[Pharo-project] Smalltalks 2012 - 6th International Conference on Smalltalk Technologies - Call for papers

Jorge Ressia jorge.ressia at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 13:37:42 CEST 2012

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6th International Conference on Smalltalk Technologies


Research Track: Call for Papers - http://scg.unibe.ch/wiki/events/smalltalks12

November 3th - 5th, 2012

Important dates:

Submission (Hard Deadline): September 17th, 2012 (Argentinian time:
UTC/GMT -3 hours).

Notification of acceptance: October 8th, 2012.

Camera Ready Submission: November 2nd, 2012.


Conference Location: Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (Argentina)

The Smalltalks series of conferences (www.fast.org.ar) is a lively
forum on Smalltalk-based software

technologies that brings together more than 200 people from both
academia and industry for a period of three days.

Past editions of Smalltalks have included many high-quality
presentations from industry and research.

These contributions have shown interesting applications of Smalltalk,
advances in the Smalltalk language, didactic uses of Smalltalk and so

Similar to last year, Smalltalks 2012 will include a dedicated research track.

We welcome submissions to this research track presenting original
scientific contributions to, or using, Smalltalk in general.

Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:

-        Aspects, Aspect Languages and Applications.

-        Ambient Intelligence, Ubiquitous / Pervasive Computing and
Embedded Systems.

-        Compilation Technology, Optimization, Virtual Machines.

-        Educational Material.

-        Language Engineering, Extensions.

-        Model Driven Engineering / Development.

-        Meta-Modeling, Reflection and Meta-programming.

-        Programming in the Large, Design, Architectures and Components.

-        Programming Environments, Browsers, User Interfaces, UI Frameworks.

-        Source-code analysis and manipulation (Static analysis,
refactoring, type inference, metrics).

-        Team Management.

-        Testing, Extreme Programming / Practices.

-        Web Services, Internet Applications, Event-driven Programming.

-        Experience Reports.

Important dates:

Submission (Hard Deadline): September 17th, 2012 (Argentinian time:
UTC/GMT -3 hours).

Notification of acceptance: October 8th, 2012.

Camera Ready Submission: November 2nd, 2012.


Papers should be written in English, in PDF-format and should not exceed 15

pages (including references and figures), using the JOT journal format.

Templates for LaTeX formats can be found at


Papers must be submitted through the EasyChair submission web site at


The accepted papers will be digitally available on the conference

website. We are currently negotiating a special edition of a journal
for which the best papers will get invited.

Papers submitted must not have been previously published and must not be

under review for publication elsewhere. Papers must strictly adhere to

submission guidelines. If you have questions, please send an e-mail to
Jorge Ressia (ressia at iam.unibe.ch)

Special Issue Publication


The best papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their
work in a special issue of the International Journal JOT (The Journal
of Object Technology), http://www.jot.fm/

Program Committee


- Alexandre Bergel (DCC, Universidad de Chile, Chile)

- Andy Kellens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

- Coen De Roover (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

- Damien Cassou (Hasso-Plattner-Institut, Potsdam, Germany)

- Gabriela Arevalo (Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina)

- Gonzalo Zabala (Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Argentina)

- Hernan Wilkinson (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

- Jannik Laval (INRIA Lille/LABRI Bordeaux, France)

- Johan Fabry (DCC, Universidad de Chile, Chile)

- Luc Fabresse (Ecole des Mines Douai, France)

- Lukas Renggli (Google, Switzerland)

- Marcus Denker (INRIA Lille, France)

- Mircea Lungu (University of Bern, Switzerland)

- Noury Bouraqadi (Ecole des Mines Douai, France)

- Serge Stinckwich (Institut de recherche pour le developppement, France)

- Tudor Girba (Sw-eng. Software Engineering GmbH, Switzerland)

Program Chair


Jorge Ressia (Univeristy of Bern, Switzerland)

Jorge Ressia

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