Higher structures in algebra, geometry, topology and quantum field theory
Preparatory workshop for a planned IRTG Hamburg-Tokyo

February 18-21, 2019, University of Hamburg, Germany

Monday, February 18
9:00-10:00 Yasuyuki Kawahigashi Operator algebras and vertex operator algebras in conformal field theory
10:30-11:30 Christoph Schweigert Logarithmic conformal eld theory - an attempt at a status report
12:00-13:00 Simon Lentner Mapping class groups, Hochschild cohomology and modular tensor categories
15:00-17:00 Session 1
Tuesday, February 19
9:00-10:00 Ingo Runkel Defects in topological and conformal field theory
10:30-11:30 Jörg Teschner Teichmueller TQFT: Known results and higher dimensional origin
12:00-13:00 Masahito Yamazaki Integrable Lattice Models from Four-dimensional Chern-Simons Theory
15:00-17:00 Session 2
Wednesday, February 20
9:00-10:00 Birgit Richter On higher order (topological) Hochschild homology and En-homology
10:30-11:30 Alexey Bondal Characterization of highest weight categories
12:00-13:00 Julian Holstein Homotopy theory of monoids and localization
Thursday, February 21
9:00-10:00 Mikhail Kapranov Conformal maps and derived geometry
10:30-11:30 Toshitake Kohno Higher category extensions holonomy maps and iterated integrals
12:00-13:00 Tobias Dyckerhoff Higher Segal Spaces
15:00-17:00 Session 3