Iberian Strings 2013
IST, Lisbon, January 22-25 2013


The format of the meeting will consist of 8 one-hour review lectures as well as a considerable number of shorter (30 minute) talks by participants. Venue: amphitheatre of Complexo Interdisciplinar.

The review lectures will cover the following topics:

  • Quantum cosmology, holography and complex systems (LARSyS lecture by Frederik Denef)
  • Subleading corrections to BPS black hole entropy:
    \(N=2\) supersymmetric higher-derivative couplings  and the 5D-4D connection (by Bernard de Wit)
  • Fluid/gravity correspondence (LARSyS lecture by Óscar Dias)
  • AdS/CFT out of equilibrium (by Michal P. Heller)
  • Holographic Entanglement Entropy \(\& \) Causal Holographic Information (by Veronika Hubeny)
  • Matrix models for superstrings and M-theory (by Marcos Mariño)
  • Bootstrapping CFTs with the Extremal Functional Method (by Miguel Paulos)
  • F-theory and Supersymmetric GUTs (by Sakura Schäfer-Nameki)




 Tu, Jan 22

 We, Jan 23

 Th, Jan 24

 Fr, Jan 25

08:50-09:00  Registration      
09:00-09:30  de Wit  Paulos  Denef  Hubeny
10:00-10:30  Bandos  Gonçalves  Nameki  Obers
10:30-11:00  Coffee  Coffee  Coffee
11:00-11:30  Osorio  Cederwall










11:30-12:00  Katmadas  Guttenberg  Jokela
12:00-12:30  Shahbazi  Perz  Djuric
12:30-13:00  Lunch  Galli  Lunch
13:00-13:30  Lunch
14:30-15:00  Sfondrini  Heller
15:00-15:30  Mariño  Melgar
15:30-16:00  Dias  van der Schee
16:00-16:30  Coffee  Casalderrey
16:30-17:00  Aniceto  Coffee  Ginjinha
17:00-17:30  Bueno  Zoakos
17:30-18:00  Jimenez  Colgain  

 Port and Cheese



Social programme

Port wine and cheese afternoon.

All-u-can-eat-fish conference lunch in Setúbal (on the other side of the river); chilling out at B.Leza (Cais da Ribeira).

Ginjinha farewell.