[erlang-questions] CUFP Call for Presentations (September 4th, Edinburgh Scotland)
Wed Feb 25 17:16:14 CET 2009
and about the registrations for this workshop? When starts?
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Training and
Consulting) <> wrote:
> Commercial Users of Functional Programming Workshop (CUFP) 2009
> Functional Programming As a Means, Not an End
> Call for Presentations
> Sponsored by SIGPLAN
> Co-located with ICFP 2008
> Edinburgh,Scotland, 4 September 2009
> Presentation proposals due 15 May 2009
> http://cufp.galois.com/2009/call.html <
> Functional languages have been under academic development for over 25
> years, and remain fertile ground for programming language research.
> Recently, however, developers in industrial, governmental, and open
> source projects have begun to use functional programming successfully
> in practical applications. In these settings, functional programming
> has often provided dramatic leverage, including whole new ways of
> thinking about the original problem.
> The goal of the CUFP workshop is to act as a voice for these users of
> functional programming. The workshop supports the increasing viability
> of functional programming in the commercial, governmental, and
> open-source space by providing a forum for professionals to share
> their experiences and ideas, whether those ideas are related to
> business, management, or engineering. The workshop is also designed to
> enable the formation and reinforcement of relationships that further
> the commercial use of functional programming. Providing user feedback
> to language designers and implementors is not a primary goal of the
> workshop, though it will be welcome if it occurs.
> Speaking at CUFP
> If you use functional programming as a means, rather than as an end,
> we invite you to offer to give a talk at the workshop. Alternatively,
> if you know someone who would give a good talk, please nominate them!
> Talks are typically 30-45 minutes long, but can be shorter. They aim
> to inform participants about how functional programming played out in
> real-world applications, focusing especially on the re-usable lessons
> learned, or insights gained. Your talk does not need to be highly
> technical; for this audience, reflections on the commercial,
> management, or software engineering aspects are, if anything, more
> important. You do not need to submit a paper!
> If you are interested in offering a talk, or nominating someone to do
> so, send an e-mail to jim (dot) d (dot) grundy (at) intel (dot) com or
> francesco(at) erlang-consulting (dot) com by 2 June 2008 with a short
> description of what you'd like to talk about or what you think your
> nominee should give a talk about. Such descriptions should be about
> one page long.
> Program Plans
> CUFP 2008 will last a full day and feature an invited presentation
> from Bryan O'Sullivan, co-author of Real World Haskell. The program will
> also include a mix of presentations and discussion sessions. Topics
> will range over a wide area, including:
> * Case studies of successful and unsuccessful uses of functional
> * Business opportunities and risks from using functional languages;
> * Enablers for functional language use in a commercial setting;
> * Barriers to the adoption of functional languages, and
> * Mitigation strategies for overcoming limitations of functional
> There will be no published proceedings, as the meeting is intended to
> be more a discussion forum than a technical interchange.
> This will be the sixth CUFP, for more information - including reports
> from attendees of previous events - see the workshop web site:
> http://cufp.galois.com/ <http://cufp.functionalprogramming.com>
> If you have any questions, let me know.
> Best regards,
> Francesco & Jim
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