- Program optimization
- Program analysis
- Compiler-hardware interfaces
- Run-time systems
- Virtual machines
- Type systems
- Domain-specific programming languages
- Program logics, or logics in general,
- Software engineering and language design,
- Programming language semantics
- Language-based security.
Seminars are also announced on the TACL mailing list. If you are giving a talk, send your abstract to the list a day or so in advance.