[FOM] Second call for BLAST conference at the University of Denver

Nikolaos Galatos ngalatos at du.edu
Sun Apr 22 10:59:03 EDT 2018

BLAST 2018

Second Announcement

August 6-10, 2018

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado


BLAST2018DU at gmail.com <BLAST2018 at gmail.com>

The Call for Papers is now open.  Please go to
http://www.cs.du.edu/~wesfussn/call-for-papers.html to submit an abstract.

The deadline for abstract submission is May 15.

We encourage early submissions for abstracts and requests for
travel/lodging support.  Acceptance and notifications will be conducted in
order of submission.  Early submissions will receive notification before June

Registration will be open by May 15.


We are very happy to announce that the tenth installment of BLAST will take
place at the University of Denver, where its inaugural meeting took place
back in 2008! After a full decade of being hosted in various universities,
BLAST returns to its birthplace. The BLAST Conference Series focuses
on *B*oolean
Algebras, *L*attices, Algebraic Logic and Quantum Logic, Universal *A*lgebra,
*S*et Theory, and Set-theoretic and Point-free *T*opology. Its full history
involves the following universities: University of Denver (2008), New
Mexico State University (2009), University of Colorado, Boulder (2010),
University of Kansas (2011), Chapman University (2013), New Mexico State
University (2015), University of North Texas (2015), Vanderbilt University
(2017). The central BLAST web page can be found here:
http://math.colorado.edu/blast/. BLAST 2018 is supported by the National
Science Foundation and the University of Denver. BLAST aims at bringing
together researchers and students in the above-mentioned diverse areas and
the scientific program will include three tutorials exposing the audience
to various aspects of the these areas. There will also be seven invited
lectures and contributed talks.


Dana Bartosova (Carnegie Mellon University)
Manuela Busaniche (National Scientific and Technical Research Council,
Mirna Dzamonja (University of East Anglia, UK)
David Fernandez-Breton (University of Michigan)
Vincenzo Marra (Universita degli Studi di Milano)

Wesley Holliday (UC Berkeley)

Agnes Szendrei (CU Boulder)


Paul Gartside (University of Pittsburgh)
George Metcalfe (Universität Bern)
Drew Moshier (Chapman University)


Natasha Dobrinen (University of Denver, Chair)

Nick Galatos (University of Denver)

Wesley Fussner (University of Denver)

Gavin St. John (University of Denver)


Limited funds to support the participation of graduate students and junior
researchers will be available.  Requests should be submitted during


May 15, 2018: Abstract submission deadline

May 15, 2018: Conference support request deadline

June 1, 2018:   Notification to authors

August 6-10, 2018:  Conference

Please refer to the BLAST 2018 web site: http://www.math.du.edu/~wesfus
sn/blast <http://www.cs.du.edu/%7Ewesfussn/blast> which will be populated
with more information, as it becomes available. Also, please email
BLAST2018DU at gmail.com <BLAST2018 at gmail.com> with any questions or requests.

Nick Galatos   Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Department of Mathematics, University of Denver
C.M. Knudson Hall, 2390 S. York St., Denver, CO  80208
Phone: 303.871.3581  Fax: 303.871.3173
Email: ngalatos at du.edu
URL:   http://www.math.du.edu/~ngalatos
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