More information about the Advances in Modal Logic series can be found here.

The conference is co-located with LATD 2018.

A SYSMICS school will be held August 22-26 in Les Diablerets, Switzerland.



Here is a list of places to eat near the university.

Organizing Committee
  • George Metcalfe (Chair)
  • Thomas Studer (Chair)
  • Bettina Choffat
  • Almudena Colacito
  • José Gil-Ferez
  • Eveline Lehmann
  • Nenad Savić
  • Silvia Steila
  • Olim Tuyt
Programme Committee
  • Guram Bezhanishvili, New Mexico State University (Chair)
  • Giovanna D'Agostino, University of Udine (Chair)
  • Natasha Alechina, University of Nottingham
  • Lev Beklemishev, Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow
  • Marta Bílková, Charles University
  • Patrick Blackburn, University of Roskilde
  • Stéphane Demri, CNRS, LSV, ENS Paris-Saclay
  • David Fernández-Duque, Ghent University
  • David Gabelaia, TSU Razmadze Mathematical Institute
  • Mai Gehrke, CNRS Paris Diderot
  • Silvio Ghilardi, Università degli Studi di Milano
  • Nina Gierasimczuk, Danish Technical University
  • Valentin Goranko, Stockholm University
  • Rajeev Goré, The Australian National University
  • Helle Hvid Hansen, Delft University of Technology
  • Ian Hodkinson, Imperial College
  • Wesley Holliday, UC Berkeley
  • Emil Jeřábek, Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Marcus Kracht, Bielefeld University
  • Clemens Kupke, University of Strathclyde
  • Agi Kurucz, King's College London
  • Roman Kuznets, TU Wien
  • Tamar Lando, Columbia University
  • Carsten Lutz, Universität Bremen
  • Larry Moss, Indiana University
  • Sara Negri, University of Helsinki
  • Eric Pacuit, University of Maryland
  • Valeria de Paiva, Nuance Communications, USA
  • Mark Reynolds, The University of Western Australia
  • Ilya Shapirovsky, Institute for the Information Transmission Problems
  • Valentin Shehtman, Institute for the Information Transmission Problems
  • Sonja Smets, Institute of Logic, Language and Computation
  • Viorica Sofronie-Stokkermans, Universität Koblenz-Landau
  • Thomas Studer, Universität Bern
  • Heinrich Wansing, Ruhr University Bochum
  • Frank Wolter, University of Liverpool
  • Michael Zakharyaschev, Birkbeck College London

Important Dates
  • Abstract of full papers submission deadline: 11 March 2018

  • Full paper submission deadline: 25 March 2018

  • Full paper acceptance notification: 25 May 2018

  • Short presentation submission deadline: 1 June 2018

  • Short presentation acceptance notification: 15 June 2018

  • Final version: 24 June 2018

  • Early registration deadline: 30 June 2018

  • Conference: 27-31 August 2018

  • Invited Speakers

    TU Wien, Austria


    TU Wien, Austria


    Victoria University,

    New Zealand


    Victoria University,

    New Zealand


    Birkbeck College,

    University of London


    Birkbeck College, UK

    Institute for Information

    Transmission Problems, Russia

    Invited speaker joint with LATD

    Utrecht University


    Utrecht University,

    The Netherlands


      We invite submissions on all aspects of modal logic, including:

    • History of modal logic;
    • Philosophy of modal logic;
    • Applications of modal logic;
    • Computational aspects of modal logic (e.g., complexity and decidability of modal and temporal logics, modal and temporal logic programming, model checking, model generation, theorem proving for modal logics);
    • Theoretical aspects of modal logic (e.g., topological/algebraic/categorical perspectives on modal logic, coalgebraic modal logic, completeness and canonicity, correspondence and duality theory, many-dimensional modal logics, modal fixed point logics, model theory of modal logic, proof theory of modal logic);
    • Specific instances and variations of modal logic (e.g., description logics, modal logics over non-boolean bases, dynamic logics and other process logics, epistemic and deontic logics, modal logics for agent-based systems, modal logic and game theory, modal logic and grammar formalisms, provability and interpretability logics, spatial and temporal logics, hybrid logic, intuitionistic logic, substructural logics, computationally light fragments of all such logics).

