February 4-8, 2019, Sydney, Australia

Monday, February 4 | ||

9:00-9:45 | Vaughan Jones | A couple of things that didn't work-so far |

9:55-10:40 | Dietmar Bisch | Degrees of Noncommutativity for Subfactors |

11:15-12:00 | Alexander Stottmeister | Gauge theory and Jones' actions of Thompson's groups |

14:00-14:45 | David Ridout | Modularity beyond rationality |

15:15-16:00 | Daniel Barter | Computing bimodule associators in the Brauer-Picard 3-category |

Tuesday, February 5 | ||

9:00-9:45 | Roberto Longo | Modular time and entropy/energy bounds |

9:55-10:40 | Gus Lehrer | Tangle categories and Schur-Weyl duality |

11:15-12:00 | Iva Halacheva | Diagrammatic categories and the periplectic Lie superalgebra |

14:00-14:45 | James Tener | Subfactors via VOA |

Wednesday, February 6 | ||

9:00-9:45 | Michael Freedman | Linearity of the GNVW index in High Dimensions |

9:55-10:40 | Terry Gannon | Fantastic beasts and where to find them |

11:15-12:00 | Colleen Delaney | Quantum computing with permutation extensions of modular categories |

Thursay, February 7 | ||

9:00-9:45 | Andrzej Zuk | From PDEs to groups |

9:55-10:40 | Magdalena Musat | Von Neumann Algebras meet Quantum Information Theory |

11:15-12:00 | Galina Levitina | Derivations with values in ideals of von Neumann algebras |

14:00-14:45 | Arun Ram | A point of view on Conformal Field Theory |

15:15-16:00 | Makoto Yamashita | Structure of tube algebra from categorical viewpoint |

Friday, February 8 | ||

9:00-9:45 | Yasuyuki Kawahigashi | Topological phases of matter, subfactors and the relative Verlinde formula |

9:55-10:40 | Zsuzsanna Dancso | Loops on a punctured disk and knotted tubes in R^{4} |

11:15-12:00 | Andrew Schopieray | Numerical invariants of modular tensor categories |