20th Nordic Workshop on Programming Theory, NWPT '08

Tallinn, Estonia, 19-21 November 2008

Call for Papers


The NWPT series of annual workshops is a forum bringing together programming theorists from the Nordic and Baltic countries (but also elsewhere). The previous editions were held in

This year it is Tallinn's turn again and the workshop will be celebrating its 20th anniversary.

The workshop will be organized by organized by Institute of Cybernetics (Tallinn) and Dept. of Computer Science, Tallinn University of Technology.

Some history of NWPT.


Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)

Invited Speakers


Authors wishing to give a talk at the workshop are requested to submit an abstract of 2-3 pages (pdf, printable on A4 paper) through EasyChair by 3 October, 2008. Submission of work submitted for formal publication elsewhere and work in progress is permitted.


The abstracts of the accepted contributions will be available at the workshop. After the workshop, selected papers will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Logic and Algebraic Programming.

Important Dates

Programme Committee

Organising Committee


The workshop is sponsored by EXCS, the new Estonian centre of excellence in computer science.


Tallinn, Estonia's capital, is famous for its picturesque medieval Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are direct flights to Tallinn from Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Kiev, London Gatwick and Stansted, Milan Malpensa, Minsk, Moscow, Munich, Oslo, Prague, Riga, Stockholm Arlanda, Vienna and Vilnius.

Old Town (Blackheads, Maikrahv, hotels) map, aerial photo, Kadriorg (KUMU) map, aerial photo

The workshop will take place in the historic House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads in the Old Town at walking distance from all central hotels.

The social programme includes a guided tour and a welcome reception in the new (opened 2006) KUMU Art Museum in Kadriorg. KUMU, designed by the Finnish architect Pekka Vapaavuori, has earned several recognitions for its architecture and is the winner of the 2008 European Museum of the Year award.

Further information

With questions, please send an email to nwpt08(at)cs.ioc.ee

Last changed November 18, 2008 21:39 EET by local organizers, nwpt08(at)cs.ioc.ee