January Superstring Meeting
Jan 9-10, 2008

Invited speakers

> Bert Janssen (U. Granada)
> Karl Landsteiner (IFT Madrid)
> Carlos Nuñez (U. Swansea)
> Tomas Ortín (IFT Madrid)
> Alfonso Ramallo (U. Santiago)
> Diego Rodríguez Gómez (Princeton U.)
> Jorge Russo (U. Barcelona)
> Arkady Tseytlin (Imperial)
> Dimitrios Zoakos (U. Santiago)


> Mohammad Ali-Akbari
> Yolanda Lozano


Time Wednesday 9 Thursday 10
10.00-11.00 Carlos Nunez
Aspects of gauge-strings duality
Jorge Russo
Nonabelian effects on D-branes
11.00-12.00 Alfonso Ramallo
Unquenched flavors on the conifold
Diego Rodríguez Gómez
12.00-12.30 Break
12.30-13.30 Arkady Tseytlin
Towards a solution of AdS5 x S5 string theory
Karl Landsteiner
Aspects of the holographic quark gluon plasma
15.30-16.30 Dimitrios Zoakos
Marginal deformations of D3-brane backgrounds and applications
16.30-17.30 Tomás Ortín
New extensions and supersymmetric solutions of N=2, d=4 supergravity

17.30-18.00 Break
18.00-19.00 Bert Janssen
Constructing matrix coordinate transformations from scratch


Reservations have been made at
Hotel Fruela, whose address is:

Hotel Fruela
Fruela 3, Oviedo
Tf: (+34) 985208120

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 Edificio Histórico once in Oviedo

    The meeting will be held at the Edificio Histórico de la Universidad, in the Aula Escalonada. The Edificio Histórico is a beautiful old building located in calle de San Francisco, a 2 min walk from the hotel (from the hotel go right, then left and then take the second street on your left, the Edificio Histórico is the one on your left).

    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.