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[CfP] International Lisp Conference '07 (news)

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  • Pascal Costanza
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    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 19, 2006
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      | Clare College, Cambridge, England - April 1-4, 2007 |
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      Sponsored by:

      The Association of Lisp Users

      Important news:

      + Registration for the conference is now open. Take advantage of
      early registration discounts by registering early. There are
      also discounts for ACM and ALU members.

      + Mailing lists for prospective participants have been set up.

      + We have applied for ACM SIGPLAN In-cooperation status and expect
      to be able to publish the proceedings for ILC'07 in the ACM
      Digital Library.

      + We are delighted that the following have accepted invitations to
      speak at the conference:

      Richard Jones (University of Kent)
      John Mallery (MIT CSAIL)
      Ralf Moeller (Hamburg University of Technology)
      Christian Queinnec (Univ. Pierre & Marie Curie)
      Manuel Serrano (INRIA Sophia Antipolis)
      Michael Sperber (University of Tuebingen)
      Herbert Stoyan (University of Erlangen)

      We will announce a few more invited speakers soon.

      + The program committee has been formed.

      General Information:

      The Association of Lisp Users is pleased to announce the 2007
      International Lisp Conference will be held in Cambridge, England
      at Clare College from April 1st to 4th, 2007.

      We encourage submissions in diverse areas, including but not
      limited to: language design and implementation, software
      engineering, mathematical and scientific computing, artificial
      intelligence, data mining, business intelligence, bioinformatics,
      telecommunications and networking, the semantic web, music, and
      entertainment technologies.

      Alongside our usual four day program of tutorials and prominent
      invited speakers, and excellent technical sessions, this year
      there will also be workshops and demonstrations sessions.

      The official language of the conference is English. Further
      details are available at the conference web site.

      Technical Program:

      Original submissions in all areas related to the conference themes
      are invited for the following categories.

      Papers: Technical papers of up to 15 pages that describe original
      results, and/or extended abstracts of 4 pages with full papers
      sent soon after.

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

      Workshops: Abstracts of up to 2 pages for groups of people who
      intend to work on a focussed topic for half a day.

      Tutorials: Abstracts of up to 2 pages for indepth presentations
      about topics of special interest for 90 - 180 minutes.

      Panel discussions: Abstracts of up to 2 pages for discussions
      about current themes. Panel discussion proposals must mention
      panel member who are willing to partake in a discussion.

      Conference Registration:

      Conference registration is now open. Simply visit

      The advance registration deadline is March 11th. but if you
      register before December 31st we'll give you another 20% off the
      advance registration price.

      Registration includes: access to all events, morning and afternoon
      teas / coffees, self-service lunch, banquet (Tuesday April 3rd),
      proceedings and hopefully a conference t-shirt. Accomodation is
      available in Clare College's "Memorial Court".


      Credit cards and PayPal are accepted, as are cheques (sterling or
      US dollars) and international bank transfers.

      Important Dates:

      Please send contributions before the submission deadline to the
      program committe (ilc07-program-committee at alu.org).

      Deadline for abstract submissions: December 15, 2006
      Notification of acceptance or rejection: February 5, 2007
      Deadline for final paper submissions: March 2, 2007

      Advance registration deadline: March 11, 2007
      Advance advance registration deadline: December 31, 2006

      Organizing Committee:

      Co-Chairs: Carl Shapiro (SRI International)
      Pascal Costanza (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

      Members: Rusty Johnson (ALU)
      Peter Lindahl (ALU)

      Program Chair: JonL White (The Ginger Ice Cream Factory / ALU)

      Contact: ilc07-program-committee at alu.org

      Local chair: Nick Levine (Ravenbrook / ALU)

      General correspondence: ilc07-organizing-committee at alu.org

      Program Committee:

      Jeff Dalton (University of Edinburgh)
      Rainer Joswig (Valtech)
      Hsiao Kuroda (Mathematical Systems Inc.)
      Nick Levine (Ravenbrook)
      Henry Lieberman (MIT Media Lab)
      Joe Marshall (Google Inc.)
      Scott McKay (ITA Software)
      Wolfgang De Meuter (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
      Julian Padget (University of Bath)
      Jeff Shrager (Stanford University and Xerox PARC)
      Mark Stickel (SRI International)

      Mailing Lists:

      General conference announcements are made on a very occasional
      basis to the low-volume mailing list ilc07-announce.


      If you're thinking of participating in ILC 2007, you should either
      join this list or take an occasional look at the archives.

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