[plt-scheme] ICFP09 Call for Participation

From: Matthew Fluet (ICFP Publicity Chair) (icfp.publicity at googlemail.com)
Date: Mon Jun 22 11:28:20 EDT 2009

                        Call for Participation

            The 14th ACM SIGPLAN International Conference
                on Functional Programming (ICFP 2009)


          Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 August - 2 September 2009

ICFP 2009 provides a forum for researchers and developers to hear
about the latest work on the design, implementations, principles, and
uses of functional programming. The conference covers the entire
spectrum of work, from practice to theory, including its peripheries.

Preliminary program:
 * Accepted papers:
  + http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~apt/icfp09_accepted_papers/accepted.html
 * Invited speakers:
   + Guy Steele -- Organizing Functional Code for Parallel Execution:
     or, foldl and foldr Considered Slightly Harmful
   + Benjamin Pierce -- Lambda, the Ultimate TA: Using a Proof
     Assistant to Teach Programming Language Foundations
   +Dan Piponi -- Commutative Monads, Diagrams and Knots

Schedule including related workshops:
 * Aug 30: ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on ML
 * Aug 30: ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Generic Programming
 * Aug 31-Sep 2: ICFP09
 * Sep  3: ACM SIGPLAN Haskell Symposium
 * Sep  3: ACM SIGPLAN Developer Tracks on Functional Programming
 * Sep  4: Commercial Users of Functional Programming
 * Sep  4: ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Mechanizing Metatheory
 * Sep  4: ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Approaches and Applications of
           Inductive Programming
 * Sep  5: ACM SIGPLAN Erlang Workshop
 * Sep  5: ACM SIGPLAN Developer Tracks on Functional Programming
 * Sep  5: ACM SIGPLAN Haskell Implementors Workshop

Registration information:
 * http://www.regmaster.com/conf/icfp2009.html
 * Early registration deadline: July 30, 2009

Local arrangements (including travel and accommodation):
 * http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/ICFP_2009_Local_Arrangements
 * Conference reservation/rate deadline: July 20, 2009
 * ICFP09 coincides with the final week of the Edinburgh International
   Festival, one of the premier arts and cultural festivals in the
   world.  The opportunity to attend the Festival is a plus!  Due to
   the popularity of Edinburgh during the festival period, we
   strongly recommend booking accommodation early.

Conference organizers:
 * General Chair: Graham Hutton (University of Nottingham)
 * Program Chair: Andrew Tolmach (Portland State University)
 * Local Arrangements Chairs: Philip Wadler (University of Edinburgh),
   Kevin Hammond (University of St Andrews), and
   Gregory Michaelson (Heriot-Watt University)
 * Workshop Co-Chairs: Christopher Stone (Harvey Mudd College), and
   Michael Sperber (DeinProgramm)
 * Programming Contest Chair: Andrew Gill (University of Kansas)
 * Publicity Chair: Matthew Fluet (Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago)


And, don't forget about the ICFP Programming Contest this weekend!!

 * http://www.icfpcontest.org
 * Friday, June 26 to Monday, June 29
 * Organizers: Computer Systems Design Laboratory (University of Kansas)

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