Shaping Tomorrow

ISC 2020 Call for PhD Forum

PLEASE NOTE: Submission will open early September!

The ISC High Performance conference is Europe’s largest international conference and exhibition for high performance computing (HPC), networking and storage. The ISC 2020 PhD Forum provides an opportunity for PhD students to present research results in a setting that sparks scientific exchange and lively discussions.

The PhD Forum consists of two parts:

  • Set of back-to-back short lightning talks (swift, focused presentation of the PhD student’s research objectives and early results)
  • Poster presentation session (starting point for engaging discussions with more in-depth information)

Submitted PhD Forum proposals will be reviewed by the ISC 2020 PhD Forum Committee, which is headed by Prof. Dr. Martin Schulz, TU Munich, Germany, with Olga Pearce, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), USA, as Deputy Chair.

Chair - Martin Schulz

Attendance will require a Conference Pass. The presenters will be granted a free conference day pass to one presenter per PhD Forum contribution for the day of their presentation, Monday, June 22, 2020.

Important dates

 Submission Deadline  February 19, 2020
 Notification of Acceptance
April 1, 2020

The detailed call for PhD Forum will be published early September.

PhD Forum proposals need to be submitted via the ISC 2020 Linklings submission site.


  • Martin Schulz, Technical University of Munich, Chair of Computer Architecture and Parallel Systems, Germany (Chair)
  • Olga Pearce, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States of America (Deputy Chair)