String Field Theory of
Landau-Ginzburg models

September 11–15, 2017

IBS Center for Geometry and Physics, Pohang, South Korea

Mini-course lecturers

  • Alexey Bondal (Steklov Mathematical Institute)
  • Daniel Murfet (University of Melbourne)
  • Christoph Schweigert (Hamburg University)

Plenary speakers

  • Nils Carqueville (University of Vienna)*
  • Dmitry Doryn (IBS-CGP)
  • Calin Lazaroiu (IBS-CGP)
  • Changzheng Li (Sun Yat-sen University)
  • Pierre Schapira (University of Paris VI)
  • Eric Sharpe (Virginia Tech)
  • Mehdi Tavakol (IBS-CGP)
  • Matthew Young (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

*This speaker's talk will be a recorded talk.


  • Mirela Babalic (IBS-CGP)
  • Calin Lazaroiu (IBS-CGP)
  • Yong-Geun Oh (IBS-CGP, POSTECH)
  • Jae-Suk Park (POSTECH)


  • POSTECH Mathematical Science Building 404


Online registration is available here until September 4, 2017.

How to get to POSTECH

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For the location of the conference site, click here for POSTECH Campus Map.

Lectures Schedule

September 11 (Mon) September 12 (Tue) September 13 (Wed) September 14 (Thu) September 15 (Fri)
09:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 11:00 Christoph Schweiger I
(Hamburg University)
Daniel Murfet I
(University of Melbourne)
Christoph Schweiger II
(Hamburg University)
Daniel Murfet II
(University of Melbourne)
Christoph Schweiger III
(Hamburg University)
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:15 Alexey Bondal I
(Steklov Mathematical Institute)
Alexey Bondal II
(Steklov Mathematical Institute)
Mehdi Tavakol
Alexey Bondal III
(Steklov Mathematical Institute)
Daniel Murfet III
(University of Melbourne)
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch Free afternoon Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Calin Lazaroiu I
Pierre Schapira I
(University of Paris VI)
Dmitry Doryn
Changzheng Li
(Sun Yat-sen University)
15:00 – 15:30 Tea time Tea time & Group photo
15:30 – 16:30 Eric Sharpe
(Virginia Tech)
Pierre Schapira II
(University of Paris VI)
Calin Lazaroiu II
16:30 – 16:45 Break Break
16:45 – 17:45 Nils Carquville
(Vienna University)
Matthew Young
(Chinese University of Hong Kong)
17:45 – Banquet


We regret to say that we cannot support your travel and local expenses unless the conference promised to pay. For booking an accommodation in Pohang, please contact the hotel directly referring the list below.

To visit the website of the hotel, please click the name of the hotel.

POSCO Int'l Center Hotel Yeongildae Apple Tree Hotel Philos Hotel Benikea Hotel Pohang Eco Hotel
Double Room 88,000 KRW 110,000 KRW 55,000 KRW 80,000 KRW 70,000 KRW 90,000 KRW (1 Person)
100,000 KRW (2 Persons)
Twin Room 88,000 KRW 132,000 KRW 60,000 KRW 80,000 KRW 80,000 KRW 100,000 KRW
120,000 KRW (Deluxe)
(1 person)
13,200 KRW 12,000 KRW free 11,000 KRW free free
Distance from Venue 10 min. by walk 15 min. by car 15 min. by car 15 min. by car 20 min. by car 20 min. by car
Contact +82-54-279-8500 +82-54-280-8900 +82-54-241-1234 +82-54-250-2000 +82-54-282-2700 +82-54-282-8787

* The above rate is as of April, 2017 (VAT included)

** The rate may vary


Please visit here and if you need to apply for the visa to attend the conference, please contact We would request a copy of your passport and up-to-date CV for review.