Announcement ver.20070304

**Exploration of New Structures and Natural Constructions
in Mathematical Physics**

Graduate School of Mathematics (Room 509), Nagoya university,
March 5-8, 2007.

On the occasion of Professor Akihiro Tsuchiya's retirement

**Speakers and titles**

Speakers |
Titles |

Vladimir Bazhanov (Australian National University) |
Star-Triangle Relation, Faddeev-Volkov Model and Discrete Conformal Symmetry |

Boris Feigin (Landau Inst. / Moscow independent university) |
Fermionic formulas for the characters or representations in the (1,n) logarithmic theory |

Edward Frenkel(Berkeley) | Gaudin models with irregular singularities |

Nicolai Reshetikhin (Berkeley) | Random surfaces and the limit shape phenomenon |

Paul Wiegmann (Chicago) | Mathematical aspects of Laplacian Growth: evolution of conformal maps and singularities of growing patterns |

Tomoyuki Arakawa (Nara women's university) | On affine W-algebras |

Tohru Eguchi (Tokyo) | Liouville Field, Modular Forms and Elliptic Genera |

Masaki Kashiwara (RIMS) | Microlocalization of rational Cherednik algebras (with R. Rouquier) |

Gen Kuroki (Tohoku) | Quantum groups and quantization of isomonodromic systems |

Tetsuji Miwa (Kyoto) | Fermionic Basis in the XXZ spin chain |

Shigeru Mukai (RIMS) | Hilbert's 14th problem for the Kronecker quiver |

Hiraku Nakajima (Kyoto) | K-theoretic Donaldson invariants via instanton counting (joint work with L. Göttsche, K. Yoshioka) |

Kyoji Saito (RIMS) | Towards categorical construction of primitive forms |

Takeshi Suzuki (RIMS) | Cherednik Algebras in Conformal Field Theory |

Kanehisa Takasaki (Kyoto) | Fay-type identities and dispersionless limit of integrable hierarchies (joint work with Takashi Takebe) |

Akihiro Tsuchiya (Nagoya) | Tensor category associated with Vertex operator algebra with $C_2$ finiteness condition |

**Program**

5th | 6th | 7th | 8th | |

10:00-11:00 | Takasaki | Nakajima | Frenkel | |

11:15-12:15 | Wiegmann | Reshetikhin | Mukai | |

14:00-15:00 | Arakawa | Bazhanov | Feigin | Kashiwara |

15:15-16:15 | Suzuki | Eguchi | Miwa | |

16:30-17:30 | Kuroki | Saito | Tsuchiya | |

Banquet |

Note: Banquet will take place on March 7th, 18:00- at the restaurant Hananoki in the campus.

For Japanese people: please visit JAPANESE PAGE and follow the instruction there.

(New) There will be satelite seminars in Kyoto, March 12 - 13.

**Travel information: **
(Japanese)
(English)

Organizers/Editors for the proceedings:

Koji Hasegawa (Tohoku), Yasuhiko Yamada (Kobe), Shinobu Hosono (Tokyo),Takahiro Hayashi (Nagoya).

Contact: kojihas@math.tohoku.ac.jp