[FOM] FLoC 2010: Final Call for Workshop Proposals

Nicole Schweikardt schweika.floc at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 7 10:14:38 EDT 2009

Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., July 9-21, 2010

FINAL CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS  (proposals are due by July 31, 2009)

* The fifth Federated Logic Conference (FLoC'10), will be 9-21 July, 2010
  hosted by the University of Edinburgh. The following seven conferences
  will participate in FLoC:
  - International Conference on Computer-Aided Verification (CAV).
    Workshop Chair: Tomas Vojnar <vojnar at fit.vutbr.cz>.
  - International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP).
    Workshop Chair: Veronica Dahl <veronica at cs.sfu.ca>.
  - International Joint Conference on Automated Reasoning (IJCAR).
    Workshop Chair: Aaron Stump <astump at cs.uiowa.edu>.
  - International Conference on Interactive Theorem Proving (ITP).
    Workshop Chair: Michael Norrish <Michael.Norrish at nicta.com.au>.
  - IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science (LICS).
    Workshop Co-Chairs: Adriana Compagnoni <abc at cs.stevens.edu> and
Maribel Fernandez <Maribel.Fernandez at kcl.ac.uk>.
  - International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications (RTA).
    Workshop Chair: Christopher A. Lynch <clynch at clarkson.edu>.
  - International Conference on Theory and Applications of
Satisfiability Testing (SAT).
    Workshop Chair: Carsten Sinz <sinz at ira.uka.de>.

* The organizers have made arrangements to facilitate the running of
  pre-, post-, and mid-FLoC workshops. Each workshop will have its own
  registration, with uniform FLoC workshop fees. It is not necessary to
  register for FLoC in order to attend workshops. Meeting rooms and
  accommodations will be reserved by the university in the center of
  - Pre-FLoC workshops:  Friday & Saturday, July 9-10
  - Mid-FLoC workshops:  Wednesday & Thursday, July 14-15
  - Post-FLoC workshops: Tuesday & Wednesday, July 20-21.

* Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for
  workshops on topics relating logic, broadly understood, applied to
  computer science. Each workshop proposal must indicate one sponsoring
  conference among the participating conferences.  (It is suggested
  that prospective workshop organizers contact the relevant conference
  Workshop Chair before submitting a proposal.) Workshops will have to be
  financially self-supporting, unless the sponsoring conference
  accepts financial responsibility. The FLoC Organizing Committee will
  determine the final list of accepted workshops based on the recommendations
  from the Workshop Chairs of the sponsoring conferences and subject to
  the availability of space and facilities.

* Proposals should consist of two parts. First, a short scientific
  justification of the proposed topic, its significance, and the
  particular benefits of the workshop to the community, as well as a list of
  previous or related workshops (if relevant). A second, organizational  part
  should include:
  - contact information of the workshop organizers
  - proposed sponsoring conference
  - estimate of the audience size
  - proposed format and agenda (for example, demo sessions, tutorials, etc.)
  - potential invited speakers
  - procedures for selecting papers and participants
  - plans for dissemination, if any (for example, special issues of journals)
  - duration (which may vary from one day to two days) and
    preferred period
  - special technical or AV needs.

* Workshops are strongly encouraged to find external financial support.
  This will be wholly their responsibility. Modest funding, based upon
  numbers of registrants, minus FLoC local expenses, will be made available
  to each workshop.

* Proposals are due by July 31, 2009. Organizers will be notified by
  September 15, 2009. Proposals should be submitted electronically
  to EasyChair at the following address (which opens June 18, 2009):


  (Clearly indicate at the top of the proposal the relevant conference.)

  For further enquiries or information, please contact:

  Philip Scott (FLoC Workshop Chair)
  Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  University of Ottawa
  Ottawa, Ont. Canada  K1N 6N5
  Email: phil at site.uottawa.ca
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