About Our Conferences
The MPS Division of the Simons Foundation organizes conferences and symposia on diverse topics in mathematics, theoretical physics and theoretical computer science, to highlight scientific breakthroughs in these fields and to stimulate exchanges of ideas between participants.
The Simons Collaboration on Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis, and Physics will hold its first Annual Meeting at the Simons Foundation on September 14 & 15, 2017. Four of its principal investigators and four of its postdoctoral fellows will present reports on the most recent developments in various aspects of the field of special holonomy, including the study of adiabatic limits, moduli problems, collapse, gluing constructions using methods from algebraic geometry, and connections with physics. They will discuss their research progress during the first year of the collaboration and the current directions of research.