Program

Location: 2405 Siebel Center
The schedule below is tentative, and subject to change


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Time
Type
Description
Slides
Webcast
Day 1 (Monday, April 18th)
8:15 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast / Registration
Morning
Opening Session
8:30 am - 9:00 am
8:45 am - 09:30 am
Keynote
Architecture-aware Algorithms and Software for Peta and Exascale Computing
Prof. Jack Dongarra
University Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee
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9:30 am - 10:00 am
Talk
Charm++ Research Agenda: Recent Developments and Plans
Prof. Laxmikant V. Kale
Professor of Computer Science, University of Illinois
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10:00 am - 10:15 am
Break
Morning
Technical Session: Load Balancing (Chair: Dr. Gengbin Zheng)
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Submitted Paper
Improving Charm++ Performance with a NUMA-aware Load Balancer
Laercio Lima Pilla
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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10:45 am - 11:15 am
Talk
Temperature aware Load Balancing for Parallel Applications
Osman Sarood
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11:15 am - 11:45 am
Talk
New Developments in the Charm++ Load Balancing Framework and its Applications
Dr. Abhinav Bhatele
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11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Talk
Impact Of Type Ia Supernova Ejecta On The Binary Companion
Kuo-Chuan Pan
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12:15 pm - 01:15 pm
Lunch
Afternoon
Technical Session: Exascale Efforts (Chair: Ryan Mokos)
01:15 pm - 01:45 pm
Talk
Fault Tolerance Support for Supercomputers with Multicore Nodes
Esteban Meneses and Xiang Ni
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01:45 pm - 02:15 pm
Talk
Architectural constraints to attain 1 Exaflop/s for molecular dynamics and cosmology simulations
Dr. Abhinav Bhatele and Pritish Jetley
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02:15 pm - 02:45 pm
Talk
Large scale simulations enabled by BigSim
Dr. Gengbin Zheng and Ehsan Totoni
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02:45 pm - 03:00 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session: Applications (Chair: Eric Bohm)
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm
Submitted Paper
Large-Scale Computational Epidemiology Simulations using Charm++
Keith Bisset
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech
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03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Talk
Scaling Dense LU Factorization in Charm++
Jonathan Lifflander
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04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
CS Distinguished Lecture Series (1404 SC)
Constraint-based Synchronization for Strong Scaled Execution
Prof. Thomas Sterling
Arnaud and Edwards Professor of Computer Science, Louisiana State University
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05:00 pm - 06:30 pm
Break
06:30 pm onwards
Workshop Banquet (for registered participants only)
Day 2 (Tuesday, April 19th)
8:15 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast
Morning
Technical Session: Invited Talks (Chair: Prof. Laxmikant Kale)
08:30 am - 09:15 am
Keynote
TSUBAME2.0, or the long road from tiny clusters to petascale, and its possible contributions to high-resolution natural disaster simulations
Prof. Satoshi Matsuoka
Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology and National Institute of Informatics, Japan
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09:15 am - 09:45 am
Talk
Towards a Usable Programming Model for GPGPUs
Prof. Orion Sky Lawlor
University of Alaska at Fairbanks
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09:45 am - 10:15 am
Talk
Exploring Novel Parallel Implementations of Stochastic Programs
Prof. Udatta Palekar
Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois
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10:15 am - 10:30 am
Break
Morning
Technical Session: Languages (Chair: Dr. Celso Mendes)
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Talk
Adventures in Load-Balancing at Large Scale: Successes, Fizzles, and Next Steps
Ewing "Rusty" Lusk
Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
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11:00 am - 11:30 am
Talk
Using distributed shared-array abstractions in a virtualized message-driven execution environment
Phil Miller
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11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Talk
Charj: A Language for Writing Better Charm Programs More Easily
Aaron Becker
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12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Talk
Asynchronous message-driven programming in a shared-memory context
Pritish Jetley
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12:30 pm - 01:30 pm
Lunch
01:30 pm - 03:00 pm
Panel
Message driven execution and migratability: niche or necessity?
Panelists: William D. Gropp, Laxmikant V. Kale, Ewing 'Rusty' Lusk, Satoshi Matsuoka, Thomas Sterling
Moderator: Orion Lawlor
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03:00 pm - 03:15 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session: Applications (Chair: Ramprasad Venkataraman)
03:15 pm - 03:45 pm
Talk
ChaNGa
Prof. Thomas Quinn
Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Washington at Seattle
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03:45 pm - 04:15 pm
Talk
Asynchronous Message-driven Runtime Innovations to Enable Biomolecular Simulations of 100 Million Atoms on Petascale Machines
Dr. James C. Phillips and Chao Mei
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04:15 pm - 04:45 pm
Talk
OpenAtom
Dr. Glenn Martyna and Eric Bohm
IBM Research
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04:45 pm - 05:15 pm
Talk
Towards Message-driven Mixed-Quantum/Classical Dynamics in Atomic Simulation
Dr. Chris Harrison
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5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Fun
Annual PPL Photograph
David Kunzman
Day 3 (Wednesday, April 20th)
8:45 am - 09:00 am
Breakfast
Morning
Technical Session: Tutorial
09:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tutorial
Charm++
Coordinator: Eric Bohm
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Lunch
Afternoon
Technical Session: Tutorial
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Fun
Tour of the Blue Waters Facility
Organized by NCSA
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Tutorial
BigSim Simulation Framework
Dr. Celso Mendes and Ryan Mokos
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