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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: History and Philosophy of Computing, 7-10 Nov 2011, BELGIUM

http://www.computing-conference.ugent.be

International Conference on the History and Philosophy of Computing, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the famous 1936 Papers by A. Church, E.L. Post and A.M. Turing.

From 7-10 November 2011 the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University organizes 
an International Conference on the History and Philosophy of Computing.

INVITED SPEAKERS:
Bill Aspray (University of Texas)
Martin Davis (New York University, UC Berkeley) Fairouz Kamareddine (Heriot-Watt University 
Edinburgh) Sybille Krmer (Freie Universitt Berlin) Giovanni Sambin (Universita' di Padova) 
Raymond Turner (University of Essex) Stephen Wolfram (Wolfram Research)

PROGRAMME OF CONTRIBUTED TALKS
http://www.computing-conference.ugent.be/programme



CONFERENCE CHAIRS:
Liesbeth De Mol and Giuseppe Primiero?

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE:?
G. Alberts (Amsterdam); S. Artemov (New York); M. Campbell-Kelly (Warwick); L.
Corry (Tel Aviv) M. Denecker (Leuven); A. Eden (Essex); L. Floridi (Oxford & Hertfordshire); 
R. Kahle (Lisbon); B. Loewe (Amsterdam); J. Meheus (Ghent); E.
Myin (Antwerp); S. Negri (Helsinki) V. de Paiva (Palo Alto); S. Smets (Groningen); G. Sundholm 
(Leiden); C. Toffalori (Camerino); J.-.P. van Bendegem (Brussels); M. van Dyck (Ghent); B. van 
Kerkhove (Brussels & Hasselt); E. Weber
(Ghent)



SPECIAL ISSUES

A selection of papers will be published as a special issue of the journal Philosophy & Technology 
(Springer)
http://www.springer.
com/philosophy/epistemology+and+philosophy+ofscience/journal/13347


We also intend to publish a selection of papers in a special issue of History and Philosophy of 
Logic  (Taylor & Francis) http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/thplauth.asp

More details will follow later.


CONTACT AND INFORMATION:
For further information please contact us at:?

computing.conference@ugent.be

or have a look at our website:
http://www.computing-conference.ugent.be