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Announcement - PRACE award 2009: Call for papers by 1 February

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The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) will award a prize to the best scientific paper by a European student or young scientist in one of the following areas:

  • Algorithms or implementations that can expose scalability on many thousands of processors
  • A breakthrough in science achieved with massively parallel high performance computing resources
  • Novel approaches to evaluate the performance of applications on massively parallel architectures.

The winner chosen by the International Supercomputing Conference ISC’09 Award Committee will receive a PRACE sponsorship for participation in a training event or a conference relevant to petascale computing.

ISC’09 will take place in Hamburg, Germany, 23-26 June 2009. An exceptional line-up of speakers, a world-class HPC show and great networking opportunities will draw some 1 500 participants.

The authors of the ISC and PRACE award-winning papers will have the opportunity to give a keynote talk on their work during the ISC’09 Scientific Sessions on Tuesday, June 23.

Submit your full papers in English, up to eight pages in PDF format to by Sunday, February 1, 2009. Please indicate in your accompanying email the name and address of the corresponding author and the topic area. Also please mention that you wish for your paper to be considered for the PRACE Award.

The ISC conference provides an unrivalled platform to meet with the key decision makers from the
HPC industry over 4 days under one roof.

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