Ninth International Workshop on
Parallel Programming Models and Systems Software for
High-End Computing (P2S2), 2016
Join us on Aug. 16th, 2016, in Philadelphia, PA !!

Workshop Scope and Goals

In the past decade, high-end computing (HEC) architectures have become an important tool in all aspects of scientific discovery. Having ushered in an era where HEC-enabled simulation is considered a third pillar of science along with theory and experiment, HEC architectures have quickly become a credible direction of focussed and long-term research. Rapid advances are taking place in different aspects of HEC architectures in an effort to improve performance. Recently, multi- and many-core systems (Intel, AMD), alternative architectures and accelerators (GPGPUs, Cell), high-speed network architectures (InfiniBand, Myrinet, iWARP), and integrated computing platforms (Blue Gene, Cray) have been introduced along this effort.

These advances in the fundamental architecture of HEC architectures mean little, however, without appropriate software components that enable high-performance applications to take advantage of these architectures. System software plays a crucial role in exposing the raw performance of the underlying hardware in an efficient manner. Equally important are innovative, high-performance Parallel Programming models that enable scientists to express parallel algorithms so that they can execute efficiently on HEC architectures.

The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners in parallel programming models and systems software for high-end computing architectures. Please join us in a discussion of new ideas, experiences, and the latest trends in these areas at the workshop.

The published papers will be available at the conference in CD format, and will be submitted to the IEEE CS Digital Library

Important Dates

Paper Submission: Feb 20th, 2016  (extended to April 1st, 2016) Anywhere on Earth

Author Notification: May 10th, 2016

Camera-Ready Copy: June 3rd, 2016

Workshop Dates: Aug 16th, 2016

Journal Special Issue

The P2S2-2016 workshop papers will be invited to extend the manuscripts to be considered for a Special Issue on Parallel Programming Models and Systems Software of the Elsevier International Journal of Parallel Computing (PARCO), edited by Abhinav Vishnu, Yong Chen and Pavan Balaji. This special issue is dedicated for the papers accepted in the P2S2 workshop. The submission to this special issue is by invitation only and the submission deadline is tentatively set as August 10th, 2016.

Previous Workshops

P2S2 2015 in Beijing, China

P2S2 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

P2S2 2013 in Lyon, France

P2S2 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

P2S2 2011 in Taipei, Taiwan

P2S2 2010 in San Diego, California

P2S2 2009 in Vienna, Austria

P2S2 2008 in Portland, Oregon