PhD Symposium at iFM'16 on Formal Methods: Algorithms, Tools and Applications (PhD-iFM'16)

Important Dates

  • Submission: March 15, 2016 March 20, 2016 (extended)
  • Notification: April 1, 2016
  • PhD Symposium: June 5, 2016

Goals and Scope

The theory, implementation, integration or application of formal methods in a broad sense.

Who can submit?

PhD students and young researchers at an early career stage (up to 2 years after PhD completion).

Why to submit?

Participants will have the possibility to give short presentations about their research projects. Furthermore, we are happy to announce a tutorial by Mohammad Reza Mousavi and a talk by Carlo Ghezzi.

  • The doctoral symposium offers an excellent opportunity to present your work in an international setting, and to get feedback from senior researchers in the field.
  • The doctoral symposium lets you exchange knowledge and experiences with fellow PhD-students in a related topic.
  • The best paper/presentation will be awarded.
  • The selected contributions will be published in a technical report of Reykjavik University, Iceland.

What to submit?

You are welcome to submit an extended abstract of at most 3 pages, describing your research project which you would like to present. Co-authors are allowed, but you should be the first author. The results may have been accepted or even published elsewhere. Multiple submissions by one author are not permitted. Submissions should be written in English and follow the EasyChair formatting guidelines, available at

Please submit your abstract electronically in pdf via the EasyChair page The submitted abstracts will undergo a lightweight reviewing process. A symposium proceedings containing the accepted abstracts will be available as a technical report of Reykjavik University.

Invited Sessions 

  • Mohammad Reza Mousavi (Halmstad University, Sweden) will talk about “How to Write and Present a Computer Science Paper”.
  • Carlo Ghezzi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) will talk about “Formal models and verification to support software evolution”.



Program Committee

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