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Jan. 5
Jan. 6
Jan. 7
Jan. 8
Jan. 9
Jan. 10
9:30-10:15 Welcome
9:45 Gopakumar
Sen Antoniadis Gross Witten Harvey
10:15-10:45 Russo Ghoshal Kachru Das Narain Kutasov
10:45-11:30 Tea Tea Tea Tea Tea Tea
11:30-12:00 Horava Hori Ibanez Ooguri Giveon Schwarz
12:00-12:30 Hull Govindarajan Silverstein Kazakov Green Summary
12:30-1:00   Douglas        
12:30-2:15 Lunch 1:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
2:15-2:45 Minwalla Free Taylor Kitazawa Peet Special

3:00 PM
6:00 PM

2:45-3:15 Myers Majumder
Rey Dorey
3:15-3:45 Trivedi Gubser Shatashvili Klebanov
3:45-4:30 Tea Tea Tea Tea
4:30-5:00 Kraus Cvetic Mandal Schomerus
5:00-5:30 Zwiebach Verlinde Hawking Bachas

8:00 PM
9:30 PM


7:00 PM
9:30 PM


7:30 PM
9:30 PM



Ignatios Antoniadis: String Physics at Low Energies

Costas Bachas: D-branes in the SL(2,R) WZW Model

Mirjam Cvetic: Brane Resolution on Ricci-flat Metrics

Sumit Das: Bulk Couplings to Noncommutative Branes

Nick Dorey: Exact Results for N=1* SUSY Yang-Mills Theory and its String Dual

Michael Douglas: D-Branes on Calabi-Yau Manifolds

Debashis Ghoshal: Normalisation of Background Independent SFT Action

Amit Giveon: Superstrings on AdS3

Rajesh Gopakumar: Noncommutative Solitons (I)

Suresh Govindarajan: D-branes and Vector Bundles on Calabi-Yau Manifolds: the View from the Helix

Michael Green: Connections Between Large N Yang-Mills Theory and String Theory

David Gross: Non Commutative Gauge Theory

Steven Gubser: Phase Separation

Jeffrey Harvey: Aspects of D-branes as Noncommmutative Solitons

Stephen Hawking: AdS, CFT and Cosmology

Petr Horava: deSitter Entropy and String Theory

Kentaro Hori: Mirror Symmetry and its Applications

Christopher Hull: Strongly Coupled Gravity and Conformal Invariance

Luis Ibanez: Intersecting Braneworlds

Shamit Kachru: Tunneling-Mediated Supersymmetry Breaking

Vladimir Kazakov: Matrix Model of Two-dimensional Black Hole

Yoshihisa Kitazawa: Nonperturbative Investigation of Superstring through Matrix Models

Igor Klebanov: Supergravity Dual of a Cascading Confining Gauge Theory

Per Kraus: String Field Theory of the D-Dbar System

David Kutasov: Comments on the Thermodynamics of Little String Theory and Two Dimensional String Theory

Jaydeep Majumder: Non BPS D-Branes on a Calabi-Yau orbifold

Gautam Mandal: Matrix Model, Noncommutative Gauge Theory and Brane-antibrane Systems

Shiraz Minwalla: Noncommutative Solitons (II)

Robert Myers: Fuzzy Funnels: Nonabelian Brane Intersections

K.S. Narain: D5-D1 System in Theories with 16 Supercharges

Hirosi Ooguri: How Noncommutative Gauge Theories Couple to Gravity

Amanda Peet: More on Singularity Resolution

Soo-Jong Rey: Classical and Planar Limits of Noncommutative Vacua and Solitons

Jorge Russo: Free Energy and Critical Temperature in Eleven Dimensions

Volker Schomerus: Brane Dynamics in CFT Backgrounds

John Schwarz: Comments on Born-Infeld Theory

John Schwarz: Summary of the Meeting

Ashoke Sen: Lump Solutions in String Field Theory around the Tachyon Vacuum

Samson Shatashvili: On Field Theory of Open Strings, Tachyon Condensation and Closed Strings

Eva Silverstein: Multi-Brane Constructions and Time-Dependent Physics

Nemani Suryanarayana: Ramond-Ramond Couplings of Non-Commutative Branes

Washington Taylor: Gauge Invariance and Tachyon Condensation in Open String Field Theory

Sandip Trivedi: Magnetic Branes and Giant Gravitons

Herman Verlinde: Some challenges for string theory and holography

Edward Witten: Quantum Gravity in desitter space

Barton Zwiebach: Tachyon Models and String Field Theory around the Tachyon Vacuum

The on-line proceedings have been made possible with help from Surendra Kulkarni, K.P. Yogendran, Sanjib Sabhapandit, V. Ramanan, Anil Gole, Preetam Patil, N. Fakhruddin and Raju Bathija, among others.

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Last updated, February 01, 2001