PCP-fest 2018

December 18-20, 2018
Tel Aviv, Israel
https://sites.google.com/view/pcpfest

The PCP-fest is a PCP centered workshop, aiming to bring together researchers from around the world. The workshop will focus on the state of the art theoretical results on PCPs and future directions, as well as recent applications with regards to Blockchain technology.

New York Area Theory Day (Fall 2018)

December 7, 2018
Courant Institute at New York University
https://cs.nyu.edu/dynamic/news/colloquium/1100/

The New York Area Theory Day is a semiannual event, aimed to bring together people in the New York Metropolitan area who are interested in theoretical computer science. This time it will take place at New York University and feature four talks on a broad variety of topics.

Winter School on Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science

February 4-9, 2019
Tbilisi, Georgia
https://cte.ibsu.edu.ge/wstfcs2019/index.php

Registration deadline: December 15, 2018

The winter school on Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, February 4-9, 2019. The school will be organized by the International Black Sea University with the support of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia (SRNSFG). The intended audience of the winter school includes master and PhD students as well as young researchers from the fields of computer science and mathematics.

The 3rd Winter School in Computer Science and Engineering on Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies

December 16-20, 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
http://ias.huji.ac.il/cse3

Registration deadline: November 30, 2018

Blockchain technology promises to revolutionize how modern society deals with trust. Although cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin dominate the media, the long-term impact of blockchain technology on society will extend far beyond today’s news cycles, transforming areas ranging from identity management, to non-currency financial instruments, supply chains and logistics, IOT security, and more.

The IIAS Winter School on Blockchains and cryptocurrencies brings together leading researchers in the field to cover the mathematical and algorithmic foundations of the field, as well as more practical engineering issues, with the goal of understanding both the opportunities and the hazards emerging from this area.

SoCal Theory Day 2018

November 3, 2018
UC Irvine
https://www.ics.uci.edu/~irani/SouthernCaliforniaTheoryDay2018.html

Registration deadline: October 19, 2018

The purpose of the SoCal Theory Day is to bring together members of the SoCal TCS community for a day of talks and conversation. We have a great line up of speakers this year from SoCal institutions, in addition to guest speaker Umesh Vazirani from UC Berkeley. Breakfast, coffee breaks, and lunch will be provided. Attendance is free but registration is required.

The 14th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia

July 1-5, 2019
Novosibirsk, Russia
https://logic.pdmi.ras.ru/csr2019/

Submission deadline: December 23, 2018

CSR is an annual international conference held in Russia that is designed to cover a broad range of topics in Theoretical Computer Science. Along with contributed talks, the program will include a keynote lecture by Andrew Yao and several invited talks.

Software Tools For Mathematics

September 24-28, 2018
Koper, Slovenia
http://stm.famnit.upr.si/

Registration deadline: September 20, 2018

We will start by two days of Software Carpentry training, covering the Unix shell, version control with Git, and programming with Python, delivered by Software Carpentry instructors. The GAP mini-course on Wednesday will be led by Alexander Konovalov. The remaining two days will be dedicated to other math-oriented research tools, such as SageMath and CoCalc (Samuel Lelièvre), LaTeX topics for the working mathematician (Nino Bašić) and contributed talks.