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Week 1





Mon-Jun-29
1:30pm
MSR
All
Overview Discussion
Summary


MSR
Gary Horowitz
General Relativity in a Nutshell

Tue, Jun 30
11:30am
MSR
John McGreevy
Applied AdS/CFT I
References

3:30pm
MSR
Shivaji Sondhi
Quantum Criticality I

Wed, Jul 1
10:30am
MSR
John McGreevy
Applied AdS/CFT II


1:30pm
MSR
Michael Hermele
Quantum Criticality II
References
Thu, Jul 2
11:30am
MSR
John McGreevy
Applied AdS/CFT III


2:00pm
MSR
Chris Herzog
Holographic Superconductors
References

4:00pm
MSR
Sung-Sik Lee
Quantum Criticality III
References
Fri, Jul 3
2pm
MSR
John McGreevy
Applied AdS/CFT IV


4pm
MSR
Michael Hermele
Quantum Criticality IV

Week 2





Mon Jul 6
12:15pm
Aud
Mac Beasley & Doug Scalapino
The Physics of Higher Temperature Superconductivity: Context and Issues
Director's Blackboard Seminar (Bag Lunch)

2:00pm
MSR
Subir Sachdev
Quantum critical transport and AdS/CFT
References
Tues, Jul 7
10.30am
MSR
Pavel Kovtun
RHIC, spectral functions and AdS/CFT


1.30pm
MSR
Hong Liu
(Non)-Fermi liquids and emergent quantum criticality from gravity

Wed, Jul 8
1.30pm
MSR
Dam Son
Towards an AdS/Cold Atoms correspondence
References
Thu, Jul 9
1.30pm
MSR
Cenke Xu
Emergent gauge symmetries in condensed matter systems
References

4pm
MSR
Allan Adams
Nonrelativistic holography II

Fri, Jul 10
1.30pm
MSR
Sung-Sik Lee
Critical spin liquid with spinon fermi surface
References
Week 3





Mon, Jul 13
12.15am
Aud
Sean Hartnoll
What is string theory for?
Director's Blackboard Seminar (Bag Lunch)

2.00pm
MSR
Michael Mulligan
Holography and dynamical critical phenomena
References
Tue, Jul 14
1.30pm
MSR
Krishna Rajagopal
The search for the QCD critical point

Wed, Jul 15
10.30am
MSR
Sean Hartnoll
Quantum matter and black hole ringing


1.30pm
MSR
Xiaoliang Qi
Topological insulators and phase space Chern-Simons theory

Thu, Jul 16
10am

Subir Sachdev
Where is the QCP in the cuprates?
Part of higher Tc program

1.30pm
MSR
Zaanen + Schalm
Fermions, fermions, fermions

Fri, Jul 17
10am
MSR
Andreas Karch
DC conductivities for holographic matter


1.30am
MSR
Larry Yaffe
Horizon Formation and Far-from-equilibrium Dynamics in Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Week 4





Mon, Jul 20
1.30pm
MSR
Tadashi Takayanagi
Holographic entanglement entropy
References

4pm
MSR
Johanna Erdmenger
A flavour superconductor from string theory
References
Tue, Jul 21
1.30pm
MSR
Per Kraus
Holographic approach to the quantum Hall effect


4pm
MSR
Joe Polchinksi
AdS/CFT FAQ

Wed, Jul 22
10.30pm
MSR
Petr Horava
Quantum gravity with anisotropic scaling


1.30pm
MSR
Igor Klebanov
Chern-Simons theories and AdS/CFT

Thu, Jul 23
1.30pm
MSR
Eduardo Fradkin
Quantum dynamics of the Fermi surface and the breakdown of Fermi liquids


4pm
MSR
Mike Hermele
Monopoles and the fermionic dual of the O(4) vector model
References
Fri, Jul 24
12 noon

All
Closing Discussion

*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room FR=Founders' Room
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