Call for Participation:

PACT 2020

Early Registration Deadline
October 5, 2020
Registration Deadline
October 7, 2020

PACT 2020
Oct 2, 5-7 (Virtual)

Dear all,

We invite you to participate in the virtual PACT 2020 conference, which starts with a workshop and tutorial on October 2nd, and the main conference during October 5th – 7th.  We have an exciting program this year with 3 keynote talks, 2 panels, 35 papers and 16 poster presentations.  A summary is included below, and details are on our web site where you can register for the conference, and access papers and videos now before the start of the conference.  We look forward to your participation.

Hyesoon Kim, PACT 2020 Program Chair
Vivek Sarkar, PACT 2020 General Chair

Conference Summary (all times are US Eastern Time)

Oct 2 workshop & tutorials
Machine Learning for Software Hardware Co-Design (MLSH’20)
Design Space Exploration

Oct 5-7
Keynote talks:
• Overview of HPC and AI Computing for COVID-19 in the US by Rick L. Stevens on Oct 5, 2020, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
• Scalable Specialization: Architectures, Interfaces, and Applications by Sarita Adve on Oct 6, 2020, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
• Compiling Chapel: Keys to Making Parallel Programming Productive at Scale by Bradford L. Chamberlain on Oct 7, 2020, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Panel – I (Oct 5th 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm)
How ML influences compiler/architecture research
Moderator : Tushar Krishna (Georgia Institute of Technology).
• Albert Cohen (Google)
• Hadi Esmaeilzadeh (University of California San Diego).
• Andreas Moshovos (University of Toronto)
• Michael O’Boyle (The University of Edinburgh)
• Taewook Oh (Facebook)
• Xipeng Shen (North Carolina State University),
Panel – II (Oct 5th 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm)
How to broaden compiler/architecture research participants by utilizing modern infrastructures
Paul V. Gratz (Texas A&M)
Daniel Mosse (University of Pittsburgh)
Lena Olson (Google)
Dan Quinlan (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
Siva Rajamanickam (Sandia National Laboratories).
Tim Sherwood (University of California Santa Barbara)

Link to PACT 2020 program:

Link to PACT 2020 registration site:
(Registration costs are in the $15 -$45 range)