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The BLAST Conference Series circulates among different univ ersities and focuses on Boolean Algebras, Lattices , Algebraic Logic, Quantum Logic, Universal Algebr a, Set Theory, Set-theoretic Topology and Point-fr ee Topology. This year's installment of the BLAST conference series will take place on the campus of Vanderbilt University from August 14 to August 18 , 2017. It honors the life and memory of Bjarni Jó nsson. The scientific program will include nine in vited lectures, three tutorials and contributed ta lks. It is worth mentioning that there will be a s pectacular solar eclipse in Nashville on August 21 st, so perhaps some participants may elect to stay on for a few days after the conference.

\n\nThis is a preliminary announcement. Additional information will be provided in the beginning of A pril.

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Authors are kindly as
ked to submit an abstract (not exceeding two pages
) for their proposed contributed talks. The deadli
ne for the abstract is **May 31, 2107. After this date, contributed talks may st
ill be accepted, depending on available space.**