James Gosling is the creator of the successful and now ubiquitous Java programming language. The design was done in the early 1990s, with clear inspiration from Simula, but indeed also other languages. See also //gotocon.com/aarhus-2010/newsjamesgosling/1 and //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Gosling.
Oscar Nierstrasz is professor at the University of Bern where he leads the Software Composition Group. He has been passionate about object-oriented programming since the early 1980s, and he has been honoured with the prestigious 2013 Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize for contributions to the field of object-orientation. See also //scg.unibe.ch/staff/oscar.
Participation at the celebration will include the technical programme, lunch, breaks and, optionally, the banquet.
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