IVth 2010 Miniworkshop on String Theory
(25th November 2010)


> Andreas Brandhuber (Queen Mary, London)
> Gabriele Honecker (J. Gutenberg Universität, Mainz)
> Giuseppe Policastro (E.N.S., Paris)
> David Mateos (U. Barcelona/ICREA)


Time Thursday 25/11/2010: Aula E, Facultad de Geología
10.00-11.00 Andreas Brandhuber
Symmetries and Dualities of the S-Matrix in N=4 Supersymmetric Yang-Mills
11.00-12.00 Gabriele Honecker
Orbifolds with discrete torsion, rigid D6-branes and model building
12.00-12.30 Break
12.30-13.30 Giuseppe Policastro
Optical properties of holographic relativistic plasmas
15.30-16.30 David Mateos
Universal string predictions for heavy-ion collisions


Reservations have been made at Hotel El Magistral, whose address is:

Hotel El Magistral
C/ Jovellanos 3, Oviedo
Tf: (+34) 985 204 242

How to reach Oviedo

  • By plane:
    The airport in Asturias is located about 40 km from Oviedo. You can reach Oviedo by taxi or by bus. You can check the bus service at ALSA

  • By bus:
    You can check destinations and timetables at ALSA

  • By train:
    There are two possibilities: RENFE or FEVE

    How to reach the Faculty of Geology once in Oviedo

    The meeting will be held at the Facultad de Geología. The Facultad de Geología is located in the Calle Jesús de Arias de Velasco, a 12 min walk from the hotel. Below you'll find a small map with the absolute minimal information concerning your stay (You might need to zoom out):

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    Other practical information

  • Where to eat:

    You can get some ideas for restaurants in Oviedo here.

  • What to do and what to see:

    Asturias is a very beautiful region in which you can combine all your interests. You can go either to the beach or to the mountains, being always surrounded by an astonishing environment. Arts, history and culture in general complete a very interesting offer. You can check some ideas here or here.