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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming", 12-14 April 2011, York

Contact: Alan Frisch, frisch@cs.york.ac.uk

Annual ERCIM Workshop on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming (CSCLP)

Submissions are invited on all aspects of research on constraint programming and constraint logic programming including (but not limited to) foundational issues, implementation techniques, new
(practical) applications as well as teaching issues. Particular emphasis is on assessing the current state of the art and identifying future directions. Standard research papers, position papers and 
work-in-progress papers describing current projects are equally welcome.

== About the Workshop ==
This workshop constitutes the 15th meeting of the ERCIM Working Group 
on Constraints. ( http://wiki.ercim.eu/wg/Constraints) The programme
will include distinguished invited speakers and ample time for 
discussion.  The registration fee will be minimal.

CSCLP 2011 will be hosted by the University of York (www.york.ac.uk)
in its medieval building, the Kings Manor ( http://www.york.ac.uk/admin/presspr/kmanor), located centrally in
York (http://www.york360.co.uk).  York is a scenic, walled city with a Viking and Roman history.  It 
is expected that the social programme will include, at no extra charge, a tour of York and a dinner in the 18th century Assembly 
Rooms, probably the earliest neo-classical building in Europe.(www.yorkconservationtrust.org/properties/AssemblyRooms/AssemblyRooms.html)

Further information can be found on the workshop website:

== Submitting a Paper ==

> Submissions should be formatted in Springer LNCS format ( 
> ftp://ftp.springer.de/pub/tex/latex/llncs/latex2e/llncs2e.zip
> ), and
> be up to 15 pages in length. To submit a paper for the workshop, 
> please use the EasyChair system at
> https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=csclp2011
> == Proceedings ==
> The proceedings of the workshop will be available online in PDF. A 
> copy of the workshop proceedings will be given to the participants.
> After the workshop, we will decide whether to publish a subset of 
> papers in a Springer Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) 
> volume, as was done for previous editions of this workshop. In this 
> case, all the papers will have to go through a new peer-review and 
> selection process. Further details about this possibility will be 
> given during the workshop.
> == Organisation==
> Programme Chairs: Alan M Frisch (Univ of York, UK)
>                   Barry O'Sullivan (4C, Cork, Ireland) Local 
> Organiser:  Alan M Frisch (Univ of York, UK)
> Publicity Chair:  Peter Nightingale (Univ of St Andrews, UK)   
> == Important Dates ==
> Submission deadline:        9 March 2011  
> Notification of acceptance: 18 March 2011 
> Camera-ready deadline:      1 April 2011  
> Registration deadline:      1 April 2011
> Workshop dates:             12-14 April 2011
> Anyone who needs an earlier notification of acceptance, perhaps to 
> obtain a visa or travel funding, can be accommodated by contacting 
> Alan Frisch ( frisch@cs.york.ac.uk ).