Monday, February 10, 2014

from Michele Zito: 30th British Colloquium for Theoretical Computer Science (BCTCS)

30th British Colloquium for Theoretical Computer Science (BCTCS)

9th to 11th April 2014
Loughborough University


The purpose of the BCTCS is to provide a forum in which researchers in theoretical computer science can meet, present research findings, and discuss developments in the field. It also aims to provide an environment in which PhD students can gain experience in presenting their work, and benefit from contact with established researchers. The conference will consist of invited presentations by distinguished researchers and a number of contributed talks.


BCTCS 2014 will be held at Loughborough University, which enjoys a central location in the UK and is well connected to most of the UK by rail, road or by plane. Various types of reasonably priced accommodation will be available on campus with easy access to the conference venue as well as the town center and restaurants.

The event will start on the Wednesday afternoon and will end after a conference lunch on the Friday.


BCTCS 2014 will include invited lectures by the following distinguished speakers:

* Leszek Gasieniec (Liverpool)
* Achim Jung (Birmingham)
* Timo Koetzing (Jena)
* Jeffrey Shallit (Waterloo) LMS-sponsored Keynote Speaker in Discrete Mathematics


Participants at the colloquium are encouraged to present a contributed talk. Abstracts of contributed talks can be uploaded when registering. The abstracts of accepted contributed talks will be published in the Bulletin of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS).


It is anticipated that a substantial number of bursaries for research students will be available. The bursaries are intended to cover registration, accommodation, meals, 1 year's EATCS membership, and reasonable travel costs. Those enrolled as research students may apply for these bursaries on the registration form after 13th January 2014.


Registration will open on 13th January 2014 on the colloquium website. Details of the cost of registration will be available on the website before this date.


The conference is being organised by Paul Bell and Daniel Reidenbach of the Department of Computer Science, Loughborough University.

More information about the meeting including updates are available from the conference webpages at:

Queries can be sent to:

We hope to see you in Loughborough in 2014!