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SBAC-PAD 2020 : International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing


Conference Series : Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing
When Sep 8, 2020 - Sep 11, 2020
Where Porto, Portugal
Submission Deadline Jun 28, 2020
Notification Due Jul 22, 2020
Final Version Due Jul 25, 2020
Categories    computer architecture   high performance computing   parallel computing   distributed systems

Call For Papers


32nd IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing
September 8-11, 2020
Porto, Portugal (Historical acceptance rate).

** NEW **
SBAC-PAD2020 deadline postponed to June 28, 2020

Following the recommendations/guidelines from the World Health
Organization (WHO), regarding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
outbreak, SBAC-PAD2020 will be converted to an online event.

However, the outbreak's impact led to several requests for postponing
significantly the deadlines. Following those requests, the
SBAC-PAD2020's organization decided to postpone the deadline for the
abstract/paper submission to June 28, 2020.

Stay safe!

Aims and Scope

SBAC-PAD is an international symposium, started in 1987, which has
continuously presented an overview of new developments, applications,
and trends in parallel and distributed computing
technologies. SBAC-PAD is open for faculty members, researchers,
specialists and graduate students around the world.

In this edition, the symposium will be held at the University of
Porto, Porto, Portugal. The city of Porto is famous for its Port wine
and beautiful scenery, architecture and cultural events. More
information about the conference can be found at

Paper Submission

Authors are invited to submit original manuscripts on a wide range of
high-performance computing areas, including computer architecture,
systems software, languages and compilers, algorithms and

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
-Application-specific systems
-Architecture and Programming Support for Emerging Domains (Big Data, Deep Learning)
-Benchmarking, performance measurements, and analysis
-Cloud, Grid, cluster, and peer-to-peer systems
-Embedded and pervasive systems
-GPUs, FPGAs and other accelerator architectures
-Languages, compilers, and tools for parallel and distributed programming
-Modeling and simulation methodology
-Operating systems and virtualization
-Parallel and distributed systems, algorithms, and applications
-Power and energy-efficient systems
-Processor, cache, memory, storage, and network architecture
-Real-world applications and case studies
-Reconfigurable, resilient and fault-tolerant systems

Submissions must be in English, 8 pages maximum, following the IEEE
conference formatting guidelines. To be published in the conference
proceedings and to be eligible for publication at the IEEE Xplore, at
least one of the authors must register at the full rate and present
her/his work.

Authors may not use a single registration for multiple papers. Authors
of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions of
their papers for publication on the Journal of Parallel and
Distributed Computing.

Paper submission will be done through EasyChair:

Important Dates

Abstract deadline: June 28, 2020
Paper deadline: June 28, 2020
Reviewing period: June 29 - July 15, 2020
Rebuttal period: July 15 - July 19, 2020
Author notification: July 22, 2020
Camera-ready submission: July 25, 2020

Organizing Committee

General Chairs
Inês Dutra, (University of Porto, Portugal)
Jorge Barbosa, (University of Porto, Portugal)
Miguel Areias, (University of Porto, Portugal)

Program Co-chairs
Jorge Barbosa (University of Porto, Portugal)
Laurent Lefévre (Inria, ENS Lyon, University of Lyon, France)
Lucia Drummond (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil)

Track Chairs
Computer Architecture
Chair: José Moreira, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Edson Borin, University of Campinas, Brazil
Felipe França, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gabriel Falcão, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Jairo Panetta, Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil
Jean-Luc Gaudiot, University of California, USA
Jose Cano, University of Glasgow, UK
Leandro Santiago, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil
Lluc Alvarez, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
Nuno Roma, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Peter Hofstee, IBM Austin Research Laboratory, USA
Rodolfo Azevedo, University of Campinas, Brazil
Serif Yesil, University of Illinois, USA
Wagner Meira, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Networking and Distributed Systems
Chair: Jesús Carretero, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Alexey Lastovetsky, University College Dublin, Ireland
Angelos Bilas, FORTH-ICS and University of Crete, Greece
Bruno Schulze, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC), Brazil
Carla Osthoff Barros, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC), Brazil
Domenico Talia, University of Calabria, Italy
Emmanuel Jeannot, INRIA, France
Jose Luis Gonzalez, Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Valles (ITV), México
Leonel Sousa, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Marco Aldinucci, University of Torino, Italy
Silvina Caino, University of Tennessee, USA

Parallel Applications and Algorithms
Chair: Alba Melo, University of Brasília, Brazil
Alfredo Goldman, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Ananth Kalyanaraman, Washington State University, USA
Anne Benoit, ENS Lyon‐LIP, France
Antonio J. Peña, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
Bertil Schmidt, University of Mainz, Germany
Cristiana Bentes, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cristina Boeres, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil
Edson Caceres, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
George Teodoro, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Gianfranco Bilardi, University of Padova, Italy
Jose Nelson Amaral, University of Alberta, Canada
Luciana Arantes, Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris, France
Ricardo Rocha, University of Porto, Portugal
Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA

Performance Evaluation
Chair: Ariel Oleksiak, Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center, Poland
Altino Sampaio, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
Aurélien Cavelan, University of Basel, Switzerland
Frederic Suter, French National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics, France
Georges Da Costa, Universite Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier, France
Giovanni Agosta, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Hamid Arabnejad, Brunel University, UK
Hongyang Sun, Vanderbilt University, USA
Lucas Schnorr, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Martin Schulz Technical University of Munich, Germany

System Software
Chair: Jidong Zhai, Tsinghua University, China
Ang Li, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Chi Zhou, Shenzhen University, China
Christoph Kessler, Linköping University, Sweden
Clemens Grelck, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dandan Song, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Dazhao Cheng, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Feng Zhang, Renmin University of China, China
Guangyu Sun, Peking University, China
Haikun Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Mingyu Gao, Tsinghua University, China
Philippe Navaux, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Pradeep Kumar, William & Mary, USA
Quan Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Shanjiang Tang, Tianjin University, China
Shigang Li, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Teng Yu, Tsinghua University, China
Vinod Rebello, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Zeyi Wen, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Zhaoguo Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

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