Ist 2012 Miniworkshop on String Theory
(20th March 2012)

Some participants of the workshop

Confirmed Speakers

> Roberto Emparan (UCB, ICREA)
> Tristan McLoughlin (A. Einstein Institut, Potsdam)
> Silvia Penati (U. Milano Bicocca)
> Agustín Sabio Vera (IFT-UAM/CSIC)


Time Monday 20/3/2012: Aula E, Facultad de Geología
10.00-11.00 Agustín Sabio Vera
The Regge limit in gauge theories and gravity, with links to spin chains
11.00-12.00 Tristan McLoughlin
New relations for 3-dimensional supersymmetric scattering
12.00-12.30 Break
12.30-13.30 Roberto Emparan
Viscous fluids, elastic solids: the effective dynamics of black branes
15.30-16.30 Scattering in aDS4/CFT3
Silvia Penati


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.