Conference Schedule

Monday, May 17
8:30 - 12:10  On-site registration 
9:00 - 9:15  Opening (Matthias Scheutz, Organizer) 
9:15 - 9:30  Presidential Address (Georg Dorffner, University of Vienna, ASoCS) 
9:30 - 10:00  Introduction: The "New Computationalism"
Matthias Scheutz, University of Notre Dame,USA, University of Vienna, ASoCS, Austria 
Abstract
10:00 - 11:00  Four Dialectics of Computing
Brian Smith, Indiana University Bloomington, USA
Abstract
Coffee break 
11:10 - 11:40  Transparent Computationalism
Ronald Chrisley, University of Sussex, UK
Abstract
11:10 - 12:10 Embedding Computation
Georg Schwarz,University of Vienna, Austria
Abstract
Lunch break 
14:00 - 15:00  Ideas about a New Computationalism: Its possible limits and its relation to VR-Technologies 
Rainer Born, University of Linz, ASoCS, Austria
Abstract
15:00 - 15:30  Computationalism - The Very Idea
David Davenport, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Abstract
Coffee break 
15:50 - 16:30  Poster Session Abstracts
19:30  Welcome reception and dinner at Harmer's Bar 
Tuesday, May 18
9:00 - 9:30  Productivity and the Progam/Memory Distinction
Oron Shagrir, The Hebrew University, Israel
Abstract
9:30 - 10:30  Why a closed, rule-governed, 'digital' system need not be a formal system: the case of the ancient game of Go
Adrian Cussins, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA
Abstract
Coffee break 
10:40 - 12:10  Workshop on Formality
Session led by Adrian Cussins
Lunch break 
14:00 - 14:30  No Cognition without Representation? 
Dynamical Computationalism and the Emulation Theory of Represenation 
Samir Chopra, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA 
Abstract
14:30 - 15:30  Authentic Intentionality
John Haugeland, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Abstract
Coffee break 
15:40 - 17:20  Workshop on Intentionality
Session led by John Haugeland
17:20 - 17:50  Part Binding in a Noisy Environment by Dynamic Binding of Synfire Chains
Gaby Hayon, Moshe Abeles, Daniel Lehmann, The Hebrew University, Israel
Abstract
Wednesday, May 19
9:00 - 10:00  The Rumors of its Demise have been Greatly Exaggerated
David Israel, Stanford University, SRI International, USA
Abstract
10:00 - 11:30  Workshop on Is there Life in the Old Paradigm?
Session led by David Israel
Coffee break 
11:40 - 12:40  Narrow Versus Wide Mechanism
Jack Copeland, University of Canterbury, NZ
Abstract
Lunch break 
14:00 - 15:30  Workshop on Mechanism
Session led by Jack Copeland
15:30 - 15:50  Ideas about a New Computationalism 
Rainer Born, University of Linz, ASoCS, Austria
Coffee break 
16:00 - 17:30  Workshop on Computationalism, Incompleteness and the Communication of Knowledge 
Session led by Rainer Born
17:30 - 19:00 Film showing: Kurt Gödel--Ein Mathematischer Mythos
Thursday, May 20
9:00 - 10:00  Out of the Box: How AI Got Computers Wrong
Phil Agre, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Abstract
10:00 - 11:30  Workshop on Social Context
Session led by Phil Agre
Coffee break 
11:40 - 12:40  Symbold Grounding and the Origin of Language 
Stevan Harnad, University of Southampton, UK
Abstract
Lunch break 
14:00 - 15:30  Workshop on The Peekaboo Role of Consciousness in Cognitive Modeling 
Session led by Stevan Harnad
15:30 - 15:50  Prospects for the Philosophy of Computation
Brian C. Smith, Indiana University Bloomington, USA
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:30  Workshop on Philosophy of Computation
Session led by Brian Smith
17:30 - 17:45  Resume (Matthias Scheutz, Organizer)