6th Bethe Center Workshop
Topological String and Applications


There will be pedagogical introductory lectures each day followed by research talks by the participants. The introductory talks will be
  • Andrea Brini: "Introduction to matrix models"
  • Hans Jockers: "Topological Strings and Effective Interactions"
  • Albrecht Klemm: "Introduction into Refined Topological String Theory"
  • Johannes Walcher: "Introduction to Matrix Factorizations and D-branes"
  • Alessandro Tomasiello: "Geometric aspects of supersymmetric field theories on curved manifolds"

The preliminary schedule is

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
8.00-9.00 Registration Registration
9.00-10.30 Hans Jockers Andrea Brini Albrecht Klemm Alessandro Tomasiello Johannes Walcher
Coffee Break
11.00-11.30 Johanna Knapp Sven Meinhardt Nicolo Piazzalunga Sara Pasquetti Amir-Kian Kashani-Poor
Lunch Break
14.00-14.30 Stefan Groot Nibbelink Jie Gu Ingo Runkel Noppadol Mekareeya
14.45-15.15 Denis Klevers Ricardo Couso-Santamaria Magnus Engenhorst Fabian Rühle
Coffee Break
16.00-16.30 Jonas Reuter Emanuel Scheidegger Taro Kimura
17.00-19.00 Reception

The titles of the talks are
Speaker Title
Ricardo Couso-Santamaria Resurgent transseries in topological string theory (slides)
Magnus Engenhorst Phases of BPS states (slides)
Stefan Groot Nibbelink Heterotic model building using (0,2) GLSMs (slides)
Jie Gu Braiding Knots with Topological String (slides)
Amir-Kian Kashani-Poor Quantum geometry and AGT
Taro Kimura Towards U(N|M) knot invariant from ABJM theory (slides)
Denis Klevers Mordell-Weil meets Tate-Shafarevich - the global F-theory gauge group (slides)
Johanna Knapp D-branes in non-abelian gauged linear sigma models (slides)
Sven Meinhardt Donaldson-Thomas Invariants in Mathematics and Physics (slides)
Noppadol Mekareeya Coulomb branches of 3d N=4 field theories
Sara Pasquetti Holomorphic blocks and q-CFT correlators (slides)
Nicolo Piazzalunga Unoriented Gopakumar-Vafa invariants (slides)
Jonas Reuter Quantum geometry of refined topological strings (slides)
Fabian Rühle GLSMs and Torus Partition Functions (slides)
Ingo Runkel LG/CFT correspondence for defects (slides)
Emanuel Scheidegger A Lie algebra for topological strings

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