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New Developments at the Interface Between

Geometry and Physics

University of Bath, 19-20 December 2016

This workshop is organised in conjunction with the LMS South Wales and South Wales Regional Meeting on 20 December.

Schedule (note late rearrangement of the talks by Pugh and Skinner)

Monday 19 December
 from 12.30Registration and coffee
13.20Jeffrey Giansiracusa (Swansea)
Tropical geometry and algebra over idempotent semirings
14.30Bobby Acharya (ICTP & KCL)
Particle physics and special holonomy
16.00 David Skinner (Cambridge)
Ambitwistor strings and the scattering equations
Tuesday 20 December
10.00Katrin Wendland (Freiburg)
On a special K3 theory
11.30 Mathew Pugh (Cardiff)
Braided subfactors associated to modular invariant partition functions
All talks take place in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre, room 1.7 in building 4 West. Refreshments are served in the atrium on level 1 in 4 West. The programme continues with the LMS Meeting itself starting at 14.15.

Organiser: Johannes Nordström