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FLOPS 2008

April 14-16, 2008

Ise, Japan



2008.04.24: Official photo page and Yukiyoshi Kameyama's photos are online.
2008.04.02: Add excursion to the program.
2008.04.01: Some timetables corrected in access information.
2008.02.22: Detailed access information is now available.
2008.02.20: Link to Continuation Fest meeting, held in Tokyo on 2008.04.13. See the access information from Tokyo for how to reach Ise on the 14th.
2008.02.05: The preliminary program is now available.
2008.01.31: Registration is now open.
2008.01.11: The venue information has been updated.
2007.12.27: The list of accept papers is now available.


FLOPS is a forum for research on all issues concerning declarative programming, including functional programming and logic programming, and aims to promote cross-fertilization and integration between the two paradigms. Previous FLOPS meetings were held in Fuji Susono (1995), Shonan Village (1996), Kyoto (1998), Tsukuba (1999),
Tokyo (2001), Aizu (2002), Nara (2004), and Fuji Susono (2006).


FLOPS solicits original papers in all areas of functional and logic programming, including (but not limited to):

The proceedings will be published as volume 4989 of the LNCS series. The proceedings of the previous meeting (FLOPS2006) were published as LNCS 3945.

Invited Speakers

Peter Dybjer Chalmers, Sweden
Naoki KobayashiTohoku, Japan
Torsten SchaubPotsdam, Germany

PC co-chairs

Jacques Garrigue Nagoya, Japan
Manuel Hermenegildo Madrid, Spain and New Mexico, USA

PC members

Maria Alpuente Valencia, Spain
Sergio Antoy Portland, OR, USA
Matthias Blume TTI, Chicago, USA
Tyng-Ruey Chuang Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Zhenjiang Hu Tokyo, Japan
Oleg Kiselyov FNMOC, Monterey, USA
Herbert Kuchen Muenster, Germany
Dale Miller INRIA, Palaiseau, France
Atsushi Ohori Tohoku, Japan
Enrico Pontelli New Mexico, USA
Kristoffer Rose IBM Watson, USA
Kazunori Ueda Waseda, Japan
Peter Van Roy Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Benjamin Werner INRIA, Palaiseau, France

Local chair

Shoji Yuen Nagoya University


Submissions must be unpublished and not submitted for publication elsewhere. Work that already appeared in unpublished or informally published workshops proceedings may be submitted. Submissions should fall into one of the following categories:

All submissions must be written in English and can be up to 15 proceedings pages long. Authors are strongly encouraged to use LaTeX2e and the Springer llncs class file, available from Springer's author information site.

Regular research papers should be supported by proofs and/or experimental results. In case of lack of space, this supporting information should be made accessible otherwise (e.g. a link to a web page, or an appendix).

Submission is Web-based, through the EasyChair system. Please follow this link to FLOPS 2008 submissions.

Here is a call for papers in PDF format.

Important dates

Submission deadline (abstract): October 10, 2007
Submission deadline (full paper): October 17, 2007
Author notification: December 21, 2007
Camera-ready copy: January 21, 2008
Conference: April 14-16, 2008


The conference will be held in
Ise, Japan.

Ise is an historic city of the Kii Peninsula, with easy access from international airports in Nagoya and Osaka-Kansai.

The conference will be held at the Ise City Plaza (sorry, the link is in Japanese) in central Ise. Here is a detailed map including the conference site and hotel. The venue is number 19 on this map.

See here for access information from various places.


Online registration is now closed, but you can of course register on site at the conference. Note that the main hotel for the conference is Ise Pearl Pier Hotel (official site).

Note: technical sessions will be hold between April 14th 1:30pm and 16th 4:30pm.

The registration fee is as follows:

Before March 14th After March 15th
Regular JPY 30,000 JPY 35,000
Student JPY 18,000 JPY 20,000


Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST), SIG-PPL
International Information Science Foundation

In cooperation with

Asian Association for Foundation of Software (AAFS)
Association for Logic Programming (ALP)

Inquiries to

Jacques Garrigue (flops2008 at math.nagoya-u.ac.jp)

Last update: April 24, 2008.