large N@swansea

Programme

**Talks**

(Callaghan Lecture Theater, Callaghan building, see map)

Thomas Appelquist, *"Lattice Explorations of TeV Physics"*

Barak Bringoltz, *"Studies of Large-N Reduction With Adjoint Fermions"*

Aleksey Cherman,* "Universal behaviors of the speed of sound and other transport coefficients from holography".*

Thomas Cohen, *"The Hagedon Spectrum, Confinement and Emergent Center Symmetry in QCD-like theories at Large Nc" *

Luigi Del Debbio, *"Walking Dynamics on the Lattice"*

Massimo D'Elia, *"Finite size transitions in QCD with adjoint fermions"*

Walter Goldberger, *"Conformal Symmetry and Collider Properties of a Light Scalar"*

Carlos Hoyos, *"Alternative large Nc baryons and holography"*

Francesco Nitti, *"5D Holography at Finite Temperature"*

Carlos Nunez, *"Aspects of Flavor Physics from Gauge-Strings Duality"*

Alex Pomarol, *"Baryon Physics in Holographic QCD Models and Beyond"*

Francesco Sannino, *"Conformal Dynamics for the Electroweak Theory and Cosmology"*

Marco Serone, *"Calculable Composite Higgs Models from a Warped Extra Dimension"*

Mikhail Shifman, *"Non-Abelian Strings in U(N) Super-Yang-Mills and Large-N Solution of The theory on The String World Sheet"*

Michael Teper, *"Confining Flux Tubes as Strings"*

Mithat Unsal, *"Conformal Window and Deformed Yang-Mills Theories: A Non-Perturbative Continuum Approach?"*

Ettore Vicari, "*Theta Dependence of SU(N) Gauge Theories and Large N Limit"*

Lawrence Yaffe, *"Large N Limits and Equivalences"*

**Program**

**Monday, July 6**

19:30 Reception at the Sketty Hall

**Tuesday, July 7**

09:00 -- 09:10 Registration

09:10 -- 09:30 Opening (Prof. Thompson, Prof. Shore, organisers)

09:30 -- 10:30 Nunez

Coffee

11:00 -- 12:00 Evans

Lunch

14:00 -- 14:30 Hoyos

14:30 -- 15:00 Nitti

15:00 -- 15:30 Pomarol

Coffee

16:00 -- 16:30 Israel

16:30 -- 17:00 Yee

**Wednesday, July 8**

09:30 -- 10:30 Yaffe

Coffee

11:00 -- 12:00 Shifman

Lunch

14:00 -- 15:00 Cohen

15:30 Excursion to the Gower peninsula

19:30 Social dinner at the Oxwich Bay Hotel

**Thursday, July 9**

09:30 -- 10:30 Appelquist

Coffee

11:00 -- 12:00 Goldberger

Lunch

14:00 -- 14:30 Unsal

14:30 -- 15:00 Sannino

15:00 -- 15:30 Cherman

Coffee

16:00 -- 16:30 Vicari

16:30 -- 17:00 Serone

**Friday, July 10**

09:30 -- 10:30 Teper

Coffee

11:00 -- 12:00 Del Debbio

Lunch

14:00 -- 14:30 Bringoltz

14:30 -- 15:00 D'Elia

Coffee