February 21, 2007

Call for Participation: ILC'07


Clare College, Cambridge, England - April 1-4, 2007

In cooperation with ACM SIGPLAN

Sponsored by The Association of Lisp Users

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. This year's program consists of tutorials at beginners' and advanced levels, prominent invited speakers from the Lisp and Scheme communities, an excellent technical session, tours of Central Cambridge, Anglesey Abbey and Ely, and a quintessential English experience: a traditional dinner served in the college's Great Hall. The advance registration deadline is March 11th. The ILC'07 programming contest is also still running until March 3rd.


  • Saturday, March 31st

  • Sunday, April 1st

    • Tutorials and workshops

      • Ernst van Waning, Extended Tutorial: Common Lisp in One Day

      • Pascal Costanza, Context-oriented Programming in Common Lisp

      • Richard Brooksby, Improve your Lisp using the Memory Pool System

      • Duane Rettig, Optimizing and Debugging Programs in Allegro CL

  • Monday, April 2nd

    • Invited presentations

      • Christian Queinnec, Teaching CS to undergraduates at UPMC

      • Michael Sperber, It's All about Being Right: Lessons from the R6RS Process

      • Herbert Stoyan, Lisp: Themes and History

    • Presentations of accepted papers

  • Tuesday, April 3rd

    • Invited presentations

      • Jans Aasman, Scalable Lisp Applications

      • Ralf Moeller, Building a Commercial OWL Reasoner with Lisp

      • Manuel Serrano, HOP: An Environment for Developing Web 2.0 Applications

    • Presentations of accepted papers

    • Annual meeting of the Association of Lisp Users

    • Conference banquet

  • Wednesday, April 4th

    • Invited presentations

      • Richard Jones, Dynamic Memory Management

      • John Mallery, Lisp/CL-HTTP

    • Presentations of accepted papers

  • Thursday, April 5th

Conference Registration

Conference registration is now open. The advance registration deadline is March 11th. You can get further discounts as an ACM/SIGPLAN and/or ALU member. 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.

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)

  • Local chair: Nick Levine (Ravenbrook / ALU)

  • General correspondence: ilc07-organizing-committee at alu.org

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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