Student Session


The student program of SSA 2020 consists of poster sessions, where participants can present their work and discuss it with the lecturers and keynote speakers, and a mentoring session, where specific topics can be discussed.

Participants in the student program have to submit a thesis abstract before the school. All abstracts will be reviewed. In case of acceptance the students have to present their work at a poster session. The best poster will be awarded a "best poster award".

The student program is an important part of the summer school, but participation in the student program is not mandatory for attending the summer school and based on acceptance of a thesis abstract.

Submission of abstracts

Participants need to submit a thesis abstract to the school before or on July 31, 2020 (Hawaiian time). The abstract should not exceed 2 pages in length (not including references) and follow the formatting instructions of COMMA'20.

The abstract should give an overview of the PhD project of the student. For students at an early stage of the PhD, the abstract can outline an objective and motivation of the research, while more advanced PhD students can also report on previous results, which can be published elsewhere. We welcome contributions from all disciplines (both directly and indirectly) related to argumentation, including e.g. non-monotonic reasoning, logic programming, linguistics, natural language processing, philosophy and psychology, just to mention a few of them. The student should also be the sole author of the abstract, but advisors can be mentioned in an acknowledgements section.

The abstract must be submitted to EasyChair in PDF format not later than July 31, 2020 (the address will be provided in the following).