PRACE days 2016 – Call for contributions is now open

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From May 10-12 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic, PRACE will organise the third edition of its Scientific and Industrial Conference – PRACEdays16 – under the motto HPC for Innovation: when Science meets Industry.
The conference will bring together experts from academia and industry who will present their advancements in HPC-supported science and engineering.

Call for Contributions and Posters
PRACE would like to receive contributions for presentations of excellent scientific merit from scientists and researchers from academia and industry world-wide. Past and present users of PRACE resources are highly encouraged to send in a contribution based on their PRACE- supported project(s), but it is not necessary that your past or present work was / is supported by PRACE and / or DECI to be eligible for this Call.
Submissions should take the form of an extended abstract (one page), detailing the novelty or originality of the science or research project and the need for HPC to accomplish the results. The forward-looking achievements should demonstrate scientific discoveries, innovation in industry or address society’s grand challenges.
The conference programme provides space for 15 presentations in 5 parallel sessions (3 per session). The maximum length of each presentation is 25 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions from the audience. The number of selected posters will depend on their scientific excellence. Applicants selected for a presentation or for a poster will receive a free conference pass. Travel and accommodation will not be reimbursed. The standard conference fee is € 60,
PRACE supports the Women in HPC initiative which works towards equal representation in High Performance Computing. The Scientific Steering Committee and Industrial Advisory Committee of PRACE encourage female researchers and scientists to submit their contribution to both the Call for Contributions and the Call for Posters.

Extended Deadline: 13 December 2015

PRACE Scientific Award
PRACE awards a prize to the best paper and to the best poster submitted to the PRACE Scientific and Industrial Conference

For more information and the Call for Contributions and Posters please visit:

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible through PRACE are provided by 4 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreements RI-261557, RI-283493 and RI-312763.