[Haskell-cafe] Midlands Graduate School 2018 - final call for participation

Graham Hutton Graham.Hutton at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Mar 12 10:43:17 UTC 2018

Dear all,

There are just a few days left now to register for this years
Midlands Graduate School (MGS) in Nottingham: eight fantastic
courses on dependently typed programming, categories, lambda
calculus, semantics, and more. Registration closes on Friday
16th March.  Please share!  http://tinyurl.com/MGS18NOTT

Best wishes,

Graham Hutton and Henrik Nilsson


Midlands Graduate School 2018

9-13 April 2018, Nottingham, 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

- Type-Driven Development with Idris, Edwin Brady

Introductory courses

- Lambda Calculus, Venanzio Capretta
- Category Theory, Roy Crole
- Domain Theory and Denotational Semantics, Achim Jung

Advanced courses

- Univalent Foundations, Benedikt Ahrens
- Coalgebra, Alexander Kurz
- Separation Logic, Georg Struth
- Machine Learning, Michel Valstar


Registration is £550 for student, academic and independent
participants, and £850 for industry participants.  The fee
includes 5 nights single en-suite accommodation (Sun-Thu),
lunch and coffee breaks, and the conference dinner.

The registration deadline is ** Friday 16th 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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