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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: 12th European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence, Sep 26-28, 2012, Toulouse, FRANCE

Logics provide a formal basis and key descriptive notation for the study and development of 
applications and systems in Artificial Intelligence (AI). With the depth and maturity of 
formalisms, methodologies, and systems today, such logics are increasingly important. The 
European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence (or Journees Europeennes sur la 
Logique en Intelligence Artificielle --- JELIA) began back in 1988, as a workshop, in response 
to the need for a European forum for the discussion of emerging work in this field. Since then, 
JELIA has been organized biennially, with English as the official language, and with proceedings 
published in Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series. In 2012 the 
conference is organized in Toulouse, France. The increasing interest in this forum, its 
international level with growing participation from researchers outside Europe, and the 
overall technical quality, has turned JELIA into a major forum for the discussion of 
logic-based approaches to AI.


Registration as well as travel and accommodation information is available on the JELIA 
2012 web pages

JELIA 2012 Registration Fees

Early (until Aug 31) 	Late
Regular 	240 EUR 	390 EUR
Student 	120 EUR 	220 EUR

including JELIA 2012 technical sessions and invited talks, coffee breaks, conference banquet on 
September 27, JELIA 2012 LNAI conference proceedings, and conference accessories (bag, programme, 

Scientific Program

The scientific program consists of three invited talks, 36 regular papers, and 5 system 
descriptions. See the list of accepted papers at

Invited Speakers

Leila Amgoud ( and Philippe Besnard

Ulrich Furbach (

Wiebe van der Hoek (

Venue and Travel Information

The conference will be held in the auditorium Jacques Herbrand of the Institut de recherche en 
informatique de Toulouse (IRIT), reachable from downtown via the underground. Toulouse Blagnac 
airport has connections to many European cities, including London, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds, 
Edinburgh, Dublin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Geneva, Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Oslo, Rome, Milan, 
Lisbon, Madrid and Athens, as well as an intercontinental connection to Montreal. Toulouse 
Matabiau train station has TGV connections to Paris, Lyons, Lille and Marseille; you may search 
for other connections on More information can be found on