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AISB event Bulletin Item

Call for Informal Presentations: CiE'07: COMPUTABILITY IN EUROPE 2007



                         University of Siena
                       Siena, 18 - 23 June 2007


                       DEADLINE: 27 April, 2007

* THERE IS A REMARKABLE DIFFERENCE in conference style between computer
science and mathematics conferences. Mathematics conferences allow for
informal presentations that are prepared very shortly before the conference and inform the participants about current research and work in progress. The format of computer science conferences with pre-produced proceedings volumes is not able to accommodate this form of scientific communication. Continuing the tradition established at CiE 2005 in Amsterdam, and at CiE 2006 in Swansea, the 2007 conference in Siena endeavours to get the best of both worlds.

* IN ADDITION TO THIS YEAR'S RECORD NUMBER of formal presentations based on our projected LNCS and local proceedings volumes, we invite researchers to present informal presentations. For this, please send us a brief description of your talk (up to and approaching one page in length) before 27 April 2007.

* PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT via the online Submission Form at:

* If you submit an informal presentation, you will get an e-mail with a
decision on acceptance or rejection within two weeks of your submission.

* Let us add that there will be four post-conference special issues of
journals for CiE 2007. See:

* All speakers, including the speakers of informal presentations, are
eligible to be invited to submit a full journal version of their talk to one of the post-conference publications.


Pieter Adriaans (Amsterdam)
Yaakov Benenson (Harvard)
Anne Condon (Vancouver)
Stephen Cook (Toronto)
Yuri Ershov (Novosibirsk)
Wolfgang Maass (Graz)
Sophie Laplante (Paris)
Anil Nerode (Cornell)
Roger Penrose (Oxford)
Michael Rathjen (Leeds)
Dana Scott (Carnegie Mellon)
Robert I. Soare (Chicago)
Philip Welch (Bristol)


Eric Allender (Rutgers)
Andrej Bauer (Ljubljana)
Vasco Brattka (Cape Town)
Douglas Bridges (Canterbury, NZ)
John Case (Newark, Delaware)
Pieter Collins (Amsterdam)
Thierry Coquand (Goeteborg)
Felix Costa (Lisbon)
Barbara F. Csima (Waterloo)
Abbas Edalat (London)
Martin Escardo (Birmingham)
Joerg Flum (Freiburg)
Sergey S. Goncharov (Novosibirsk)
Hajime Ishihara (Tokyo)
Natasha Jonoska (Tampa, Florida)
Michal Koucky (Prague)
James Ladyman (Bristol)
Maria Emilia Maietti (Padua)
Giancarlo Mauri (Milan)
Klaus Meer (Odense)
Itamar Pitowsky (Jerusalem)
Robert Rettinger (Hagen)
Grzegorz Rozenberg (Leiden)
Frank Stephan (Singapore)
Neil Thapen (Prague)
Giuseppe Trautteur (Naples)
Heribert Vollmer (Hannover)
Osamu Watanabe (Tokyo)
Jiri Wiedermann (Prague)
Damien Woods (Cork)
Liang Yu (Nanjing)
Martin Ziegler (Paderborn)

WOMEN IN COMPUTABILITY WORKSHOP in association with the Computer Research
Association's Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W) Organisers: Paola Bonizzoni, Elvira Mayordomo. Speakers: Anne Condon (Vancouver), Natasha Jonoska (Florida), Carmen Leccardi (Milan), and others

CONFIRMED SPONSORS OF CiE 2007: AILA (Associazione Italiana di Logica e
Applicazioni), EATCS (European Association for Theoretical Computer
Science), ASL (Association for Symbolic Logic), EACSL (European Association for Computer Science Logic), FoLLI (The Association of Logic, Language and Information), GNSAGA-INdAM (Gruppo Nazionale per le Strutture Algebriche e Geometriche e loro Applicazioni-Istituto NAzionale di Alta Matematica) and The University of Siena.

* CiE 2007 will be co-located with CCA 2007, the annual CCA (Computability and Complexity in Analysis) Conference: