Parallel Programming Lab, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
April 15th-17th, 2009

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Location: All sessions are held in room 2405 in Siebel Center.

Time
Type
Description
Slides
Webcast
Day 1 (Wednesday, April 15th)
Morning
Tutorials (Session Chair - Viraj Paropkari)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tutorial
Debugging Parallel Programs with CharmDebug
Filippo Gioachin
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12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tutorial
Advanced Charm++ and Virtualization
Eric Bohm
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Afternoon
Opening Session (Session Chair - Dr. Gengbin Zheng)
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Talk
Charm++ and Affiliated Research: Recent Developments
Prof. Laxmikant V. Kale
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3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Break
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Talk
BlueWaters and PPL's Role
Celso Mendes and Eric Bohm
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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Submitted Paper
Integrated Performance Views in Charm++: Projections meets TAU
Prof. Allen D. Malony
Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Oregon
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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Panel Discussion
A Single Programming model for clusters and multiprocessor nodes: Dream, Nightmare, Reality, or Vision
Panelists: William D. Gropp, Laxmikant V. Kale, David A. Padua, Arch Robison, Marc Snir
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6:00 pm onwards
Workshop Banquet (for registered participants only)
Day 2 (Thursday, April 16th)
8:30 am onwards
Continental Breakfast
Morning
Keynote, Technical Session (Session Chair - Prof. Kale)
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Keynote
PBGL: A High-Performance Parallel Distributed-Memory Graph Library
Prof. Andrew Lumsdaine
Computer Science Department, Indiana University
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9:45 am - 10:15 am
Invited Talk
Parallel Rendering in the GPU Era
Prof. Orion S. Lawlor
Department of Computer Science, University of Alaska at Fairbanks
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10:15 am - 10:45 am
Invited Talk
ChaNGa: Charm N-body GrAvity solver
Prof. Thomas R. Quinn
Department of Astronomy, University of Washington
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10:45 am - 11:00 am
Break
Morning
Technical Session (Session Chair - Dr. Celso Mendes)
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Invited Talk
ROSS: Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations on Near Petascale Supercomputers
Prof. Christopher D. Carothers
Computer Science Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
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11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Talk
Application Experience with the GPU
Isaac Dooley
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12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Talk
Developing an Abstraction for Accelerator Programming
David Kunzman
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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch
Afternoon
Technical Session (Session Chair - Eric Bohm)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Talk
Using Charm++ to Effectively Exploit Multicore SMPs
Prof. Laxmikant V. Kale
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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Talk
New Paradigms in Parallel Programming
Aaron Becker, Pritish Jetley and Phil Miller
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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Invited Talk
Charon: parallel linear algebra made easy
Gregory M. Crosswhite
Graduate Student, Department of Physics, University of Washington
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3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session (Session Chair - Ramprasad Venkataraman)
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Talk
Works in Progress: 1. A Generic Adaptive Runtime Autotuning Framework,
2. Effects of Network Contention on Messaging
Isaac Dooley and Abhinav Bhatele
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1. [pdf]
2. [pdf]
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Talk
OpenAtom
Dr. Glenn J. Martyna
Physical Sciences Division, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
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4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Submitted paper
ParTopS: Compact Topological Framework for Parallel Fragmentation Simulations
Rodrigo de Souza Lima Espinha
Graduate Student, Computer Science Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
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4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Event
Annual PPL Group Photograph
Day 3 (Friday, April 17th)
8:30 am onwards
Continental Breakfast
Morning
Tutorials (Session Chair - Ryan Mokos)
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Tutorial
Analyzing Program Performance with Projections
Chee Wai Lee
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10:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Break
10:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Tutorial
BigSim
Dr Gengbin Zheng and Ryan Mokos
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tour
NCSA Supercomputers' Tour