Welcome to PLDI 2010

ACM ACM Logo ACM Logo SIGPLAN 2010 Conference on

Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI)

Fairmont Royal York
Toronto, Canada
Saturday June 5 - Thursday June 10, 2010


Special hotel rate is guaranteed till Saturday May 15 (reserve hotel)

PLDI is a forum where researchers, developers, educators, and practitioners exchange information on the latest practical and experimental work in the design and implementation of programming languages. PLDI seeks original research papers that focus on the design, implementation, development, and use of programming languages. PLDI emphasizes innovative and creative approaches to compile-time and runtime technology; novel language designs and features; and results from implementations.


May 26: Fun Ideas and Thoughts program is released.
May 13: AMD joins as a bronze corporate supporter.
Apr. 17: Travel support is now available to all student participants.
Mar. 18: Travel support is available.
Mar. 18: Early registration rate is valid by May 10, and the hotel conference rate by May 15.
Mar. 15: The link to on-line registration.
Mar. 4: Susan Eggers to give 2010 ACM Athena Lecture on Monday, June 7.
Mar. 3: The tutorial program is on-line.
Mar. 3: The call for Fun Ideas and Thoughts is added.
Mar. 3: The technical program is on-line.
Feb. 3: Here is the list of 41 papers accepted for PLDI 2010.

Organizing Committee

General Chair
Ben Zorn
Microsoft Research
Program Chair
Alex Aiken
Stanford University

Workshops Chair
Ranjit Jhala
Uni. of California, San Diego

Web and
Publicity Chair

Chen Ding
University of Rochester
Tutorials Chair
Michael Hicks
Uni. of Maryland, College Park

Fun and Interesting
Thoughts Session Chair

Christos Kozyrakis
Stanford University
Student Research
Competition Chair

Ben Liblit
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Program Committee

Vikram Adve, UIUC Jonathan Aldrich, CMU David F. Bacon, IBM Research
Ras Bodik, UC Berkeley Radhia Cousot, CNRS / École Normale Supérieure Evelyn Duesterwald, IBM Research
David Gay, Intel Research Robert Grimm, NYU Sumit Gulwani, Microsoft Research, Redmond
Ranjit Jhala, UC San Diego Richard Jones, University of Kent Christos Kozyrakis, Stanford University
Calvin Lin, UT Austin Ana Milanova, RPI Andrew Myers, Cornell University
Simon Peyton-Jones, Microsoft Research, Cambridge Sriram Rajamani, Microsoft Research, India Vivek Sarkar, Rice University
Mary Lou Soffa, University of Virginia Zhendong Su, UC Davis Jan Vitek, Purdue University
David Walker, Princeton University  


External Review Committee

The external review committee provides most of the external reviews for PLDI.

Saman Amarasignhe, MIT Thomas Ball, Microsoft Research, Redmond Emery Berger, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Steve Blackburn, Australian National University Hans Boehm, HP Labs Michael Bond, UT Austin
Chandra Boyapati, U. Michigan David Chase, SUN Labs Cliff Click, Azul Systems
Byron Cook, Microsoft Research, Cambridge Jeff Dean, Google David Detlefs, Microsoft
Matthew Dwyer, University of Nebraska David Evans, Univeristy of Virginia John Field, IBM Research
Kathleen Fisher, AT&T Research Cormac Flanagan, UC Santa Cruz Guang Gao, University of Delaware
Neal Glew, Intel Patrice Godefroid, Microsoft Research, Redmond Rajiv Gupta, UC Riverside
Sam Guyer, Tufts University Mary Hall, University of Utah Klaus Havelund, NASA/JPL
Fritz Henglein, DIKU Michael Hicks, University of Maryland, College Park Michael Hind, IBM Research
Ben Liblit, University of Wisconsin Jens Knoop, TU Vienna Viktor Kuncak, EPFL
Monica Lam, Stanford University Peter Lee, Carnegie Mellon University Sorin Lerner, UC San Diego
Xavier Leroy, INRIA Rupak Majumdar, UC Los Angeles Mayur Naik, Intel Research
David Padua, U. Illinois Santosh Pande, Georgia Tech Benjamin Pierce, University of Pennsylvania
Keshav Pingali, UT Austin Lori Pollock, University of Delaware Bill Pugh, University of Maryland
Shaz Qadeer, Microsoft Research, Redmond Jakob Rehof, Technical University of Dortmund and Fraunhofer-ISST Anne Rogers, University of Chicago
Vijay Saraswat, IBM Research Zhong Shao, Yale University Mike Smith, Harvard University
Armando Solar-Lezama, MIT Manu Sridharan, IBM Research Bjarne Steensgaard, Microsoft
Tachio Terauchi, Tohoku University William Thies, Microsoft Research, India Frank Tip, IBM Research
Westley Weimer, University of Virginia Stephanie Weirich, University of Pennsylvania Weng-Fai Wong, National University of Singapore

PLDI 2010 Supporters and Sponsors

Platinum-level Supporter

Gold-level Corporate Supporters

Silver-level Corporate Supporters

Bronze-level Corporate Supporter

Sponsored by 
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Association for 
Computing Machinery (ACM)
Sponsored by


ACM Special Interest Group on
Programming Languages (SIGPLAN)

In Cooperation with


ACM Special Interest Group on
Software Engineering (SIGSOFT)

Chen Ding, cding@cs.rochester.edu
Based on PLDI09 pages. Last modified: Wed Nov 11 23:04:47 EST 2009