parallel 2014

Softwarekonferenz für Parallel Programming,
Concurrency und Multicore-Systeme - Karlsruhe, IHK, 5.-7. Mai 2014

Softwarekonferenz für Parallel Programming,
Concurrency und Multicore-Systeme
Karlsruhe, IHK, 5.-7. Mai 2014

Call for Papers

The deadline for papers has expired.

The third annual parallel programming conference, parallel 2014, will take place at the IHK Karlsruhe on May 5 through May 7, 2014. parallel 2014 is a software conference for parallel programming, concurrency, and multicore systems hosted by heise Developer, the online channel for software development, and dpunkt.verlag, publisher of computer reference books. The first two events in 2012 and 2013 experienced keen interest and were booked by more than 160 participants each.

The conference is designed for software architects, developers, project managers, and IT strategists and will cover the fundamentals and key aspects of parallel software development and concurrent programming.

The hosts of the conference invite parallel programming experts to submit presentations and tutorials for the conference by January 22th, 2014

We are interested in the following presentation topics:


  • Memory models, task and data parallelism
  • Basic architectural decision-making for the application of parallelized software
  • Modern programming models and parallel strategies, such as Actors, Agents, Software Transactional Memory, MapReduce, DataFlow, and functional programming
  • Well established multithreading and sync mechanisms
  • Design patterns for parallel and concurrent programming
  • Parallel accelerators such as GPUs/co-processors (CUDA, OpenCL, OpenGL, AMP, DirectX, Mantle)

Programming / Languages

  • Experiences with widespread programming platforms such as Java, .NET, and C/C++, including dedicated libraries
  • Experiences in languages such as Ada, Erlang, F#, Fortran, Scala, Clojure, and Groovy
  • Experiences with DSLs (Domain Specific Languages) for parallel programming
  • Language extensions and libraries for parallelization

Practical Experiences

  • Field reports
  • Analysis of existing applications for parallelization and experiences in migrating of existing applications onto multicore architecture
  • Field reports of current or finalized projects within different industries
  • Field reports regarding real time and functional security within embedded development
  • Field reports regarding mobile multicore systems


  • Important tools within parallel programming
  • Tools for testing or proofing correctness of parallel applications

Please indicate your preference of a presentation lasting up to 75 minutes or a short session of up to 40 minutes. Tutorials have been scheduled for full days (6 hours). Please send a target-group-specific abstract (400–700 characters) of your proposed presentation. Supplementary materials (long abstracts, slides, papers, etc.) are also welcome. The deadline for submissions is January 10th, 2014. The complete schedule will be available online by the beginning of February.

See the members of the conference board here.
Please feel free to contact us with questions regarding the conference or schedule of events: