The International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis is a premier conference on specification, modeling, design, analysis and implementation of embedded systems. The conference covers a wide range of design issues and applications relevant to important embedded system quality metrics including performance, cost, power consumption, reliability, security, and usability. It is the main part of Embedded Systems Week which consists of three conferences and numerous workshops, to be held October 4-9, 2015, in Amsterdam. Of note is the conference program committee. Of the 86 committee members, 15 are CECS faculty or their former PhD students. This is clear demonstration of the leading role CECS plays in the field of embedded and cyber-physical systems.