Call for Papers

20th International European Conference on Parallel Processing

Euro-Par 2014
Porto, Portugal
August 25-29, 2014

Submission Deadlines

Abstracts: February 6, 2014, 23:59 AOE (January 30)
Full papers: February 13, 2014, 23:59 AOE (February 6)

Scope of the Conference

Euro-Par is an annual series of international conferences dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of parallel and distributed computing. It covers a wide spectrum of topics from algorithms and theory to software technology and hardware-related issues, with application areas ranging from scientific to mobile and cloud computing. The objective of Euro-Par is to provide a forum for the introduction, presentation and discussion of the latest scientific and technical advances, extending the frontier of both the state of the art and the state of the practice. The following topics will be covered by regular Euro-Par 2014 sessions:

  1. Support Tools and Environments
  2. Performance Prediction and Evaluation
  3. Scheduling and Load Balancing
  4. High Performance Architectures and Compilers
  5. Parallel and Distributed Data Management
  6. Grid, Cluster and Cloud Computing
  7. Green High Performance Computing
  8. Distributed Systems and Algorithms
  9. Parallel and Distributed Programming
  10. Parallel Numerical Algorithms
  11. Multicore and Manycore Programming
  12. Theory and Algorithms for Parallel Computation
  13. High Performance Networks and Communication
  14. High Performance and Scientific Applications
  15. GPU and Accelerator Computing

Full details on the topics, including topic descriptions and chairs, will be available on the Euro-Par 2014 Web site. To access them please follow the links above. The conference will feature contributed and invited talks. Co-located workshops are also planned.

Paper Submission Guidelines

Full papers should not exceed 12 pages in the Springer LNCS style. Paper submission has to be performed electronically via the conference Web site in PDF format. Papers accepted for publication must also be supplied in source form (LaTeX).

The 12 pages limit is a hard limit. It includes everything (text, figures, references) and will be strictly enforced by the submission system.

Download LNCS Latex style here.

Papers must offer original contributions regarding the theory and practice of parallel and distributed computing. Full submission guidelines are available on the conference website. Only contributions not submitted elsewhere for publication will be considered.

Authors must submit their papers to the specific topic they judge most appropriate. Details on the topics, including descriptions and chairs, are available on the conference Web site. All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings, published by Springer in the ARCoSS/LNCS series. Authors of accepted papers will be requested to sign a Springer copyright form.

Submissions are handled through the EasyChair conference system.

Important Dates

Abstract due: February 6 (January 30)
Full papers due: February 13 (February 6)
Workshop proposal due: February 27, 2014
Author notification: May 8, 2014
Camera-ready full papers due: June 2, 2014
Conference: August 25-29, 2014


The Euro-Par 2014 conference will take place in Porto, Portugal, from August 25-29, 2014. The conference is jointly organized by the CRACS/INESC-TEC (Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems) and by the Computer Science Departement of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

Conference Co-Chairs

Fernando Silva, University of Porto
Inês Dutra, University of Porto
Vítor Santos Costa, University of Porto