"Conference on Geometry and Strings"

July 22 - 27, 2018

Ringberg Castle, Tegernsee



The conference will take place at Ringberg Castle, which is located on Mount Ringberg and overlooks Lake Tegernsee, one of the most picturesque locations to be found in all of southern Bavaria. The castle, which is owned and operated by the Max-Planck-Society, represents an ideal venue for scientific conferences, offering impressive architecture, displays of fine art, a music room, excellent food, spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, not to mention the fresh air and great walks. More specific information on the Ringberg Castle, including colored photographs, is available from Ringberg Castle site. The distance to the next village, Rottach-Egern, is about 3 km.

Address: Schloß Ringberg
Schloßstraße 20
D-83708 Kreuth

Phone:   +49/8022/279-0   (reception);
Fax:     +49/8022/279-259


The aim of this conference is to bring together leading experts working on geometric aspects of string theory in the broader sense. This conference is moreover the final event of the ERC grant "Strings & Gravity, ERC Adv. Grant no.320045".

Arrival and Departure

The arrival date to the conference site is July 22 and the departure date is July 27 after lunch. Talks will start on Monday morning, July 23, and end at noon on Friday, July 27.


Participation is by invitation only. 
Contact: blumenha@mpp.mpg.de or dieter.luest@lmu.de


There will be no conference fee. Living expenses of the participants at Ringberg Castle will be covered by the MPI Munich, the Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics and the ERC Adv. Grant no.320045. Beverages taken at the self-service bar and outside calls from the room telephones will be billed to the participants.




Ralph  Blumenhagen, Ilka  Brunner, Michael  Haack and Dieter Lüst

Email: blumenha@mpp.mpg.de, Ilka.Brunner@physik.uni-muenchen.de, Michael.Haack@physik.lmu.de and dieter.luest@lmu.de



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