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[HTCondor-users] CLUSTER 2015 - Call for Workshops

November 11, 2014 Release

IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing
September 8-11, 2015
Chicago, IL, USA

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Experts in cluster computing are invited to share their expertise with
the community by submitting proposals for workshops to be co-located
with the Cluster 2015 conference that will be held on September 8-11,
2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Cluster 2015 workshop program will
provide an opportunity for authors to present preliminary work related
to the topics covered by Cluster 2015 and, thus, will give attendees
access to the latest work in progress in the field. Cluster 2015
invites proposals for workshops on a broad range of topics on the
design of clusters and related technologies and on effectively
managing or using cluster resources and services. All workshops will
be held on September 8, 2015.


Topic Categories of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Cluster node and system hardware;
Cluster/distributed operating and runtime systems;
Parallel programming models, language, runtimes and environments;
Performance evaluation, analysis and optimization;
Fault-tolerance, resilience, reliability and high availability;
Data management and distributed and parallel file systems;
Visualization and data analytics;
Cluster management tools including resource management;
Power management, energy and cooling;
High performance networks and communication systems;
Clouds and distributed systems;


Proposals are limited to a 3 page description that should include the following:

A title, an abstract (400 words maximum),and a syllabus;
Discussion of the topicâs relevance and workshop goals;
A description of the target audience;
An indication of half-day or full-day duration;
If applicable, details on previous instantiations of the workshop,
including attendance numbers.
In addition to the 3 page description, please include the following:

A brief biographical sketch of each workshop organizer (2 pages per organizer).
Workshop proposal will be evaluated as they are received. Decisions
will be made based on the proposal content and its relationship to any
workshop proposals that have been accepted or received at the time the
proposal is received. Since this policy may result in a the workshop
program being completed early, Cluster 2015 reserves the right to
close workshop submissions prior to the date listed below.

A single pdf file with all the material described above should be
submitted to the Cluster 2015 conference on-line submission system
under the workshop track

Workshop length will be determined based on the following policy:

Workshops that accept ten or more papers will be provided space for a
full day program;
Workshops that accept seven to nine papers will be provided space for
four and a half hours (not including breaks);
Workshops that accept five or six papers will be provided space for
three hours (not including breaks);
Workshops that accept three or four papers will be provided space for
a half hour per paper;
Workshops with fewer accepted papers will be canceled.
Cluster 2015 will consider increasing the time allocated to a workshop
if space is available.

Cluster 2015 will provide free conference registration for one keynote
speaker to workshops that accept ten or more papers. The free
registration cannot be used by a workshop organizer, even if the
organizer presents a keynote.


Workshop proposals are selected and notifications are sent on a
first-come basis. Three workshops have already been selected!


Bronis R. de Supinski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (first
name at llnl dot gov).