SBAC-PAD is an annual international conference series, the first of which was held 22 years ago, in 1987. Each conference has traditionally presented new developments and high performance applications, as well as the latest trends in computer architecture and parallel and distributed technologies. The conference has strong international participation, with submissions from over a dozen countries, and competitive, with around 100 submissions and a 30% acceptance rate in the latest years.
In 2009, the symposium will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the state in which is located the largest city in Latin America. Sao Paulo is famous for its cultural diversity and for being a great center of busines.SBAC-PAD 2009 will be sponsored by the Brazilian Computer Society, the IEEE Computer Society through the Technical Committees on Computer Architecture (TCCA) and Scalable Computing (TCSC), and IFIP.