Joburg Workshop on Matrices, Holography and QCD

15 December 2014 - 19 December 2014

This meeting is held jointly by Wits and Brown Universities, with support from the National Institute for Theoretical Physics.

Format: We plan to structure the meeting with morning sessions of a more pedagogical or review nature, with lectures by invited speakers. The afternoon will be reserved for several research seminars by the participants. The workshop will be preceded by a pre-workshop aimed at postgraduate students.

Confirmed speakers: Venue:
Centre for Theoretical Physics, School of Physics
University of Witwatersrand
1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Johannesburg 2001
South Africa

Talks will be held in P115 in the Physics building

Wireless at Talks: Physconf (Password: cns@wits_phys)

Organising Committee:

Accomodation: Housing will be at selected guest houses and hotels near the University. We will provide a list of these shortly.

Dinner The will be a conference dinner on Wednesday 17 December at the Pudding shop at La Cucina di Ciro . Details here.

We also hope to use the meeting as an opportunity to formally announce the naming of the Centre for Theoretical Physics after Stanley Mandelstam, a Wits graduate.