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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR SHORT PARTICIPATION: WoLLIC 2011, 18-20 May 2011, U.S.A.

http://wollic.org/wollic2011

Philadelphia, USA

Call for Short Presentations and Participation

WoLLIC is an annual international forum on inter-disciplinary research 
involving formal logic, computing and programming theory, and natural language and reasoning.
Each meeting includes invited talks and tutorials as well as contributed papers. The eighteenth
WoLLIC will be held at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, from May 18th to 20th,
2011.

Invited Speakers

Rajeev Alur (Philadelphia)
Rosalie Iemhoff (Utrecht)
John Mitchell (Stanford)
Vladimir Voevodsky(Princeton)
Yoad Winter (Utrecht)
Michael Zakharyaschev (London)

Proceedings of WoLLIC 2011, including both invited and contributed papers, will be published 
in advance of the meeting as volume 6642 in Springer's LNCS series.
The list of contributed papers can be found here: 
http://wollic.org/wollic2011/programme.html

In addition, abstracts will appear in the Conference Report section of the Logic Journal of the
IGPL, and selected contributions will be published as a special post-conference WoLLIC 2011 issue
of the Journal of Computer and System Sciences.

Short presentations

In addition to the regular papers, WoLLIC 2011 program will include a short presentation session
consisting of 20 minutes talks. These talks can report on work in progress, etc.

The organizers of the short presentation session are Lev Beklemishev and Andre Scedrov. Abstracts
of 5 to 10 pages should be sent to the conference address < by April 1, 2011.
 
They will be subject to light reviewing. Accepted presentations will be distributed as a conference booklet.
Authors will be notified by April 6.

Registration

Early registration deadline is April 8, late registration deadline is May 8, 
see http://wollic.org/wollic2011/registration.html

Programme Committee

Sergei Artemov (New York)
Jeremy Avigad (Pittsburgh)
Arnold Beckman (Swansea)
Lev Beklemishev (Moscow) (CHAIR)
Alessandro Berarducci (Pisa) 
Sam Buss (San Diego)
Achim Jung (Birmingham)
Benedikt Lwe (Amsterdam)
Janos Makowsky (Haifa)
Michael Moortgat (Utrecht)
Vincent van Oostrom (Utrecht)
Prakash Panangaden (Montral)
Rohit Parikh (New York)
Ruy de Queiroz (Recife)
Alexander Shen (Marseilles and Moscow)
Bas Spitters (Nijmegen)
Helmut Veith (Wien)
Yde Venema (Amsterdam)
Scott Weinstein (Philadelphia)
Frank Wolter (Liverpool)

Steering Committee

Samson Abramksy, Johan van Benthem, Anuj Dawar, Joe Halpern, Wilfrid Hodges, Daniel Leivant, Angus Macintyre, Grigori Mints, Hiroakira Ono, Ruy de Queiroz.

Organising Committee

Vivek Nigam (U Penn) Anjolina G. de Oliveira (U Fed Pernambuco) Ruy de Queiroz (U Fed Pernambuco) (co-chair) Andre Scedrov (U Penn) (co-chair)

Further information
Contact one of the Co-Chairs of the Organising Committee.

Web page http://wollic.org/wollic2011/

Sponsors

Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL), the Interest Group in Pure and Applied Logics (IGPL), The Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI), the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS), the European Association for Computer Science Logic (EACSL), the Sociedade Brasileira de Computao (SBC), and the Sociedade Brasileira de Lgica (SBL).