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FIRST call for papers. VPT 2018 - Sixth International Workshop on Verification and Program Transformation

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Sixth International Workshop on Verification and Program Transformation
April 21st 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece
Co-Located with ETAPS 2018

The Sixth International Workshop on Verification and Program Transformation
(VPT 2018) aims to bring together researchers working in the areas of
Program Verification and Program Transformation.

The previous workshops in this series were:

   VPT 2013, Saint Petersburg, Russia
   VPT 2014, Vienna, Austria
   VPT 2015, London, UK
   VPT 2016, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
   VPT 2017, Uppsala, Sweden

The workshop solicits research, position, application, and system
description papers with a special emphasis on case studies, demonstrating
viability of the interactions between the research fields of program
transformation and program verification in a broad sense. Also papers in
related areas, such as program testing and program synthesis are welcomed.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

   Verification by Program Transformation
   Verification Techniques in Program Transformation and Synthesis
   Verification and Certification of Programs Transformations
   Program Analysis and Transformation
   Program Testing and Transformation
   Verifiable Computing and Program Transformation
   Case studies

Important Dates

        January 16th, 2018: Abstract submission deadline
        January 22nd, 2018: Paper submission deadline
        February 19th, 2018: Acceptance notification
        February 25th, 2018: Camera ready version (for the pre-proceedings)
        April 21st, 2018: Workshop

Submission Guidelines

Authors should submit an electronic copy of the paper in PDF, formatted in
the Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science LaTeX Style
(, via the Easychair submission website for VPT
2018 :

Papers must describe original work that has not been published, or
currently submitted, to a journal, conference, or workshop with refereed
proceedings. Also papers that already appeared in unpublished or informally
published workshop proceedings may be submitted.

Each submission must include on its first page the paper title; authors and
their affiliations; contact author's email; abstract; and three to four
keywords that will be used to assist the PC in selecting appropriate
reviewers for the paper. Page numbers should appear on the manuscript to
help the reviewers in writing their report.

Submissions should not exceed 15 pages including references but excluding
well-marked appendices not intended for publication. Reviewers are not
required to read the appendices, and thus papers should be intelligible
without them.


We hope to publish the post-proceedings in the Electronic Proceedings in
Theoretical Computer (EPTCS) series (, as was done
for previous editions of VPT.

If the workshop will attract sufficiently many high quality papers, a
special issue of a journal on the topic of the workshop will be considered.
The special issue will be open to high quality papers accepted for
presentation in previous editions of the workshop.

Program Committee:
Emanuele De Angelis, University G.d'Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Olivier Danvy, Yale-NUS College, Singapore
John Gallagher, Roskilde University and IMDEA Software Institute, Denmark and Spain (Chair)
Robert Glueck, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Geoff W. Hamilton, Dublin City University, Republic of Ireland
Bishoksan Kafle, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Julia Lawall, INRIA Paris, France
Alexei Lisitsa, The University of Liverpool, UK
Andrei P. Nemytykh, Program Systems Institute of RAS, Russia
Maurizio Proietti, IASI-CNR, Rome, Italy
C. R. Ramakrishnan, Stony Brook University, USA
Kostis Sagonas, Uppsala University, Sweden
Hirohisa Seki, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

Alexei Lisitsa (The University of Liverpool, UK)
Andrei P. Nemytykh (Program Systems Institute of RAS, Russia)
John Gallagher (Roskilde University and IMDEA Software Institute)

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Andrei P. Nemytykh, [hidden email]
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