Friday, April 11, 2014

Call for Papers for CARLA 2014 Conference - First HPCLaTAM - CLCAR Joint Conference in Valparaiso, Chile.

Call for Papers - CARLA 2014:
Latin America High Performance Computing Conference 
First HPCLATAM – CLCAR Joint Conference
Organized by CCTVal (USM) & NLHPC (UCHILE)
20 - 22 October 2014, Valparaíso, Chile

Paper submission deadline: 15 June 2014
Notification of acceptance: 15 August 2014
Camera-ready papers due: 15 September 2014
Conference dates: 20 - 22 October 2014

Building on the success of the previous editions of the HPCLATAM and the CLCAR Conferences, in 2014 both major HPC Latin-American workshops will joint in CARLA 2014, to be held in Valparaíso Chile. This conference also includes the Third High Performance Computing School-ECAR 2014 (from 13-17 October, 2014).

The main goal of the CARLA 2014 conference is to provide a regional forum fostering the growth of the HPC community in Latin America through the exchange and dissemination of new ideas, techniques, and research in HPC. The conference will feature invited talks from academy and industry, short- and full-paper sessions presenting both mature work and new ideas in research and industrial applications. Suggested topics of interest include, but are not restricted to: 
- Parallel Algorithms and Architectures
- Parallel Computing Technologies
- High Performance Computing Applications
- Distributed systems
- GPU Computing: Methods, Libraries and Applications
- Grid and Cloud Computing
- Data Management and Visualizations and Software Tools
- Tools and Environments for High Performance System Engineering

Authors are invited to submit full and short papers written in English, according to the Springer LNCS style ( Full papers must have between 10 to 15 pages and short papers must have between 4 to 6 pages. Papers must not have been previously published or submitted elsewhere. Submissions will be handled electronically using the Easy Chair system ( All paper submissions will be carefully reviewed by at least two experts and returned to the author(s). The authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference. 
All accepted full papers will be included in the CARLA 2014 proceedings that will be published in the serie CCIS of Springer: Communications in Computer and Information Science ( In addition, authors of accepted full papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a Special Issue of Cluster Computing (Impact factor: 0.776):
All accepted short papers will be published electronically in the “Book of Ongoing Works”. 

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