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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: "Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming", 12-13 April 2011, YORK (UK)


CSCLP 2011: Annual ERCIM Workshop

About the Workshop

This workshop constitutes the 15th meeting of the ERCIM Working Group on
Constraints (http://wiki.ercim.eu/wg/Constraints). The programme includes
distinguished invited speakers and ample time for discussion. The registration
fee is only 105, and 80 for students.

CSCLP 2011 will be hosted by the University of York (http://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. 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.

Further information can be found on the workshop website:
http://csclp2011.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk. Please note the workshop was originally
planned to run for 2.5 days on 12-14 April, but the final half-day has now been


We are very pleased to announce that invited speakers Holger H. Hoos and
Torsten Schaub will be giving talks at CSCLP 2011:

Holger H. Hoos
Programming by Optimisation: Towards a new Paradigm for Developing High-Performance Software

Torsten Schaub
Answer Set Programming, the Solving Paradigm for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Apart from the invited speakers, the programme will mainly consist of talks
given by authors of accepted papers. A list of accepted papers will appear on
the website shortly.

The workshop programme will include lightning talks, described in the following
section. Also, ample discussion time will be integrated into the workshop programme.

Lightning Talks

Lightning talks offer the opportunity to present short put useful information
about research directions, results, techniques or new applications of
constraints. The talks will be 10-15 minutes long (depending on scheduling

Anyone wishing to give a lightning talk should email a title and short abstract
to Alan Frisch (frisch@cs.york.ac.uk).


The registration fee is 105, and 80 for students. As well as access to the
workshop, this includes a hard copy of the proceedings; two buffet lunches; the
workshop dinner in the 18th century Assembly Rooms; and a guided walking tour
of York focusing on its history.

Online registration for the workshop is open now and will close after 5th April:


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

Registration deadline:     5 April 2011

Workshop dates:            12-13 April 2011