NATIFEST 2016September 15-17

Conference Schedule

 

The schedule has now been updated with videos of the lectures as well as links the slide presentations.

Photographs taken at NatiFest can be viewed here.

Thursday, September 15th

8:00 - 8:45 am Registration (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
8:45 - 9:00 am

Welcome (Wolfensohn Hall)

Video

  Session Chair: Cumrun Vafa 
9:00 - 9:45 am

"Monodromy in QCD: Insights from Supersymmetric
Theories with Soft Breakings"
by Michael Dine

Video
Slides

9:45 - 10:30 am

"Making Contact with the Sphere" 
by Zohar Komargodski

Video
Slides

10:30 - 11:00 am Coffee Break (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
  Session Chair: Micha Berkooz
11:00 - 11:45 am

"A Taste of Flavor" 
by Yossi Nir

Video
Slides

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

"Three Points in a Talk
(to Say Nothing of the Prologue)"
by Greg Moore

Video
Slides

12:30 - 2:00 pm Lunch (Simons Hall)
  Session Chair: John Schwarz
2:00 - 2:45 pm

"Some Tools for Exploring Supersymmetric RG Flows"
by Thomas Dumitrescu

Video
Slides

2:45 - 3:30 pm

"Aspects of 6d QFTs"
 by Ken Intriligator

Video
Slides

3:30 - 4:00 pm Coffee Break (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
  Session Chair: Mikhail Shifman
4:00 - 4:45 pm

"Some Boundary States for Bosons"
 by Edward Witten

Video
Slides

4:45 - 5:30 pm

"A 2D Stress Tensor for 4D Gravity"
 by Andrew Strominger

Video

Friday, September 16th

8:00 - 9:00 am Registration (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
  Session Chair: Eilam Gross
9:00 - 9:45 am

"Boundaries, Interfaces, and Dualities"
by Davide Gaiotto

Video
Slides

9:45 - 10:30 am

"Three Roads Not (Yet) Taken" 
by Ofer Aharony

Video
Slides

10:30 - 11:00 am Coffee Break (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
  Session Chair: Mark Van Raamsdonk
11:00 - 11:45 am

"Emergent Supersymmetry from a Lattice
of Interacting Majorana Modes"
by Ian Affleck

Video
Slides

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

"Comments on Seiberg Duality"
by David Kutasov

Video
Slides

12:30 - 2:00 pm Lunch (Simons Hall)
  Session Chair: Freddy Cachazo
2:00 - 2:45 pm

"Some Modular Properties of
Superstring Scattering Amplitudes"
by Michael Green

Video
Slides

2:45 - 3:30 pm

"Gravitational Scattering Theory as a Map Between       
Current Algebras on the Conformal Boundary"
by Tom Banks

Video
Slides

3:30 - 4:00 pm Coffee Break (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
  Session Chair: Gary Horowitz
4:00 - 4:45 pm

"On the Time-Reversal Anomaly of 2+1d TQFTs"
 by Yuji Tachikawa

Video
Slides

4:45 - 5:30 pm

"Views on Physics"*
 by David Gross

Video

6:00 - 6:30 pm Reception (Dilworth Room)
6:30 - 9:30 pm 

Dinner (Simons Hall)

Saturday, September 17th

8:00 - 9:00 am Registration (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
  Session Chair: Michael Douglas
9:00 - 9:45 am

"The Large D Black Hole Membrane Paradigm"*
by Shiraz Minwalla

Video
Slides

9:45 - 10:30 am

"Black Hole Degeneracies from Worldsheet Instantons" 
by Sameer Murthy

Video
Slides

10:30 - 11:00 am Coffee Break (Wolfensohn Hall Tent)
  Session Chair: Amihay Hanany
11:00 - 11:45 am

"The SYK Model, AdS_2 and Conformal Symmetry"
by Juan Maldacena

Video
Slides

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

"Nati Puts You On Shell"
by Nima Arkani-Hamed

Video

12:30 - 2:00 pm Lunch (Simons Hall)
  Session Chair: David Morrison
2:00 - 2:45 pm

"Natural SUSY vs. the LHC"
by David Shih

Video

2:45 - 3:30 pm "Facing Complexity, Singularities and Holography     
in a Parallel Universe: Sesame"
by Eliezer Rabinovici
3:30 - 4:15 pm

"Black Holes and Random Matrices"
by Stephen Shenker

Video
Slides

* Title guessed by the organizers.