All talks will take place in the auditorium 099 on the terrace/entrance level of the ExWi (Exakte Wissenschaften / Exact Sciences) building of the University of Bern. For information / instructions how to get there, see the Directions page.

Monday, September 2

08:30 Registration
09:30 Gomis Exact Results in Supersymmetric Field Theories
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Van Riet A second look at uplifting anti-branes
11:30 Monnier Global gravitational anomaly cancellation for five-branes
12:00 Cardoso Deformed special geometry: the Hesse potential and the holomorphic anomaly equation
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Ricci Pacifici Exact results in N=2 gauge theories
14:30 Tartaglino Mazzucchelli New superspace techniques for conformal supergravity in three dimensions
15:00 Cassani Taming superconformal anomalies on supersymmetric backgrounds
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Siampos Gravity duals of N=2 superconformal field theories with no electrostatic description
16:30 Keller Constraints on 2d CFT partition functions
17:00 Aniceto Resurgent Analysis in String Theory
17:30 Konechny Bounds on boundary entropy
18:00 Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 3

09:30 Beisert Yangian Symmetry in the AdS/CFT Correspondence
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Guarino On electromagnetic duality and the vacua of N=8 supergravity
11:30 Inverso Unoriented quiver gauge theories with flavour
12:00 Butter The N=2 Gauss-Bonnet and other higher derivative terms from conformal supergravity
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Zagermann Cosmological Constant, Near Brane Behavior and Singularities
14:30 Abbott Integrable strings in AdS_3 backgrounds
15:00 Garavuso Analogues of Mathai-Quillen forms in sheaf cohomology and applications to topological field theory
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Verde Special Interest Talk Cosmology: The latest news from cosmology and their implications
17:15 Lüst Public Lecture: Strings, Geometrie von Raum und Zeit und das Multiversum (in German)
18:30 End

Wednesday, September 4

09:30 Argurio Holographic (Super)Current Correlators and (Super)Symmetry Breaking
10:00 Hartong Sources and Vevs for Lifshitz Holography
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Porri Holographic R-symmetric flows and the \tau_U conjecture
11:30 Camanho Lovelock gravity, black holes and holography
12:00 Thakur Second order transport from anomalies
12:30 Penati Presentation of the COST Action "The String Theory Universe"
12:50 Lunch
14:15 -- 18:00 Administrative meetings (Faculty Room) / Free Afternoon
14:15 Official COST MC / Contact Person Meeting
17:00 WG5: Gender Issue and Outreach Activities

Thursday, September 5

09:30 Hohm Generalized spacetimes: double field theory, alpha' corrections and M-theory
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Obers Blackfolds: long-wave length dynamics of black branes and applications
11:30 Armas Brane Effective Actions and Black Hole Elasticity
12:00 Toldo Phase transitions of hairy magnetic AdS_4 black holes
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Petkou Holographic perfect fluidity and the Cotton-energy momentum tensor duality in three dimensions
14:30 Mukhopadhyay Spacetime emergence via holographic RG flow and the fluid-gravity correspondence
15:00 Amado Landau criterion for holographic superfluids
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 -- 18:00 Working Group Activities
WG1 & WG3 Discussions on Black Holes and AdS/CFT
Gauntlett Black Holes in AdS/CMT
de Boer A Discussion on Quantum Gravity
Beisert Integrability in AdS/CFT
WG2 String Phenomenology
Argurio, van Riet Discussion on SUSY breaking in string theory and future directions in StringPheno
19:00 Conference Dinner: Aperitif
20:00 Conference Dinner

Friday, September 6

09:30 Honecker Recent advances in string phenomenology - a biased overview
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Nampuri Indefinite theta functions in black hole counting
11:30 Schmude Superconformal indices and Sasaki-Einstein manifolds
12:00 Svanes Heterotic supergravity, and the alpha' expansion
12:30 End of the conference