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First Workshop on Software Challenges to Exascale Computing

First Workshop on Software Challenges to Exascale Computing
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, December 17, 2017 
Hotel Royal Orchid, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
High Performance Computing (HPC) platforms are used to power discoveries and to reduce the time-to-results in a wide variety of disciplines. Scalable and efficient software (applications, middleware, libraries, and tools) is critical for optimally using these platforms. However, developing and maintaining such software can be challenging due to several factors. As we progress towards the exascale computing era, these challenges are likely to become exacerbated due to the increasing complexity of the HPC platforms, and the pressing need for power-efficiency and memory usage optimization. There is a potential of mitigating some of the challenges related to developing HPC software for the current and future generation systems by adopting the innovations in the advanced software engineering discipline, such as model-driven engineering, generative programming, and adaptive and reflective software systems. Therefore, the SCEC17 workshop is being organized to foster collaborations across the HPC and the advanced software engineering disciplines, and to exchange knowledge on developing scalable and efficient software for latest HPC platforms.
The workshop will provide opportunities for: disseminating the research and development results, understanding the trends in HPC hardware, developing collaborations in the code modernization and optimization disciplines, understanding the challenges that the community faces in using the HPC platforms efficiently, and networking with potential customers. For further information, please visit the workshop website at the following link: https://scecforum.github.io
Target Audience
Researchers, scholars, and professionals in the HPC and advanced software engineering disciplines
Submissions for Lightning Talks are Currently Being Accepted
SCEC17 invites abstracts for lightning talks. Those giving lightning talks will be allotted 10 minutes (8 min. for presentation + 2 min. for Q&A) during the workshop to give a high-level overview of the topics that are relevant to the theme of the workshop. The submission deadline for the abstracts is November 15, 2017.
Following is the URL to the submission system: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=scec17
Important Dates                                                                           
Workshop registration opens on: November 1, 2017
Abstracts due on: November 15, 2017
Workshop registration closes on: December 1, 2017
For any questions, please email at: scecforum@gmail.com