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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR SHORT PAPERS: Logic for Programming, Artificial Intelligence and Reasoning, March 11-15, 2012, Merida, VENEZUELA


The series of International Conferences on Logic for Programming, Artificial Intelligence and 
Reasoning (LPAR) is a forum where, year after year, some of the most renowned researchers in 
automated reasoning, computational logic, programming languages and their applications come to 
present cutting-edge results, to discuss advances in these fields, and to exchange ideas in a 
scientifically emerging part of the world. The 18th edition will be held in Merida, Venezuela.


In keeping with the tradition of LPAR, researchers and practioners are invited to submit short 
papers reporting on interesting work in progress or providing system descriptions. They need not 
be original. Extended versions of the short papers may be submitted concurrently with or after 
LPAR to  another conference or a journal. Short papers are limited in length to 5 pages in the 
EasyChair format. The class style may be downloaded from ...
Short papers must be submitted through the EasyChair system using the web page
under the Short Paper Track.

The short paper proceedings will be available electronically. Authors of accepted papers are 
required to ensure that at least one of them will be present at the conference. Papers that do 
not adhere to this policy will not be included.

Important Dates
Paper submission deadline:  February 10th 2012 
Notification of acceptance: February 14th 2012
Final version:              March    1st  2012


The 9th International Workshop on the Implementation of Logics
to be held in conjunction with LPAR-18.

Important Dates
Submission of papers/abstracts: February 1st, 2012
Notification of acceptance:     February 13th, 2012
Camera ready versions due:      February 27th, 2012
Workshop:                       March 10th, 2012


The 6th International Workshop on Analytic Proof Systems
to be held in conjunction with LPAR-18.

Important Dates
Submission of abstracts:        January 31th, 2012
Notification of acceptance:     February 6th, 2012
Workshop:                       March 10th, 2012


We are very honored to have four distinguished invited speakers discuss their vision for their 
fields at LPAR-18:

     Elvira Albert,     Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)
     Kenneth McMillan,  Microsoft Research (USA)
     Aart Middeldorp,   University of Innsbruck (Austria)
     Boris Motik,       University of Oxford (UK)


The programme includes 25 regular papers and 6 tool/system descriptions:


Useful information about registration, activities, and travel is available on: