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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Proof Theory, Modal Logic and Reflection Principles, 29 Sep to 2 Oct 2014, Mexico City, MEXICO



The second edition of the conference series Proof Theory, Modal Logic and 
Reflection Principles (formerly Proof Theory and Modal Logic) will be held 
in Mexico City from September 29th to October 2nd 2014, following the 
first installment in Barcelona in 2012.

A recent approach to proof theory uses techniques from modal logic to 
compute the consistency strength of formal theories. As a result one 
obtains, among other benefits, semi-finitary consistency proofs in the 
spirit of the extended Hilbert?s programme.

This approach requires techniques from many disciplines; the aim of this 
workshop is to bring together experts in relevant fields in order to 
discuss recent advances and foster new collaborations. Topics include, but 
are not limited to

+ Turing-Feferman progressions
+ Provability logics and algebras
+ Proof-theory of arithmetic and analysis
+ Ordinal analysis
+ Point-set topology
+ Set theory
+ Model theory



The workshop will be held in Instituto Tecnolgico Autnomo de Mxico, 
situated in one of the oldest and most charming districts in Mexico City.

It will begin Monday September 29th and end Thursday October 2nd, 2014.



+ Sergei Artemov
+ Lev Beklemishev
+ Timothy Carlson
+ Andrs Cordn-Franco
+ Eduardo Hermo Reyes
+ Solomon Feferman
+ David Fernndez-Duque
+ Melvin Fitting
+ Kentaro Fujimoto (TBC)
+ Joost J. Joosten
+ Francisco Flix Lara (TBC)
+ Grigori Mints
+ Antonio Montalbn
+ Michael Rathjen (TBC)
+ Paul Shafer
+ Stephen Simpson



The programme will include both tutorials and presentations of new 
results. Talks will be sparsely scheduled in order to allow ample time for 
discussion and collaboration.



If you wish to attend the workshop, please e-mail David Fernndez-Duque 
(david.fernandez@itam.mx). Registration 
fees are payable by bank transfer. Students may also inquire about 
possible financial assistance.

+ Students and postdocs: 100 USD / 1300 pesos until August 15th, 2014, 130 
USD / 1300 pesos afterward

+ Senior researchers 160 USD / 2000 pesos, 200 USD / 2600 pesos afterward



Instituto Tecnolgico Autnomo de Mxico
Sociedad Matemtica Mexicana



Lev D. Beklemishev
David Fernndez-Duque (chair)
Joost J. Joosten