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CFP: The Future of Programming & Inaugural Speech Eelco Visser | TU Delft | 16, 17 Jan 2014

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Invitation to attend the symposium on

The Future of Programming

followed by the inaugural speech of Eelco Visser

TU Delft, 16 and 17 January 2014
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Register now at http://eelcovisser.org/wiki/future-of-programming

Registration includes lunch and is free, but seating is limited

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## Symposium

Software systems are the engines of modern information society. Our ability to cope
with the increasing complexity of software systems is limited by the programming
languages we use to build them. Bridging the gap between domain concepts and
the implementation of these concepts in a programming language is one of the core
challenges of software engineering. Modern programming languages have considerably
reduced this gap, but often still require low-level programmatic encodings of domain
concepts.

On Thursday January 16 and Friday January 17, 2014, TU Delft hosts a symposium
on the future of programming, which will provide an overview of the challenges in
software development and programming languages and visions to their solution from
different angles by a line-up of distinguished national and international speakers
from academia and industry.

The symposium is followed by the inaugural speech of Eelco Visser on the occasion
of his appointment as Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professor at TU Delft.

## Speakers

The following distinguished speakers have confirmed their participation:

* Arie van Deursen (TU Delft): On software changes, large and small. Versioning in the Maven ecosystem
* Brandon Hill (Oracle Labs): DSL engineering in industry (Spoofax at Oracle Labs)
* Erik Meijer (TU Delft/Applied Duality): Reactive programming
* Guido Wachsmuth (TU Delft): Meta-languages for language design (name binding, type systems, semantics)
* Harry Buhrman (UvA/CWI): Programming quantum computers
* John Hughes (Chalmers): The future of testing
* Manuel Serrano (INRIA): From PCs to tablets: Programming the diffuse Web
* Markus Püschel (ETH): Teaching computers to write fast libraries
* Markus Völter (Itemis): mbeddr: Extensible languages for embedded software engineering
* Sebastian Erdweg (TU Darmstadt): Library-based language extensions in SugarJ
* Stefan Hanenberg (U. Duisburg): Empirical evaluation of programming language constructs
* Tiark Rompf (EPFL): Lightweight modular staging

## Inaugural Speech Eelco Visser

The symposium is followed by Eelco Visser's inaugural speech

    "Programming Languages shape Computational Thinking"

on January 17, 2014 at 15:00 in the TU Delft Aula.

## Registration

More information and registration at

http://eelcovisser.org/wiki/future-of-programming


-- Eelco Visser

Professor of Computer Science at Delft University of Technology

Email: e.visser <at> tudelft.nl
Web: http://eelcovisser.org 
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