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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: PhDs in Logic IV conference, 12-13 April 2012, BELGIUM


Ghent (Belgium)

/PhDs in Logic//IV/is a graduate conference organized by and for PhD-students. This edition is the 
fourth one of an annual Belgian--Dutch happening; earlier editions took place in Ghent (2009), 
Tilburg (2010), and Brussels (2011).

As all previous PhDs in Logic conferences, this two-day graduate conference follows this threefold plan:

* Four established tutorial speakers will each give two one-hour tutorial sessions on a relevant 
topic in logic.

* Ten to twenty PhD students are given the opportunity to do a presentation on their own work.

* Networking will be encouraged by providing for generous breaks and by having lunch with the 
entire group.

The invited tutorial speakers for this year's edition are Valentin Goranko (Technical University 
of Denmark), Alessandra Palmigiano (University of Amsterdam), Heinrich Wansing (Ruhr University 
Bochum), and Andreas Weiermann (Ghent University). All speakers have provisionally accepted our 
invitation.

PhD students interested in doing a talk should send a 500-1000 word abstract tophdsinlogic 
@ gmail . 
com by January 15th, 2012. 

We welcome PhD students in logic with a background in philosophy, computer science or mathematics. 
Exceptions can be made for master students and first-year postdocs.

For more information, visit our website atwww.phdsinlogic2012.ugent.be 


*Timeline*

Submission deadline         January, 15, 2012

Notification                       February, 13, 2012

Conference                      April, 12-13, 2012

*Organizing Committee*

Mathieu Beirlaen
Tjerk Gauderis
Bruno Leclercq

*Scientific Committee*

Diderik Batens
Leon Horsten
Benedikt Lwe
Joke Meheus
Jean Paul Van Bendegem

*Sponsors*

Doctoral School Arts and Humanities, University Ghent, Belgium

Website: http://www.ugent.be/doctoralschools/en

Centre National de Recherches de Logique - Nationaal Centrum voor Navorsingen in de Logica 
(CNRL-NCNL), Belgium

Website: http://www.logic-center.be/