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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF participation: CADE-22


    22nd International Conference on Automated Deduction
	       McGill University, Montreal, Canada
			August 2-7, 2009

CADE is the major forum for the presentation of research in all
aspects of automated deduction.  
- Student awards:     16 June 2009
- Early Registration: 25 June 2009

PROGRAMME: The conference features  - 3 invited talks
- 32 contributed papers of which 5 are system papers
- the presentation of the Herbrand Award to Deepak Kapur  - a two-day programme of workshops, tutorials and meetings  - 2 system competitions

- Konstantin Korovin (The University of Manchester)
    Instantiation-Based Automated Reasoning: From Theory to
- Martin Rinard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Integrated Reasoning and Proof Choice Point Selection in
    the Jahob System - Mechanisms for Program Survival
- Mark Stickel (SRI International)
    Building Theorem Provers

- Automated Deduction: Decidability, Complexity,      Tractability (ADDCT) and      The International Workshop on Unification (UNIF)
- Logical Frameworks and Meta-Languages: Theory and      Practice (LFMTP)
- Modules and Libraries for Proof Assistants (MLPA)
- Proof Search in Type Theories (PSTT)
- Satisfiability Modulo Theories (SMT)

- Hierarchical and Modular Reasoning in Complex Theories
    with Viorica Sofronie-Stokkermans
- Probabilistic Analysis Using a Theorem Prover
    with Osman Hasan and Sofiene Tahar
- Precise, Automated and Scalable Verification of Systems
      Software Using SMT Solvers
    with Shuvendu K. Lahiri and Shaz Qadeer
- Logics with Undefinedness
    with William M. Farmer

- The CADE ATP System Competition (CASC)
- Satisfiability Modulo Theories Competition (SMT-COMP)

- The 6th TPTP Tea Party

- Welcome reception at the McCord Museum of Canadian History
- Squash tournament at McGill Sports Centre
- Walking or biking tour excursion through Old Montreal
- Conference banquet at the elegant Pointe--Callire,
    Montreal's Museum of Archeology and History at the Old Port 
MONTREAL: Montreal is an bustling, cosmopolitan and affordable
city with a charming Francophone culture.  It is easily
accessible from the US, Europe and world-wide with direct flights
to Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport (YUL) from all major cities. 
REGISTRATION: On-line registration is now open at:

The early registration deadline is June 25.  Please refer to the
conference website for registration, accommodation, travel and
visa information.

STUDENT AWARDS: Travel awards are available to enable selected
students to attend the conference. Please refer to the conference
website for details.  The application deadline is June 16.  
SPONSORS: CADE-22 is supported by
o The McGill School of Computer Science
o McGill University Faculty of Science
o Microsoft Research

o PC Chair:
    Renate Schmidt (The University of Manchester)
o Conference Chair:
    Brigitte Pientka (McGill University)
o Workshop & Tutorial Chair:
    Aaron Stump (The University of Iowa)
o Publicity Chair:
    Carsten Schrmann (IT-Universitetet i Kbenhavn)
o Local Organizers:
    Maja Frydrychowicz (McGill University)
    Brigitte Pientka (McGill University)

We look forward to seeing you in Montreal!