LMS Regional Meeting
Monday 18th September 201
Speakers:
Workshop on Modern Geometry and Physics
Tuesday 19th -- Thursday 21st, September 2017
Speakers:

Registration: Please send an email to one of the organisers.
We have limited financial support for UK graduate students.

Programme:

Monday, September 18th
Schofield Building, Room 001
  • 13:40 - 14 Welcome from the LMS: John Greenlees, Vice-Prsident

  • 14 - 15 Giovani Felder
    Title: Pairs of commuting matrices and Macdonald identities

  • 15:30 - 16:30 Nigel Hitchin
    Title: The critical locus of the Higgs bundle integrable system

  • 16:30 - 17:30 Nikita Nekrasov
    Title: Magnificent Four

  • 17:30 Reception

Tuesday, September 19th
Schofield Building, Room 001
  • 9:30 - 10:30 Giovani Felder
    Title: Regularisation of divergent integrals

  • 11 - 12 Karin Baur
    Title: Dimer models and Grassmannian cluster categories

  • 12 - 13 Lunch break

  • 13 - 14 Lars Halle
    Title: Degenerations of Calabi-Yau varieties and motivic zeta functions

  • 14:30 - 15:30 Michael Wemyss
    Title: Gopakumar-Vafa invariants, flops and the contraction algebra

  • 15:40 - 16:40 Domenico Fiorenza 
    Title: T-duality in rational homotopy theory

  • 16:45 Trip to Bradgate Park


Wednesday, September 20th
Schofield Building, Room 001
  • 9:30 - 10:30 Marina Logares
    Title: Donaldson Uhlenbeck compactification for the moduli space of framed sheaves on a Deligne-Mumford stack

  • 11 - 12 Vladimir Fock
    Title: Higher complex structures and Hitchin map

  • 12 - 13 Lunch break

  • 13 - 14 Elisa Postinghel
    Title: Polyhedrality of Newton-Okounkov bodies for Mori dream spaces

  • 14:30 - 15:30 Oleg Lisovyi
    Title: Painleve functions, Fredholm determinants and combinatorics

  • 16 - 17 Barbara Bolognese
    Title: Nef cones of Hilbert schemes of points via Bridgeland stability

Thursday, September 21st
Schofield Building, Room 101
  • 9:30 - 10:30 Lotte Hollands
    Title: A geometric recipe for superpotentials

  • 11 - 12 Andrea Brini
    Title: Chern-Simons theory, Gromov-Witten invariants and relativistic integrable systems

  • 12:15 - 13:15 Kirill Krasnov
    Title: 3D Gravity and 6D Hitchin Theory