mathematical string theory meeting
This is the webpage for the southeastern regional mathematical string theory
meeting, held every six months (early April and early October), often at
Duke University but occasionally elsewhere.
The fall 2018 meeting will tentatively be held on Saturday October 13
at James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, VA.
Speakers will include
Mykola Dedushenko (Caltech),
Po-Shen Hsin (Princeton),
Fedor Popov (Princeton),
If you are interested in speaking, please contact
- Friday Oct 12: optional dinnner at, tentatively,
Clementine Cafe (153 S Main St,
Harrisonburg, VA), time TBA. (If the restaurant's parking lot is full,
note that there is a
municipal parking deck
on the other side of the same block, and after 7 pm, no time limit.)
- Saturday Oct 13: TBA
Some group photos from the spring 2018 meeting are
Some group photos from the fall 2017 meeting are
Some group photos from the spring 2017 meeting are
Some group photos from the spring 2016 meeting are
A group photo from the fall 2015 meeting is
For visitors to the area:
- For those flying in, the closest airports are
Shenandoah Valley Regional (SHD)
(twenty minutes away, but taxis not always available) and
Charlottesville Albemarle (CHO)
(an hour away; no shuttle, and an Uber will cost roughly $70).
- A map of JMU's campus can be found
- Information on visitor parking can be found
Briefly, on Saturdays, no permit should be needed, but visitors can
only park in Commuter and Resident lots.
The C10 lot on Carrier Drive is the closest such lot to the Physics and
- Hotels: A few hotels that are within walking distance of the
Physics and Chemistry building are
Quality Inn (1881 Evelyn Byrd Avenue),
Sleep Inn (1891 Evelyn Byrd Avenue),
Hotel Madison (710 S. Main St).
We have (limited) funding available to reimburse students and postdocs,
both those speaking and those merely attending who,
because of distance travelled, need to spend
a night in a hotel, courtesy of NSF grant PHY-1643420.
IMPORTANT: If you wish to be reimbursed, see here
for the paperwork you will need to provide, and also let Eric Sharpe
know that you will wish to be reimbursed.
Previous regional meetings:
For information on previous meetings, see here.
Other upcoming meetings of interest:
A list of upcoming events in VA can be found
Harrisonburg area attractions:
For those not acquainted with the area, there are a number of things
to see. In no particular order, a few include: