University of Calgary, June 12th - 15th, 2010
The Department of Computer
at the University of Calgary is
the Foundational Methods in Computer Science workshop at the
Stations in Alberta, Canada. The meeting will run from
the 12th June - 15th June 2010 (please note changed dates).
The workshop is an informal meeting to bring together researchers in Mathematics and Computer Science with a focus on the applications of Category Theory to Computer Science.
TutorialsThe Saturday sessions of the meeting will be devoted to tutorials.
Research talksThe schedule is now available.
Student participation at FMCS is particularly encouraged. There are limited funds to provide support for students who wish to attend the workshop (see below).
Travel and accommodationIf you are planning to attend FMCS please try to arrive at the University of Calgary before 5:00pm (if you are flying in that day plan to arrive at the airport on Friday 11th June well before 4:00PM (MST)). There will be a last shuttle to the Kananaskis field stations leaving the University of Calgary at 6:00pm Friday June 11th: we will meet at the bottom of the ICT building starting at 5:30PM.
There will be an informal reception for participants at the field
stations starting at 7:00PM Friday 11th June.
Please register for the meeting by emailing Robin Cockett. The
registration fee will be collected on-arrival in cash or by a cheque
(only Canadian banks because of charges) -- we have rather limited Visa
facilites so other methods are preferable. There are no bank
machines etc. at the field station so please sort this out while at the
If you are arriving by plane we will try to meet you ... so look out
for people you know or just look like FMCS people! If all else
fails take a taxi/bus to the University go to the Computer Science
cover accommodation, meals, meeting costs, and transport: the
be $350 for
non-students and $275 for students.
Support for graduate students
We particularly encourage graduate students to attend FMCS and to present their work. Some limited funding is available to support graduate students who wish to attend FMCS. To apply for this funding you should contact Robin Cockett (email) and include the following information:
- A one-page email letter stating your background as well as why you are interested in attending.
- The letter should also state whether you have access to any other funding to attend.
- An email letter of reference from your supervisor or an appropriate other person.
All applications must be received by Friday 21th May. We
people shortly thereafter.