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Grace at SPLASHSun 30 Oct 2016

“What?”, you ask, “are there no Grace talks at SPLASH this year?” Well, yes and no.

There are no Grace papers at SPLASH this year, in the sense that there are no papers describing changes to the Grace language. However, there will be two talks that use Grace to explain something important …

Possible disruption of train service on MondaySun 30 Oct 2016

If you arriving at Amsterdam Airport on Monday, be aware that a possible strike by train personnel from 5PM to 7PM in the Amsterdam area has been announced. This may affect trains from the airport to Amsterdam Central station.

Proeflokaal in AmsterdamSat 29 Oct 2016

In case you have some free time and curiosity, I can heartily recommend visiting Wynand Fockink, a proeflokaal or “tasting tavern”. They have been distilling their own genever – Dutch gin – and liqueurs since the seventeenth century, and they have a huge selectio …

Winter is comingFri 28 Oct 2016

Note that on Saturday night Daylight Saving Time Ends.

That is, when local daylight time is about to reach Sunday, 30 October 2016, 03:00:00 clocks are turned backward 1 hour to Sunday, 30 October 2016, 02:00:00 local standard ti …

Language Research with Truffle at SPLASH'16Fri 28 Oct 2016

This year, the SPLASH program includes at least 9 talks about research using or extending the Truffle Language Framework and Graal Just-in-Time Compiler. Th …

CWI SWAT at SPLASH'16Wed 26 Oct 2016

The CWI Software Analysis and Transformation (SWAT) group researches techniques and tools to make software easier to understand and create. This year at SPLASH, the group is well represented with som …

Planning Your AttendanceMon 24 Oct 2016

Dear SPLASH 2016 attendee,

It is less than a week before we get started with SPLASH 2016 in Amsterdam. Here are some useful pointers for planning your attendance.

Getting Around

The conference website provides some useful information about getting to Amsterdam and the conference venue: