SPLS, Wednesday 11th October 2017 at the University of Edinburgh


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The Scottish Programming Languages Seminar is an informal meeting for the discussion of any aspect of programming languages. SPLS will be held at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh on Wednesday 11th October.

Information and updates about the October edition of SPLS will be sent via the SPLS Mailing List.

If you plan on attending, please register here so we have an idea of numbers for catering. There will be a vegetarian option available, but please let us know if you have any other dietary requirements.

We gratefully acknowledge the continued support of the SICSA Theory, Modelling and Computation theme.

Confirmed Speakers


The meeting will begin at 12:00 and last until 18:00. We will go for dinner at Pizza Posto at 7PM after the meeting, which is a nice pizza restaurant close to the Informatics Forum. We will confirm numbers on the day.

12:00 - 13:00: Lunch

13:00 - 14:00: Concurrency Session The

14:00 - 14:30: Coffee

14:30 - 16:00: The Normali{s, z}ing Session

16:00 - 16:30: Coffee

16:30 - 18:00: The Parallel Session

Venue and Travel

SPLS will take place at the Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh. The main entrance is opposite Appleton Tower. The seminar will take place in rooms 4.31 / 4.33, and lunch and coffee breaks will take place in Mini Forum 1. All will be signposted on the day.

Further information about travelling to the Informatics Forum can be found on the School of Informatics web site.


The organisers are Simon Fowler (simon.fowler -at- ed.ac.uk) and Craig McLaughlin (craig.mclaughlin -at - ed.ac.uk).