SBAC-PAD 2018 - Call for Posters

SBAC-­PAD is an international symposium, started in 1987, which has continuously presented an overview of new developments, applications, and trends in parallel and distributed computing technologies. SBAC-­PAD is open for faculty members, researchers, specialists and graduate students around the world. In this edition, the symposium will be held at the École Normale Supérieure of Lyon, in France. Known as the Gastronomy Capital, Lyon is the 2nd largest economic and industrial region in France, and has become one of the favorite destinations for tourism in Europe.

We encourage submissions to the SBAC-PAD 2018 poster session. Posters will be presented during the symposium. Please submit a PDF document that includes only an one-page draft of the poster to be presented. We ask only for poster drafts to ensure their quality and to provide feedback to poster presenters.

Important Dates:

- Poster submission deadline: July 20, 2018 August 3, 2018
- Acceptance notification: August 1, 2018 August 13, 2018

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

- Application-specific systems
- Architecture and programming support for emerging domains (Big Data, Deep Learning, Machine learning, Cognitive Systems)
- Benchmarking, performance measurements, and analysis
- Cloud, cluster, and edge/fog computing systems
- Embedded and pervasive systems
- GPUs, FPGAs and accelerator architectures
- Languages, compilers, and tools for parallel and distributed programming
- Modeling and simulation methodology
- Operating systems and virtualization
- Parallel and distributed systems, algorithms, and applications
- Power and energy-efficient systems
- Processor, cache, memory, storage, and network architecture
- Real-world applications and case studies
- Reconfigurable, resilient and fault-tolerant systems

Submission Instructions:

Submit your poster draft in PDF format via the submission system ( The poster draft should include all information (title, authors' names and affiliations). Those whose posters are accepted for presentation will be asked to prepare a A0 full size color poster. The symposium will provide boards for authors to display their posters.

Poster chairs : 

  • Laurent Lefèvre, Inria, ENS Lyon, University of Lyon, France
  • Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Inria, ENS Lyon, University of Lyon, France
  • Srikumar Venugopal, IBM Research, Ireland
  • Alfredo Goldman, Sao Paulo University, Brazil