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Summer School on The Geometry, Topology and Physics of Moduli Spaces of Higgs Bundles

(7 - 18 Jul 2014)

Venue: IMS Auditorium

Other Funding Support · Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Poster · Activities · Venue

 

Monday, 7 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Introduction to Higgs bundles I
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Toric GIT I
David Donghoon Hyeon, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

12.00nn - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Geometry of branes, duality and quantization I
Siye Wu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

Research discussions

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Higgs bundles problem session I
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Toric GIT II
David Donghoon Hyeon, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Introduction to Higgs bundles II
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

Geometry of branes, duality and quantization II
Siye Wu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Higgs bundles problem session II
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Introduction to Higgs bundles III
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 04:45pm

Research discussions

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Higgs bundles problem session III
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Geometry of branes, duality and quantization III
Siye Wu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Introduction to Higgs bundles IV
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

Quantization of spectral curves of Higgs bundles via a B-model topological recursion I
(PDF 1, PDF 2)
Motohico Mulase, University of California, Davis, USA

Friday, 11 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Higgs bundles problem session IV
Olivier Guichard, Université de Strasbourg, France

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Quantization of spectral curves of Higgs bundles via a B-model topological recursion II
(PDF 1, PDF 2)
Motohico Mulase, University of California, Davis, USA

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Geometry of branes, duality and quantization IV
Siye Wu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

Research discussions

Monday, 14 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Character varieties and nested Hilbert schemes I (PDF)
Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Introduction to stacks I, Moduli spaces and motivation
Sebastian Casalaina-Martin, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

An introduction to spectral data for Higgs bundles I
Laura Schaposnik, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

Higgs bundles and fixed points (PDF)
Brian Collier, University of Illinois , USA

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Character varieties and nested Hilbert schemes II (PDF)
Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Introduction to stacks II, Definitions and basic examples
Sebastian Casalaina-Martin, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

An introduction to spectral data for Higgs bundles II
Laura Schaposnik, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

E-polynomials of SL(2,C)-character varieties
Javier Martinez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Character varieties and nested Hilbert schemes III (PDF)
Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Quantization of spectral curves of Higgs bundles via a B-model topological recursion III
(PDF 1, PDF 2)
Motohico Mulase, University of California, Davis, USA

Olivia Dumitrescu, University of Hannover, Germany

12:00nn - 01:00pm

Essential dimension of the moduli stack of vector bundles
Ajneet Dhillon, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

01.00pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 04:45pm

Research discussions

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Character varieties and nested Hilbert schemes IV (PDF)
Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Quantization of spectral curves of Higgs bundles via a B-model topological recursion IV
(PDF 1, PDF 2)
Motohico Mulase, University of California, Davis, USA

Olivia Dumitrescu, University of Hannover, Germany

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

GIT Characterization of the Harder-Narasimhan filtration for finite dimensional representations of quivers
Alfonso Zamora-Saiz, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

Quiver invariants and orientifolds
Matthew Young, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Friday, 18 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Character varieties and nested Hilbert schemes V (PDF)
Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Quantization of spectral curves of Higgs bundles via a B-model topological recursion V
(PDF 1, PDF 2)
Motohico Mulase, University of California, Davis, USA

Olivia Dumitrescu, University of Hannover, Germany

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Hyperpolygons and moduli spaces of parabolic Higgs bundles
Alessia Mandini, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal

03:30pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:45pm

Deformations of twisted harmonic maps and variations of the Morse function
Marco Spinaci, Université Joseph Fourier, France


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