[hpc-announce] Hot Interconnects 2016 Call for Tutorials

Edgar Leon leon at llnl.gov
Thu Apr 14 18:51:16 CDT 2016

24th International Symposium on High-Performance Interconnects
HotI 2016

Huawei North America Headquarters
Santa Clara, California
August 24-26, 2016
Tutorials August 26

Attendees will come from mixed backgrounds and interests in interconnection 
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

Proposals due: May 6, 2016
Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2016
Materials due: August 10, 2016
Tutorials date: August 26, 2016

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 considered based on 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

All materials must be submitted to the tutorials chair by August 10 
and will be released to the tutorial 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 to
'tutorials at hoti.org'. Although not required, you are encouraged to
submit samples of your visual aids. You may supply a URL at which
the samples may be found.

The submission should include a single PDF file with the following
sections, each beginning on a separate page:

1. Title page including the following components:
   a. Title
   b. Name, organization, and email address of each author 
   c. 200-word (maximum) abstract
   d. (Optional) A URL with samples of your visual aids
2. Description of the tutorial content (1 page maximum) containing
   a. Goals of the tutorials (takeaways for the audience) 
   b. Why is it relevant for HOTI 2016 attendees? 
   c. Target audience 
   d. Content level: beginner, intermediate, or 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 (2 presenters maximum, 
   1 page maximum each) 
5. A statement agreeing to release the notes to HOTI 2016 tutorial

SUBMISSION EMAIL ADDRESS: tutorials at hoti.org

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

Edgar A. Leon, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 

Edgar A. Leon, Ph.D.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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