CRA-W/CDC Workshop on Multicore Systems +

The workshop is intended for women and underrepresented minorities workin in Architectures, Runtime Systems and Software Development.

CRA-W/CDC Workshop on Multicore Systems – Architectures, Runtime Systems and Software Development

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Co-located with ASPLOS 2011 in Newport Beach, CA.
The workshop is intended for women and underrepresented minorities working in or interested in working in the multicore systems space. Attendees will include students, junior (pre-tenure) university faculty, and junior industry researchers. Travel and subsistence funding will be awarded to selected applicants. Application details are provided below.
The workshop is part of a series of Discipline-specific Mentoring Workshops organized by Computing Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing and the Coalition to Diversify Computing (CDC). Additional support for this workshop comes from Penn State University, The University of Virginia, The University of Pittsburgh, ACM SIGARCH (pending), ACM SIGPLAN (pending), and ACM SIGOPs (pending).
The on-day workshop will be organized into four sessions followed by a reception:
• Multicore architecture systems research challenges
• Multicore software systems research challenges
• Getting started in multicore research – platforms, benchmarks, simulation tools, software tools
• Panel session: Career opportunities and research directions in multicore systems
Financial Aid
Funding is available to help cover travel costs and subsistence (hotel, food) during the workshop for attendees. The deadline for applications to attend the Workshop is January 15, 2011. Selected participants will be notified by February 1, 2011. Applications should be sent via email to Mary Jane Irwin (mji [at] cse[ dot]psu [dot] edu . Fill out the application.
Organizing Committee
Mary Lou Soffa, University of Virginia
Mary Jane Irwin, Penn State University
Carla Romero
Director of Programs
Computing Research Association
1828 L Street NW, Suite 800
Washington DC 20036
cromero [[ **at **]] cra [[[**dot**]]] org
202.667.1066 (fax)

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