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The deadline for submissions has been extended to March 15. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Types are definitely one area of interest for PLDI 2008 and its Student Research Competition. See the Call for Submissions below for more information. ------------------ CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS PLDI 2008 STUDENT RESEARCH COMPETITION June 7-13, 2008 Tucson, Arizona ACM and Microsoft Research are sponsoring a Student Research Competition (SRC) at PLDI 2008. The SRC provides an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students attending PLDI 2008 to present their research in the design and implementation of programming languages. The SRC consists of two rounds: a poster session and a presentation session. A panel of judges will select a number of finalists from the poster session, who will be invited to the presentation session. Winners are selected from the presentation session. The top three graduate and undergraduate winners will receive cash awards. Click here for more details. The winners will be invited to participate in the SRC Grand Finals, an online round of competitions among the winners of individual conference-hosted SRCs. The winners of the Grand Finals are invited to the ACM awards banquet together with their advisors, for an all-expenses-paid trip. SRC participants will be eligible for travel grants. ______________________________ Eligibility Requirements Current ACM student membership Current "student" status as of March 15, 2008, either graduate or undergraduate ________________________________ Submission Details Students who wish to participate must submit the following information: An abstract of up to 800 words explaining the content of the poster. Presenter's email address, phone number and surface mail address. Name of department and school. Name of academic advisor. The abstract must describe the student's individual research and must be authored solely by the student. If the work is collaborative with others and/or part of a larger group project, the abstract should make clear what the student's role was and should focus on that portion of the work. ________________________________ Important Dates Deadline for submission: March 15, 2008 Notification of acceptance: April 7, 2008 The submissions should be emailed to todd at cs ucla edu. Fifteen undergraduate and ten graduate abstracts will be selected for competition at the conference. ________________________________ Selection Committee Todd Millstein (Chair) University of California, Los Angeles Juan Chen Microsoft Research Sorin Lerner University of California, San Diego Ben Liblit University of Wisconsin–Madison Eran Yahav IBM T. J. Watson Research Center ________________________________ Further Information Any queries regarding the PLDI 2008 SRC should be sent to Todd Millstein, todd at cs ucla edu.