The inaugural ACM Europe Conference will be a truly international event, bringing together computer scientists and practitioners from around the world. A celebration of the ACM European Fellows and a keynote talk by 2012 Turing Award laureate, Silvio Micali, are also planned.

Hosted by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, the conference will take place from 6-8 September 2017 at the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya. ACM Europe Council member, Mateo Valero, director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, is the overall conference chair.

The two main themes of the conference are High Performance Computing and Cybersecurity. In the HPC track, an international panel of top experts including Mateo Valero, Paul Messina, Katherine Yelick and Per Stenström will review progress and current plans for the worldwide roadmap toward exascale computing. The track on Cybersecurity will examine the latest trends in this rapidly changing field.

In addition, co-located meetings will include:

  • ACM Europe Celebration of Women in Computing: WomENcourage 2017 (Requires registration fee,
  • European Network on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation (HiPEAC)
  • European Extreme Data & Computing Initiative (EXCDI)
  • Eurolab-4-HPC

For more information and to register for this free event, please visit the ACM Europe Conference website: