The 20th International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2013), to be held in Bengaluru (Bangalore), India, from December 18 - December 21, 2013, will serve as a forum for presenting current work by researchers from around the world and highlight activities in Asia, in the area of high performance computing.

Keynote Speakers

Ivo Bolsens, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Xilinx research laboratories (XRL)
Title: "The All Programmable SOC FPGA at the heart of programmable systems"

Ian Buck, General Manager, GPU Computing Software, NVIDIA
Title: "GPU Computing, Past, Present, and Future"

Robert J. Harrison, Institute for Advanced Computational Science, Stony Brook University and Center for Scientific Computing, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Title: "Big science, big data, big compute"

Contributed Papers

The technical program will consist of 49 contributed papers chosen from submissions from all over the world. The papers will be presented in a single-track multiple session format covering important and timely topics such as performance consistency, virtualization, fault tolerance and power management for large scale HPC and Cloud infrastructures, routing, and programming support, shared memory abstractions and applications for multi-core and GPU systems.

Student Research Symposium

The conference will feature the 6th student research symposium on High Performance Computing on December 18, aimed at stimulating and fostering student research, and providing an international forum to highlight student research accomplishments. The one-day symposium will feature brief presentations by student authors on their research and a poster exhibit, and will be followed by a reception and industry-student mixer.


As part of the conference, 2 workshops will be hosted on December 18, 2013.

  • 2nd International Workshop on Cloud Computing Applications (IWCA)
  • 2nd Workshop on Performance Engineering and Applications (WPEA)

Industry, Research and Users Symposium

The symposium will bring together providers and users of HPC to provide a forum for presenting the state-of-the-art in HPC platforms and technologies, for discussing best practices and for exchanging experiences. This one-day symposium, to be held on December 19th and 20th, will feature special sessions with presentations from international experts focusing on the following topics:

  • HPC and Big Data Challenges
  • HPC Challenges in CFD in India

Industry/Research Exhibits

This two-day exhibition session, to be held on December 19th and 20th, will consist of exhibits/presentations from vendor companies and R&D laboratories.

Conference Registration

Conference registration includes attendance at all workshops and technical sessions and a copy of the HiPC 2013 proceedings. The early registration deadline for discounted fees is November 21, 2013. International attendees are advised to start the process for their registration and application for a travel visa as soon as possible. Visit the registration page for further details.

Information for India-based Participants

Registration at reduced rates is made possible for India-based faculty, students, and researchers through sponsorships from India based industries and organizations. Travel scholarships for India-based students are available on a merit basis to promote HPC research in India.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The HiPC conference is annually sponsored by several Indian and international organizations, institutions, and companies. Please visit sponsorship opportunities for more details and the sponsor's page for the list of current sponsors.