Previous Venues

SPIRE started as the South American Workshop on String Processing in Belo Horizonte in 1993. It skipped 1994, changed its name in 1998, left South America in 1999 when it went to Cancun, and started alternating between Latin America and Europe in 2000 when it went to A Coruña, a pattern that was briefly interrupted in 2008 and 2016 when it went to Melbourne and Beppu, respectively. The complete list of previous venues is as follows: