Working Groups


  • Working group on M-theory model building (16 to 27 March 2015)

Led by Roberto Valandro (ICTP Trieste) 

The working group will take place from 16 to 27 March 2015 



  • Working group on String Cosmology (10 to 20 January 2014)

Led by Gary Shiu (UW-Madison and IAS HKUST) 

The working group took place from 10th to 20th January 2014


  • Working group on F-theory (3 to 30 November 2013)

Led by Iñaki García-Etxebarria (Munich) 

The working group session are on Monday-Wednesday from 11:00 to 13:00 and on Fridays from 11:30 to 13:30. Sessions start on Wednesday 6 November and last until Friday 29 November. They take place in Sala de Audiovisuales (Videoconference grey room) from 6 to 11 November and in the Red Seminar room from 13 to 29 November.

There are three blocks:

  • Introduction to F-theory (6,8,11,13,15 Nov). For information on the program of topics covered, see link. As additional references, see the reviews by Denef (pdf) and Weigand (pdf).
  • Open problems in F-theory models (18, 20, 22 Nov)
  • Discussion sessions (25, 27, 29 Nov)





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