Great Lakes Strings 2011


The workshop will take place in Chicago from April 29 - May 1. Lectures will take place in the Gordon Center (GCIS W301) at the
University of Chicago and we will bus participants between the hotels and the conference venue.

There is a mailing list which we will use to keep participants updated about the conference to which you can subscribe here.



  Jan de Boer (Amsterdam)
  Atish Dabholkar (Paris)   
  Nick Dorey (Cambridge)

  Rajesh Gopakumar (Allahabad)
  Nick Halmagyi (Paris)
  Amihay Hanany (Imperial)   
  Chris Hull (Imperial)   
  Vladimir Kazakov (Paris)
  Shiraz Minwalla (TIFR)
  Kostas Skenderis (Amsterdam)

North American

Alex Buchel (Perimeter) Pallab Basu (Kentucky) Alberto Faraggi (Michigan)
Jeff Harvey (Chicago)
Sumit Das (Kentucky)    Konstantin Bobkov (Ohio)   
Paul Franche (McGill)   
David Kutasov (Chicago)
Keshav Dasgupta (McGill) Ben Burrington (Toronto)
Archisman Ghosh (Kentucky)   
Emil Martinc (Chicago)
Henriette Elvang (Michigan)
Heng-Yu Chen (Wisconsin) Kentaro Hanaki (Michigan)    
Savdeep Sethi (Chicago)
Akikazu Hashimoto (Madison) Hovhannes Grigorian (Ohio)
Andrew Irrgang (Purdue)
Joe Marsano (Chicago)
Steuard Jensen (Alma) Michael Kiermaier (Princeton)
Juan Jottar (Urbana)
Callum Quigley (Chicago)
Martin Kruczenski (Purdue) Georgios Michalogiorgakis (Purdue)   
Jae-Hyuk Oh (Kentucky)Szilard Farkas (Chicago)
Finn Larsen  (Michigan) Peter Ouyang (Wisconsin)
Cheng Peng (Michigan) Paul McGuirk (Wisconsin)
Samir Mathur (Ohio)    Jihye Seo (McGill)
Joshua Qualls (Kentucky)
Diego Trancanelli (Wisconsin)
Leopoldo Pando Zayas  (Michigan) Jiajun Xu (Wisconsin)
Philip Szepietowski (Michigan)
Robert McNees (Loyola)
Amanda Peet  (Toronto) Ibrahima Bah (Michigan)    
Alisha Wissanji (McGill)
Wynton Moore (Chicago)
Rolf Schimmrigk (Indiana)  Kayleigh Cassella (Indiana)
Sannah Ziama (Purdue)
James Liu (Michigan)
Al Shapere (Kentucky) Diptarka Das (Kentucky)
Peter Freund (Chicago)
Jennifer Lin (Chicago)
Robert McNees (Loyola)
Travis Maxfield (Chicago)
Monika Lynker (Indiana)
Peter Koroteev (Minnesota)


Faculty and postdocs will primarily be housed at the Four Points Sheraton while the remaining participants will be housed at the Crowne Plaza on
Michigan Avenue.

A map of the hotels and some points of interest can be found here. It is easy to get directions from those maps for people driving to the city.

Visitor information for the particle theory group including travel directions, a map of Hyde Park with points of interest, and more information
about Chicago can be found


Please see the attached file for a tentative schedule.


Please click on the name of each speaker to see their slides.


This conference is supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0758029 and 0529954.