Call for Participation:

IISWC 2023

Early Registration Deadline
September 15, 2023

IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC) —
Oct 1-3, 2023 — Ghent, Belgium

IISWC is dedicated to the understanding and characterization of workloads that run on all types of computing systems.

Conference program
A preliminary version of the conference program is now available (, featuring a mix of excellent keynotes, a great set of papers and posters on Monday Oct 2 and Tuesday Oct 3, and an inspiring tutorial and workshop on Sunday Oct 1. We also have prepared a nice social program (boat trip and reception on Sunday evening; and Augmented Reality tour of the fabulous Lam Gods followed by the conference dinner on Monday evening).

Registration is now open. Early registration ends on **Sept 15** after which registration will be 25% more expensive. If you need a visa to travel to Belgium/Europe, please register as soon as possible, so we can prepare the invitation letter in time for the conference.

Conference venue and room block
The conference will be held at the beautiful Monasterium PoortAckere, a former monastery ( The conference itself will be held in the monastery church — this should be a unique conference experience! We have a room block reserved for conference attendees — available until **Sept 4** after which rooms can only be booked based on availability ( If you prefer staying somewhere else, there are plenty of hotel options within walking distance.

Student travel grants
Thanks to the generous support from NSF and IEEE TCCA, we can offer student travel assistance grants ( even if you are not presenting at the conference and even if you are an undergraduate student! Deadline is **August 28**.

Feel free to reach out to the Organizing Committee and General Chair, Lieven Eeckhout (, if you have questions or concerns.