The 28th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques

(PACT 2019)

Seattle, WA, USA  September 23 – 25, 2019


Sitting uniquely at the intersection of classical parallel architectures and compilers, the enduring PACT conference brings together researchers from architecture, compilers, programming languages, and applications to present and discuss their latest research results.


We solicit contributions in a broad range of topics, including (but not limited to) the following:


 o) Parallel architectures and computational models

 o) Compilers and tools for parallel computer systems

 o) Multicore, multithreaded, superscalar, and VLIW architectures

 o) Compiler/hardware support for hiding memory latencies

 o) Support for correctness in hardware and software

 o) Reconfigurable parallel computing

 o) Dynamic translation and optimization

 o) I/O issues in parallel computing and their relation to applications

 o) Parallel programming languages, algorithms and applications

 o) Middleware and run time system support for parallel computing

 o) Application-specific parallel systems

 o) Applications and experimental systems studies of parallel processing

 o) Relevant aspects of distributed computing and mobile computing

 o) Heterogeneous systems using various types of accelerators

 o) Insights for the design of parallel architectures and compilers from modern parallel

     applications (e.g., machine learning, data analytics, and computational biology)

 o) Future parallel systems for beyond Moore’s law and/or beyond Exascale


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Information for Authors: Paper submissions are due April 15, 2019, with abstracts due April 11, 2019. Detailed instructions for electronic submission and other important dates will be posted on the PACT conference web site ( For additional information regarding paper submissions, please contact the Program Chairs.


Tutorials / Workshops: Proposals are solicited for tutorials and workshops to be held immediately before and/or after the conference. Interested individuals are invited to contact the Workshops and Tutorials Chair.


Artifact Evaluation: An important foundation of many PACT papers is the software used to support the reported results. To recognize the effort involved in developing high-quality software and to foster a culture of reproducibility, PACT19 will include a separate artifact evaluation process.


ACM Student Research Competition: The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC) is a forum for graduate and undergraduate students to share their research results, exchange ideas, and improve their communication skills while competing for prizes. The SRC consists of three rounds: Online abstract submission authored by the student alone, poster session at PACT19 by authors selected abstracts, and presentation at PACT19 by authors of the top 3 posters selected by judges at the conference.






Conference Papers:

 Abstract  April 11, 2019

 Full Paper  April 15, 2019

 Round 1 Rebuttal Period  May 19 – 22, 2019

 Round 2 Rebuttal Period  June 23 – 26, 2019

 Author Notification  July 8, 2019

 Artifact Submission  July 15, 2019

 Camera Ready Final Papers   August 23, 2019


Workshops and Tutorials:

 Proposals April 15, 2019



PACT19 Organizing Committee


General Chair:  Andrew Lumsdaine, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington

Program Chair:  P. Sadayappan, The Ohio State University

Workshops/Tutorials Chair:  Cindy Phillips, Sandia National Lab

Artifact Evaluation Chair:  Jeffrey Carver, University of Alabama

Publicity Chairs:  Anne Elster, Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology; James Lin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Web / Social Media Chair:  Jiajia Li, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory




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Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society


CALL FOR PAPERS : PACT 2019 – deadline April 11!