[hpc-announce] [Deadline extended] Call for Abstracts: ACM SRC @ PACT 2020

Adwait Jog adwait at cs.wm.edu
Mon Jul 20 18:21:33 CDT 2020

**Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the SRC will be held online as
a virtual event.
We have also extended the deadlines to allow more time. We look
forward to your participation!**

The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC) is a forum for graduate and
undergraduate students to share their research results, exchange
ideas, and improve their communication skills while competing for
prizes. The SRC consists of three rounds: a) online abstract
submission authored by the student alone, b) poster session at PACT
2020 by authors for selected abstracts and c) presentation at PACT
2020 by authors of the top posters selected by judges at the

The evaluation of round (1) will focus on the quality of the research
contributions, while rounds (2) and (3) will also consider the quality
of visual and oral presentation. You can find more information on the
ACM Student Research Competition at http://src.acm.org.

Submission Guidelines
Important Dates and Submission Information
Abstract Deadline: Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 (AoE)
Notification: Friday, Sep 4, 2020
Submission Site: https://pact20src.hotcrp.com/
Conference Dates: Oct 3-7 2020

A participant in the SRC must meet all of the following conditions:
- The abstract and the poster must be authored solely by the participant.
- The participant must submit an abstract of up to 800 words outlining
the content of a poster that is going to be presented during the
- The abstract must include the poster title, author name,
affiliation, and the name of the academic advisor. It should describe
the research problem, motivation and background, techniques and
results, and the prospect for clearly and concisely conveying the work
in a poster format. It should state the novelty and contributions of
the work explicitly.
- The standard self-plagiarism rules are in effect. If the research
results have already appeared in a publication, prior to the SRC
submission date, then they are not permitted to be submitted to an SRC
for consideration. Furthermore, the same work may not be presented at
an SRC and in another session at PACT 2020. Novelty is one of the
criteria for selection.
- The participant can be from anywhere in the world, but must be an
ACM student member, and must maintain an undergraduate or graduate
student status as of the abstract deadline. Please indicate whether
you are an undergraduate or graduate student. You may join ACM prior
to entering. Basic student membership is $19 per year or less:
- The other eligibility requirements are mentioned here:
- The content of the SRC poster can be included in a future submission
to other conferences or journals.

Abstract Submission
Submissions to the PACT 2020 ACM Student Research Competition (SRC)
must be submitted electronically at this SRC Submission site
- The submission should be in pdf format. Blind submissions are fine,
but not required.
- Submissions should not exceed 1 page, and should not exceed 800
words. Figures and References are fine and must fit within the single
- You may use the templates provided here:
- Please also note that all students whose abstracts are accepted are
expected to attend PACT 2020 and present a poster of their work, and
present it in a PACT session if selected from the poster session.

ACM SRC @ PACT 2020 Committees

Adwait Jog, William & Mary

Submission and Publicity Chair:
Hongyuan Liu, William & Mary

Selection Committee:
Mehmet E. Belviranli, Colorado School of Mines
Charu Kalra, Apple
Jiajia Li, PNNL
Hoda Naghibijouybari, UC Riverside
Sreepathi Pai, University of Rochester
Biswabandan Panda, IIT Kanpur
Ashutosh Pattnaik, Arm
Shuaiwen Leon Song, University of Sydney
Bin Ren, William & Mary
Probir Roy, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Nandita Vijaykumar, University of Toronto
Haonan Wang, William & Mary

All questions about submissions should be emailed to PACT 2020 ACM SRC
Chair Adwait Jog (ajog -at- wm.edu).

More information about the hpc-announce mailing list