[hpc-announce] CFT: HotI 2014

Grant, Ryan Eric (-EXP) regrant at sandia.gov
Mon Apr 21 11:40:44 CDT 2014

                        CALL FOR TUTORIALS
    22nd International Symposium on High Performance Interconnects
                            HotI 2014

                       Google Headquarters
                    Mountain View, California
                       August 26-27, 2014
                      Tutorials August 28th

Attendees will come from mixed backgrounds and interests in
networks. We encourage tutorials of broad applicability rather than those
focusing solely on research in a limited domain or by a particular group.
Areas of interest for tutorials include but are not limited to:

* High performance computing networking
* Ethernet networking
* Software defined networking
* Data Center/Cloud and Big Data networking
* Optical interconnects
* Emerging interconnect architectures
* High-speed packet processing engines and network processors
* System-on-Chip interconnects

Hot Interconnects will provide Internet access and rooms with standard
presentation equipment. Hands-on tutorials must be prepared to rely on
laptops brought by the participants.

Tutorial submissions will be reviewed by the Hot Interconnects 2014
tutorials committee. The committee will consider, among other aspects:
appropriateness and utility for Hot Interconnects tutorial audience,
timeliness and general interest, clarity, completeness, cohesiveness of
the proposal and presentation history and teaching/speaking experience
of the presenters.

All materials must be submitted to the tutorials chair by August 12th
and will be released to the attendees. Submitters must explicitly agree
to release the materials for this purpose.

Tutorials may be proposed for one half-day (three hours, 2 presenters
max) duration. Tutorials on new and emerging technologies are encouraged.
Tutorial proposals must be submitted electronically via the web site
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hoti22tut. Although not
required, you are strongly urged to submit samples of your visual aids.
You may upload these in PDF format separately or as an addendum to your
detailed proposal, or you may supply a URL at which the samples may be

The uploaded file should contain the following sections, each beginning
on a separate page:

1. 200-word (maximum) abstract
2. description of the tutorial content (maximum 1 page) containing
a. Goals of the tutorials (takeaways for the audience)
b. Why is it relevant for HOTI 2014 attendees?
c. Targeted audience
d. Content level (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
e. Previous presentations of this tutorial including any differences in
   the proposed tutorial
3. Detailed outline of the tutorial (2 pages maximum)
4. Resume or Curriculum Vitae for each presenter (4 presenters maximum,
   1 page maximum each)
5. A statement agreeing to release the notes to HOTI 2014 tutorial

SUBMISSION SITE: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hoti22tut

Proposals due: May 5th, 2014
Notification of acceptance: May 26th, 2014
Materials due: August 12th, 2014
Tutorial date: August 28th, 2014

WEBSITE: http://hoti.org/tutorials/
EMAIL: tutorials at hoti.org

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