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Student volunteers

In order to run the conference and associated workshops and tutorials smoothly, we need student volunteers to help out on the practical aspect of the organization.

The student volunteer program is a chance for students from around the world to participate in the conferences whilst assisting us in preparing and running the events. In return, volunteers are granted free registration to the conference.

The Student Volunteer registration covers:

  • Access to all workshops, tutorials and the main conference,
  • Daily lunches and coffee breaks,
  • Access to all social events.
  • A POPL 2020 T-shirt

As a POPL 2020 Student Volunteer, you will interact closely with researchers, academics and practitioners from various disciplines and meet other students from around the world.

Job assignments for student volunteers include but are not restricted to: assisting with technical sessions, workshops, tutorials and panels, checking badges at doors, operating the information desk, providing information about the conference to attendees, helping with traffic flow, and general assistance to keep the conferences running smoothly.

Apply to be a Student Volunteer by filling in the application form.

There are two rounds of calls:

  • deadline for first round: Oct 17, 2019 AOE (notification: Oct 23)

  • deadline for second round: Dec 10, 2019 (notification: Dec 14)

More information on the track page.

Funding for Student Travel, Registration, and Accommodation

The ACM SIGPLAN PAC Funds can support travel, accommodation and registration for students. For more information see http://www.sigplan.org/PAC/. Limited funds available for POPL 2020

Priority will be given to those students (in this order) who

  • Are an author on a POPL 2020 paper
  • Are an author on a paper at a POPL 2020 co-located conference, workshop, or symposium (see the list via the link under the Tracks pull down menu)
  • (Help) Lead a POPL 2020 tutorial
  • Participate as a student volunteer (and are from outside of the area) – See first section
  • Submitted a paper to POPL 2020 or to a POPL 2020 conference, workshop, or symposium (see the list via the link under the Tracks pull down menu)
  • Students who wish to attend the conference

Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop

Senior undergraduate and early graduate students interested to pursue a career in programming language research may apply to the Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop.

Student Research Competition

POPL 2020 will again host an ACM Student Research Competition, where undergraduate and graduate students can present their original research before a panel of judges and conference attendees.