BLAST   August 6 - 10, 2008

University of Denver, Colorado, USA

 

About the conference

 

 

BLAST is a new conference focusing on Boolean Algebras, Lattices, Algebraic Logic, Quantum Logic, Universal Algebra, Set Theory, Set-theoretic Topology and Point-free Topology.


The conference is the first in a series that will rotate among universities of the region. (See BLAST Committee below.)

 


Plenary Speakers:

Bernhard Banaschewski (McMaster University)

James Cummings (Carnegie Mellon University)
Mai Gehrke (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
Martin Goldstern (Technische Universität Wien)
Tetsuya Ishiu (Miami University)
Ales Pultr (Charles University)
Judy Roitman (University of Kansas)
Kazushige Terui (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
Constantine Tsinakis (Vanderbilt University)

Tutorials:

Algebra of Logic: James Raftery (University of Kwazulu-Natal)
Set Theory: Katie Thompson (Universität Wien)
Set-theoretic Topology: Peter Nyikos (University of South Carolina)
Universal Algebra: Matt Valeriote (McMaster University)

Mini Course:

 

Forbidden Configurations in Lattices: Richard Ball (University of Denver) and Ales Pultr (Charles University)

 


Local Organizing and Program Committee:

 

 Richard Ball

 

 Natasha Dobrinen (Co-chair)

 

 Nikolaos Galatos (Co-chair)


BLAST Committee:

Richard Ball (University of Denver) Algebra, Lattice Theory, Topology, Combinatorics, Topological Dynamics, Stability and Complexity

Guram Bezhanishvili (New Mexico State University - Las Cruces) Non-classical Logics, Lattice Theory, Universal Algebra, General Topology

Natasha Dobrinen (University of Denver) Set Theory, Boolean Algebra

William Fleissner (University of Kansas - Lawrence) Set Theory, Topology

Nikolaos Galatos (University of Denver) Algebraic Logic, Universal Algebra, Ordered Algebras, Proof Theory

Eric Hall (University of Missouri - Kansas City) Non-choice Set Theory

John Harding (New Mexico State University - Las Cruces) Ordered Structures, Quantum Logic

Keith Kearnes (University of Colorado - Boulder) Universal Algebra

Richard Laver (University of Colorado - Boulder) Set Theory

Donald Monk (University of Colorado - Boulder) Boolean Algebra, Set Theory

Jack Porter (University of Kansas - Lawrence) General Topology, Topological Extensions

Judy Roitman (University of Kansas - Lawrence) Boolean Algebra, Set-theoretic Topology

Andrzej Roslanowski (University of Nebraska - Omaha) Set Theory, Boolean Algebra

Agnes Szendrei (University of Colorado - Boulder) Universal Algebra