This will be a discussion meeting on various current topics of research in String Theory. Some focus areas will be : higher spin theories and holography, transport phenomena in strongly interacting systems, applications of AdS/CFT, black holes, dynamics of membranes etc. The participants will be a selected group of experts (including younger, upcoming talent). The meeting will provide an opportunity for the participants to discuss their work and hopefully initiate new collaborations.
Schedule of the Meeting: The meeting will be held over the period Jun. 11-22nd. Most particiipants will stay for one of the two weeks. We expect to have one or two informal talks per day.