24th Estonian Winter School in CS, call for participation

by Tarmo Uustalu, Feb. 8, 2019

[This is the 24th event in a long-running series of schools on
(theoretical) computer science and we have another excellent line-up
of lecturers this year. Please send students. We may be able to waive
the fee for some students.]

[Lecturers: Jade Alglave, Zena Ariola, Barbara Kordy, Andrei Sabelfeld,
Jiri Sgall. Apply by **16 Feb 2019**.]


24th Estonian Winter School in Computer Science, EWSCS '19

Palmse, Estonia, 3-8 March 2019



EWSCS is a series of regional-scope international winter schools held
annually in Estonia. EWSCS are organized by Tallinn University of

The main objective of EWSCS is to expose Estonian, Baltic, and Nordic
graduate students in computer science (but also interested students
from elsewhere) to frontline theoretical computer science research
topics usually not covered within the regular curricula. The working
language of the schools is English.

EWSCS' 19 is the twenty-fourth event of the series.


The schools' scientific programme consists of short courses by
renowned specialists and a student session. The courses of EWSCS '19

    Jade Alglave (University College London, UK):
    Program reasoning for relaxed memory

    Zena Ariola (University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA):
    Logic and computation

    Barbara Kordy (IRISA, Rennes, France):
    Attack trees 20 years later

    Andrei Sabelfeld (Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg,
    Information flow tracking

    Jiri Sgall (Charles University of Prague, Czech Republic):
    Online algorithms

The purpose of the student session is to give students an opportunity
to present their work (typically, thesis work) and get
feedback. Registrants are invited to propose short talks (20 min) on
topics of theoretical computer science, broadly understood. The
selection will be based on abstracts of 150-400 words.

The social programme consists of an excursion and a conference dinner.


Palmse is a small settlement 80 kms to the east from Tallinn in the
county of Lääne-Viru. It is renowned for a large manor that used to
belong to the von Pahlen family, today hosting the visitors' center of
the Lahemaa National Park, a museum, and a hotel.

The school will organize a bus from Tallinn to Palmse and back.


To apply for a place, fill in the online participation application
form on the school website.

The deadline for application is 16 February 2019. Please apply as soon
as possible; we will process applications as they arrive, aiming to
notify within three working days from application.

Admitted participants will be expected to attend all of the school's
program and will be provided access to materials of the
courses. Participation includes 5 nights accommodation in twin rooms
with full board.

Attendance is without fee for PhD and master students (and, possibly,
keen talented bachelor students) from TalTech and Univ of Tartu,
as well as supervisors and consultants of PhD students.

Particants from other institutions in Estonia and abroad will
generally need to pay for their costs (mainly accommodation and
meals), approx 300 EUR. We may be able to make exceptions,
please get in touch with the organizers.


    Peeter Laud (Cybernetica AS)
    Monika Perkmann (Tallinn Univ of Technology) (secretary)
    Pille Pullonen (Cybernetica AS / University of Tartu)
    Ago-Erik Riet (University of Tartu)
    Tarmo Uustalu (Reykjavik University / Tallinn Univ of Technology)


ERDF via TalTech Institutional Development Programme
(Doctoral School in ICT) and EXCITE, Excellence in IT in Estonia