Virtual Machine Meetup

Call for Participation at the VMM2016

The 3rd Virtual Machine Meetup (VMM '16) is a venue for discussing the latest research and developments in the area of managed language execution. It will be held on 1st and 2nd of September at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland and is part of the Managed Languages & Runtimes Week 2016 (, other colocated events are PPPJ '16 and JTRES '16, room Aula Magna from 9:30am - 5:30pm).

Preliminary Schedule

Thursday, 1st of September Friday, 2nd of September
09:30 Oracle Labs VM Research Overview
Thomas Wuerthinger and Chris Seaton, Oracle
Shenandoah Garbage Collector
Christine Flood, RedHat
10:10 Parallel Execution for RPython VMs
Remi Meier, ETH Zurich
C, C++, and Fortran on the JVM via Sulong
Manuel Rigger, JKU Linz
Coffee Break
11:10 Actor Profiling on the JVM
Andrea Rosa, USI Lugano
Lusagent: Dynamic Software Updating on Java
Alex Neumann, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
11:50 Dotty, towards the better\faster\safer Scala
Dmitry Petrashko, EPFL
Breaking Boundaries between Runtimes & DB
Julien Lopez, University of Paris-Sud
Lunch Break
14:30 Branch Pruning in the Firefox JIT
Nicolas B. Pierron, Mozilla
RAPID Query Execution
Nitin Kunal, Oracle Labs
15:10 One Compiler
Christian Wimmer, Oracle Labs
Utilising Hardware Acceleration from Java
James Clarkson, University of Manchester
Coffee Break
16:10 Measuring JIT Compiler Improvements
Petr Tuma, Charles University Prague
Energy-Efficient Managed Language Execution
Shoaib Akram, Ghent University
16:50 Eclipse OMR JITBuilder for Better Performance
Charlie Gracie, IBM Runtimes
Maxine on ZSim: HW/SW Co-design Research
Andrey Rodchenko, University of Manchester

To participate, please email stating your wish to attend, and your name and affiliation as you wish to have them on your name badge. There are limited participant slots due to the constraints of the room, so please register early, and by July 27th the latest.

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Program committee:

As an optional social event, we will plan this year for Saturday the 3rd of September a trip to the Lake Como - a gorgeous lake in Italy close to Lugano. Please let us know whether you intend to participate for planning purposes.