Call for Papers

The Turing Centenary Conference will include invited talks and a poster session. Submissions are sought in several areas of computer science, mathematics, and biology. The University of Manchester established a £20,000 worth best paper award program. A subset of poster session submissions will be selected as candidates for best paper awards.

Submissions of two kinds are welcome:

  1. Regular papers
  2. Research reports
All submitted papers must be in the PDF format and between 3 and 15 pages long. All submissions will be evaluated by the programme committee. Submissions must be in the PDF format. Submission is through the EasyChair system, the submission page.


Regular papers must include original work not submitted before or during the Turing-100 reviewing period to any other event with published proceedings or a journal. All submitted regular papers will be considered eligible for the best paper awards.

Research reports can contain work in progress and/or be based on previously submitted work. They will not be eligible for the best paper awards.

Submissions are welcome in all areas of computer science, mathematics and biology listed below:

  • computation theory
  • logic in computation
  • artificial intelligence
  • social aspects of computation
  • models of computation
  • program analysis
  • mathematics of evolution and emergence
  • knowledge processing
  • natural language processing
  • cryptography
  • machine learning
  • cognitive science
  • mathematical biology

Schedule and conference proceedings

The submission deadline is April 16. All submissions will be evaluated by the Turing-100 programme. Authors will be notified by acceptance or rejection on or before May 1st.  At least one author of every accepted paper must register for the conference, attend it and present the paper at the poster session. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and available at the conference. The instructions on preparing final versions for the proceedings will appear on this Web site.

Best paper awards

A subset of accepted regular papers will be selected by the programme committee for the second round of reviewing. The authors of the selected papers will be invited to submit revised versions of their papers by May 16. The programme committee will make decisions on best paper awards by June 14. All papers receiving the award will be published in a book dedicated to the conference and published after the conference. This book will also contain some papers by invited and panel speakers.

In the case of doubts about the relevance of your paper to the conference and for all other queries please contact programme chair Andrei Voronkov at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .