[Pl-seminar] LL2, Nov. 9, 2002, Call For Participation

Paul Steckler steck at ccs.neu.edu
Tue, 22 Oct 2002 11:18:51 -0400

Forwarded from the LL1 mailing list:

        Lightweight Languages Worshop 2002 (LL2)
     Saturday, November 9, 2002, Room 34-101, MIT, Cambridge, MA
     http://ll2.ai.mit.edu   mailto:ll2@ai.mit.edu

LL2 will be an intense, exciting, one-day forum bringing together the
best programming language implementors and researchers, from both
academia and industry, to exchange ideas and information, to challenge
one another, and to learn from one another.

10:00 AM Concurrency Oriented Programming in Erlang (invited talk)
         - Joe Armstrong, Swedish Institute of Computer Science.
10:45 AM From Scripts to Programs: The Run-Time System, Or
         Lightweight Languages as Lightweight Operating Systems
         - Matthew Flatt, PLT
11:15 AM Break
11:45 AM Supporting Persistent Objects in Python
         - Jeremy Hylton, Zope Corporation
12:15 PM Safe Asynchronous Exceptions For Python
         - Stephen N. Freund, Williams College, and=20
           Mark P. Mitchell, CodeSourcery, LLC
12:35 PM Lunch
1:45 PM Disruptive Programming Language Technologies (invited talk)
        - Todd Proebsting, Microsoft Research.
2:30 PM break=20
2:45 PM The Needle Programming Language
        - Neel Krishnaswami
3:15 PM Leveraging Libraries in Lightweight Languages: the Jscheme
        Or Why Bambi Snuggles with Godzilla
        - Kenneth R. Anderson, BBN, and Timothy J. Hickey, Brandeis
          and Geoffrey S. Knauth, BAE Systems, and Gary L. Kratkiewicz,
3:45 PM break=20
4:15 PM The Ruby Programming language (invited talk)
        - Yukihiro Matsumoto. =20
5:00 PM IBM Lightweight Services
        - Christopher Vincent, IBM Internet Technology
5:20 PM Why Extension Programmers Should Stop Worrying about Parsing and

        Start Thinking about Type Systems
        - David M. Beazley, University of Chicago
5:40 PM The Laszlo application description language, LZX
        - Oliver Steele
6:00 PM End.  Head out for Dinner. =20

After the workshop, there will be an evening social event and dinner.

To register, simply send mail to ll2-register@ai.mit.edu  =20

We are currently hoping for sufficient sponsorship to avoid charging
admission to the workshop.  Closer to Nov. 9th we will state whether
or not there will be a minimal registration fee (just to cover food).

Program Committee

Paul Graham, Arc=20
Jeremy Hylton, Zope Corporation=20
Shriram Krishnamurthi, Brown University=20
Mike Salib, MIT
Olin Shivers, Georgia Tech.=20
Dan Sugalski, Perl Foundation =20
Greg Sullivan (chair), MIT AI Lab=20
Dan Weinreb, BEA Systems, Inc.=20