Jan 25, 2011

With Jiménez organizing, San Antonio hosts HPCA-17 conference, February 12-16

Daniel Jiménez, an associate professor in computer science at UTSA, is the general chair for the 17th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA-17), which will be held mid-February in San Antonio. HPCA is one of the most prestigious conferences in Computer Architecture. The conference will be attended by the top researchers in the field of computer architecture, and its technical program will include presentations of papers containing some of the year's most influential computer architecture research. Keynote speakers at the conference will include James Larus of Microsoft Research who will speak on "Programming the Cloud," and Kathryn McKinley of the University of Texas at Austin who will speak on "How's the Parallel Computer Revolution Going?"

The main conference will meet February 14-16, 2011, at the Marriott Rivercenter with satellite events beginning on February 12. The 16th Annual Symposium on Principles and Practices of Parallels Programming will be co-located with HPCA; Qing Yi, who is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science, will be its local arrangements chair. Further information about HPCA can be found on its web site.