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From: "Raphael Santos" <lists@raphaelss.com>
To: caml-list@inria.fr
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Metaprogramming Summer School (August 2019): call for applications
Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:13:26 +0200
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Raphael Santoss

On Wed, May 15, 2019, at 16:03, Jeremy Yallop wrote:
> ====================================================================
> Second International Summer School on Metaprogramming
> 
> Schloss Dagstuhl, Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany
> 
> 11th-16th August 2019
> (the week before ICFP'19)
> 
> https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/events/metaprog/2019/
> ====================================================================
> 
> Metaprogramming is an approach to constructing programs by treating
> program fragments (such as expressions or types) as values that the
> program can manipulate. Metaprogramming comes in various forms ---
> for example,
> 
> * in dependently-typed programming terms appear within types,
>   supporting the construction of precise specifications of functions and
>   data.
> 
> * in multi-stage programming expressions are program values, making it
>   possible to write safe program generation programs that can
>   significantly improve performance.
> 
> * in languages with macros programs execute partly during compilation
>   and partly at run-time, eliminating the sharp distinction between
>   built-in and user-defined constructs.
> 
> * embedded domain-specific languages reuse host language
>   features such as syntax and type-checking for convenient definition
>   of little languages suited to a particular endeavour.
> 
> Metaprogramming has many applications, including genericity, proof
> automation, language extensibility and user-defined optimization.
> 
> The goal of the summer school is to explore the state-of-the art in
> metaprogramming and its applications, covering both theory and
> practice.
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> Lecturers and courses
> 
> Oleg Kiselyov (Tohoku University)
>   From the tagless-final cookbook:
>      simple hardware description language and optimization-by-evaluation
> 
> Matthew Flatt (University of Utah)
>   Building Languages with Racket
> 
> Conor McBride (University of Strathclyde)
>   TBD
> 
> Jonathan Protzenko (Microsoft Research Redmond)
>   Meta-F*: efficient meta-programming of the F* compiler at every stage
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> Prerequisites
> 
> The school is aimed at graduate students in programming languages and
> related areas, but is open to researchers, practitioners and strong
> masters students with the support of a supervisor. Some experience of
> typed functional programming in Haskell, OCaml, Scala, or a similar
> language will be assumed.
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> Costs
> 
> Thanks to the Schloss Dagstuhl subsidies, accommodation costs are as
> follows, and the dates are immediately before ICFP'19 (also in
> Germany):
> 
> Single-occupancy accommodation: €420
> Double-occupancy accommodation: €330
> 
> Accommodation costs include full board (in a single- or
> double-occupancy room, including meals during stay)
> from Sunday 11 August (evening) to Friday 16 August (afternoon).
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> Application procedure
> 
> You will need to complete the online registration form at:
> 
>   https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/events/metaprog/2019/application.html
> 
> and ensure your referees send your references to:
> 
>   metaprog-2019@cl.cam.ac.uk
> 
> by the application deadline.
> 
> TIMETABLE
> 
> * 30 June: Application and reference letters deadline.
> 
> * 10 July: Notification of acceptance.
> 
> * 11 August: Summer school.
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> Further information
> 
> For any questions relating to the school, please contact the
> organisers (Jeremy Yallop, Ohad Kammar, Yukiyoshi Kameyama) at
> metaprog-2019@cl.cam.ac.uk
>

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