SOS 14 Conference


Monday, March 8, 2010

6:00 - 9:00 p.m Reception

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

7:00 a.m. Breakfast

Exascale Initiatives Overview. Update on large scale efforts around the world to deliver Exascale computation for science.

8:00 a.m. DOE Exascale Initiative
8:30 a.m. International Exascale Software Project - Pete Beckman
9:00 a.m. European Exascale Consortium - Jean-Yves Berthou
9:30 a.m. Heterogeneous Multi-core Consortium - Barney Maccabe

10:00 a.m. Break

Heterogeneous Many-core Nodes

10:30 a.m. Heterogeneous HW systems today - Sriram Swaminarayan
11:00 a.m. Panel: Future directions in GPU HW - Jeff Vetter, Sadaf Alam, Scott Hemmert, and John Morrison

12:00 p.m. Lunch

Application Experience Porting to GPUs

2:00 p.m. Porting MADDNESS to GPUs - Robert Harrison
2:30 p.m. Porting LAMMPS to GPUs - Mike Brown

3:00 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Challenges Using Heterogeneous Systems (What makes it hard? How can system designers and programmers make it easier?) - Ken Koch, Doug Kothe, Marc Adams, Jeremy Meredith, and Ronald Luijten
4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Software programming environments and tools for GPUs (Where are they today? What do we need for tomorrow?) - John Turner, Mike Heroux, Simone Melchionna, and Allen Malony

5:30 p.m. Adjourn -- Dinner on own

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

7:00 a.m. Breakfast

Scaling Challenges

8:00 a.m. The silver lining of future systems with extreme concurrency: Node cost reductions will meet or exceed historic trends - Alan Gara
8:30 a.m. Looking Forward to a New Age of Large-Scale Parallel Programming and the Demise of MPI - Tim Stitt
9:00 a.m. Resilience challenges at Exascale - Christian Engelman
9:30 a.m. Scaling System Software to Exascale - Ron Brightwell

10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Software issues for sustained petascale application performance - Karsten Schwan

11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Compilers and Tools for Software Scaling Challenges - Rich Graham, Kevin Pedretti, Barbara Chapman, Pat McCormick, and Francois Bodin

12:00 noon Lunch

1:00 p.m. Afternoon Free

4:00 p.m. Reassemble for refreshments and Software issues session

Vendors Session (20 minute talks from sponsoring vendors)

4:30 p.m. Cray - Steve Scott
4:50 p.m. Data Direct Networks - David Fellinger
5:10 p.m. AMD - Chuck Moore
5:30 p.m. Intel - Rajeeb Hazra
5:50 p.m. IBM - Alan Gara

7:00 p.m. Banquet dinner

Thursday, March 11, 2010

7:00 a.m. Breakfast

Data Tsunami Session

8:30 a.m. Challenges of exponential growth in data - Andy Jones
9:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Knowledge Discovery from experiment and simulation - Marie-Christine Sawley, Ron Oldfield, Nagiza Samatova, and Gerald Kneller

10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Panel and Discussion: Vision for the future based on information shared at SOS 14 - Sudip Dosanjh, Jeff Nichols, Thomas Schulthess, and David Mueller
11:30 a.m. SOS 15 information and invitation - Thomas Schulthess

12:00 noon Lunch

1:00 p.m. Adjourn SOS 14