Principles of Programming Languages (POPL)


Principles of Programming Languages symposium addresses fundamental principles and important innovations in the design, definition, analysis, and implementation of programming languages, programming systems, and programming interfaces. POPL is in-cooperation with SIGACT and SIGLOG.

POPL Fast Facts

POPL 2018 Web Page
Location: Los Angeles, CA
General Chair: Ranjit Jhala (University of California, San Diego)
Program Chair: Andrew Myers (Cornell University)
Dates: January 8-13, 2018

Most Influential POPL Paper Award

Each year a “Most Influential” POPL paper is chosen and an presentation is made at POPL. 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.

POPL Steering Committee

The POPL Steering Committee is constituted by the following members:

  • current SIGPLAN Chair and Vice Chair,
  • three members at large who sit for three years
  • Industrial Relation Chair who sits for three years and is chosen among the three members at large
  • three most recent POPL General Chairs, and
  • three most recent POPL Program Chairs.

The General Chair and Program Committee Chair of the next edition of POPL are invited to join the Steering Committee as soon as they are chosen.

The current POPL steering committee is:

Principles of POPL

  • Principles of POPL, ACM SIGPLAN Notices - Supplemental issue, Volume 48 Issue 4S, April 2013, pp 12-16.

Web Pages of Previous Conferences

POPL 2017 (Paris, France)
POPL 2016 (St Petersburg, FL)
POPL 2015 (Mumbai, India)
POPL 2014 (San Diego, CA)
POPL 2013 (Rome, Italy)
POPL 2012 (Philadelphia, PA)
POPL 2011 (Austin, TX)
POPL 2010 (Madrid, Spain)
POPL 2009 (Savannah, Georgia)
POPL 2008 (San Francisco, CA)
POPL 2007 (Nice, France)
POPL 2006 (Charleston, SC)
POPL 2005 (Long Beach, CA)
POPL 2004 (Venice, Italy)
POPL 2003 (New Orleans, LA)
POPL 2002 (Portland, OR)
POPL 2001 (London, UK)
POPL 2000 (Boston, MA)
POPL 1999 (San Antonio, TX)
POPL 1998 (San Diego, CA)
POPL 1997 (Paris, France)
POPL 1996 (St. Petersburg Beach, FL)
POPL 1995 (San Francisco, CA)