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AISB event Bulletin Item

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: "Logic Symposium", July 4 - 8 2011, GREECE

www.cs.uoi.gr/~pls8/
Contact: joan@math.ucla.edu

8th Panhellenic Logic Symposium (PLS8), University of Ioannina, Greece

HISTORY OF THE SYMPOSIUM

The Panhellenic Logic Symposium, a biennial scientific event established in 1997, aims to promote 
interaction and cross-fertilization among different areas of logic. Originally conceived as a way 
of bringing together the many logicians of Hellenic descent throughout the world, it has evolved 
into an international forum for the communication of state-of-the-art advances in logic. The 
symposium is open to researchers worldwide who work in logic broadly conceived.

The Eighth Panhellenic Logic Symposium will be hosted by the Department of Computer Science at 
the University of Ioannina.


PROGRAM OF THE SYMPOSIUM

The scientific program of the symposium will consist of one-hour long invited talks, three-hour 
long tutorials, and twenty-five-minute presentations of accepted contributed papers.  There will
also be special opportunities for students to give short talks, and receive comments on work in 
progress.

INVITED TUTORIALS

- Jeremy Avigad (Carnegie Mellon, USA)
- Dale Miller (INRIA, France)
- Simon Thomas (Rutgers, USA)

INVITED SPEAKERS

- George Barmpalias (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- Ozlem Beyarslan (Bogazici University, Turkey)
- Michael Rathjen (University of Leeds, UK)
- Nicole Schweikardt (Goethe University, Germany)
- Athanassios Tzouvaras (University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Original papers that fall within the scope of the symposium are solicited.
Prospective speakers of twenty-five-minute presentations are invited to submit an extended abstract,
in English, not exceeding five pages, by 25 March 2011.
Papers should be prepared using the EasyChair class style (available from
http://www.easychair.org/coolnews.cgi) and submitted electronically, using the Easy Chair conference  system, at
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=pls8

If possible, each submitted paper should be classified in one of the following areas (in alphabetical order):

- Algebraic and Categorical Methods in Logic
- Computability Theory
- History and Philosophy of Logic
- Logic in Computer Science
- Model Theory
- Nonclassical and Modal Logics
- Proof Theory
- Set Theory

All submitted papers will be reviewed by the scientific committee of the symposium, who will make 
final decisions on acceptance or rejection.  During the symposium, each accepted paper will be presented
by one of its authors, with five extra minutes for questions.  Authors of submitted papers will be
notified of the decision by early May 2011. Camera-ready extended abstracts will be due by the end
of May for inclusion in the symposium proceedings which will be distributed to all participants.

STUDENT SESSIONS

Graduate students are invited to submit short abstracts on work in progress but not yet ready for 
a regular contributed talk. Those accepted will have an opportunity to present their subject in a
special student session, and to receive comments and suggestions from mentors including some of the
invited speakers.

Interested students should submit to
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=pls8
by  May 29, 2011, an abstract of no more than one page in .pdf form.


IMPORTANT DATES:

- Abstract Submission Deadline: April 2, 2011
- Student Abstract Submission Deadline: May 29, 2011
- Acceptance Notification: May 7, 2011
- Camera Ready Papers Deadline: May 31, 2011
- Acceptance Notification for Student Abstracts: June 10, 2011
- Conference Dates: July 4-8, 2011


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

- Ayse Berkman (Middle East Technical University)
- Costas Dimitracopoulos (University of Athens)
- Kostas Hatzikiriakou (University of Thessaly)
- Antonis Kakas (University of Cyprus)
- Panagis Karazeris (University of Patras)
- Phokion Kolaitis (University of California, Santa Cruz
                     and IBM Research-Almaden)
- George Koletsos (National Technical University of Athens )
- Joan Moschovakis (Occidental College (retired), Chair of SC)
- Christos Nomikos (University of Ioannina)
- Itay Neeman (University of California, Los Angeles)
- Thanases Pheidas (University of Crete)
- Alexandra Soskova (Sofia University)
- Constantine Tsinakis (Vanderbilt University)
- Stathis Zachos (National Technical University of Athens )


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

- Manolis Gergatsoulis (Ionian University)
- Spyros Kontogiannis (University of Ioannina)
- Costas Koutras (University of Peloponnese)
- Christos Nomikos (University of Ioannina, chair of the OC)
- Panos Rondogiannis (University of Athens)

SYMPOSIUM WEBPAGE

  www.cs.uoi.gr/~pls8/


CONTACT

  Joan Moschovakis (Chair of the Scientific Committee)

  e-mail:  joan@math.ucla.edu


  Christos Nomikos (Chair of the Organizing Committee)

  address: University of Ioannina
           Department of Computer Science
           P.O. Box 1186
           45110,  Ioannina
           Greece

  tel:     +30 26510 08815

  fax:     +30 26510 08895

  e-mail:  cnomikos@cs.uoi.gr
           pls8@zeus.cs.uoi.gr