September 22-25, 2010

Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Roma, Italy

Wednesday | September 22 |

11:30 - 12:30 | Gabriele Veneziano |

Strings, quantum mechanics, and the emergence of curved spacetime | |

14:15 - 15:15 | Andrea Montanari |

Message passing algorithms, random convex problems, and the risk of the LASSO | |

15:45 - 16:45 | Joel Lebowitz |

Some open problems in statistical mechanics | |

19:30 - 20:30 | Ludvig Faddeev (Public Lecture) |

Mathematician's view on the development of physics | |

Thursday | September 23 |

10:00 - 11:00 | Cedric Villani |

Entropy in kinetic theory, from Boltzmann to Landau to Cercignani | |

11:30 - 12:30 | Alain Connes |

Space-time from the spectral point of view | |

14:15 - 15:15 | Stanislav Smirnov |

CFT and SLE | |

15:45 - 16:45 | Lai-Sang Young |

Mathematics of shear-induced chaos | |

Friday | September 24 |

10:00 - 11:00 | Victor Kac |

Algebraic structures arisingin field theory and classification of scalarHamiltonian operators | |

11:30 - 12:30 | Andrei Okounkov |

Quantum groups and quantum cohomology | |

14:15 - 15:15 | Stefan Hollands |

Correlators and Feynman integrals in de Sitter space-time | |

15:45 - 16:45 | Feng Xu |

Subfactors and conformal field theory | |

17:00 - 18:00 | Yasuyuki Kawahigashi |

Superconformal field theory and operator algebras | |

19:30 - 20:30 | Isadore Singer (Public Lecture) |

A Tour of Geometry: 500 B.C. -2000 A.D. | |

Saturday | September 25 |

10:00 - 11:00 | Alessio Figalli |

Variational models for incompressible Euler equations | |

11:30 - 12:30 | Klaus Fredenhagen |

Perturbative algebraic quantum field theory |