Call for Panels

The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation
(HPCS 2014)

July 21 – July 25, 2014
The Savoia Hotel Regency
Bologna, Italy  or

Proposal Submission Deadline: March 25, 2014


The 2014 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2014) is an exciting forum that brings together scientists and researchers from academia as well as managers and engineers from industry and government organizations to meet and exchange ideas and recent works on all aspects of high performance computing systems, their design and use, their roles and impact, and their applications, especially in computational sciences and in modeling and simulation of complex systems.  The conference will consist of technical sessions: symposia, workshops and special sessions, tutorials, demos, exhibits, doctoral dissertation colloquium, and panels.  These will present original and fundamental research advances in the subject areas.  Topics of interest include all aspects of high performance computing and simulation. 

What to Submit
We solicit panel proposals on hot and controversial topics by leading experts in the subject of high performance computing systems and simulation.  A proposal should focus on a specific topic of current or emerging interest.  They should be provocative, informative, and exciting.  A proposal should include the following information:
  • Panel's topic and title
  • Panel organizer's name, affiliation, and contact information
  • Panelists' names, affiliation, contact information, and biographies
  • A one-page abstract that clearly describes the panel purpose and scope as well as main ideas. 
  • Position Statements from the panelists are also welcomed but not required at the proposal time.  

Proposal Submission
Please send the panel proposal via emails to the Panels Co-Chairs

Important Dates

Proposal submission due ------------------------------------- March 25, 2014
Notification of acceptance by -------------------------------- April 22, 2014
Extended Camera-ready Abstract & Registration by ------ May 12, 2014
Conference Dates --------------------------------------------- July 21 - 25, 2014

For information or questions about panels, please contact Panels Co-Chairs

Carlo Cavazzoni
SuperComputing Applications and Innovation (SCAI) - CINECA, Bologna, Italy
   Phone: +39 051 6171 595
   Fax:     +39

Sebastien Limet
   LIFO - Université d'Orléans, France
   Phone:  +33 2 38 49 44 60
   Fax:     +33 2 38 41 71 37

Allen Malony
   University of Oregon, Oregon, USA
   Phone:  +1-541-346-4407
   Fax:      +1-541-346-5373

the Conference’s organizers, or consult the Conference’s web site at URLs:    or