Established in 1992, ICPADS has been a major international forum in the parallel and distributed systems area The 23rd IEEE International Conterence on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2017) will be held in Shenzhen in December 2017 Shenzhen is one of the five wealthiest cities ot China, and is well known as a center of IT technology which attracts world famous companies like Tencent, Huawei and DJI-lnnovations. Shenzhen also offers brimming culture diversity, a multiplicity of arts and architecture. The conference provides an international forum for scientists, engineers and users to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and latest research results on all aspects of parallel and distributed systems. Contributions are solicited in all areas of parallel and distributed systems research and applications. 


Original, unpublished contributions are solicited in all aspects of parallel and distributed systems. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 

• Parallel and Distributed Applications and Algorithms 

• Cloud OS, Middleware, Toolkits, and Applications 

• Data Intensive Computing and Data Centre Architecture 

• Big Data Platforms 

• Web-Based Computing and Service-oriented Architecture 

• Multi-Core and Multithreaded Architectures 

• Virtualization Techniques 

• Resource Provision, Management, and Scheduling 

• Security and Privacy 

• Cluster and Grid Computing 

• Power-Aware and Green Computing 

• Internet of Things 

• Peer-to-Peer Computing 

• Wireless and Mobile Computing 

• Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks 

• Performance Modeling and Evaluation 

• Communication and Networking Systems 

• Dependable and Trustworthy Computing and Systems 

• Real-Time and Multimedia Systems 

• High Performance Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 

• Cyber-Physical Systems 

• Operating Systems Distributed and Parallel Systems 

• Embedded systems 

Submission Information

Papers must be unpublished and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere. All papers will be reviewed by Program Committee members and other experts active in the field to ensure high quality and relevance to the conference. Submissions should include author information, abstract, 5-10 keywords, and be in PDF format. Each submission must not exceed 10 pages in the IEEE 8.5" x 11" two-column format with 10 point font, including tables, figures and references. The final version will be limited to 8 pages in IEEE proceeding format for conference papers. Up to 2 extra pages may be purchased. Each submission should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the submission be accepted, at least one of the authors must register the paper and attend the conference to present the work in order for the accepted paper to be included into the IEEE digital library.

Submission site (With EasyChair):

Please contact 

Yongpan Zou or

Yi He

 if you have any questions about submitting your manuscripts.


Papers accepted for ICPADS 2017 conference and workshops will be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press. All accepted papers will be included in IEEE Xplore and indexed by EI. Best Paper Award will be presented in the conference. Selected conference papers will be invited for submission to a special issue of the Future Generation Computer Systems journal (Elsevier).


On-line submission system open:

20 May, 2017

Deadline for paper submissions:

05 July, 2017 (At any time zone) 

10 July, 2017 (At any timezone)  

15 July, 2017 (Firm date, no more extensions)

Notification of paper acceptance:

01 September, 2017

Deadline of workshop paper submissions:

10 September, 2017

Deadline for early registration:

15 September, 2017

Deadline of camera-ready version:

25 September, 2017


Click here to download the PDF version of CFP.

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