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

(4 - 8 Aug 2014)

Venue: IMS Auditorium (4, 5, 7, 8 Aug 2014)
Venue: Blk S17, Seminar Room #05-12, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, NUS (6 Aug 2014)

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Monday, 4 Aug 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Arithmetic of wild character varieties (PDF)
Tamás Hausel, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

On the intersection form on moduli spaces of Higgs bundles
Jochen Heinloth, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

12.00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Mixed twistor structure and GKZ-hypergeometric systems
Takuro Mochizuki, Kyoto University, Japan

03:00pm - 03:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:15pm - 04:15pm

A compactness theorem for the Seiberg-Witten equations with multiple spinors
Andriy Haydys, Universität Bielefeld, Germany

04:15pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 05:30pm

Nahm transform for parabolic connections and Higgs bundles on the Riemann sphere (PDF)
Szilárd Szabó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Involutions of Higgs bundle moduli spaces (PDF)
Oscar García-Prada, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, Spain

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Quadric geometry and vector bundles on curves, revisited
Sundararaman Ramanan, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India

12.00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Higgs bundles, connections and quivers (PDF)
Philip Boalch, École Normale Supérieure and CNRS, France

03:00pm - 03:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:15pm - 04:15pm

Holography principle and Moishezon twistor spaces (PDF)
Misha Verbitsky, Higher School of Economics, Russia

04:15pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 05:30pm

Quantum Cohomology and conformal blocks divisor
Swarnava Mukhopadhyay, University of Maryland, USA

Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014
Venue: Blk S17, Seminar Room #05-12, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, NUS

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

The gradient heat flow of Higgs pairs (PDF)
Xi Zhang, University of Science and Technology of China, China

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Ends of the moduli space of Higgs bundles (PDF)
Frederik Witt, University of Münster, Germany

12:00nn - 12:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

12:00nn - 01:00pm

The Hitchin-Witten connection and quantum Chern-Simons theory for complex gauge groups
Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen, Aarhus University, Denmark

Thursday, 7 Aug 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

3d-3d correspondence, lens spaces, and quantizations of Teichmuller theory
Tudor Dimofte, Institute for Advanced Study, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Fivebranes and 4-manifolds
Pavel Putrov California Institute of Technology, USA

12.00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Polygons, polynomials, fences, and flows
David Dumas, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

A dilogarithm identity on the moduli space of curves (PDF)
Feng Luo, Rutgers University, USA

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Public Lecture: Magic Pictures About Higgs Bundles
Tamás Hausel, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Venue: LT31, Block S16, Level 3, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117546

Friday, 8 Aug 2014

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

A degeneration of moduli of Hitchin pairs
Vikraman Balaji, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Stacky compactifications of minimal resolutions of singularities of type A_k and gauge theory (PDF)
Ugo Bruzzo, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy

12.00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Derived categories of functors and Fourier--Mukai transform for quiver sheaves
Marcos Jardim, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Abelianisation of local system
Vladimir Fock, University of Strasbourg, France


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