Centre for Philosophy of Time

Department of Philosophy - Università degli Studi di Milano

Third annual meeting of the International Association for the Philosophy of Time

(a joint project of the Philosophy of Time Society [USA], the Centre for Time [Australia] and the Center for Philosophy of Time [Italy]).


June 10-11, 2016 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Winston-Salem, NC, USA. Two full days, with conference banquet the second night; arrive June 9, depart June 12.

There will be a number of $500 travel awards for best abstracts submitted by graduate students and non tenure track faculty.

Please send an abstract (300 words max) of your paper (reading time no more than 25 minutes) by email attachment to Adrian Bardon at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by March 15, 2016. Include name, institutional affiliation, and preferred email address on abstract. Indicate if you are eligible and wish to be considered for the travel awards described above.

In addition to paper sessions, several special sessions have already been arranged:

A panel session on quantum gravity and spacetime, which will feature Nick Huggett (Illinois-Chicago), Christian Wuthrich (Geneva), Alyssa Ney (UC-Davis), and Tiziana Vistarini (Colorado).

Another panel session on causation and time, which will feature Sara Bernstein (Duke), Heather Demarest (Oklahoma), Mathias Frisch (Hannover), and Nina Emery (Brown).

Finally, we have planned a formal debate between Kristie Miller (Sydney) and Graeme A. Forbes (Kent) on the question, “Is there a future for Growing Block Theory?”

Registration fee will be $75 US for tenured and tenure-track faculty, or international permanent equivalent; there will be no fee for graduate students and non-tenure-track, contingent, or retired faculty. 

Send registration fee in the form of a check made out to “WFU Philosophy” to:


Donna Simmons – Philosophy Dept.

Wake Forest University 

P.O. Box 7332

Winston Salem, NC 27109


A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees at the Embassy Suites at the conference rate of $129/night. Go to the following page to book a room:


TEL: +1-336-724-2300

You will have up until 30 days before the conference–or until the block of rooms has filled–to secure a room at this rate. Travel to and from airport (GSO) by shuttle has been arranged.


Contact Adrian Bardon at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with questions.