The OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB) is pleased to announce that Bjarne Stroustrup will give an invited talk as the keynote speaker at the International Workshop on OpenMP in June 2012.

Bjarne Stroustrup is known for the creation and the development of the widely used C++ programming language. He will talk about aspects of the new C++ standard named C++11, which was ratified in 2011.

The International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP) is an annual workshop dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP. IWOMP 2012 will be a three-day event. It will be held from June 11 to 13, 2012 in Rome, Italy. The deadline for paper submission is January 31, 2012. Further information can be found at

IWOMP is the premier forum to present and discuss issues, trends, recent research ideas and results related to parallel programming with OpenMP. The international workshop affords an opportunity for OpenMP users as well as developers to come together for discussions and sharing new ideas and information on this topic.

“We are honored to have Bjarne Stroustrup join IWOMP,” said Organizing and Program Chair Federico Massaioli of CASPUR, Italy. ”He will give us valuable insights into C++11 and how it will influence the world of multithreading.”