‹Programming› 2019
Mon 1 - Thu 4 April 2019 Genova, Italy

The purpose of the European Lisp Symposium is to provide a forum for the discussion and dissemination of all aspects of design, implementation and application of any of the Lisp and Lisp-inspired dialects, including Common Lisp, Scheme, Emacs Lisp, AutoLisp, ISLISP, Dylan, Clojure, ACL2, ECMAScript, Racket, SKILL, Hop and so on. We encourage everyone interested in Lisp to participate.

External Website

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Initial Call for Papers

The 12th European Lisp Symposium invites high quality papers about novel research results, insights and lessons learned from practical applications and educational perspectives. We also encourage submissions about known ideas as long as they are presented in a new setting and/or in a highly elegant way.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Context-, aspect-, domain-oriented and generative programming
  • Macro-, reflective-, meta- and/or rule-based development approaches
  • Language design and implementation
  • Language integration, inter-operation and deployment
  • Development methodologies, support and environments
  • Educational approaches and perspectives
  • Experience reports and case studies

We invite submissions in the following forms:

Papers: Technical papers of up to 8 pages that describe original results or explain known ideas in new and elegant ways.

Demonstrations: Abstracts of up to 2 pages for demonstrations of tools, libraries, and applications.

Tutorials: Abstracts of up to 4 pages for in-depth presentations about topics of special interest for at least 90 minutes and up to 180 minutes.

The symposium will also provide slots for lightning talks, to be registered on-site every day.

All submissions should be formatted following the ACM SIGS guidelines and include ACM Computing Classification System 2012 concepts and terms. Submissions should be uploaded to Easy Chair, at the following address: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=els2019

Note: to help us with the review process please indicate the type of submission by entering either “paper”, “demo”, or “tutorial” in the Keywords field.

Mon 1 Apr

09:00 - 10:30: ELS 2019 - Keynote at Paganini
els-201909:30 - 10:30
Stefan MonnierUniversité de Montréal

Tue 2 Apr

09:00 - 10:30: ELS 2019 - Keynote at Paganini
els-201909:00 - 10:00
Christophe RhodesGoldsmiths, University of London

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els-2019Not scheduled yet
Matthew FlattUniversity of Utah