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ICFP 2020
Sun 23 - Sat 29 August 2020

ICFP 2020 is the 25th ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming. This year, the conference will be a virtual event. All activities will take place online.

The main conference will take place from August 24-26, 2020 during two time bands. The first band will be 9AM-5:30PM New York, and will include both technical and social activities. The second band will repeat (with some variation) the technical program and social activities 12 hours later, 9AM-5:30PM Beijing, the following day.

We’re excited to announce our two invited speakers for 2020: Evan Czaplicki, covering the Elm programming language and hard lessons learned on driving adoption of new programming languages; and Audrey Tang, Haskeller and Taiwan’s Digital Minister, on how software developers can contribute to fighting the pandemic.

ICFP has officially accepted 37 exciting papers, and (as a fresh experiment this year) there will also be presentations of 8 papers accepted recently to the Journal of Functional Programming.

Co-located symposia and workshops will take place the day before and two days immediately after the main conference.

The timing of all events is available on the session timeline.

Registration is now open. The early registration deadline is August 8th, 2020. Registration is not free, but is significantly lower than usual. Students who are ACM or SIGPLAN members may register for FREE before the early deadline. Registration fee waivers are available for anyone who needs one; see details on the registration page.

New this year: Attendees will be able to sign-up for the ICFP Mentoring Program (either to be a mentor, receive mentorship or both).

Keynotes

Aug. 23th
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Aug. 25th
Tuesday
Aug. 26st
Wednesday
Aug. 27nd
Thursday
Aug. 28rd
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