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IWOMP 2021 : 17th International Workshop on OpenMP


Conference Series : International Workshop on OpenMP
When Sep 15, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
Where Bristol, UK
Submission Deadline May 14, 2021
Notification Due Jun 14, 2021
Final Version Due Jul 9, 2021
Categories    high performance computing   programming models   parallel computing   parallel programming

Call For Papers

Subject: IWOMP 2021 - 17th International Workshop on OpenMP - CFP


+ IWOMP 2021
+ 17th International Workshop on OpenMP
+ September 15-17, 2021
+ University of Bristol, UK

+ Submission deadline: May 14, 2021 (AoE)

The International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP) is the annual workshop dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP. This pioneering workshop has been attracting an International audience of leading academic and industrial experts since 2005 and is the premier forum to present and discuss issues, trends, recent research ideas, and results related to parallel programming with OpenMP.

We solicit quality submissions of unpublished technical papers that detail innovative, original research and development related to OpenMP.

IWOMP 2021 will be hosted by the High Performance Computing research group at the University of Bristol, UK.

As computing hardware has evolved from simple core reproduction to advanced SIMD units, deeper memories, and heterogeneous computing, OpenMP has also evolved and extended its application interface to harness new capabilities throughout the spectrum of hardware advances. New features and extensions of the OpenMP 5.0 interface have taken major steps to provide control of the parallelism within the paradigms and complexity of modern C/C++ and Fortran programming languages. OpenMP enhancements range from operational aspects deep within the vector execution units, up through the cores and memory, and beyond, to offloading across accelerator devices.

Advances in technologies, such as multi-core processors and OpenMP devices (accelerators such as GPGPUs, DSPs or FPGAs), Multiprocessor Systems on a Chip (MPSoCs), and recent developments in OpenMP itself (e.g., metadirectives and variants for selecting device- and architecture-specific directives) present new opportunities and challenges for software and hardware developers. Recent advances in the C, C++ and Fortran base languages also offer interesting opportunities and challenges to the OpenMP programming model.

Theme for 2021: OpenMP: Enabling Massive Node-Level Parallelism
We now have CPU-only nodes with 128 cores or even 160 cores (before we get started on hardware threads), and of course GPUs add to this too. This year’s theme highlights the massive node-level parallelism we now have available and papers relating to this theme are particularly welcome.

The topics include but are not limited to the following:

+ Vectorization
+ Offloading to devices
+ Memory model
+ Memory policies and management
+ Tasking
+ Performance portability
+ Runtime environment
+ Performance analysis and modeling
+ Tools
+ Proposed OpenMP extensions
+ OpenMP applications in any domain
+ Scientific and numerical computations, machine learning, computer graphics, multimedia, information retrieval, optimization, text processing, data mining, finance, signal and image processing and video games.

Submitted papers for review should be limited to 12 pages (not counting references). Authors of accepted papers will be asked to prepare a final paper of up to 15 pages (including references).

+ Submission deadline: Monday 14 May 2021 (AoE)
+ Acceptance Notifications: Monday 14 June 2021 (AoE)
+ Camera Ready Copy Deadline: Friday 9 July 2021 (AoE)

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Submitted papers should follow LNCS Guidelines found at:

As in previous years, IWOMP 2021 will publish formal proceedings of the accepted papers in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

General Chair: Simon McIntosh-Smith, University of Bristol
Program Chair: Bronis R. de Supinski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
Tutorial Chairs: Tom Deakin, University of Bristol, and Yun (Helen) He, NERSC
Publications Chair: Jannis Klinkenberg, RWTH Aachen University
Local Organiser Chair: Tim Lewis, University of Bristol

Matthias S. Müller, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (Chair)
Eduard Ayguadé, BSC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Mark Bull, EPCC, University of Edinburgh, UK
Barbara Chapman, Stony Brook University, USA
Rudolf Eigenmann, University of Delaware
William Gropp, University of Illinois, USA
Michael Klemm, AMD, Germany
Kalyan Kumaran, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Lawrence Meadows, Intel, USA
Dieter an Mey, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Stephen L. Olivier, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Ruud van der Pas, University of Delaware, USA
Alistair Rendell, Flinders, University, Australia
Mitsuhisa Sato, RIKEN R-CCS, Japan
Sanjiv Shah, Intel, USA
Oliver Sinnen, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Josemar Rodrigues de Souza, SENAI Unidade CIMATEC, Brazil
Bronis R. de Supinski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Christian Terboven, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Matthijs van Waveren, OpenMP ARB & CS Group

Patrick Atkinson, NVIDIA
Eduard Ayguade, Technical University of Catalunya
Mark Bull, University of Edinburgh
Florina Ciorba, University of Basel
Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware
Tom Deakin, University of Bristol
Johannes Doerfert, Argonne National Laboratory
Alex Duran, Intel
Deepak Eachempati, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Jini Susan George, AMD
Oscar Hernandez, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Paul Kelly, Imperial College London
Jannis Klinkenberg, RWTH Aachen University
Michael Kruse, Argonne National Laboratory
Kelvin Li, IBM
Chunhua Liao, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Will Lovett, Arm
Larry Meadows, Intel
Stephen Olivier, Sandia National Laboratories
Joachim Protze, RWTH Aachen University
Mitsuhisa Sato, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science
Adrian Tate, NAG
Terry Wilmarth, Intel
Justs Zarins, EPCC.

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