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Sun 20 - Fri 25 October 2019 Athens, Greece

The SPLASH Posters track provides an excellent forum for authors to present their recent or ongoing projects in an interactive setting, and receive feedback from the community. We invite submissions covering any aspect of programming, systems, languages and applications. The goal of the poster session is to encourage and facilitate small groups of individuals interested in a technical area to gather and interact. It is held early in the conference, to promote continued discussion among interested parties.

Call for Posters

The SPLASH Poster track provides an excellent forum for authors to present their recent or ongoing projects in an interactive setting, and receive feedback from the community. We accept two kinds of posters: Independent Posters, typically of ongoing work, which are subject to a lightweight review process, and Posters for Accepted Papers.

Independent Posters

We invite submissions of posters that are within the scope of any of the SPLASH tracks and affiliated conferences / workshops and:

  • showcase ongoing work that has not yet reached sufficient maturity for publication in a conference or journal
  • highlight research challenges that existing work has failed to address
  • outline planned research activities (e.g., M.Sc. or Ph.D. projects) and illustrate their relevance and potential impact, or
  • describe new Free / Open Source Software tools or systems that
    • are aimed at practitioners, or
    • are aimed at researchers and contribute to research infrastructure, i.e., enable or simplify research activities

The extended abstracts of accepted independent posters will be included in the SPLASH Companion proceedings and become available in the ACM Digital Library.

Posters for Papers Accepted in Other SPLASH Tracks and Affiliated Workshops and Conferences

We encourage authors of papers accepted to other SPLASH tracks or to co-located conferences and workshops to present a poster that summarises their work. Such posters will not be subject to further review, but we require posters for accepted papers to be registered in a separate form. Details will be available on the submission page.

Student Submissions and Related Events

The SPLASH Posters track is a venue for researchers at any level of experience, but we explicitly welcome students to submit their in-progress work. If you are a student and considering submitting a poster, we recommend you to also explore the Doctoral Symposium and the ACM Student Research Competition. These related events are additional opportunities for feedback and suggestions on your dissertation work and may provide you with contacts for further interaction, as well as experience in communicating with other professionals.


Posters shall be evaluated both on their contributions and on how effectively they communicate those contributions. All poster proposals should include the following two files in PDF format:

  • A two-page extended abstract in the ACM acmart Master Article Template, sigplan subformat, with 10pt font.
  • The poster itself. Posters should be A0-sized (portrait). A0 format dimensions are: W 841mm × L 1189mm or W 33.1in × L 46.8in.

Poster authors are required to attend the scheduled interactive poster session, staying with their poster so that they can discuss their work with conference attendees. We will provide more details on the exact date and time of the poster sessions closer to the conference.

Extended abstracts for accepted posters that were presented at SPLASH will be included in the SPLASH Companion Proceedings.

Questions? Use the SPLASH Posters contact form.