VikingPLoP is a non-profit event organized in collaboration with Hillside Europe, The Hillside Group, and various individuals from the pattern community. The program chairs are responsible for running the conference, supported by the program committee. Program chairs and program committee are very grateful to these people and organizations for their contribution. The shepherds contribute with their expertise in order to guarantee a high quality of the submissions. If you consider supporting VikingPLoP and the authors as a shepherd, please contact the conference chairs.


  • Bogdana Botez – Microsoft, Denmark
  • Veli-Pekka Eloranta – Vincit Ltd, Finland

Program committee

  • Marko Leppänen – Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland
  • Johannes Koskinen – Sandvik Mining and Construction, Finland
  • Jari Rauhamäki – Vision Development, Finland
  • Ville Reijonen – David Health Solutions Ltd, Finland
  • Michael Weiss – Carleton University, Canada
  • Christopher Preschern – Bernecker – Rainer, Austria
  • Elissaveta Gourova – Sofia University, Bulgaria
  • Christian Köppe – HAN University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands