Higher structures in algebra, geometry, topology and quantum field theory

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 R4
11:15-12:00 Andrew Schopieray Numerical invariants of modular tensor categories