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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Highlights of Logic, Games and Automata, 18-21 Sep 2013, Paris, FRANCE

http://highlights-conference.org/

The goal of this conference is to integrate the community working on 
logic, games and automata. Papers on these topics are dispersed across 
many conferences, which makes them difficult to follow.

The conference has no published proceedings. Participants are encouraged 
to talk about their best work, be it already published or not. The 
conference is short (two and a half days plus a tutorial day) and 
inexpensive (the conference fee will be at most 100, free for students).

We encourage you to attend and present your best work at the Highlights 
conference!




SCOPE:
Representative areas include, but are not restricted to:
- logic and finite model theory
- automata theory
- games for logic and verification


PROGRAMME
- 18 September: tutorial day
- 19-21 September: contributed talks and keynote speakers


INVITED SPEAKERS:
- tutorials
    > Martin Grohe
    > Jrme Leroux
- keynote speakers
    > Patrice Godefroid
    > Erich Grdel
    > Marco Scarsini
    > Moshe Vardi


SUBMISSIONS:
Submissions are via the the highlights 2013 EasyChair site:

    https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=highlights2013

Please send an abstract of 1-2 pages, or upload a research paper. There 
are no formal proceedings and we encourage submission of work presented 
elswehere.

The submission deadline is 20 June 2013. Notifications will be sent by 
29 June 2013.


IMPORTANT DATES
- Tutorial day: 18 SEPTEMBER 18
- Conference: 19?21 SEPTEMBER
- Submission: 20 JUNE
- Registration: 21 JULY


LOCATION:
The workshop will be held in the Buffon Building on the Rive Gauche
Site of Universit Paris Diderot, Paris, France.


Looking forward to meeting you in Paris,

         Dietmar Berwanger, Miko?aj Boja?czyk, and Thomas Colcombet

         on behalf of the steering committee
         Dietmar Berwanger, Miko?aj Boja?czyk, Tom Brzdil,
         Thomas Colcombet, Anuj Dawar, Hugo Gimbert, Erich Grdel,
         Christof Lding, Aniello Murano, and Moshe Vardi