Welcome to the first International Symposium on Parallel Computing and Distributed Systems (PCDS2024)!In today's rapidly advancing landscape of computer science, engineering, and society, the exploration of novel approaches for modeling, designing, analyzing, evaluating, and programming future parallel and distributed computing systems and applications has become paramount. PCDS2024 aims to serve as a premier platform for researchers, professionals, and enthusiasts to come together and exchange their cutting-edge research, insights, and experiences in the realm of distributed parallel computing. Through collaboration and discussion, we seek to address the challenges and seize the opportunities presented in this critical field. We cordially invite you to be a part of PCDS2024 by submitting your valuable contributions. The event program will feature captivating invited talks, contributed papers, engaging oral communications, and enlightening industrial sessions. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, and the press will submit all papers to major databases such as EI, Scopus, DBLP and Google Scholar.... Join us at PCDS2024 as we embark on a journey to shape the future of parallel computing and distributed systems. Together, let's pave the way for groundbreaking advancements and foster meaningful collaborations.