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YSC 2017 : International Young Scientists Conference in HPC and Simulation


When Nov 1, 2017 - Nov 3, 2017
Where Kotka, Finland
Submission Deadline Sep 1, 2017
Notification Due Sep 30, 2017
Final Version Due Oct 5, 2017
Categories    parallel and distributive comp   advanced numerical algorithms   visualisation   computational science

Call For Papers

Deadline for paper submission has been extended!
Join us in Kotka, Finland for Young Scientists Conference in HPC and Simulation 2017 (YSC2017), November 01-03, 2017

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk), Finland, University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Netherlands and Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University), Russia, announce 2017 International Young Scientists Conference for young researchers and professionals in HPC technologies and computer modeling to take place at the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Kotka, Finland.

***YSC2017 at a glance

The Conference aims to develop the dialogue about the present and the future of Computational Science, research and practical development of the major application aspects of High Performance Computing and Computer modeling and simulation aiming to solve a wide range of problems of science, industry and business.

Simulation and systems thinking is one way to explain the complex world in which we live. By collecting data and creating computer models, scientists can make predictions on critical problems, such as how to influence the flow of traffic, how an epidemic will spread or the probability of individuals in society becoming addicted to drugs. The conference will cover the aspects related to HPC, BigData, large scale simulation of complex systems and offers an ideal range of topics for final year Master’s student or starting PhD students interested in these topics.

YSC-2017 invites original contributions on all topics related to High Performance Computing and Simulation, including, but not limited to:
• Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems
• Advanced Numerical Algorithms
• Problem Solving Environments
• Web and Grid-based Simulation and Computing
• Parallel and Distributed Computing
• Visualization and Virtual Reality as Applied to Computational Science
• Medical and Biomedical Computational Science
• DSS for City Science and Urban Sustainable Development

Submit your paper now to participate in this international, interdisciplinary and intercultural event.

**Location: Meritime Centre Vellamo, Kotka, Finland
**Dates: Wednesday, November 01 to Friday, November 03, 2017
**Paper submission: 1st of September, 2017
**Notification of acceptance: 30th of September, 2017
**Camera-proof copies: 5th of October, 2017


***Key conference events
Break-out sessions to present and discuss the scientific papers of the conference participants

Guest lectures of experts:
• Prof Dr Heikki Mannila (The Academy of Finland, Finland)
• Prof Dr Alexander Boukhanovsky (ITMO University, Russia)
• Prof Dr Patrik Eklund (Umeå University, Sweden)
• Dr Matti Koivisto (Xamk, Finland)
• Dr Jari Kortelainen (Xamk, Finland)
• Dr Nadezhda Zvartau (Federal Almazov North-West Medical Research Centre, Russia)
• Dr Valeria Krzhizhanovskaya (UvA, the Netherlands)
• Dr Maria Sigova (ITMO University, Russia)

***Requirements for participation
Students of Master and Doctoral programs, young researchers and experts are invited to take part in the conference.
Please be ready for the following steps:
• log in or register to
• upload your article in the English Language in PDF according to Templates for Procedia Computer Science YSC 2017

The manuscripts of up to 10 pages, written in English and formatted according to the EasyChair templates should contain statement and solutions (or research) of a specific problem within the limits of the conference subjects. All YSC 2017 participants are expected to present the results of their research reflected in the papers in the English language for 10-15 minutes followed by Q&A session.

Maritime Centre Vellamo is home to the Maritime Museum of Finland, the Museum of Kymenlaakso, Information Centre Vellamo and the Kotka Cultural Centre. In addition to this, the building holds classrooms, seminar rooms, a 200-seat auditorium, Restaurant Laakonki with 100 seats, and Museum Shop Plootu. Maritime Centre Vellamo was opened to the public on 11 July 2008. It was designed by Lahdelma&Mahlamäki Architects with architect and professorIlmariLahdelma as the main designer.

Participation in the conference is free of charge. The best papers will be published in open access peer-reviewed journal Procedia Computer Science .
Coffee breaks and lunches are offered during the conference working days. At request the organizers of the Conference provide personal Visa Support letter.
Transportation (airfare), housing and other fees are at the expense of the participants

Contact Person: Dr Alexandra Klimova (

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