulanger (Univ. de Mons), “A higher-spin Chern-Simons model with fractional-spin fields”
Daniel Grumiller (Vienna Univ. of Tech.), “Holography and phase transition of flat space”
Juan Jottar (Univ. of Amsterdam), “Entanglement entropy in three-dimensional higher spin theories”
Carlos Mafra (Cambridge Univ.), “The superstring 3-loop amplitude”
Massimo Porrati (New York Univ.), “On a canonical quantization of pure AdS_3 gravity”
Rakibur Rahman (Univ. de Bruxelles and Solvay Institutes), “Gravitational Interactions of Higher-Spin Fermions”
Soo-Jong Rey (Seoul National Univ.), “Tensionless String in N*=2 SUSY Gauge Theory”
Jan Rosseel (Vienna Univ. of Tech.), “Three-dimensional flat space higher-spin theory”
Ergin Sezgin (Texas A+M Univ.), “Critical Prokushkin-Vasiliev Theory and Topologically Massive Higher Spins”
Dmitri Sorokin (INFN, Padova), “Higher Spins in Hyperspace”
Per Sundell (UNAB, Santiago), “Vasiliev’s equations, deformed oscillators and topological open strings”
Massimo Taronna (MPI, Potsdam), “Cubic-Interaction-Induced deformations of higher-spin symmetries”
Ricardo Troncoso (CECs, Valdivia), “Higher spin gravity in 3D: Asymptotic structure, black holes and thermodynamics”
Pedro Vieira (Perimeter Institute), “Tailoring Spin Operators and Integrability”

 

Announcement

School Program

November 4

November 5

10.30 – 11.30 Coffee + Registration 10.30 – 12.00 Alejandra Castro
11.30 – 13.00 Misha Vasiliev 12.00 – 12.30 Coffee Break
13.00 – 15.30 Lunch Break 12.30 – 13.00 Massimo Porrati
15.30 – 16.00 Glenn Barnich [File] 13.00 – 15.30 Lunch Break
16.00 – 16.30 Daniel Grumiller 15.30 – 17.00 Sasha Zhiboedov
16.30 – 17.00 Coffee Break 17.00 – 17.30 Coffee Break
17.00 – 17.30 Nicolas Boulanger 17.30 – 18.00 Rakibur Rahman
17.30 – 18.00 Juan Jottar 18.00 – 18.30 Dimitri Sorokin [File]

November 6

November 7

10.30 – 12.00 Matthias Gaberdiel 10.30 – 12.00 Andrea Campoleoni
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break 12.00 – 12.30 Coffee Break
14.00 – 15.00 Colloquium 12.30 – 13.00 Max Banados
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break 13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Break
15.30 – 16.00 Jan Rosseel 14.30 – 15.00 Ricardo Troncoso
16.00 – 16.30 Ergin Sezgin 15.00 – 15.30 Carlos Mafra
16.30 – 17.00 Coffee Break 15.30 – 16.00 Massimo Taronna
17.00 – 17.30 Per Sundell [File] 16.00 – 16.30 Farewell Coffee
17.30 – 18.00 Pedro Vieira
18.00 – 18.30 Soo-Jong Rey
19.30 Conference dinner