Foundational Methods in Computer Science 2006
University of Calgary, June 7th - 9th, 2006
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary is hosting the Foundational Methods in Computer Science workshop from Wednesday 7th June to Friday 9th June, 2004 at the Kananaskis Field Stations in Alberta, Canada.
The workshop is an informal meeting to bring together researchers in mathematics and computer science with a focus on the applications of category theory in computer science.
TutorialsThe morning sessions of the meeting will be devoted to tutorials. The following people have agreed to give a tutorial:
- Andre Joyal, UQAM
- Tom Leinster, University of Glasgow
- Jaap van Oosten, University of Utrecht
- Ernie Manes, UMass
- Myles Tierney, Rutgers
Research talksThe evening sessions of the meeting will accomodate research talks. If you wish to give a talk please let us know by sending a title and abstract to Robin Cockett or Pieter Hofstra before Friday 21st May when the schedule will be arranged.
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 aat the airport on Tuesday 6rd June before 4:00PM (MST)). There will be a last shuttle to the Kananaskis field stations leaving the University at 6:00PM.
There will be an informal reception for participants at the field stations starting at 7:00PM Tuesday 6th June.
Participants will be housed on site: the registration fee ($300 for non-students and $250 for students) will include accommodation and meals.
On Friday 9th June at 2:00PM there will be a shuttle service back to Calgary (arriving at approximately 3:00PM).
Please register for the meeting by emailing Robin Cockett or Pieter Hofstra (there are only one or two places left at this stage). There will be an on-site registration fee of $300. This will cover accommodation, meals, meeting costs, and transport.
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 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 7th May. We will contact people shortly thereafter.