24th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
June 25 - 27, 2012

The registration server is now open. The early registration deadline is May 25.

We recommend to also attend the NSF Workshop on Research Directions in the Principles of Parallel Computation just after SPAA. More information can be found here.

The 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA '12) is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Groups on Algorithms and Computation Theory (SIGACT) and Computer Architecture (SIGARCH) and organized in cooperation with the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science. SPAA 2012 will feature regular papers, each with a 25-minute talk, and brief announcements, each with a 10-minute talk. The SPAA brief announcements are for brief communications including work in progress or demos.

Important Dates:
  • Submission Deadlines: These are firm deadlines. No extensions will be granted.
  • Notification: April 1
  • Camera-ready copy due: May 1

  • Early Conference Registration: May 25
  • Room Reservation: June 2 (Hotel), May 25 (Dorms)

  • Further Information:

    For detailed information about SPAA, please visit http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~spaa or follow the following links. If you need a visa to attend SPAA, please send your request for a letter in support of a visa application to the ACM headquarters at supportletters@acm.org and include your name, affiliation, mailing address, and fax number. Indicate that you plan to attend SPAA (authors of regular papers, brief announcements and posters should also include the title). Those attendees not coming from a university or research institution are advised to contact the SPAA secretary first.


    SPAA 2012 is sponsored in part by generous contributions from the following organizations:

    Akamai logo             Intel logo                               Sandia National Laboratories logo

    Oracle Labs logo               IBM Research logo             SIGARCH logo

    Conference Organization:

    Program Chair
    Maurice Herlihy, Brown University, USA

    Program Committee
    Yehuda Afek, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Chen Avin, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Petra Berenbrink, Simon Fraser University, Canada
    Rezaul Chowdhury, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Benjamin Doerr, MPI Saarbrücken, Germany
    Jeremy Fineman, Georgetown University, USA
    Michael Goodrich, University of California at Irvine, USA
    Martin Höfer, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Eric Koskinen, New York University, USA
    Christoph Lenzen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Yossi Lev, Oracle Labs, USA
    Avi Mendelson, Intel, USA
    Binoy Ravindran, Virginia Tech, USA
    Boaz Patt-Shamir, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Erez Petrank, Technion, Israel
    Giuseppe Persiano, University of Salerno, Italy
    Peter Sanders, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
    Thomas Sauerwald, MPI Saarbrücken, Germany
    Jukka Suomela, University of Helsinki, Finnland

    SPAA General Chair
    Guy Blelloch, Carnegie Mellon University

    SPAA Secretary
    Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn

    SPAA Treasurer
    David Bunde, Knox College

    SPAA Publicity Chair
    Jeremy Fineman, Georgetown University

    Local Arrangements Chair
    Guy Blelloch, Carnegie Mellon University

    SPAA Steering Committee
    Guy Blelloch, CMU
    David Culler, UC Berkeley
    Frank Dehne, Carleton University
    Pierre Fraigniaud, University of Paris-Sud
    Phil Gibbons, Intel Research
    Maurice Herlihy, Brown University
    Tom Leighton, MIT and Akamai Technologies
    Charles Leiserson, MIT
    Fabrizio Luccio, University of Pisa
    Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide, University of Paderborn
    Gary Miller, Carnegie Mellon University
    Burkhard Monien, University of Paderborn
    Franco Preparata, Brown University
    Vijaya Ramachandran, University of Texas, Austin
    Arnold Rosenberg, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Colorado State University
    Paul Spirakis, CTI, Greece
    Uzi Vishkin, University of Maryland

    Questions and Comments: If you have any questions or comments, please send an email to Christian Scheideler at scheideler@upb.de.