CFP EvoPar 11-13 April 2012, Spain

August 4th, 2011

EvoPar 2012 (EvoPAR 2012, Malaga, Spain, 11-13th April 2012) will gather scientists, engineers and practitioners to share and exchange their experiences, discuss challenges and report state-of-the-art and in-progress research on all aspects of the application of evolutionary algorithms for improving parallel architectures and distributed computing infrastructures and implementation of parallel and distributed evolutionary algorithms.

Submissions are invited (by Nov. 30) on (but not limited to) the following topics:

  •  Optimization of parallel architectures by means of Evolutionary Algorithms.
  • Hardware implementation of EAs, including Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), GPU, games consoles, mobile devices.
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CfP: Computing in Science & Engineering special issue

June 14th, 2011

Computing in Science & Engineering seeks articles for a May/June 2012 special issue focusing on the use of GPUs in science and engineering applications. Contributions covering all aspects of using GPUs for solving challenging computational science problems are welcome. Of special interest are articles presenting results of porting efforts of large-scale scientific applications on large-scale GPU-based high-performance computers. See the full call for papers for complete details.

CfP: 2nd International Workshop on GPUs and Scientific Applications (GPUScA 2011)

June 3rd, 2011

The 2nd International Workshop on GPUs and Scientific Applications (GPUScA 2011) will be held on October 10, 2011, in conjunction with the International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT 2011).

The goal of this workshop is to bring together GPU experts with computational science experts. The workshop addresses programming approaches and key techniques to leverage the computing power of GPUs. Experiences gained while adapting scientific codes to run efficiently on such architectures are welcome. The workshop solicits unpublished papers about research challenges and advances addressing porting of scientific codes and algorithms to GPU platforms.

Submission deadline: June 28, 2011. The topics of the workshop include but are not limited to:

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CfP: GPU Solutions to Multiscale Problems in Science and Engineering

May 29th, 2011

You are cordially invited to attend the GPU Solutions to Multiscale Problems in Science and Engineering Workshop 2011 (GPU-SMP’2011).  The workshop will be held in Dunhuang, Gansu, China July 18 – 21, 2011 (Monday through Thursday) with a reception on July 18th.  This workshop will cover topics on GPU Solutions to Multiscale Problems in Science and Engineering, including high performance computing methods, advanced software realization and construction of computing environments, and investigations of the mainstream developing trend and key scientific problems of GPUs in computing and visualization technology. Dunhuang is a beautiful city with a long history in China. During the workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to access local attractions.  Full details at


    CfP: Facing the Multicore-Challenge II

    May 11th, 2011

    Facing the Multicore Challenge II – Conference for Young Scientists, will be held September 28-30, 2011, at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

    The conference focuses on topics of multi-/manycore and coprocessor technologies and the impact on computational science, day-to-day work, and for large-scale applications. The goal is to address and discuss current issues including mathematical modeling, numerical methods, design of parallel algorithms, aspects of microprocessor architecture, parallel programming languages, compilers, hardware-aware computing, heterogeneous platforms, emerging architectures, tools, performance tuning, and requirements for large-scale applications.

    The conference places emphasis on the support and advancement of young scientists in an interdisciplinary environment.
    You are cordially invited to submit a paper with unpublished and original  work. Furthermore, ongoing research can be presented in a short talk or poster.

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    CfP: GPU and Hybrid Computing at PDP2012

    May 4th, 2011

    A special session on GPU and hybrid computing will be held in conjunction with PDP2012, the 20th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Computing, in February 2012 in Garching, Germany. Submissions are cordially invited including but not limited to the following topics:

    • GPU computing, multi GPU processing, hybrid computing;
    • Programming models, programming frameworks, CUDA, OpenCL, communication libraries;
    • Mechanisms for mapping codes;
    • Task allocation;
    • Fault tolerance;
    • Performance analysis;
    • Applications: image processing, signal processing, linear algebra, numerical simulation, optimization; Domains: computer science, electronic, embedded systems, telecommunication, medical imaging, finance

    More information including submission and publication details are available at

    GID2011 Sumbmission deadline April 22nd

    April 13th, 2011

    The deadline for submissions to “GPU’s in Databases” GID2011 workshop has been extended [ed: again...] to April 22nd, 2011. The “GPUs in Databases” workshop is devoted to sharing the knowledge related to applying GPUs in database environments and to discuss possible future development of this application domain.  See our previous post for details.

    CfP: High performance computational systems biology

    April 13th, 2011

    The High performance computational systems Biology ( special session of CMSB 2011 ( establishes a forum to link researchers in the areas of parallel computing and computational systems biology. Experts from around the world will present their current work, discuss profound challenges, new ideas, results, applications and their experience relating to key aspects of high performance computing in biology. Topics of interest include: Workload partitioning strategies, Parallel stochastic simulation, Biological and Numerical parallel computing, Parallel and distributed architectures, General-Purpose Computation on Graphics Hardware, Emerging processing architecture (Cell processors, FPGA, PlayStation3, etc.),
    Parallel model checking techniques, Parallel parameter estimation, Parallel sensitivity analysis, Parallel algorithms for biological network analysis, Application of concurrency theory to biology, Parallel visualization algorithms, Web-services and Internet computing for e-Science, Grid/Could/P2P/High performance computing for biology, Multicore and Cluster computing for biology, Tools and applications.

    The call for papers is now open, please refer to for details.

    Call for submissions: EAME

    April 6th, 2011

    Please consider submitting your work to the 2011 Emerging Applications and Many-core Architectures workshop, colocated with ISCA. Deadline for submissions is April 15th, the workshop takes place on June 4th in San Jose, California, US. For more details refer to the workshop page:

    CIGPU 2011 Submission deadline 7 April 2011

    April 6th, 2011

    The fourth International workshop and tutorial on Computational Intelligence on Consumer Games and Graphics Hardware (CIGPU 2011) will be held in Dublin 13 July 2011. Submissions are invited in (but not limited to): Parallel genetic algorithms, GP, EP, ES, PSO, ACO, DE, Computational Biology, EC on video game platforms and mobile devices. Papers that discuss novel implementations and the practicalities of writing software for these hardware platforms are especially welcome.

    Papers should be submitted by 7 April, 2011 in PDF format via email to: and contain the subject “GECCO Workshop”

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