[FOM] Midlands Graduate School 2019 in the Foundations of Computing Science

Paul B Levy P.B.Levy at cs.bham.ac.uk
Fri Feb 1 06:32:19 EST 2019

Midlands Graduate School 2019

14-18 April 2019, Birmingham, UK



The Midlands Graduate School (MGS) in the Foundations of
Computing Science provides an intensive course of lectures
on the mathematical foundations of computing. The MGS has
been running since 1999, and is aimed at PhD students in
their first or second year of study, but the school is open
to everyone, and has increasingly seen participation from
industry. We welcome participants from all over the world!


Eight courses will be given. Participants usually take all
the introductory courses and choose additional options from
the advanced courses depending on their interests.

Invited course

- Adventures in Property Based Testing, John Hughes

Introductory courses

- Lambda Calculus, Venanzio Capretta
- Category Theory, Thorsten Altenkirch
- Univalent Type Theory in Agda, Martín Escardó

Advanced courses

- Calculating programs, Jennifer Hackett
- Type Refinement Systems, Noam Zeilberger
- Synthesis of Reactive Systems, Rayna Dimitrova
- Monoidal Categories, Higher Categories, Jamie Vicary


Registration is £220 for student, academic and independent
participants, and £420 for industry participants. Accommodation
is not included; please see the conference webpage for advice.

The registration deadline is ** Sunday, 31 March **. Spaces
are limited, so please register early to secure your place.


We offer a range of sponsorship opportunities for industry
(bronze, silver, gold and platinum), each with specific
benefits.  Please see the website for further details.

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