Preliminary Call for Panels

The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation

(HPCS 2013)

July 1 – July 5, 2013

Helsinki, Finland or

Proposal Submission Deadline: March 01, 2013


The 2013 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2013) 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 01, 2013

Notification of acceptance by ---------------------------- March 30, 2013

Extended Camera-ready Abstract & Registration ------------- April 29, 2013

Conference Dates ------------------------------------- July 1 - 5, 2013

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

Pascal Bouvry

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Phone: +352 46 66 44 5258

Fax: +352


Pasi Liljeberg

University of Turku, Finland

Phone: +358

Fax: +358


Sébastien Limet

LIFO - Université d'Orléans, France

Phone: +33 2 38 49 44 60

Fax: +33 2 38 41 71 37


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