[Om-announce] NASSLLI 2018: Registration, Scholarships, and Student Session

Will Nalls will.nalls at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 27 14:32:53 CET 2018

To whom it may concern,

Would you be so kind as to pass on the announcement below to your grad
students and faculty?

Many thanks!
Will Nalls

NASSLLI2018 at Carnegie Mellon University

nasslli2018 at gmail.com

North American Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
June 23 - 29 2018
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA

The eighth North American Summer School for Logic, Language, and
Information (NASSLLI) will be hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in
Pittsburgh, PA, from June 23 - June 29, 2018. The summer school is aimed at
graduate students and advanced undergraduates in the fields of Linguistics,
Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Logic, Philosophy, and other related
areas. NASSLLI brings these disciplines together with the goal of producing
excellence in the study of how minds and machines represent, communicate,
manipulate and reason with information. The NASSLLI community recognizes
that advances in modeling and analyzing these processes requires the
contributions of multiple inter-related disciplines. NASSLLI provides a
venue where students and researchers from one discipline can learn
approaches, frameworks and tools from related disciplines to apply to their
own work. Courses offered at NASSLLI range from intensive, graduate level
introductory courses to inter-disciplinary workshops featuring prominent
researchers presenting their work in progress.

NASSLLI 2018 will consist of a series of courses and workshops, most
running daily from Monday June 25 - Friday June 29.  In addition, there
will be intensive training in a small set of foundational topics the
weekend prior to the start of courses (Saturday June 23 - Sunday June 24).
Students will have the opportunity to present work at student sessions
throughout the event.


   - *Registration is now open!* You may register for NASSLLI and book
   accommodations at nasslli2018.com.
   - *We are now accepting applications for student scholarships*. Please
   see our webpage for details. **Presenting *and* non-presenting students
   may apply for a scholarship.**
   - *The deadline for student session abstracts has been extended to March
   7th.* See below for details.


*Extended Deadline*
*Last Call for Abstracts*

NASSLLI 2018 Student Session: Call for Abstracts


June 23-29, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh)

The North American Summer School for Logic, Language, and Information
(NASSLLI) presents a cross-disciplinary perspective on how information is
represented, communicated and manipulated by human minds and by machines.
Courses and introductory boot camps at the Summer School are taught by
outstanding faculty from Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Linguistics,
Philosophy, and Psychology.

A Student Session will be held during the NASSLLI 2018 summer school. The
Student Session provides students with the opportunity to present their own
research in a context to receive excellent feedback from peers and
established researchers.

Graduate and advanced undergraduate students are invited to submit
abstracts of no more than two pages in any of the fields related to the
school. Abstracts should represent original and unpublished work (or work
in progress). All co-authors must be students and no one should (co-)author
more than one submission. Minorities, women, and students from
underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Abstracts should be submitted to: nasslli2018studentsession at gmail.com

Abstract requirements:


   File Format: pdf

   Length: up to 2 pages (A4 or US Letter), including references

   Margins: 1-in (for US Letter) or 3-cm (for A4) on all four sides

   Font: 12pt

   No footnotes

   No identifying information within document (for anonymous review

Extended submission deadline: 7 March, 2018 (by midnight EST)

Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2018

The final format of the Student Session will be decided on the basis of
abstract submissions. It is likely that the session will be primarily or
exclusively poster-based, with poster presentations taking place at
lunchtime. Authors whose submissions have been accepted and who intend to
present will be required to register for NASSLLI. There will be scholarship
opportunities, advertised separately. Students may apply for a scholarship
whether or not they have submitted an abstract; acceptance of an abstract
does not guarantee funding.

Any questions regarding the Student Session can be sent to:
nasslli2018studentsession at gmail.com


Please direct inquiries to *nasslli2018 at gmail.com <nasslli2018 at gmail.com>*.
Visit our website *nasslli2018.com <http://nasslli2018.com/> *for more

*Please circulate this email to students and faculty in your department!*
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