27th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures

Portland, Oregon, USA
June 13 - 15, 2015

The SPAA program is now available.

SPAA 2015 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.

The 27th Annual ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA '15) 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. This year, SPAA is again part of the Federated Computing Research Conference (FCRC 2015), June 12-20, 2015.

Important Dates:
  • Submission Deadlines: These are firm deadlines. No extensions will be granted.
  • Rebuttal period: March 4-5
  • Notification: March 23
  • Camera-ready copy due: April 21
  • Early Conference Registration: May 18
  • Room Reservation Deadline: May 16

  • 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.


    The SPAA 2015 is sponsored in part by generous contributions from the following organizations:

    Akamai logo                     Intel logo                        Oracle Labs logo

    SIGACT logo                     SIGARCH logo

    Conference Organization:

    Program Chair
    Kunal Agrawal, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

    Program Committee
    Umut Acar , Carnegie Mellon University
    Grey Ballard, Sandia National Labs
    Petra Berenbrink, Simon Fraser University
    Dave Dice, Oracle Labs
    Jeremy Fineman, Georgetown University
    Pierre Fraigniaud, University of Paris 7
    Seth Gilbert, National University of Singapore
    Rachid Guerraoui, EPFL
    MohammadTaghi HajiAghayi, University of Maryland
    Maurice Herlihy, Brown University
    Martin Hoefer, MPI Saarbrücken
    Peter Kling, University of Pittsburgh
    Bradley Kuzsmaul, MIT
    Angelina Lee, Washington University
    Ryan Newton, Indiana University
    Gopal Pandurangan, University of Houston
    Michael Spear, Lehigh University
    Cliff Stein, Columbia University
    Kanat Tangwongsan, Mahidol University
    Sivan Toledo, Tel Aviv University
    Uzi Vishkin, University of Maryland

    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
    see FCRC 2015

    SPAA Steering Committee
    Guy Blelloch, Carnegie Mellon University
    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 and University of Liverpool
    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.