The SIGPLAN survey in early 2021 revealed that we want to go to physical conferences again and that we must take inclusion to the next level.
Can virtual conferences be better than physical conferences? I will discuss what SIGPLAN is doing to make virtual conferences the best they can be, what SIGPLAN is doing on inclusion, and what ACM is planning for the future of publications and Gold Open Access
Quantum computing may be more powerful than classical computing but has a radically different programming model. Current languages are in their infancy; future languages are likely to be different. Now is a great time for language designers and implementers to try new ideas.
SIGPLAN organizes conferences, funds travel for students, and gives awards in the area of programming languages.