Gauge Theory and Categorification

March 6 - 10, 2017

Schedule


Monday, March 6, 2017

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Michael Singer (University College London)

Monopoles and the Sen Conjecture

 
2:00 - 2:50
Mikhail Khovanov (Columbia University)

How to categorify the ring of integers localized at two

 
3:15 - 4:05
Raphael Rouquier (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Higher representations and low-dimensional topology

 
5:00 - 6:00 Please note different location: CNSI Auditorium

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
2:30
Edward Witten (Institute for Advanced Study)

TALK CANCELLED

2:30 - 3:30
Problem Session

Problem Session #1

4:00 - 5:00
Problem Session

Problem Session #2


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
Mohammed Abouzaid (Columbia University)

Symplectic topology and Khovanov homology

 
11:30 - 12:20
Paul Seidel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Lefschetz fibrations and SL_2-connections

 
2:00 - 2:50
Anton Kapustin (California Institute of Technology)

Fermionic phases of matter and bosonization

 
3:15 - 4:05
Sergei Gukov (California Institute of Technology)

From HM-to to Khovanov homology of 3-manifolds

 
5:00 - 6:00 Please note different location: CNSI Auditorium
Edward Witten (Institute for Advanced Study)

CANCELLED: Public Lecture: An Introduction to the SYK Model


Thursday, March 9, 2017

9:00 - 9:50
Catharina Stroppel (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

Representation theory of Lie supergroups, Springer fibers and Khovanov algebras

 
10:15 - 11:05
Ben Webster (University of Virginia)

Symplectic and Koszul duality

 
11:30 - 12:20
 
2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50
David Ben-Zvi (University of Texas at Austin)

Moduli of Vacua and Categorical representations

 

Friday, March 10, 2017

9:00 - 9:50
Hartmut Weiss (Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel)

The asymptotic geometry of the Higgs bundle moduli space

 
10:15 - 11:05
Sergey Cherkis (University of Arizona)

Monad for Instantons on multi-Taub-NUT and Bows

 
11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
Thomas Walpuski (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Isolated singularities of Hermitian Yang-Mills connections