Convocatory XX EIDL-SIILA 2017

The Mexican Academy of Logic (AML-México)

The Workshop of Logic Teaching (TDL-México)

The Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla (UPAEP-México)

The Mexican Cultural Centre (MCC-United Kingdom, México)



We invite you to participate in the 20th International Conference of Logic Teaching (EIDL) and 7th International Symposium for Research in Logic and Argumentation (SIILA), will be held on 7th–10th November 2017 at Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla, Mexico-Puebla.

The following types of contributions would be acceptable for the EIDL part of the conference:

  • Presentation of Computer Programs to Learn Logic
  • Presentation of Logic Courses Syllabi.
  • Presentation of Teaching Materials
  • Research on the Methodology of the Teaching of Formal Logic
  • Research on the Teaching of Informal Logic, Critical Thinking, Argumentation and Rhetoric.
  • Research on the Philosophy of Logic Teaching
  • Research on the Teaching of Logic for Computation/Law/Linguistics/Mathematics/Philosophy/other Students.

And the following research topics would be acceptable for the SIILA part of the conference:

  • Formal or Informal Logic
  • Critical Thinking, and Argumentation
  • Reasoning and Computability
  • Philosophy of Logic.

The papers will have the following general structure:

Title, Subtitle (optional), Names of authors, Institution, Abstract in Spanish, Abstract in English, Introduction, Body of the text, Conclusions, References.

The paper will be captured in Times New Roman font. Each abstract with keywords (3-5) and a length from 250 to 400 words, font size 10. The titles with font size 16, subtitles font size 14, textual quotes with more than 5 lines with font size 10. The body of the text in font size 12, 1.5 line spacing. References in APA Style. The top and bottom margins will be 2.5 cm, left and right margins 3.0 cm. Figures should be numbered with Arabic numerals, have a title and the corresponding source.

Papers in Spanish and English will be accepted. The summaries should be submitted to [email protected] in .docx or .doc file (Word) and in .pdf file, with the name xx_eidl_summary or vii_siila_summary. The mail should contain the following information: Paper title, author names with institutional affiliation and emails, type of contribution and research topic.

Up to 5 authors are permitted. Summaries will be subjected to a double-blind review process. Once you receive the notification that your summary is accepted, you should send the paper in the extended version and cover the corresponding payment. Papers should not exceed 12 pages including figures and references, and they must include the already accepted abstract. You should send papers through the website of the Mexican Academy of Logic: with the name of xxeidl_paper or viisila_paper in Word and .pdf files. Together with the submission of your paper, you should complete the registration form and include a proof of your payment. Each presentation of a paper will last 20 minutes at the most.

Payments should be deposited to the following bank account: BBVA Bancomer, account number: 0189125159, Academia Mexicana de Lógica A.C., bank branch: 0183, D.F. Etiopía, CLABE 012180001891251593. Additional information at [email protected]

Important Dates:

  • Abstract submission: 1st May to 18th July 2017
  • Notification of (abstract) acceptance: 15th June to 25th August 2017
  • Paper submission: 1st July to 31th August 2017
  • Registration (speakers): 1st July to 31th August 2017
  • Registration (attendees): 1st May to 10th November 2017

Registration fees:


  • Early payment (1st May to 6th August 2017): USD $ 20
  • Late payment (1st August to 10th November 2017): USD $ 35


Early payment (1st July to 8th August 2017):

  • 1 speaker: USD $ 60
  • Speaker (2 authors) USD $ 70 (10 USD per additional author)

Late payment (7th to 25th August 2017):

  • 1 speaker: USD $ 80
  • 2 speakers: USD $ 90
  • (10 USD per additional author)

Registration fees include access to all sessions of the XX International Conference and to the 7th International Symposium for Research in Logic and Argumentation, an electronic book with isbn containing the papers of the meeting and a certificate of attendance stating that you presented a paper in this event. In the case you, as a speaker, cancel, you must notify by e-mail to [email protected].

Cancellations received before 1st August will be refunded 50%, after this date payments are non-refundable. No refunds will be given for attendees. Reimbursements will be processed after the Conference.

Local Committee

Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla (UPAEP, México)

Dr. José Martín Castro-Manzano

Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities at the UPAEP

Dr. Roberto Casales-García

Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities at the UPAEP


Organising Committee

Governing Board of The Mexican Academy of Logic


Jesús Castañeda-Rivera (President)

Jesús Jasso-Méndez (Vice-President)

Claudio Marcelo Conforti-Carlomagno (Secretary)

Gabriela Guevara-Reyes (Treasurer)

Fecha del evento: 
De Martes, Noviembre 7, 2017 - 09:00 hasta Viernes, Noviembre 10, 2017 - 17:15
Lugar del evento: 
21 sur 1103
Barrio Santiago
Puebla PUE 72410