    Papers on related subjects will also be considered.

    Submission via Easychair is currently closed, but will be reopened for the submission of short papers on May 7th.

    There will be two types of submissions:

    1. 1. Full papers for publication in the proceedings and presentation at the conference.
    2. 2. Short presentations intended for presentation at the conference but not for the published proceedings.

    Both types of papers should be submitted electronically using the EasyChair submission page at

    Papers should be prepared using these style files.

    At least one author of each accepted paper or short presentation must register for and attend the conference.


    Authors are invited to submit, for presentation at the conference and publication in the proceedings, full papers reporting on original research and not submitted elsewhere. The proceedings of AiML 2018 will be published by College Publications in a volume to be made available at the conference.
    The submissions should be at most 15 pages, with an optional technical appendix of up to 5 pages, together with a plain-text abstract of 100-200 words. The submissions must be typeset in LaTeX, using the style files and template that will be provided on the AiML 2018 website in due time.
    Authors must submit an abstract in plain text via EasyChair by the abstract deadline prior to full submission of their paper.
    The presentations of accepted full papers will be 30 minutes long.


    These should be at most 5 pages. They may describe preliminary results, work in progress, etc., and will be subject to light reviewing.
    The accepted submissions will be made available at the conference, and the authors will have the opportunity to give short presentations (of up to 15 minutes) on them.

    E-mail enquiries should be directed to the PC chairs:

    The registration fee covers attendance at both AiML and LATD, the proceedings for the meetings, the welcome reception on August 28th and the conference dinner on August 30th.

    Before June 30th After July 1st
    Participant CHF 200 CHF 250
    Student CHF 100 CHF 150
    The registration is now open. You can register via this link.

    The full program can be downloaded here.

    The list of accepted papers can be consulted here:

  • Full Papers

  • Short Papers
  • The booklet of short papers can be found here.

    Conference Venue
    AiML 2018 will take place at the University of Bern.
    The conference will be held at the Exakte Wissenschaften building, headquarters of the Mathematical Institute.

    Travel Information
    The City of Bern is situated in the heart of Switzerland and can easily be reached by air, rail or road.
    You can find here detailed information on how to reach Bern.
    From your very first overnight stay in a tourist accommodation in Bern, you will receive a Bern ticket for your whole stay, which will allow you travel for free on public transport.

    The Students Lodge does not provide a Bern ticket.

    Lunch Suggestions
    Here is a list of places to eat near the university.

    Welcome Reception
    The Welcome Reception will begin at 6pm on Tuesday August 28th at Schloss Köniz.

    The best way to reach the Schloss is by taking the number 10 bus from Bern Bahnhof, direction Schliern, getting off at the bus stop Köniz Schloss after about 13 minutes. If you are staying in a hotel, you will receive a Bern Ticket that is valid for all buses and trams in Bern, otherwise you will need to buy a ticket from a machine by the bus stop.

    Social Dinner
    The Social Dinner will take place at the Event-Lounge of the Schwellenmätteli restaurants on Thursday August 30th, starting at 7pm.

    It can be reached by public transport, taking tram 7 or 8* to Helvetiaplatz and walking down to the river, but is also an easy 25 minute walk from the university.

    *Tram 7 and 8 do not operate due to a construction site. They are replaced by a tram replacement bus.

    Accommodation Information
    A limited number of rooms in the Students Lodge Tscharnergut are available for the conferences.
    Click here for more information about Tscharnergut.
    The available rooms are in category 5 (single rooms with shared bathroom). They cost CHF 235 per week.

    To make a reservation please use the form and mention AiML & LATD in the Comments field.


    George Metcalfe

    Mathematisches Institut
    Universität Bern
    Sidlerstrasse 5
    CH-3012 Bern

    Thomas Studer

    Institut für Informatik
    Universität Bern
    Neubrückstrasse 10
    CH-3012 Bern

    This event has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement N. 689176.