ICS Workshop and Tutorials

Final Submission Deadline
February 26, 2016

Submitted by Ulya Karpuzcu

ICS 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
May 31, 2016

Proposals for both half- and full-day tutorials are solicited on any topic
that is relevant to the ICS audience. Tutorials that focus on tools and
techniques that enable research across layers of the computational stack are
strongly encouraged.

Tutorials may have one of the following goals:
– Describe an important piece of research infrastructure.
– Educate the community on an emerging topic.

Proposals should provide the following information:
– Title.
– Presenter(s) and contact information.
– Proposed duration (full day, half day).
– 1-2 paragraph abstract suitable for tutorial publicity.
– 1 paragraph biography per presenter suitable for tutorial publicity.
– 1-3 page description (for evaluation). This should include:
1. Tutorial scope and objectives,
2. Topics to be covered,
3. Target audience,
4. Expected number of attendees,
5. If the tutorial has been held previously, the location
(i.e., conference), date, and number of attendees.

Proposals should be submitted via e-mail to Ramon Bertran
(rbertra@us.ibm.com), Alper Buyuktosunoglu (alperb@us.ibm.com) and
Smail Niar (smail.niar@univ-valenciennes.fr), with the subject
“ICS’16 Tutorial Proposal”. Submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail.

Important Dates:
Proposals due: February 26, 2016 AOE
Notification date: March 4, 2016 AOE
Tutorial date: May 31, 2016


Proposals in the interplay between: programming languages, computer
architecture, operating systems, and user interfaces to deal with power,
performance, resilience, and programmer productivity issues in emerging areas
such as data-centers and cloud computing, systems based on non-volatile memory
technologies, large scale data analysis, smart infrastructure, and extreme
scale computing are encouraged.

Proposals should provide the following information:
– Title of the workshop
– Organizers and their affiliations
– Sample call for papers
– Duration – Half-Day or Full Day
– Preferred Day – Saturday or Sunday
– If the workshop was previously held, the location (conference),
date, and number of attendees

Please send proposals to Ramon Bertran (rbertra@us.ibm.com),
Alper Buyuktosunoglu (alperb@us.ibm.com) and Smail Niar
(smail.niar@univ-valenciennes.fr) via email.

Feel free to contact Ramon Bertran, Alper Buyuktosunoglu or Smail Niar if you
have any questions about the suitability of a workshop for ICS’2016 or for any
other related matters.

Important Dates:
Proposals date: February 26, 2016 AOE
Notification date: March 4, 2016 AOE
Workshop date: May 31, 2016