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CARLA 2023

The first workshop “Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application” took place at the Institute of Cognitive Science at Osnabrück University in 2018, followed by two virtual events as part of the Bolzano Summer of Knowledge (BOSK) in 2020, 2021, and a hybrid event at the Humboldt University of Berlin in 2022.

The Psycholinguistics and Cognition Lab of the Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, will be hosting the 5th edition of the CARLA workshop, to be held on August 23-25 (Wed-Fri), 2023, in Montreal.

Time and Venue:

      Date: August 23-25 (Wed-Fri), 2023
      Venue: Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Invited Speakers:

Special session: (23 August)

      Robyn Carston, Department of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL

      John Perry, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University [tentative]

      Brendan Gillon, Department of Linguistics, McGill University

Main session: (24-25 August)

      Evelina Fedorenko, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

      Alex Clarke, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge [tentative]

      Stevan Harnad, Department of Psychology, UQAM

      Alan Bale, Department of Linguistics, Concordia University

Call for Abstracts:

“Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application” (CARLA) is an international workshop aimed at fostering interdisciplinary exchange about research on concepts. It invites contributions from all fields related to cognitive science, including (but not limited to) linguistics, artificial intelligence, psychology, philosophy, logic, computer science.

The workshop is open for research on any aspect of concepts, but there are three overarching topics that are of special interest with the following (not exhaustive) list of exemplary subtopics:

This workshop aims to provide an excellent opportunity to present and discuss ongoing research on concepts, both from theoretical/formal and applied/experimental viewpoints. We invite concept researchers from all related fields to submit abstracts to the workshop.