FOM: Schmerl conference update

Stephen G Simpson simpson at
Mon Aug 7 15:58:48 EDT 2000

 From: "Kossak, Roman" <RKossak at>
 To: "'simpson at'" <simpson at>
 Subject: Schmerl conference update
 Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 15:27:05 -0400 
 Dear Steve,
 Could you post the following third announcement:
 A one day conference in mathematical logic to celebrate Jim Schmerl's
 60th birthday will be held on September 16th, 2000 (Saturday) at the
 University of Connecticut at Storrs. The conference talks comprise a
 special meeting of the NSF-supported CONNECTICUT LOGIC SEMINAR. The
 scientific program consists of invited hour lectures by Angus
 Macintyre and Hal Kierstead, and three shorter talks related to Jim's
 work by Ali Enayat, Roman Kossak, and Eugene Spiegel; it will begin
 early in the afternoon. Festivities include a dinner party Saturday
 For those needing overnight accommodations, a block of rooms has been
 reserved at the Best Western Regent Inn in Mansfield Center, CT, at a
 cost is $69.50+tax per night; reservations should be made before
 August 19, 2000 to ensure these rates and availability. Please
 identify yourself as a participant in the UCONN/Schmerl Conference
 when making reservations.
 For those who will be flying in, the closest airport is Bradley
 International Airport, north of Hartford, Connecticut. Arrangements
 for limousine service from Bradley airport to Storrs or to the Best
 Western Motel must be made in advance by calling Horizon Limousine
 Service at (860)429-8002. The service is expensive, $68 per trip, to
 be divided among the passengers. We will also try to have some local
 people pick participants up at the airport, to the extent
 feasible. If you wish to be picked up, please send an e-mail message
 to Manuel Lerman with your flight information (including expected
 arrival time), and he will get back to you with information about
 arrangements to travel to Storrs.
 There will be a registration fee of $5 and the cost of dinner will be
 $25 per person. Entrees are to be chosen in advance; the choices are
 poached salmon or chicken chardonnay. Please submit your choices and
 a check for the correct amount by August 18, 2000.
 The conference is organized by Ali Enayat, Roman Kossak
 (rkobb at, Manuel Lerman (mlerman at, and
 Carol Wood.
 Graduate students wishing to attend should register, but their dinner
 costs will be waived. There may be some modest travel support for
 graduate students and recent Ph.D.s---please contact Carol Wood
 (cwood at for further information about travel support.
 Please direct all inquiries to any of the email addresses above.
 Looking forward to seeing you. Checks should be made payable to
 "Department of Mathematics" and mailed to Manuel Lerman, Department
 of Mathematics U-3009, University of Connecticut, 196 Auditorium Rd.,
 Storrs, CT 06269-3009.
 A reply form is included for your convenience.
 Name:______________________  Affiliation:_____________________
 E-mail address:______________________________________________
 Number attending conference:______  Number attending dinner:_______
 Entree choice (number of each):  Salmon:_______  Chicken:________

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