Call for Participation:

FCCM 2017

25th International IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM)
Napa, CA, USA
April 30-May 2, 2017

The IEEE Symposium on Field Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM) is the original and premier forum for presenting and discussing new research related to computing that exploits the unique features and capabilities of FPGAs and other reconfigurable hardware. For 25 years, FCCM has been the place to present papers on architectures, tools, and programming models for field programmable custom computing machines and applications that use such systems.

Maxeler Design Competition:
– Prize: $1000 + Maxeler Galava card
– Register by March 24 at
– Submit by April 7
– Rules:

Workshops (Sunday, April 30):
(1) “Cloud-Based FPGA Development, Deployment, and Use-Cases for Amazon F1 Instances.” This workshop will be hosted by David Pelleren of Amazon and will include a panel of Amazon FPGA architects and developers.
(2) “25th FCCM Retrospective Session — How did we get here? …and what does that tell us about where we’re going next?” This panel will be hosted by Andre Dehon with a retrospective discussion of our discipline from some of the original FCCM contributors, Mark Shand, Maya Gokhale, John Wawrzynek, and Stan Williams.

Post-Conference Training Sessions:
(1) May 3 and 4: Xilinx PYNQ Development (registrants will take home a PYNQ board)
(2) May 3: Embedded Linux and OpenCL SDK for Intel SoC FPGA Devices

General Chair: Jason D. Bakos, University of South Carolina
Program Chair: Ron Sass, UNC-Charlotte
Finance Chair: Ken Eguro, Microsoft Research
Publications Chair: Greg Stitt, University of Florida
Sponsorships Chair: Jan Gray, Gray Research, LLC
Publicity Chair: Kyle Rupnow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Advanced Digital Sciences Center
Exhibitions and Demo Night: Nachiket Kapre, University of Waterloo