This is a workshop organised by the "Algebra, Logic and Topology" research group of CMUC in honour of Aleš Pultr, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.


Invited Speakers

Richard N. Ball (University of Denver, Denver, USA)
Mai Gehrke (CNRS and Université Côte d'Azur, Nice, France)
Javier Gutiérrez García (University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain)
Dirk Hofmann (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Organizing Committee

Maria Manuel Clementino
Maria João Ferreira
Jorge Picado
Sandra Pinto
Manuela Sobral

Scientific Committee

Bernhard Banaschewski (McMaster Univ., Hamilton)
Maria Manuel Clementino (CMUC, Univ. Coimbra)
Jorge Picado (CMUC, Univ. Coimbra)
Manuela Sobral (CMUC, Univ. Coimbra)

Abstract Submission

In addition to invited one-hour talks there will be 30 minute contributed talks (25 min talk duration / 5 min questions resp. break). Participants are encouraged to submit an abstract for a contributed talk.
Please prepare your abstract using the following latex template:

abstract latex template (pdf file)

To submit an abstract, please name it as "lastname.tex", and send both the tex source and the resulting pdf file to Jorge Picado (picado at

Important: if you have not received an acknowledgement of receipt within 48 hours after submitting your abstract, please contact Jorge Picado.

Deadline for abstract submission: July 22.


Please register as soon as possible, but not later than July 22, by sending an e-mail to Jorge Picado (picado at with the following information:

First Name: .........................
Family Name: ......................
Institution: ..........................
Country:  ............................
E-mail address: ...................
I plan to give a 30-min talk: Yes/No.
I would like to attend the Workshop Dinner: Yes/No.

There is no registration fee.
We will organize a Workshop Dinner on Friday 28 (to be paid in cash at arrival). More details soon.

Special Volume

TOPOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATIONS will publish a special volume in honour of Aleš Pultr, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, with the proceedings of the workshop. The guest editors are Bernhard Banaschewski, Maria Manuel Clementino and Jorge Picado.

How to submit: Send a pdf file of your manuscript to Jorge Picado (picado at, possibly suggesting one of the Guest Editors to be assigned to the paper. All submissions should be within the scope of the Journal and will be carefully refereed following the standards of Topology and its Applications.

Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2018


Workshop on Algebra Logic and Topology
c/o Jorge Picado
CMUC, University of Coimbra
Largo D. Dinis, Coimbra, PORTUGAL
email: picado (at)