Call for volunteers! ECOOP/PLDI 2017, Barcelona, June 2017

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We are looking for students interested in getting involved in the organization of the ECOOP/PLDI Joint Conference, to be held on 18-23 June in Barcelona (UPC - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya).

European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming 2017

The ECOOP/PLDI 2017 Program for Student Volunteers gives full- or part-time university students from around the world the opportunity to attend and contribute to a premier forum for all areas of programming language research, including the design, implementation, theory, and efficient use of languages. As an ECOOP/PLDI 2017 Student Volunteer, you will interact closely with researchers, academics and practitioners from various disciplines and meet other students from around the world.

More precisely, the job assignments for student volunteers include assisting with technical sessions, workshops, tutorials and panels, checking badges at doors, operating the information desk, helping with traffic flow, and general assistance to keep the conferences running smoothly.

The skills, talents and dedication of the Student Volunteers contribute to the overall quality of the Conference. The Student Volunteer role involves a range of duties, including, but not limited to:

  • Preparing the contents of the conference bags given to attendees.
  • Providing assistance to the Conference management and secretariat staff.
  • Helping and directing other Conference participants.
  • Contributing to the overall smooth running of the Conference functions and social events. This also includes assisting during presentations and poster sessions as well as manning the information and registration desks.

A Student Volunteer should:

  • Accept the commitment
  • Be enthusiastic and highly motivated, with strong interpersonal skills,
  • Be fluent in English, which is the language of the conference,
  • Be reliable, punctual and organized,
  • Be a self-starter.

In return, volunteers are granted free registration to the conferences, tutorials, workshops, and panels.

Local Bachelor students also have the possibility of recognition of 2 ECTS credits at the Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona, if you have passed a minimum of 90 ECTS in your degree.

If you wish to apply as a student volunteer, please fill out the Application Form. The deadline for applications is May 15 2017.

If you have any questions, please send them via email to .

We are looking forward to receiving your application and seeing you this summer at ECOOP/PLDI 2017!