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.

A PDF version of the CFP can be found here.

Topics of Interest

The focus areas for this workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Systems software for high-end scientific and enterprise computing architectures
    • Communication sub-subsystems for high-end computing
    • High-performance File and storage systems
    • Fault-tolerance techniques and implementations
    • Efficient and high-performance virtualization and other management mechanisms for high-end computing
  • Programming models and their high-performance implementations
    • MPI, Sockets, OpenMP, Global Arrays, X10, UPC, Chapel, Fortress and others
    • Hybrid Programming Models
  • Tools for Management, Maintenance, Coordination and Synchronization
    • Software for Enterprise Data-centers using Modern Architectures
    • Job scheduling libraries
    • Management libraries for large-scale system
    • Toolkits for process and task coordination on modern platforms
  • Performance evaluation, analysis and modeling of emerging computing platforms


Proceedings of this workshop will be published in CD format only and will be available at the conference (together with the ICPP conference proceedings).

The accepted papers will be included in and indexed by the IEEE digital library.

Submission Instructions

Submissions should be in PDF format in U.S. letter size paper, and should be formatted according to the IEEE standard double-column format with a font size 10 pt or larger. They should not exceed 10 pages (all inclusive). Submissions will be judged based on relevance, significance, originality, correctness and clarity.

Submissions can be made at this link.

Submissions are now closed!

Journal Special Issue

The best papers of P2S2-2011 will be included in a Special Issue on Programming Models and Systems Software of the Journal of Supercomputing, edited by Abhinav Vishnu, Pavan Balaji, and Yong Chen.

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 August 14th, 2011. This special issue will appear online in March 2012.

Important Dates

Paper Submission:March 3rd, 2011 Extended to March 24th, 2011

Author Notification: May 29th, 2011

Camera-Ready Copy: June 30th, 2011

Workshop Date: Sept. 13th, 2011