[Ecls-list] [CfP] International Lisp Conference '07 (news)

Pascal Costanza pc at p-cos.net
Sun Nov 19 17:32:55 UTC 2006

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|                 INTERNATIONAL LISP CONFERENCE 2007                 |
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|            http://www.international-lisp-conference.org            |
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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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