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April 20 - 26, 2017

The 5th MCTP Spring Symposium will take place in Ann Arbor, Michigan on the topic of Foundations of String Cosmology

Cosmology offers a compelling setting for quantum gravity, and string theory in particular. The MCTP symposium will bring together researchers working on various theoretical developments of current research interest, including effective quantum field theory, inflation in string theory, holographic inflation, Weak Gravity Conjecture,… The meeting will include several overview talks, a few specialized presentations, and time for informal interactions. 

The workshop is by invitation only, There will be no registration fee.

Partially supported by the DoE Office of Science (Office of High Energy Physics).
Partial funding provided by the Swedish Research Council (VR).


Workshop Organizers:
(Michigan MCTP)

Katie Freese (Michigan MCTP)

Jeff McMahon (Michigan)


Workshop Administrative Assistants
Ivana Kosir
University of Michigan
450 Church Street
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1040
(P) 734-763-9698

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