Lie groups in mathematics and physics

Sunday, 27 August, 2017 to Friday, 1 September, 2017
DiableretsEte

Lie groups and Lie algebras play a crucial role both in physics and mathematics. This conference will bring together specialists working on theoretical aspects of Lie theory and on its applications to physical models.

 

Organisers: Maria Podkopaeva et Samuel Monnier

 

 

Speakers:

  • Dror Bar-Natan, University of Toronto
  • Vadim Cheianov, Leiden University
  • Benjamin Enriquez, Strasbourg University
  • Jiang-Hua Lu, University of Hong Kong
  • Yael Karshon, University of Toronto
  • Anna Lachowska, EPFL
  • Eckhart Meinrenken, University of Toronto
  • Volker Schomerus, DESY and Hamburg University
  • Pavol Severa, Université de Genève
  • Samson Shatashvili, Trinity College Dublin
  • Thomas Strobl, Claude Bernard University Lyon
  • Andras Szenes, Université de Genève
  • Cornelia Vizman, West University of Timisoara
  • Christopher Woodward, Rutgers University
  • Ping Xu, PennState University
  • Xiaomeng Xu, MIT

 

Program:

Monday, August 28

9:30  - 10:30   Jiang-Hua Lu, "Toric and Poisson Degenerations of Bott-Samelson Varieties"
11:00 - 12:00   Pavol Severa, "Dirac structures and deformation quantization"

17:00 - 18:00   Xiaomeng Xu, "Stokes phenomenon and its applications in mathematical physics"
18:15 - 19:15   Eckhard Meinrenken, "Verlinde formulas for nonsimply connected groups"


Tuesday, August 29

9:30  - 10:30   Ping Xu, "Unifying Duflo element and Todd class"
11:00 - 12:00   Yael Karshon, "Bott canonical basis"


Wednesday, August 30

 9:30 - 10:30   Benjamin Enriquez, "A Betti counterpart of the harmonic coproduct"
11:00 - 12:00   Anna Lachowska, "The center of the small quantum group in type A"

17:00 - 18:00   Christopher Woodward, "Categorification of symplectic manifolds, after Fukaya et al, and its computation" 
18:15 - 19:15   Cornelia Vizman, "Lie algebras of symplectic / divergence free vector fields and central extensions"


Thursday, August 31

 9:30 - 10:30   Vadim Cheianov, "Reflections on the chiral magnetic effect"
11:00 - 12:00   Thomas Strobl, "Members of the extended family of Yang-Mills gauge theories"

17:00 - 18:00   Dror Bar-Natan, "The Dogma is Wrong"
18:15 - 19:15   Samson Shatashvili, "Gravitational WZW and factorization"


Friday, September 1

 9:30 - 10:30   Andras Szenes, "Integrating over Hilbert schemes"
11:00 - 12:00   Volker Schomerus, "From Block Spins to Spinning Blocks"

 

  Photos from the excursion and conference dinner

Event location: 

Les Diablerets
Switzerland
CH

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