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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Boolean Algebras, Lattices, Algebraic Logic, Universal Algebra, Set Theory, Set-theoretic Topology and Point-free topology, 5-9 Jan 2015,Las Cruces NM (U.S.A.)

www.math.nmsu.edu/blast2015

Conference website: www.math.nmsu.edu/blast2015
Conference e-mail: BLAST@math.nmsu.edu (use this instead of replying to this message)
To unsubscribe: send a blank e-mail to blast_2015-unsubscribe@mailman.nmsu.edu

BLAST is a conference focusing on Boolean Algebras, Lattices, Algebraic 
Logic, Universal Algebra, Set Theory, Set-theoretic Topology and 
Point-free Topology. It is supported by the NSF and circulates among 
different universities. The previous BLAST meetings were held at the 
University of Denver (2008), New Mexico State University (2009), the 
University of Colorado at Boulder (2010), the University of Kansas (2011), 
and Chapman University (2013).

Invited Speakers:

Papiya Bhattacharjee (Penn State Erie)
George Gratzer (University of Manitoba)
Thomas Icard (Stanford University)
John Krueger (University of North Texas)
Julie Lindman (University of Colorado)
Jan van Mill (Vrije Universiteit)
Daniele Mundici (University of Florence)
Constantine Tsinakis (Vanderbilt University)

Tutorials:

Algebraic Logic: Nick Bezhanishvili (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Set Theory: Joel Hamkins (City University of New York)
Point-free Topology: Jorge Picado (Universidade de Coimbra)
Universal Algebra: Matt Valeriote (McMaster University)

Contributed Talks: To apply to give a contributed talk, please see the 
Call for Papers on the conference website. The date for submission of 
abstracts is October 30. After October 30, contributed talks may still be 
accepted, depending on available space.

Travel and Lodging Grants: The NSF has provided support for graduate 
students, postdocs and recent Ph.D.s. To apply, please send a brief 
statement of research interests. The first round of decisions will be made 
by October 1. Applications received after October 1 will be considered on 
a rolling basis.

Important dates:

Expression of interest: August 30 (voluntary, non-committing) send to 
BLAST@math.nmsu.edu Financial support for students and recent Ph.D.s: 
October 1, send to BLAST@math.nmsu.edu Abstract submission: October 30, 
see the EasyChair address on the conference website.

Local Organizing and Program Committee: Guram Bezhanishvili, John Harding, 
Pat Morandi, and Bruce Olberding.

The BLAST Core Group

Guram Bezhanishvili (New Mexico State University)
Natasha Dobrinen (University of Denver)
William Fleissner (University of Kansas)
Nikolaos Galatos (University of Denver)
Su Gao (University of North Texas)
Eric Hall (University of Missouri)
John Harding (New Mexico State University)
Steve Jackson (University of North Texas)
Peter Jipsen (Chapman University)
Keith Kearnes (University of Colorado)
John Krueger (University of North Texas)
Donald Monk (University of Colorado)
M. Andrew Moshier (Chapman University)
Jack Porter (University of Kansas)
Andrzej Roslanowski (University of Nebraska)
Agnes Szendrei (University of Colorado)