Conformal Field Theory and von Neumann algebras

May 4-10, 2012, Vanderbilt University, U.S.A.

Friday, | May 4 |

9:30-10:30 | Jones |

Quantum spin chains, correspondences and subfactors | |

11:00-12:00 | Voiculescu |

Almost normal operators mod Hilbert-Schmidt and the K-theory of the algebras EΛ(Ω) I | |

14:00-14:50 | Tener |

Introduction to fermionic second quantization | |

15:00-16:00 | Teleman |

Loop groups and Chern-Simons theory I | |

16:40-17:30 | Xu |

On intermediate conformal nets | |

Saturday, | May 5 |

9:30-10:20 | Ziman |

From spintronics to operator algebras: why does skew scattering make us interested in obscure correlation functions? | |

11:00-12:00 | Teleman |

Loop groups and Chern-Simons theory II | |

14:00-15:00 | Voiculescu |

Almost normal operators mod Hilbert-Schmidt and the K-theory of the algebras EΛ(Ω) II | |

15:10-16:00 | Kaufmann |

CFT from the arc point of view and structural relations to planar algebras | |

16:40-17:30 | Kawahigashi |

Superconformal Field Theory and Noncommutative Geometry | |

Sunday, | May 6 |

9:30-10:30 | Teleman |

Loop groups and Chern-Simons theory III | |

11:00-12:00 | Wassermann |

Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory I | |

12:10-13:00 | Reshetikhin |

Hamiltonian framework for Batalin-Vylkovisky classical field theories | |

Monday, | May 7 |

9:30-10:30 | Weitsman |

Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory I | |

11:00-12:00 | Shlyakhtenko |

Free probability theory and random multi-matrix models I | |

14:00-15:00 | Wassermann |

Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory II | |

15:10-16:00 | Snyder |

Classifying all algebras in a given fusion category | |

16:40-17:30 | Gannon |

Existence of systems of endomorphisms of Izumi type | |

17:40-18:30 | Evans |

Subfactors, conformal field theory and K-theory | |

Tuesday, | May 8 |

9:30-10:30 | Di Francesco |

Discrete integrable systems and cluster algebras I | |

11:00-12:00 | Wassermann |

Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory III | |

14:00-15:00 | Shlyakhtenko |

Free probability theory and random multi-matrix models II | |

15:10-16:10 | Weitsman |

Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory II | |

16:40-17:30 | Wulkenhaar |

Progress in solving noncommutative
φ^{4}-theory in four dimensions | |

Wednesday, | May 9 |

9:30-10:30 | Wassermann |

Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory IV | |

11:00-12:00 | Weitsman |

Operator algebraic aspects of conformal field theory III | |

14:00-15:00 | Di Francesco |

Discrete integrable systems and cluster algebras II | |

15:10-16:00 | Peters |

Classifying subfactors: beyond index 5 | |

16:40-17:30 | Andersen |

The geometric construction of the Reshetihin-Turaev TQFT | |

Thursday, | May 10 |

9:30-10:30 | Shlyakhtenko |

Free probability theory and random multi-matrix models III | |

11:00-12:00 | Di Francesco |

Discrete integrable systems and cluster algebras III | |

12:10-13:00 | Toledano Laredo |

Casimir connections, generalised braid groups and affine quantum groups |