[hpc-announce] Fwd: [DEADLINE EXTENDED] ISC 2022 CALL FOR BoFS

roman at icis.pcz.pl roman at icis.pcz.pl
Wed Feb 2 13:11:16 CST 2022

[Please accept our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this CFP]

Submission Deadline Extended: February 7, 2022, 11:59 pm AoE

ISC High Performance 2022 Conference will be held in the beautiful city of
Hamburg from May 29 to June 2.

We are committed to hosting ISC 2022 on-site and will fulfill all the
safety standards prescribed by the German government and health
authorities pertaining to Covid-19. Therefore, we strongly encourage
submissions from people who plan to attend the conference in person.

Like-minded ISC attendees come together in our informal Birds-of-a-Feather
(BoF) sessions to discuss current HPC topics, network and share their thoughts
and ideas. Each 60-minute BoF session addresses a different topic
and is led by one or more individuals with expertise in the area. BoFs are
different in nature from panels, technical paper sessions, tutorials,
vendor talks, and other, more presentation-oriented parts of the ISC
program. Proposals that cannot demonstrate a clear concept for the intended
interactivity of their BoF will be rejected. During and after the conference,
attendees will be asked for feedback on all program components,
including BoFs. The amount of interactivity will be given special attention
in the survey. Submitted BoF proposals will be reviewed by the ISC 2022 BoFs

Submission Deadline: February 7, 2022, 11:59 pm AoE
Notification of Acceptance: March 8, 2022
Submission of Final List of Speakers Deadline: April 29, 2022
Submission of Final Presentation Slides Deadline: tbd
BoF Sessions: May 30 – June 1, 2022

*Architectures, Networks, and Storage*
- Next-generation processors, accelerators, and chips for HPC
- Heterogeneous system design
- Network technology & architecture
- Domain-specific architectures
- Memory technologies & systems
- File systems & storage architecture
- Databases & data-intensive applications
- In situ data analysis
- Big data and data science at scale
- Exascale computing

*HPC Algorithms & Applications*
- Novel algorithms for HPC
- Algorithmic-based fault tolerance
- Communication-reducing & synchronization-reducing algorithms
- Time-space trade-offs in algorithms and applications
- High-performance applications
- Energy-efficient algorithms & apps
- Convergence of simulations & big data
- Scalability on future architectures
- Workflow management
- Coupled simulations
- Implementations on GPUs & accelerators

*Programming Environments & Systems Software
- Parallel programming models, languages, and compilers
- Tools and libraries for performance & productivity at scale
- Scalable application frameworks
- Runtime systems for HPC
- Resilience / System robustness
- Operating systems & workload management
- Tools for system monitoring & administration
- Power, energy management, and scheduling

*Machine Learning, AI, and Emerging Technologies*
- AI/Machine learning & HPC
- HPC system design for AI & machine learning
- I/O, domain-specific languages, and tools for scalable machine learning
- Applied machine learning studies
- Uncertainty quantification
- Quantum computing architecture, algorithms, and software
- Other cutting edge or emerging HPC technologies

*Performance Modeling, Evaluation, and Analysis*
- Performance models and prediction
- Performance engineering and optimizations
- Performance measurement tools and techniques
- Power and energy consumption, measurement, and modeling


Submission (February 7, 2022)
Required information
● Title of the BoF session
● BoF organizer/speaker information
● Short abstract (250 words maximum)
● Topic area (as listed in the call for research papers)
● One to five keywords
● Maximum intended fraction of time spent for presentations
● Description of approach to make the BoF interactive
● Targeted audience
● Estimated number of attendees
● Minimum 3 reviewers
● Criteria: originality, significance, quality, clarity and
diversity and a clear concept for the interactivity
Final decision (March 8, 2022)
● Selection of BoFs
● Allocation of the time slot
● Notifications of authors

● ISC 2022 is planned as an in-person conference. By submitting a
BoF proposal, the submitter agrees to organize and host the BoF
session at ISC 2022.
● BoF presenters need to be registered ISC 2022 participants.
● The ISC organizers will provide meeting room facilities and basic
technical equipment for the BoF sessions.
● Travel, accommodation, registration fees and other such costs will
not be covered by the ISC organizers.
● Attendance will require at least an Exhibition Pass.

The ISC organizers will make the presentation materials available within the 
event platform
for registered attendees only.

Roman Wyrzykowski, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland (Chair)
Iosif Meyerov, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novogorod, Russia (Deputy 
Michael Bader, TUM, Germany
Claudia Blaas-Schenner, TU Wien, VSC Research Center, Austria
Dominik Göddeke, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Aleksandar Ilic, INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de
Lisboa, Portugal
Jacek Kitowski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Dieter Kranzlmueller, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich (LMU), Leibniz 
Rechenzentrum, Germany
Carola Kruse, CERFACS, France
Krzysztof Kurowski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, Poland
Marco Lapegna, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Simon McIntosh-Smith, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Koji Nakano, Hiroshima University, Japan
Gabriel Oksa, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Dana PETCU, West University of Timisoara, Institute e-Austria Timisoara, 
Antonio J. Peña, Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain
Thomas Rauber, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Lubomir Riha, IT4Innovations National Supercomp. Center, Technical University 
of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Masha Sosonkina, Old Dominion University, United States of America
Vladimir Stegailov, Higher School of Economics, JIHT RAS, Russia
Dave Turner, Kansas State University, United States of America
Bora Ucar, CNRS; LIP, ENS-Lyon, France

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