Seminal Interactions between Mathematics and Physics
September 22-25, 2010
Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Roma, Italy

WednesdaySeptember 22
11:30 - 12:30Gabriele Veneziano
  Strings, quantum mechanics, and the emergence of curved spacetime
14:15 - 15:15Andrea Montanari
  Message passing algorithms, random convex problems, and the risk of the LASSO
15:45 - 16:45Joel Lebowitz
  Some open problems in statistical mechanics
19:30 - 20:30Ludvig Faddeev (Public Lecture)
  Mathematician's view on the development of physics
ThursdaySeptember 23
10:00 - 11:00Cedric Villani
  Entropy in kinetic theory, from Boltzmann to Landau to Cercignani
11:30 - 12:30Alain Connes
  Space-time from the spectral point of view
14:15 - 15:15Stanislav Smirnov
  CFT and SLE
15:45 - 16:45Lai-Sang Young
  Mathematics of shear-induced chaos
FridaySeptember 24
10:00 - 11:00Victor Kac
  Algebraic structures arisingin field theory and classification of scalarHamiltonian operators
11:30 - 12:30Andrei Okounkov
  Quantum groups and quantum cohomology
14:15 - 15:15Stefan Hollands
  Correlators and Feynman integrals in de Sitter space-time
15:45 - 16:45Feng Xu
  Subfactors and conformal field theory
17:00 - 18:00Yasuyuki Kawahigashi
  Superconformal field theory and operator algebras
19:30 - 20:30Isadore Singer (Public Lecture)
  A Tour of Geometry: 500 B.C. -2000 A.D.
SaturdaySeptember 25
10:00 - 11:00Alessio Figalli
  Variational models for incompressible Euler equations
11:30 - 12:30Klaus Fredenhagen
  Perturbative algebraic quantum field theory