The conference will feature several minicourses and research lectures on current advances in moduli theory, special geometry and superpotentials:

Minicourses (click on a title to see an abstract) :
Tom Bridgeland (University of Sheffield)
"Stability conditions on derived categories"
Herbert Clemens (Ohio State)
"Special properties of Noether-Lefschetz loci on Calabi-Yau threefolds: Some examples and questions"
Michael Douglas (Rutgers University)
"What physicists would like to know about the superpotential"
Sergei Gukov (Caltech)
"Topological strings and categorification of knot invariants"
Amihai Hanany (MIT)
"Quiver gauge theories and Sasaki-Einstein manifolds"
Conan Leung (IMS, CUHK)
"Geometry of special holonomy"
Edward Witten (IAS)
"Gauge theory and the Geometric Langlands Program"

Lectures (click on a title to see an abstract) :
Alastair Craw (SUNY Stony Brook)
"On quivers and exceptional collections for projective toric manifolds"
Duiliu-Emanuel Diaconescu (Rutgers University)
"A vertex formalism for degenerate torus actions"
Tohru Eguchi (University of Tokyo)
"Distribution of flux vacua near singular loci in Calabi-Yau moduli space"
Ezra Getzler (Northwestern)
"Modular operads revisited"
Anton Kapustin (Caltech)
"A-branes and noncommutative geometry"
Robert Karp (Rutgers University)
"B-branes on quotient stacks"
Ludmil Katzarkov (University of Miami)
"Homological mirror symmetry for Fano manifolds and manifolds of general type"
Yi Li (Rutgers University)
"Deformations of generalized complex structures"
Yuri Manin (Northwestern)
"Formal deformations with noncommutative base spaces and Maurer-Cartan equations."
Claude Sabbah (École Politechnique)
"Hermitian metrics on some Frobenius manifolds"
Kota Yoshioka (Kobe University)
"Wall crossing formula for the Euler characteristic of determinant line bundles"