In conjunction with the current KITP Program on Fundamental Aspects of String Theory, we will be hosting the celebration of Stanley Mandelstam's 80th birthday onFriday, Feb. 13, 2009. We have planned a lively day of talks from a variety of Stanley's students and colleagues, followed by a reception and dinner. There is no registration fee aside from the dinner cost, which will be around $40 per person, payable at the meeting (cash or check).
Photos (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 from Ling-Le Chau, 6 from Hirosi Ooguri)
Hotel and visit information (includes transportation and parking info)
Schedule (Location: KITP Main Seminar Room):
9:30 Lars Brink "Stanley, Me and Life on the Light-Cone"
10:00 Nathan Berkovits "Light-Cone Interaction-Point Operators and Covariant Quantization"
11:00 Joe Polchinski "Duality and Confinement"
11:30 Pierre Ramond "Prisoner of the Mandelstam Triangle"
2:00 David Gross "Memories of Mandelstam"
2:30 Charles Thorn "Large N Gauge Theory on the Lightcone Worldsheet"
3:00 Charles Sommerfield "Bosonization and Beyond."
4:00 Sang-Jin Sin "Quantum Liquids in Space and in Colliders"
4:30 John Schwarz "Recent Progress in AdS/CFT"
5:00-6:00 wine & cheese reception at KITP
7:00 dinner at Madame Lu's
Organizers: Nathan Berkovits, Joe Polchinski, Charles Thorn