Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 17:55:40 +0100 From: Nadia Polikarpova <Nadia.Polikarpova@inf.ethz.ch> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: [SEWORLD] LASER Summer School 2012: Innovative Languages for Software Engineering LASER Summer School on Software Engineering Innovative Languages for Software Engineering September 2-8, 2012 - Elba Island, Italy http://laser.inf.ethz.ch/2012/ Application deadline: March 15th, 2012 Goals --------- The LASER summer school, organized by the ETH Chair of Software Engineering, brings together the concepts and practice of software engineering in the idyllic setting of the Elba Island off the coast of Tuscany, easily reachable by air, car, bus or train. The LASER school is intended for professionals from the industry (engineers and managers) as well as university researchers, including PhD students. Participants learn about the most important software technology advances from the pioneers in the field. The school's focus is applied, although theory is welcome to establish solid foundations. The format of the school favors extensive interaction between participants and speakers. Topic and speakers --------------------------- LASER 2012 is devoted to programming and modeling languages. The summer school will feature prominent languages from various paradigms and areas of software engineering, presented by some of the world's most respected language designers: - Andrei Alexandrescu (Facebook): C++ and D - Roberto Ierusalimschy (PUC Rio): Lua - Ivar Jacobson (Ivar Jacobson International): UML - Erik Meijer (Microsoft Research): C# and LINQ - Bertrand Meyer (ETH Zurich and Eiffel Software, organizer): Eiffel - Martin Odersky (EPF Lausanne): Scala - Simon Peyton-Jones (Microsoft Research): Haskell - Guido van Rossum (Google): Python How to apply? ------------------- Use the online registration form available on the LASER website http://laser.inf.ethz.ch/2012. Registration is open until March 15th, 2012. The number of participants is strictly limited to ensure quality interaction with the lecturers and the rest of the audience. For more information, visit our website or contact the organizers: se-laser at lists.inf.ethz.ch Venue --------- The school takes place at the magnificent Hotel del Golfo (http://www.hoteldelgolfo.it/) in Golfo di Procchio, Elba. Along with an intensive scientific program, participants will have time to enjoy the natural and cultural riches of this history-laden jewel of the Mediterranean.
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