Miniworkshop String Theory
(27th May 2009)


> María Pilar García del Moral (U. Oviedo)
> Dario Martelli (U. Swansea)
> Alfonso Ramallo (U. Santiago)
> Diego Rodríguez-Gómez (Princeton U.)
> Alberto Zaffaroni (U. Milano-Biccoca)


Time Wednesday 27
10.00-11.00 Alfonso Ramallo
Sugra duals of 2D SUSY theories from wrapped branes
11.00-12.00 Dario Martelli
Non-relativistic conformal field theories and holography
12.00-12.30 Break
12.30-13.30 Diego Rodríguez-Gómez
M2 branes on orbifolds of the cone over Q^{111}
15.30-16.30 Alberto Zaffaroni
Chern-Simons Theories and Their Supergravity Duals
16.30-17.30 María Pilar García del Moral
A N=8 action for multiple M2-branes with an arbitrary number of colors


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Hotel Fruela
Fruela 3, Oviedo
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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

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  • By train:
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    How to reach the Edificio Histórico once in Oviedo

    The meeting will be held at the Edificio Histórico de la Universidad, in Aula 8 (or Rector Alas). 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:
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  • 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.