Open Conference Systems

June 22, 2016 – June 24, 2016

We invite submissions on the following topics:

  • history of logic
  • symbolic logic
  • logical semantics and pragmatics
  • analytic philosophy and philosophical foundations of logic
  • theory of argumentation
  • Byzantine logical tradition

The topics of plenary sessions are:

  • Logic and Cognitive Science
  • Argumentation: Formal-Logical Approaches
  • Formal Semantics and Pragmatics

Working languages:

English, Russian

Program Committee

Yaroslav Slinin (St. Petersburg, chair)

Jean-Yves Béziau (Rio de Janeiro), Daniel Cohnitz (Tartu, Utrecht), Elena Dragalina-Chernaya (Moscow), Irina Ivanova (Bishkek), Edward Karavaev (St. Petersburg), Alexander Karpenko (Moscow), Iryna Khomenko (Kyiv), Marcus Kracht (Bielefeld), Vladimir Markin (Moscow), Anatoliy Migunov (St. Petersburg), Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (Tallinn), Henry Prakken (Groningen), Valery Surovtsev (Tomsk), Allard Tamminga (Groningen), Viktor Tchouechov (Minsk), Tomoyuki Yamada (Sapporo)

Organizing Committee

Yuri Chernoskutov (chair)

Elena Lisanyuk, Ivan Mikirtumov, Daniel Tiskin (secretary)

Important dates

February 1, 2016 submission via EasyChair is open
April 15 submissions due
May 15 notification of acceptance and official invitations for those accepted
June 1 confirmations of acceptance due
June 22,9 a.m. registration at the conference venue is open
June 22–24 the conference

Abstract submission and review

Abstracts are to be submitted exclusively via the EasyChair system. To make a submission, use the following link:

The submitted materials will undergo double-blind review. The Program Committee reserves the right to reject submissions that do not fit into the scope of the conference or the formatting requirements.

Formatting requirements: up to two pages, with a 2.5 cm margin (top margin: 3 cm), Times New Roman font, 12 pt size, single spacing. Footnotes are disallowed. Abstracts should be prepared for blind review. This means that neither the abstract nor the file metadata may contain the authors’ names, affiliations, or acknowledgements.

We accept abstracts in PDF format only.

The abstracts will be printed “as is” in the booklet to be distributed during the conference.

Registration fees

Regular fee: 1000 RUR.

Student fee: 200 RUR.

Fees are to be paid upon arrival.


For any further questions and remarks, please contact Daniel Tiskin, the secretary of the Organizing


Or visit the conference website:

Venue and Accommodation

Conference venue: St. Petersburg State University, Institute of Philosophy

5 Mendeleevskaya liniya, St. Petersburg, Russia (Google Maps).

Unfortunately, the Organizing Committee cannot provide accommodation for the conference participants. Please note that St. Petersburg is a popular tourist attraction in June, so you might wish to book an accommodation in advance.