14th Intl Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems


The 14th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'08)

Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
8th-10th December, 2008

[New paper submission deadline: July 4th, 2008]

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This conference provides an international forum for scientists, engineers, and users to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and latest research results on all aspects of parallel and distributed systems. All papers accepted for ICPADS 2008 conference and workshops will appear in the Proceedings of ICPADS 2008, which is to be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press.

Awards will also be given to the best papers. Contributions are solicited in all areas of parallel and distributed systems research and applications. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Parallel and Distributed Applications and Algorithms
  • High Performance Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Multi-core and Multithreaded Architectures
  • Power-aware Computing
  • Distributed and Parallel Operating Systems
  • Resource Management and Scheduling
  • Peer-to-Peer Computing
  • Cluster and Grid Computing
  • Web-based Computing and Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Communication and Networking Systems
  • Wireless and Mobile Computing
  • Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Security and Privacy
  • Dependable and Trustworthy Computing and Systems
  • Real-Time and Multimedia Systems
  • Performance Modeling and Evaluation

Program Tracks & Vice Chairs

This conference is arranged in a number of tracks. The set of tracks and Program Vice Chairs are listed below:

1. Parallel Algorithms and Applications  Prof Yves Robert
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France 
2. Parallel and Distributed Architecture Prof Shi-Jinn Horng
National United University, Taiwan
3. Cluster and Grid Computing  Prof Andrzej Goscinski
Deakin University, Australia 
4. Web and Peer-to-peer Systems Dr Rajeev Raje
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
5. Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing  Prof Weijia Jia
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
6. Security, Dependability and Trustworthy Computing  Dr Yuanshun Dai, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Dr Liudong Xing, University of Massachusetts, USA
7. RFID and Sensor Networks  Dr Yunhao Liu
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
8. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology  Prof Jun Ni
University of Iowa, USA 
9. Multicore Computing  Prof Kequi Li
Dalian University of Technology, China 



ICPADS 2008 will be held in the Rydges Melbourne Hotel. The stylish Rydges Melbourne is the largest 4 1/2 star hotel in the CBD with over 290 guest rooms and 70 suites. Designed for the specific purpose of providing businesses with accommodation, restaurants, bars and conference facilities, the hotel has deserved the praise bestowed upon it.

Important Dates

Workshop Proposal Due: May 23, 2008
Paper Submission Due: June 20 , 2008
Author Notification: August 15, 2008
Final Manuscript Due: September 12, 2008

Previous ICPADS Events

  • ICPADS-2007: National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • ICPADS-2006: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • ICPADS-2005: Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Fukuoka, Japan
  • ICPADS-2004: Newport Beach, California, USA
  • ICPADS-2002: Chungli, Taiwan

Sponsorship and Cooperation

Sponsorship and cooperation is being negotiated with the following organisations.

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Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

11th September 2008