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Workshop on the Themes of the Summer School

(21 - 31 Jul 2014)

Venue: IMS Auditorium

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Monday, 21 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Higgs bundles, spectral data, and isomorphisms among low dimensional Lie groups.
Steven Bradlow, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Components of moduli spaces of Higgs bundles: an intrinsic approach
Andre Gama Oliveira, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

12.00nn - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Stability data, irregular connections and tropical curves
Mario Garcia Fernandez, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

03:30pm - 04:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:00pm - 05:00pm

A desingularization of the moduli space of Higgs bundles over a curve (PDF)
Sang-Bum Yoo, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Limits and bubbling sets for the Yang-Mills flow on Kaehler manifolds
Ben Sibley, Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik, Germany

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Noncommutative K3 surfaces and moduli spaces of sheaves
Sukhendu Mehrotra, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Higgs bundles for the non-compact dual of the special orthogonal group
Peter Gothen, Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

03:30pm - 04:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Topology of moduli spaces of representations (PDF, AVI)
Sean Lawton, University of Texas-Pan American, USA

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Donagi-Markman cubic for the G-generalised Hitchin system
Peter Dalakov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Geometry of character varieties of abelian groups
Carlos Florentino, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Stable sheaves with twisted sections and the Vafa-Witten equations on smooth projective surfaces
Yuuji Tanaka, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Stratifications for moduli of sheaves and quiver representations
Victoria Hoskins, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Conformal blocks and Kummer surfaces
Johan Martens, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

03:30pm - 04:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Geometry of compactified Jacobians
Sebastian Casalaina-Martin, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Friday, 25 Jul 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

A-branes and B-branes in the moduli space of Higgs bundles
Laura Schaposnik, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Hitchin-Kobayashi correspondence for vortices on non-compact Riemann surfaces
Sushmita Venugopalan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India

11.45am - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Hitchin pairs on a singular curve
Pabitra Barik, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India

03:30pm - 04:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Hodge polynomials of the SL(2,C)-character variety of an elliptic curve with two marked points
Marina Logares, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, Spain

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014

10:30am - 11:00am

Registration

11:00am - 12:00nn

Minimal surfaces and the complex geometry of Hitchin components
François Labourie, Université Paris-Sud, France

12:00nn - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 04:45pm

Research discussions

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

10:00am - 10:30am

Registration

10:30am - 11:15am

Wild character varieties and wild mapping class groups (PDF 1, PDF 2)
Philip Boalch, École Normale Supérieure and CNRS, France

11:15am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:15pm

Wild character varieties and wild mapping class groups (PDF 1, PDF 2)
Philip Boalch, École Normale Supérieure and CNRS, France

12:15pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 04:45pm

Research discussions

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

10:00am - 10:30am

Registration

10:30am - 11:15am

Wild character varieties and wild mapping class groups
Philip Boalch, École Normale Supérieure and CNRS, France

11:15am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:15pm

Wild character varieties and wild mapping class groups
Philip Boalch, École Normale Supérieure and CNRS, France

12:15pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 04:45pm

Research discussions


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