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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: INFTY final conference, 4-7 March 2014, Bonn, GERMANY - EXTENDED DEADLINE

The INFTY Final Conference marks the conclusion of the European Science
 Foundation Research Networking Programme INFTY - New frontiers of infinity:
 mathematical, philosophical, and computational prospects. The INFTY network
 is devoted to the study of a wide range of aspects of Infinity. It
 principally addresses set theory as the mathematical study of infinity, and
 applications of set theory within pure mathematics.

 The INFTY Final Conference will take place at the Mathematics Center,
 University of Bonn, from Tuesday, March 4 to Friday, March 7, 2014. The
 scientific program of the conference features invited on set theory and
 neighbouring areas by internationally leading experts and young researchers
 as well as contributed talks. A Hausdorff Afternoon will commemorate the
 publication of Felix Hausdorff's groundbreaking work Grundzge der
 Mengenlehre exactly 100 years ago.

 Speakers  include:
 Arthur  Apter (New  York)
 Joan  Bagaria (Barcelona)
 Dana  Bartosova (Sao  Paulo)
 Piotr Borodulin-Nadzieja (Wroclaw)
 Stefan  Geschke (Hamburg)
 Daisuke  Ikegami (Torino)
 Juliette  Kennedy (Helsinki)
 Peter  Koellner (Cambridge USA)
 Milos Kurilic (Novi Sad)
 Luca  Motto  Ros (Freiburg)
 Walter  Purkert (Bonn)
 Assaf  Rinot (Ramat-Gan)

 Online registration is now possible. The deadline for registration and
 submission of abstracts is February 17, 2014. The registration fee is 100
 EUR for tenured faculty and 50 EUR otherwise. PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE.

 Please see for more
 information or email

 Some travel and accommodation funding is available for junior participants.

 The program committee consists of: Joan Bagaria, Barcelona; Mirna Dzamonja,
 Norwich (Chair); Sy Friedman, Vienna; Peter Koepke, Bonn; Benedikt Lwe,
 Amsterdam/Hamburg; Erik Palmgren, Uppsala; Grzegorz Plebanek, Wroclaw;
 Peter Simon, Prague; Jouko Vnnen, Amsterdam/Helsinki; Andreas Weiermann,

 The organizing committee consists of: Peter Koepke, Philipp Lcke, and
 Philipp Schlicht.

 The Conference is made possible by the generous support of the Hausdorff
 Center for Mathematics and by the Infty Network.