17th SoCal PLS:
Programming Languages and Systems

The SoCal Programming Languages and Systems Workshop is an informal gathering of programming languages and systems researchers in Southern California.

This Fall, we’ll meet at the University of California, Irvine on Friday, November 18th, 2016.

Workshop in Fall 2016

The primary goals of this workshop include:

Schedule and Local Information

The workshop will be held in either DBH or ICS. The detailed location will be announced later.

Driving Directions and Parking

UCI is accessible from many freeways such as 405, 73, and 55. If you have a navigation system, make “Anteater Parking Structure, UCI” your destination. Parking is available in the Anteater Parking Structure, which is located on the corner of East Peltason and Anteater Drive. Entrance into the Anteater Parking Structure is on Anteater Drive. Please visit http://www.parking.uci.edu/maps/ to view a campus map for more information. Information about obtaining parking permits will be available soon.


Tentative Schedule

9:30AM Breakfast
11:00AM Coffee Break
11:45AM Lunch
1:45PM Break
3:00PM Coffee Break
4:00PM Break
4:30PM Business Meeting/Discussion
5:30PM Group Dinner

Important Dates

Friday, October 28th Abstract submission deadline (end of day)
Friday, November 4th Notification of acceptance
Tuesday, November 8th Registration deadline
Friday, November 18th SoCal PLS Workshop

Submission Guidelines

Both original research and work that has been published in other venues is welcome!

Authors should submit abstracts of at most ~300 words via the following Google form. The submission deadline is Friday, October 28th, by the end of the day.

Selected abstracts will be presented as a talk or a poster. The program committee will determine the length of the talks based on the number and content of the abstracts; and they’ll provide more information when they notify you of acceptance.


There will be no registration fee. Please register by Tuesday, November 8th, so that we can get an accurate headcount for ordering food and acquiring parking passes. The registration form will be available shortly

Program Committee

Harry Xu UCI
Brian Demsky UCI
Todd Millstein UCLA
Rajiv Gupta UCR
Sorin Lerner UCSD