This workshop continues the tradition of the annual Nordic String Theory Meetings. Participating institutes comprise the "nordic" places Berlin (HU), Bremen (Jacobs), Copenhagen (NBI), Göttingen, Hamburg (Uni/DESY), Hannover and Potsdam (AEI). Since 2013 Groningen is also identified as a `nordic' place.
The workshop takes place in the conference centre `Het Kasteel' in Groningen and starts after lunch. There will be a conference dinner in the evening. For more information about how to reach Groningen, see here. As a bonus, for those who arrive the day before, in the morning of Thursday February 19 there will by a 2-hour pedagogical guest lecture by Kyriakos Papadodimas from the RuG and CERN. Furthermore, for those who are interested, on Wednesday February 18, preceding the Nordic String Meeting, there will be a one-day meeting of the Dutch String community in the same conference centre. For more information, see here.
Registration is now open. You can apply to give a talk if you register before February 6. The participants list can be found here. A program can be found here. Directions to the conference venue can be found here, while information concerning accommodation can be found here.