Call for Papers: GPGPU-5

November 13th, 2011

Paper submission is now open for GPGPU5 which will be held March 3, 2012 in London, UK, and co-located with ACM ASPLOS XVII. The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum to discuss new and emerging general-purpose purpose programming environments and platforms, as well as evaluate applications that have been able to harness the horsepower provided by these platforms. This year’s work is particularly interested on new heterogeneous GPU platforms. For more information, visit:

Call for papers: CIGPU 2012, Brisbane, Australia, 10-15 June 2012

November 10th, 2011

Submissions are invited for the fifth special session on Computational Intelligence on Consumer Games and Graphics Hardware (CIGPU-2012) to be held in Brisbane, Australia as part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, 10-15 June 2012. More information can be found at

23rd International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing – SBAC-PAD’2011

November 2nd, 2011

SBAC-PAD is an annual international conference series, the first of which was held in 1987. Each conference has traditionally presented new developments in high performance applications, as well as the latest trends in computer architecture and parallel and distributed technologies. Authors are invited to submit original manuscripts on a wide range of high-performance computing areas, including computer architecture, systems software, languages and compilers, algorithms, and applications. More information:

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.
  • GPGPU optimisation (CUDA, AMD, ARM, OpenCL, etc., etc.). Read the rest of this entry »

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.