October 2010 Southern California Strings Seminar

UCLA Physics & Astronomy Building
4th Floor Conference Room 4-330


Friday, October 1, 2010

9:30-10:45: Stephane Detournay (KITP): Warped AdS/(C)FT correspondences
11:00-12:15: Christoph Keller (Caltech): The AdS3/CFT2 correspondence, modularity and extremal CFTs
12:30-1:45: Lunch
1:45-3:00: Arvind Rajaraman (UC Irvine): Infrared Divergences in dS/CFT
3:15-4:30: Krzysztof Pilch (USC): Supergravity instabilities of non-supersymmetric quantum critical points

Saturday, October 2, 2010

9:30-10:45: Martin Ammon (UCLA): AdS/CFT applied to condensed matter physics: A top-down approach
11:00-12:15: Yu Nakayama (Caltech): Scale vs conformal invariance from holography