ESOP 2024

33rd European Symposium on Programming


ESOP is an annual conference devoted to fundamental issues in the specification, design, analysis, and implementation of programming languages and systems.

ESOP seeks contributions on all aspects of programming language research including, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • programming paradigms and styles
  • methods and tools to specify and reason about programs and languages
  • programming language foundations
  • methods and tools for implementation, concurrency and distribution
  • applications and emerging topics

Contributions bridging the gap between theory and practice are particularly welcome.

Important Dates

The important dates are available in the Joint Call for Papers.

Submission Categories

NEW! In addition to Research Papers, ESOP 2024 solicits two new forms of contributions: Experience Reports and Fresh Perspectives

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Research Papers are articles that advance the state-of-the-art on the theory and practice of programming languages and systems.

For the sake of flexibility, submitted research papers may be formatted in Springer’s LNCS, ACM’s PACMPL, or ACM’s TOPLAS format. There is no page limit for submissions, but authors should be aware that reviewers are likely to balance the review time for all papers and that camera-ready papers may not exceed 25 pages (excluding bibliography) and must be formatted in Springer’s LNCS.

Experience Reports are articles reporting on systems and techniques developed in practice, such as artifacts, tools, mechanized proofs, and educational systems, both in academic and industrial settings. These articles must include a critical evaluation of the experience reported.

Submitted and camera-ready experience report papers must be formatted in Springer’s LNCS, not exceeding 15 pages (excluding bibliography).

Fresh Perspectives are articles that promote new insights on programming languages and systems in a particularly elegant way. These papers may offer new tutorial perspectives of known concepts, or they may introduce fresh new insights and ideas that could lead to relevant future developments.

Submitted and camera-ready fresh perspective papers must be formatted in Springer’s LNCS, not exceeding 15 pages (excluding bibliography).

Springer’s formatting style files and other information can be found on the Springer website.

Accepted papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

For submission, please use the EasyChair ESOP 2024 site.

Artifact Evaluation

ESOP 2024 will have a post-paper-acceptance voluntary artifact evaluation. Authors will be encouraged to submit artifacts for evaluation after paper notification. The outcome will not alter the paper acceptance decision. Note: artifacts may be submitted with an accompanying short 5-page experience report (including 1-page bibliography), that will appear in the conference proceedings.

Detailed information can be found here.

Journal-After Submissions

Revised and expanded versions of accepted ESOP research papers are eligible for the ESOP Journal-After TOPLAS channel. A call will open in January at a predefined date after the ESOP notification, and to which all accepted papers may apply. A first light review round will be performed by the ESOP PC, to reach Reject or Revise decisions. Papers with Revise decisions will proceed to a second thorough review round, in which additional reviews will be coordinated with TOPLAS, towards a final Reject or Accept decision.

Program Committee

PC Chair

  • Stephanie Weirich (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

PC Members

  • Alexey Gotsman (IMDEA, Spain)
  • Amir Goharshady (HKUST, Hong Kong)
  • Ana Bove (Chalmers, Sweden)
  • Anders Miltner (Simon Fraser, Canada)
  • András Kovács (Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, Hungary)
  • Andrew Gordon (Microsoft, UK)
  • Azalea Raad (Imperial, UK)
  • Benoît Valiron (CentraleSupélec and Paris Saclay, France)
  • Clément Pit-Claudel (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • Dimitrios Vytiniotis (DeepMind, UK)
  • Dominic A. Orchard (University of Kent, UK)
  • Elena Zucca (University of Genova, Italy)
  • François Pottier (INRIA, Paris)
  • Frank Pfenning (CMU, USA)
  • James Riely (DePaul University, USA)
  • Hsiang-Shang ‘Josh’ Ko (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
  • Kazutaka Matsuda (Tohoku University, Japan)
  • Limin Jia (CMU, USA)
  • Loris D’Antoni (U Wisconsin, USA)
  • Matija Pretnar (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Mike Dodds (Galois, USA)
  • Ornela Dardha (University of Glasgow, UK)
  • Peter Sewell (Cambridge, UK)
  • Robert Bruce Findler (Northwestern, USA)
  • Santosh Nagarakatte (Rutgers, USA)
  • Sophia Drossopoulou (Imperial, UK)
  • Takeshi Tsukada (Chiba University, Japan)
  • Tom Schrijvers (KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • Ugo Dal Lago (Bologna, Italy)