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KITP Conference Stanleyfest February 13, 2009
Coordinators: Nathan Berkovits, Joe Polchinski, Charles Thorn

In conjunction with the current KITP Program on Fundamental Aspects of String Theory, we are hosting the celebration of Stanley Mandelstam's 80th birthday on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009. We have planned a lively day of talks from a variety of Stanley's students and colleagues, followed by a reception and dinner.

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9:30 Lars Brink Stanley, Me and Life on the Light-Cone[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00 Nathan Berkovits Light-Cone Interaction-Point Operators and Covariant Quantization[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30 Break
11:00 Joe Polchinski Duality and Confinement[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30 Pierre Ramond Prisoner of the Mandelstam Triangle[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12-2 Lunch
2:00 David Gross Memories of Mandelstam[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:30 Charles Thorn Large N Gauge Theory on the Lightcone Worldsheet[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00 Charles Sommerfield Bosonization and Beyond[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30 Break
4:00 Sang-Jin Sin Quantum Liquids in Space and in Colliders[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30 John Schwarz Recent Progress in AdS/CFT[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00-6:00 Wine & cheese reception at KITP
7:00 Dinner at Madame Lu