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[HYBRID WORKSHOP] Introductory Workshop: Analytic and Geometric Aspects of Gauge Theory August 29, 2022 - September 02, 2022

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Aug 29, 2022
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture
Tomasz Mrowka (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Physical Perspectives on Gauge Theories and Dualities
Lara Anderson (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Gauge Theory Beyond the Fourth Dimension
Thomas Walpuski (Humboldt-Universit├Ąt)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Basics of Yang-Mills Gauge Theory Pt I
Alex Waldron (University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of California, Berkeley)
Aug 30, 2022
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Noncompactness in Low Dimensional Gauge Theories
Rafe Mazzeo (Stanford University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Basics of Yang-Mills Gauge Theory Pt II
Alex Waldron (University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of California, Berkeley)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Introduction to Intanton Floer Homology Pt I
Sherry Gong (Texas A & M University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Contact 3-Manifolds and Gauge-Theoretic Invariants
Olga Plamenevskaya (State University of New York, Stony Brook)
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Reception
Aug 31, 2022
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Gauge Theory and Complex Geometry Pt I
Song Sun (University of California, Berkeley)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Introduction to Intanton Floer Homology Pt II
Sherry Gong (Texas A & M University)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Gauge Theory and Special Holonomy Pt I
Jason Lotay (University of Oxford)
Sep 01, 2022
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Gauge Theory and Complex Geometry Pt II
Song Sun (University of California, Berkeley)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Gauge Theory and Special Holonomy Pt II
Jason Lotay (University of Oxford)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  The Symplectic Geometry of Connections
Katrin Wehrheim (University of California, Berkeley)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  An Introduction to Magnetic Monopoles
Christopher Kottke (New College of Florida)
Sep 02, 2022
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Mirror Symmetry for Higgs Bundles, Generalized Hyperpolygons and More
Laura Schaposnik (University of Illinois at Chicago)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Gauge Theory and Special Holonomy Pt III
Jason Lotay (University of Oxford)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Gauge Theory and Complex Geometry Pt III
Song Sun (University of California, Berkeley)