Friday, March 3, 2017

PEARC17 paper submission deadline extended to March 13

PEARC17 to be held July 9-13, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana

The technical paper submission (Technology; Software & Data; Workforce, Diversity, and Evaluation; and Accelerating Discovery)  deadline for the inaugural PEARC Conference has been extended one week to March 13, 2017. Technical papers must be submitted through the PEARC17 EasyChair site at

The full PEARC17 Call for Participation contains details about each of the four technical tracks of papers. The technical track paper submissions may be full papers (strongly preferred) or extended abstracts.

PEARC17, which will take place in New Orleans, July 9-13, 2017, is open to professionals and students in advanced research computing. Registration for the conference and the hotel are now open. Poster, Visualization Showcase and Birds-of-a-Feather submissions are due by May 1. Opportunities for student travel support to the conference are available via the PEARC17 Student Program.

The PEARC (Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing) conference series is being ushered in with support from many organizations and will build upon earlier conferences’ success and core audiences to serve the broader community. Organizations supporting the new conference include XSEDE, the Advancing Research Computing on Campuses: Best Practices Workshop (ARCC), the Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI), the Campus Research Computing Consortium (CaRC), the ACI-REF consortium, the Blue Waters project, ESnet, Open Science Grid, Compute Canada, the EGI Foundation, the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC), and Internet2.

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PEARC17—Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2017—is building on the successful XSEDE conference series and expanding its scope to include everyone engaged with the challenges of using and operating advanced research computing on campuses or for the academic and open science communities. Being held in New Orleans July 9-13, PEARC17 offers a robust technical program, as well as networking, professional growth and multiple student participation opportunities. See for details.