HPDC'13 solicits papers on high-performance parallel and distributed computing topics including but not limited to: clusters, clouds, grids, data-intensive computing, massively multicore, and global-scale computing systems. New scholarly research showing empirical and reproducible results in architectures, systems, and networks is strongly encouraged, as are experience reports of operational deployments that can provide insights for future research on HPDC applications and systems. Please see the detailed Call for Papers for the topics of interest of the conference and for the paper submission guidelines.