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New Developments in the Geometry and Physics of Gromov-Witten Theory May 22, 2006 - May 26, 2006

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May 22, 2006
Monday
09:20 AM - 10:30 AM
  How Strong Are Our Tools in Gromov-Witten Theory
Rahul Pandharipande (ETH Z├╝rich)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Quasi-modular forms and Gromov-Witten Theory
Albrecht Klemm (Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics, University of Bonn)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Gromov-Witten Invariants of Orbifolds and Their Crepant Resolutions
Jim Bryan
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Reduced Genus-One Gromov-Witten Invariants and Applications
Aleksey Zinger
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Topological Strings and (Almost) Modular Forms
Mina Aganagic (University of California, Berkeley)
May 23, 2006
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  The half-twisted sigma-model and sheaves of chiral algebras
Anton Kapustin
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Mirror Symmetry and New "Quantum" Invariants for Quasi-homogeneous Singularities
Tyler Jarvis
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  On Quantum Cohomology of Abelian Quotients
Alexander Givental
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  From affine manifolds to complex manifolds: instanton corrections from tropical disks
Mark Gross (University of California)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Constructible Sheaves and the Fukaya Category
Eric Zaslow
May 24, 2006
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  A Mathematical Theory of The Topological Vertex
Chiu-Chu Liu
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Topological Reduction of Donaldson-Thomas Theory
Sergei Gukov (California Institute of Technology)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Some Tpological Properties of Symplectomorphism Groups
Dusa McDuff (Barnard College)
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Invariance of Quantum Cohomology under a Simple Flop
Yuan-Pin Lee
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Strebel Differentials and String Theory
Rajesh Gopakumar
May 25, 2006
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Uniruled Symplectic Manifolds
Tian-Jun Li
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  P-adic B-model, p-adic superspace and integrality of instanton numbers
Albert Schwarz
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  A Remark to Gromov-Witten Invariant
Jun Li (Stanford University)
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Topological Conformal Field Theories and Calabi-Yau Categories
Kevin Costello
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Phase Transition in topological String Theory
Marcos Marino Beiras
May 26, 2006
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Non-Abelian Localization For Chern-Simons Theory
Chris Beasley
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Hurwitz Numbers and Admissible Covers
Renzo Cavalieri
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Algebraic Structures of Symplectic Field Theory
Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford University)