Conference Organizer: Leonardo Rastelli
As in previous years, the Simons Collaboration on the Nonpertubative Bootstrap Annual will be one of the focal events of the year. PIs, postdocs and students will update each other about recent developments, exchange ideas in informal discussions, and plan the upcoming year;s research activities.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10th
8:30 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST 9:30 AM Slava Rychkov | Twist accumulation in conformal field theory: a rigorous approach to the lightcone bootstrap 10:30 AM BREAK 11:00 AM Ning Su | Skydiving to Bootstrap Islands: an Algorithm for Dynamically Constrained SDP 12:00 PM LUNCH 1:00 PM Zohar Komargodski | Large Quantum Numbers: from Large Charge to Large Spin through a Large Vortex 2:00 PM BREAK 2:30 PM Xi Yin | Solving lattice quantum field theories with convex optimization 3:30 PM BREAK 4:00 PM Ami Katz | Thermalization and chaos in a 1+1d QFT 5:00 PM DAY ONE CONCLUDES
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11th
8:30 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST 9:30 AM Silviu Pufu | Discrete chiral symmetry and mass shift in lattice Hamiltonian approach to Schwinger model 10:30 AM BREAK 11:00 AM Simon Caron-Huot | An eye for the bulk: excited states in holography 12:00 PM LUNCH 1:00 PM Pedro Vieira | The Light Side of the Complex Spin Plane and Newton's Dark Magic 2:00 PM MEETING CONCLUDES
Group A – PIs & Speakers
Business-class airfare for flights over 5 hours
Hotel accommodations for up to 3 nights
Reimbursement of Local Expenses
Group B – Out-of-town Participants
Hotel Accommodations for up to 3 nights
Reimbursement of Local Expenses
Group C – Local Participants
No funding provided besides hosted conference meals.
Group D – Remote Participants
A Zoom link will be provided.
For participants in Groups A & B driving to Manhattan, the James NoMad hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage; therefore, participants are encouraged to walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.
Participants in Groups A & B who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of three nights at The James NoMad Hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense. To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.
The James NoMad Hotel
22 E 29th St
New York, NY 10016
(between 28th and 29th Streets)
For driving directions to The James NoMad, please click here.
ALL in-person meeting attendees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus with a World Health Organization approved vaccine, be beyond the 14-day inoculation period of their final dose, and provide proof of vaccination upon arrival to the conference. Acceptable vaccines can be found at the bottom of this page on the WHO’s site.
Reimbursement and Travel Policy
Any expenses not directly paid for by the Simons Foundation are subject to reimbursement based on the foundation’s travel policy. An email will be sent within a week following the conclusion of the meeting with further instructions on submitting your expenses via the foundation’s web-based expense reimbursement platform.
Receipts are required for any expenses over $25 USD and are due within 30 days of the conclusion of the meeting. Should you have any questions, please contact Emily Klein.
Meeting Questions and Assistance
Event Coordinator, MPS, Simons Foundation