Call for Proposals for SEA's Improving Scientific Software Conference 2020

SEA’s Improving Scientific Software Conference 2020

The 2020 annual SEA’s Improving Scientific Software conference will take place in Boulder, CO at the NCAR Center Green Campus from the afternoon of Monday April 27th to Friday May 1st.

We are soliciting talks, tutorials and papers on Improving Scientific Software related to any of the following:

  • Influence of computer architecture on scientific software design, including but not limited to:
    • Modern architectures (such as GPU, ARM, etc)
    • Post-modern architectures (such as Quantum Computing, Neuromorphic, etc)
    • Extreme Heterogeneity (intra-node and inter-system)
    • Edge computing
    • Communication/computation overlap
    • Performance, Portability & Productivity
  • Modern tools for
    • Data Analysis, Processing and Visualization
    • Scientific Workflows: Purpose and Product Review
  • Machine learning  for Scientific Computing
  • Containers in scientific software
  • Leveraging Cloud Computing Resources for HPC Development and Operations


Papers will be peer-reviewed and published as proceedings in a NCAR Technical Note, a technical report series issued by the NCAR Library. Only papers presented through an oral talk at the conference will be considered for publication, but talks may or may not have an accompanying paper.

The submission deadline for talks, tutorials and papers is in late January (exact date TBD).  Notification of acceptance will be two weeks after the January deadline.

Please see for more information.

Announcement Timing: 
Thursday, November 7, 2019 to Friday, January 10, 2020

Posted by Taysia Peterson at ext. 1222,

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