Virtual Machine Meetup


Participation is free of charge.

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Call for Participation at the VMM2021

The 7th Virtual Machine Meetup (VMM '2021) is a venue for discussing the latest research and developments in the area of managed language execution. It will be held on September 30th and is co-located with the 18th International Conference on Managed Programming Languages & Runtimes (MPLR'21). We welcome presentations of new research results, experience reports, as well as position statements that can lead to interesting discussions.


Topics include, but are not limited to:


Times are in CET (GMT+1). Program starts at 7:30am San Francisco, 10:30am New York, 4:30pm Vienna, 10:30pm Beijing, 11:30pm Tokyo.

Thursday, September 30th, 2021
16:30-16:40 Welcome & Introduction
Thomas Würthinger (Oracle Labs, GraalVM Project Lead)
16:40-17:10 The Importance of Optimising Little Languages
Chris Seaton (Shopify)
17:15-17:30 Practical Experience with TRegex and Ruby
Kevin Menard (Shopify)
17:35-18:05 Verifying expression graph optimisations in tree form
Ian J. Hayes, Mark Uttin, and Brae J. Webb (University of Queensland)
18:10-18:40 Program Optimization using Data Analysis
Sebastian Kloibhofer, and Lukas Makor (JKU Linz)
18:40-19:00 Break
19:00-19:30 Exploiting Dynamic Run-time Data with TruffleSqueak
Fabio Niephaus (Hasso Pattner Institute, Oracle Labs)
19:35-19:50 How do we do Benchmarking? Impressions from Conversations with the Community.
Stefan Marr (University of Kent)
19:50-20:20 Discussion
20:20-20:30 Closing words
Thomas Würthinger (Oracle Labs, GraalVM Project Lead)


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