Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI) is the premier forum for researchers, developers, practitioners, and students to present research on programming language design and implementation.
PLDI Fast Facts
Practices of PLDI
The document Practices of PLDI describes the contract between PLDI organizers and the broader community. The document was approved in June 2013 and revised in August 2015. The Chair of the PLDI Steering Committee has the source for the document and is responsible for maintaining it in consultation with the PLDI Steering Committee and the broader community.
Most Influential PLDI Paper Award
Each year a “Most Influential” PLDI paper from 10 years previously is chosen and a presentation is made at PLDI. More details about this award and past winning papers can be found here. SIGPLAN also makes several other awards including an “Outstanding Dissertation Award.” Please consider making a nomination for one of these awards. More details about the SIGPLAN awards can be found here.
PLDI Steering Committee
The PLDI Steering Committee is constituted by the following members:
The Chair of the Steering Committee is elected by the Steering Committee from among the members of the committee to serve a two-year term. The outgoing chair serves an additional year on the committee past his or her term as chair to provide institutional memory.
The constitution of the steering committee changes each year on July 1, with the PLDI chairs changing every year and the SIGPLAN chairs/vice chairs changing every third year.
The current PLDI steering committee is:
Web Pages of Previous Conferences
20 Years of PLDI (1979-1999)
Click here to view a selection of 50 influential papers that appeared in the Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation and its predecessors from 1979 to 1999. The selected papers will appear in special issue of SIGPLAN Notices.