[llvm-dev] 2018 LLVM Developers' Meeting - Bay Area, October 17-18

Tanya Lattner via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jun 14 16:10:15 PDT 2018

The LLVM Foundation is pleased to announce the 12th annual LLVM Developers’ Meeting in the Bay Area <http://llvm.org/devmtg/2018-10/> on October 17-18, 2018 in San Jose, CA. 

Registration <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-llvm-developers-meeting-bay-area-tickets-47003409463> will be opening Friday, June 15th at 9:00AM PDT. Please note that early registration will end on September 17th at 12:00AM PDT and a late registration will go into effect after this date. We highly encourage you to register early to avoid the increased prices.

The LLVM Developers' Meeting is a bi-annual 2 day gathering of the entire LLVM Project community. The conference is organized by the LLVM Foundation and many volunteers within the LLVM community. Developers and users of LLVM, Clang, and related subprojects will enjoy attending interesting talks, impromptu discussions, and networking with the many members of our community. Whether you are a new to the LLVM project or a long time member, there is something for each attendee.

New this year: There will also be a Women in Compilers and Tools Workshop the day before on October 16th (~1-6:30pm, details coming soon).

What can you can expect at an LLVM Developers' Meeting?

Technical Talks: These 20-30 minute talks cover all topics from core infrastructure talks, to project's using LLVM's infrastructure. Attendees will take away technical information that could be pertinent to their project or general interes. 
Tutorials: Tutorials are 50 minute sessions that dive down deep into a technical topic. Expect in depth examples and explanations.
Lightning Talks: These are fast 5 minute talks that give you a taste of a project or topic. Attendees will hear a wide range of topics and probably leave wanting to learn more.
Birds of a Feather (BoF): BoF sessions are more formal guided discussions about a specific topic. The presenter typically has slides to guide the discussion. The audience is given the opportunity to participate in the discussion.
Student Research Competition: Students present their research using LLVM or related subproject. These are usually 20 minute technical presentations with Q&A. The audence will vote at the end for the winning presentation and paper.
Poster Session: An hour long poster session where selected posted are on display.
Round Table Discussions: Informal and impromptu discussions on a specific topic. During the conference there are set time slots where groups can organize to discuss a problem or topic.
Evening Reception (October 17): After a full day if technical talks and discussions, join your fellow attendees for an evening reception to continue the conversation and meet even more attendees.
What types of people attend?
Active developers of projects in the LLVM Umbrella (LLVM core, Clang, LLDB, libc++, compiler_rt, klee, lld, etc).
Anyone interested in using these as part of another project.
Students and Researchers
Compiler, programming language, and runtime enthusiasts.
Those interested in using compiler and toolchain technology in novel and interesting ways.

For future announcements or questions: Please sign up for the LLVM Developers’ Meeting mailing list <http://lists.llvm.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/llvm-devmeeting>.

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