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Los Angeles, CA, USA

January 8-13, 2017

Why support POPL?

POPL is the longest running conference on programming languages and allied areas. Many of the key elements of modern programming language design, semantics, implementation and analysis can trace their roots to ideas first published in POPL.

By contributing to POPL, industrial and institutional supporters publicly demonstrate their commitment to high quality research in an area critical to modern software engineering. In addition, their generosity makes it possible for students from all over the world to attend the conference. There, these students will meet luminaries in the field and see inspiring talks from fellow students as well as senior researchers in both academia and industry.

POPL also hosts a wide variety of affiliated events including VMCAI (the symposium on Verification, Model Checking and Abstract Interpretation) as well as a number of other specialized workshops and tutorials. In addition, POPL is co-located with PLMW, the Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop, one of the most successful draws for programming languages students in the PL community. Each year, hundreds of students attend, and after soaking up such events, they return home inspired to pursue research in program analysis, theory, design and implementation, and with the confidence that exciting future careers in this area await them.

Corporate and Institutional Financial Support

POPL has several levels of financial support. The support levels, and their associated benefits and pledge amounts are as follows (costs in US dollars).

Bronze: $1000

  • Logo on website and in proceedings.

Silver: $2500

  • As above plus the following.

  • An opportunity to display printed materials at the registration desk.

Gold: $5000

  • As above plus the following.

  • An opportunity to include branded merchandise in participants’ swag bag.

  • A table in the conference common area during POPL proper where, if you wish, you can display publicity material, distribute handouts, talk to potential recruits, or demo software.

  • We will offer one complimentary registration for sponsorships at the $5000 level, and an additional complimentary registration for each increment of $2000 above $5000. Other arrangements are possible as well based on your needs and interests (subject to ACM restrictions on commercial involvement). Please contact the industrial relations chair to discuss.

Platinum: $10000+

  • As above plus the following.

  • Supporter may supply participant lanyards or badge ribbons carrying the supporter logo.

  • Other arrangements are possible as well based on your needs and interests (subject to ACM restrictions on commercial involvement). Please contact the industrial relations chair to discuss.

A large percentage of POPL attendees are graduate students. Corporate and institutional funds help students attend POPL by (1) helping decrease registration costs for all students, and (2) providing free registration to student volunteers, who help run the conference.

Questions about how to contribute to POPL may be directed to Professor David Walker (dpw@cs.princeton.edu), Princeton University, the POPL Industrial Relations Chair.