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Heterotic Dreams and Asymptotic Visions
   The 60th Birthday Celebration for David Gross

March 2-3, 2001
               Organizers:  J. Polchinski, F. Wilczek & E. Witten
 
Friday,  March 2, 2001
Time:
Speaker: Title:
8:00 am
Registration  ITP Lobby
9:00
Joe Polchinski
(ITP)
Welcome to the ITP and the Conference
   
  35 minute slots are 30 minute talks + 5 minutes for discussion  
9:10
Roman Jackiw
(MIT)
Recalling Collaborations with D. Gross and Descendants of the Chiral Anomaly[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45
Curt Callan
(Princeton Univ.)
My Decade with David: Some History of the Art of Quantum Field Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:20
Refreshment Break ITP Center Patio
10:50
Steve Shenker
(Stanford Univ.)
Black Hole Entropy Revisited[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:25
Tom Banks
(UCSC & Rutgers Univ.)
M-Theory: The Darkness Before the Dawn[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:00 Noon
Lunch  ITP Center Patio
2:00
Haim Sompolinsky
(Hebrew Univ.)
Phase-Space Manifolds in Matters and Minds[Aud][Cam]
2:35
Edouard Brezin
(ENS)
Other Uses of Matrix Models[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:10
Igor Klebanov
(Princeton Univ.)
Chiral Symmetry Breaking and Restoration: A Supergravity Perspective[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:45
Refreshment Break ITP Center Patio
4:15
Frank Wilczek
(MIT)
The Most Perfect State of Matter[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4:50
Alexander Polyakov
(Princeton Univ.)
The Entropy of Gauge Invariant Words and the Fifth Dimension[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5:25
Leonard Susskind
(Stanford Univ.)
Why is it so Difficult to Find the QCD String?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6:30
Celebration Reception and Dinner ITP Center Patio
Saturday,  March 3, 2001
35 minute slots are 30 minute talks + 5 minutes for discussion
9:10 am
Hirosi Ooguri
(Caltech)
Strings in AdS3[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45
Herman Verlinde
(Princeton Univ.)
Duality at Finite Temperature[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:20
Refreshment Break ITP Center Patio
10:50
John Schwarz
(Caltech)
D-Brane Actions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:25
Nati Seiberg
(IAS)
D-branes in Parafermion Theories[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:00 Noon
 Lunch ITP Center Patio
2:00
Lisa Randall
(MIT)
A String Realization of Localized Gravity[Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:35
Michael Green
(Cambridge Univ.)
Instantons at Large N[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:10
Andy Strominger
(Harvard Univ.)
Fluxbranes in M/String Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:45
Refreshment Break ITP Center Patio
4:15
Jeff Harvey
(Univ. Chicago/Fermi Inst.)
Noncommutative Solitons and D-Brances[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4:50
Washington Taylor
(MIT)
Exploring String Field Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5:25
Edward Witten
(IAS)
M-Theory Dynamics on Manifolds of G2 Holonomy[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6:00
End of Talks
Sunday,  March 4, 2001
11:00
Paul Steinhardt
(Princeton Univ.)
The State of the Universe[Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:00
Dr. Stephen Hawking
(Cambridge Univ.)
The Future of Science[Aud]

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