String Math Summer School
- Start Date: 06/02/2014
- End Date: 06/06/2014
Courses will be presented by:
Kevin Costello (Northwestern) Towards the mathematics of type IIB superstring theory and AdS/CFT.
Andy Neitzke (Texas). Open string mirror symmetry and Hitchin’s equations
Tony Pantev (University of Pennsylvania) Shifted structures and quantization
Balazs Szendroi (Oxford) Cohomological Donaldson-Thomas theory
Eric Zaslow (Northwestern) Knots, Sheaves and Physics
with supplementary lectures/problem sessions led by Theo Johnson-Freyd (Northwestern)
University of British Columbia
UBC Earth Sciences Building Room 2012. Map.
Undergraduate, Masters and Phd Students are encouraged to stay at the Gage Tower Apartments. These offer rooms in a shared apartment. These price friendly rooms are suitable for discussions, networking with peers and are located next to university transit. However, all options are listed below.
**Place Vanier- Pacific Spirit Hostel: Beginning at $33CAD per night, UBC's Place Vanier is an undergraduate first year residence on campus and open to the public. Each room is private with shared bathrooms and a TV lounge on each floor, Bedding and linen are provided. NB: this option is the farthest from the transit loop, but a 5 minute walk to the workshop venue. Booking and Information here.
** Gage Standard or Premium Single Rooms: Private bedroom with single bed in a six-bedroom shared apartment. Guests share a washroom, lounge with flat-panel TV, breakfast bar and kitchen (not equipped with dishes, cookware, etc.). A full continenetal breakfast is provided with this reservation. Please book here.
Travel and Accommodation Funding:
We have a limited number of available rooms that will be provided on merit to complete registrants. Please see the application process below if you would like to be considered for accommodation and travel funding.
Individuals interested in receiving travel and Accommodation funding for the Summer School should send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The email should contain the following:
**Applicant's first, last name and gender
**Applicant's email address and institution
**Applicant's referee name and email
**Applicant's CV(as a pdf attachment)
**Applicants may choose to include a brief 250 word statement on how the summer school will benefit their research and current studies.
Please note that all funding is subject to availability. If you are selected to receive an award, you will be expected to check-in on June 1st and check out on June 7th, 2014, respectively. Award Application deadline: 11:59 PST April 1st, 2014.
If you are an international participant and require a visa to attend this summer school, you can find relevant information here. Apply for your visa well in advance of your travel!
Registration for this event is open. Please sign up and register at the bottom of this page. Payment must be made via Credit Card;PIMS will not accept bank transfers. Please note that we will only accept complete registrations.
This event is part of CRG 26 in Geometry and Physics.
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