Saint Louis

The Fifteenth International Conference on
Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques
September 16-20, 2006

Conference Objectives

PACT brings together researchers from architecture, compilers, applications, and languages to present and discuss innovative research of common interest. This premier conference, the fifteenth in the series, will be held in Seattle, Washington. PACT solicits novel papers on a broad range of topics, including, but not limited to:

Important Upcoming Dates

Author Notification Thursday, June 1, 2006
Conference September 16-20, 2006

Information for Authors

Please follow these template guidelines for your submission formatting.

The abstract submission includes a description (100-300 words) of the paper and an indication of the key topics of the paper. The abstract deadline for submissions is March 27, 2006. The paper deadline for submissions is one week later, April 3, 2006. NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE GRANTED!.

Your paper should be formatted in PDF format for letter-size paper. Submissions must be viewable by Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4.0 or higher). Your submission may not exceed 10 pages of conference two column paper format using 10pt fonts. The program chair will summarily return submissions exceeding this page limit.

Submissions must not reveal authors' identities for a double-blind reviewing process. Refer to your own previous work in the third person. Submissions will be judged on originality, significance, interest, clarity, and correctness.

Tutorials and Workshops

Workshop and Tutorial Proposal Deadline: April 3, 2006. Send workshop proposals to Albert Cohen ( Send tutorial proposals to Sandhya Dwarkadas (

We appreciate proposals for workshops and tutorials related to all aspects of computer architecture and compilers, both general-purpose and embedded, with an emphasis on performance. See previous PACT conferences ( for example workshops and tutorials. Please submit your proposal of no more than two pages on or before April 3, 2006.

Please include in your workshop proposal:

Please include in your tutorial proposal: