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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

NSF grants for attending the MAMLS in memory of Alan Turing, 13-15 Jan 2012, U.S.A.


Deerfield Beach FL, USA

There is an NSF grant to help support attendance at the January MAMLS in Florida. Applications are 
due by Nov. 30, and consist of a short email to Lubarsky.Robert@comcast.net with a bit of your 
relevant background.

There is an upcoming hotel deadline too, Dec. 11 resp. 12 for a guaranteed reservation at the 
special conference rate. See the lodging section below for more details.

What: Mid-Atlantic Mathematical Logic Seminar
When: F Jan. 13 (about 2 pm) - Sun Jan. 15, 2012 (about 2 pm)
Where: Deerfield Beach, FL, hosted by Florida Atlantic University
Venue: Wyndham Deerfield Beach, a beachside resort
Website: http://math.fau.edu/richman/FAU2012.html

Special theme: Alan Turing as part of Alan Turing Year (see
http://www.mathcomp.leeds.ac.uk/turing2012/)

Program: There will be a special session dedicated to Turing's life and times, which will include 
an address by his famed biographer David Leavitt, and other surprises. Abstracts are at 
http://math.fau.edu/richman/FAU2012.html.

Money: Funding is available! Apply by writing Lubarsky.Robert@comcast.net.

Lodging: The talks will be held at the Wyndham Deerfield Beach, 
http://www.wyndhamdeerfieldresort.com/, literally across a narrow street from the beach. 
Conference attendees are offered rooms at the special rate of 9/night for oceanfront, 
9/night for city view, subject to availability, up to Dec. 12. For this beachfront property 
in season, take my word for it that this is a good deal. Reservations toll free 24 hours at
(800) 426-0084; mention MAMLS to get the special rate. Alternatively, you could stay at the 
Comfort Inn Oceanside, http://comfortinnoceanside.com/, just a few blocks away, for prices ranging 
from 9.95 to 9.95/night, subject to availability, up to Dec. 11. For reservations, call toll 
free 866-86-OCEAN and mention MAMLS to get the special rate. If you would like to save even more 
by rooming with somebody, drop me a line at Lubarsky.Robert@comcast.net and I will act as a 
clearinghouse for such requests. Please remember, this is in season, so I encourage you to do 
this at your earliest convenience. This is especially important if you want to make a vacation 
out of this and come early or stay late (remember, M Jan 16 is MLK Day), as space at the special 
rate is limited.

Transportation: Transportation information is at the hotel websites. The closest airports are, in 
order of increasing distance from the hotel, Ft.Lauderdale/Hollywood, Palm Beach, and Miami. 
From any of those airports, you could take the shuttle, a cab, or the train 
(http://www.tri-rail.com/) to the Deerfield Beach station and a cab from there.

For questions: Lubarsky.Robert@comcast.net.