Prof. Philip Wadler to Keynote at the Scala Workshop (Scala2013)!

We’re excited to announce that Prof. Philip Wadler will be keynoting at this year’s Scala Workshop (Scala2013)! Prof. Wadler is Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh. An ACM Fellow, he is well- known for his seminal work on effectful computations in purely functional languages based on monads, as well as his contributions to the design of Haskell, Java, and XQuery.

The fourth Scala Workshop is the leading forum for research and development on or related to the Scala programming language. It will take place July 2nd, 2013, and will be co-located this year with ECOOP, ECMFA, and ECSA in Montpellier, France.

We solicit full research papers, short papers, tool demos, and student talks. Abstracts are due April 12 (23:59 Samoa time), full papers/demos/etc are due April 19th. Students are encouraged to submit talk proposals, as we will be awarding a limited number of student talks with full ECOOP registrations (a 350EUR value).