Call for participation: Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop ([email protected])

by Arjun Guha, April 22, 2021

Are you considering graduate school in Programming Languages? Then the Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop is also for you! You do not have to be a current student to apply.

Apply by May 15:

ACM SIGPLAN Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop

Co-located with PLDI 2021

June 21-22, 2021

The Programming Language Mentoring Workshop (PLMW) is designed to broaden the exposure of late-stage undergraduate students and early-stage graduate studentsto research and career opportunities in programming languages. The workshop includes mentoring sessions that cover effective habits for navigating the research landscape, technical sessions that cover core subfields within programming languages, and social sessions that create opportunities for students to interact with researchers in the field.

PLMW @ PLDI 2021 will be held June 21-22, immediately before the Programming Languages Design and Implementation (PLDI) conference. More details about the workshop are available at

PLMW @ PLDI 2021 will be a virtual event. Some parts of the workshop, including mentoring socials and panels, will be available only to participants who have applied and been accepted to PLMW. Submit your application using this form ( Please complete the application by May 15 for full consideration. Applications received after May 15 will be considered as space permits. Applications from members of underrepresented groups in computing are especially welcome.

Please note that if you apply and are accepted to attend PLMW, your registration fee for PLMW and PLDI is covered by a scholarship; we will send you instructions for how to register for PLDI free of cost. If you submit your application by May 15, we will notify you about your acceptance before PLDI's early registration deadline.