CONFLANG: 1st Workshop on Configuration Languages (CfP)

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Yann Hamdaoui

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Dear Bazel users,

I'm happy to announce CONFLANG, the first workshop on configuration languages, colocated at SPLASH 2021. We aim at gathering the programming languages crowd and industry practitioners to share on the particular challenges of designing and using languages specialized in generating, validating and managing configurations. I think that the Bazel/Skylark community may have interesting things to share! Feel free to share the call for presentation to any network or community you see fit.

Call for presentations - Configuration Languages Workshop 2021 (CONFLANG21) =======================================================================


EVENT DETAILS

Event: CONFLANG21, colocated at SPLASH 2021

Date: Sunday October 17th to Friday 22th, 2021

Submission deadline: Friday 6th August 2021

Location: Chicago, Illinois (subject to change to being held online. Remote presentations: see below)

Website: https://2021.splashcon.org/home/conflang-2021

While in-person presentations make sharing and interacting easier, please note that remote presentations are also considered due to the current health context.


OVERVIEW

CONFLANG is a new workshop on the design, the usage and the tooling of configuration programming languages. CONFLANG aims at uniting language designers, industry practitioners and passionate hobbyists to share knowledge in any form. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


- Infrastructure and configuration code maintenance and evolution

- Specification learning and mining for configurations

- Infrastructure and Configuration testing and verification

- Infrastructure as Code and configuration repair

- New languages for configuration

- The application of language security and type theory to program configuration


CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

The committee welcomes proposals for presentations:

- Traditional talks on any theoretical or practical aspect of the usage, the tooling and the design of configuration languages

- Experience and case study talks on the real world usage and deployment of configuration languages

- Explorative talks and/or demos on experimenting with configuration languages and related tools


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Please submit an abstract (up to 600 words, excluding title, author names, and bibliography) of your proposed talk using the submission link provided below.

- **Format**: 600 words maximum abstract (estimated between 1 and 1,5 pages) as a PDF, excluding title, author names, and bibliography. Any additional material will be considered at the discretion of the PC.

- **URL** : https://conflang21.hotcrp.com/


PROGRAM CHAIRS

- Eelco Dolstra: Tweag I/O

- Yann Hamdaoui: Tweag I/O

- Jürgen Cito: TU Wien and Facebook

- Mark Santolucito: Columbia University

- Marcel van Lohuizen: Google

- Gabriel Gonzalez: Arista Networks

- Nicolas Jeannerod: IRIF, Paris Diderot University

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