[FOM] Gödel Centenary 2006 in Vienna

Martin Davis martin at eipye.com
Mon Mar 13 17:48:47 EST 2006

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Gödel Centenary 2006
An International Symposium Celebrating the 100th
Birthday of Kurt Gödel
27.-29. April 2006 Festsaal of the University of Vienna

Organized by the Kurt Gödel Society

The Symposium will take place April 27- 29 in the Celebration Hall of the 
University of Vienna, famous for its
architectural beauty and Gustav Klimt’s murals. More than 20 lectures by 
eminent scientists in the fields of
logics, mathematics, philosophy, physics, cosmology, and theology will 
provide new insights into the life and
work of Kurt Gödel and their implications for future generations.
A young researchers’ competition will allow 10 young researchers to present 
their projects to an eminent
audience, the awards being presented at Belvedere Palace on Friday, April 
28, Kurt Gödel's 100th birthday. The
first prize in the amount 20 000 EUR will be awarded to the best project, 
followed by two additional prizes of
5000 EUR each.
Young Scholars’ Competition: http://www.logic.at/goedel2006/index.php?students
A poster session, containing presentations of selected posters will be held 
in the Small Celebration Hall, and the
Senate Hall of the University of Vienna. The poster volume will be 
published by the Kurt Gödel Society after the
Symposium and sent to all authors.
Call for Posters: http://www.logic.at/goedel2006/index.php?posters
An exhibition on Gödel’s life and work will be held in the old library of 
the University of Vienna throughout the

Honorary Chair: Gaisi Takeuti, University of Tsukuba, President of the Kurt 
Gödel Society
Invited Speakers:
John D. Barrow, University of Cambridge
Paul Cohen, Stanford University
Jack Copeland, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Solomon Feferman, Stanford University
Harvey Friedman, Ohio State University
Ivor Grattan-Guinness, Middlesex University
Petr Hajek, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Juliette Kennedy, University of Helsinki
Ulrich Kohlenbach, Darmstadt University of Technology
Georg Kreisel, Royal Society
Angus John Macintyre, Royal Society
Piergiorgio Odifreddi, University of Turin
Christos H. Papdimitiriou, University of California, Berkeley
Roger Penrose, University of Oxford
Hilary Putnam, Harvard University
Wolfgang Rindler, University of Texas, Dallas
Dana Scott, Carnegie Mellon University
Denys Turner, Yale University
Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Hugh Woodin, University of California, Berkeley

Invited Presentation: Andrei Voronkov, University of Manchester and Microsoft

Special Guest Speaker: Garry Kasparov, The Kasparov Foundation, Moscow

Web and registration: http://www.logic.at/goedel2006/

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