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NEWSLETTER OF THE OPENMP ARB
Edition: March 2003

This is the monthly newsletter of the OpenMP Architecture Review
Board. It is based on the discussions in the OpenMP ARB conference
calls of the previous month, and on current activities in the
world of OpenMP.

The website of the OpenMP ARB is http://www.openmp.org. The web site
of the OpenMP User's Group cOMPunity is http://www.compunity.org. 
You can find copies of previous newsletters at:
http://www.openmp.org/newsletters
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** The dates of EWOMP 2003 are now set on September 22-26, 2003.

** The deadline for camera-ready papers of WOMPAT 2003 is April 14, 2003

** There will be an OpenMP workshop at ICCS'03

** An OpenMP workshop has been proposed for ParCo

** The deadline for PDPTA'03 abstracts is now March 14, 2003.

** The discussions on merging OpenMP Fortran, C, and C++ have started

** Discussion on performance tool and debugging APIs is on-going


* The dates of EWOMP 2003 are now set on September 22-26, 2003.

EWOMP 2003 will be held on September 22-26 in Aachen, Germany. You can
find a pre-announcement at http://www.rz.rwth-aachen.de/ewomp03/ The
deadline for abstract submission will be in May 2003.


* The deadline for camera-ready papers of WOMPAT 2003 is April 14, 2003

WOMPAT 2003 will be held on June 26-27 in Toronto, Canada. Their
web site is http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/wompat2003/. The deadline for
submission of camera-ready papers is April 14, 2003. Papers will be
published by Springer Verlag in their LNCS series.


* There will be an OpenMP workshop at ICCS'03

There will be an OpenMP workshop at ICCS '03 in Melbourne, Australia
from June 2-4. In addition to a summary of the ongoing work of the
ARB, presentations will focus on issues related to OpenMP applications
on large-scale platforms. Attendees are welcome. The ICCS website is
http://www.science.uva.nl/events/ICCS2003/


* OpenMP workshop at ParCo

An OpenMP session is proposed for this year's Parallel Computing
(ParCo), which takes place in Dresden, Germany, from September 2
through 5, 2003.


* The deadline for PDPTA'03 abstracts is now March 14, 2003

The 2003 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'03) has a call for
papers. Papers on OpenMP are solicited. Please go to
http://www.ashland.edu/~iajwa/conferences/2003/PDPTA/pdpta.html.


* The discussions on merging OpenMP Fortran, C, and C++ have started

The OpenMP Fortran 2.0 and OpenMP C/C++ 2.0 language specifications
are being merged into a single language specification.


* Discussion on performance tool and debugging APIs on-going

A draft proposal for an OpenMP DLL Debugging Interface has been
formulated and is now under discussion. This proposal has been
submitted to WOMPAT 2003 and will be shown there.

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