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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: CADE-22 Conference on Automated Deduction


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


- Hotel-style University 25 June 2009 (3 days from now)
- Early Registration 30 June 2009 (8 days from now)

CADE is the major forum for the presentation of research in all
aspects of automated deduction.

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 exciting, 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 open at:

The early registration deadline is 30 June 2009.

ACCOMMODATION: It is possible to reserve affordable single or
shared rooms in McGill's New Residence building, which is a
hotel-style university accommodation close to the conference
venue and down-town Montreal. Bookings can be made using the
on-line registration page. For this the deadline is Thursday,
25 June 2009. Note that this is earlier than the early
registration deadline.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Please refer to the conference website for
further information on registration, accommodation, travel and
the conference.

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!