Tuesday - March 23, 2004
TUTORIALS
PARALLEL SESSION 1 Compilers, Message Passing and Optimization for POWER4 and pHPS (Federation) Systems, Roch Archambault, Charles Grassl, Pascal Vezolle, IBM
Chair: Giovanni Erbacci
9:30-10:30

Introduction; pSeries architecture, trends, directions and programming impact
10:30-11:00
   -----Break-----
11:00-13:00

Compiler use and manipulation -- Talk
13:00-14:00
   -----Lunch-----
14:00-15:00

Optimization issues and techniques -- Talk
15:00-16:00

Memory resource allocation issues and manipulations -- Talk

16:00-17:00

pHPS (Federations) usage and performance -- Talk

Chair: David Skinner
9:30-10:30

Introduction & overview, S.Boschi:
Introduction to the tutorial
Performance of computational chemistry applications -- Talk
Computational Chemistry Research at CINECA on IBM Systems

10:30-11:00
   -----Break-----
11:00-13:00

Electronic structure applications:
Gaussian, C.Sosa and Gamess, A.Rossi
Nwchem, S.Boschi -- Talk

13:00-14:00
   -----Lunch-----
14:00-15:00

Molecular Dynamics applications:
CHARMM and GROMACS, A.Rossi
NAMD, A.Rossi, J.Hein
AMBER, C.Sosa -- Talk

15:00-17:00

Car-Parinello applications:
CPMD, A.Curioni
PWscf, C.Cavazzoni -- Talk

17:00-17:30
   -----Break-----

Wednesday - March 24, 2004
Chair: David Klepacki
9:00-9:30
CINECA Director Keynote: HPC at CINECA, Mario Lanzarini
9:30-10:30
IBM Technical Keynote: The Impact of Deep Computing on the Progress of Science, Wanda Andreoni
10:30-11:00
   -----Break-----
11:00-12:00
12:00-12:30
The PERCS Project at IBM, Sinharoy Balaram
12:30-13:30
   -----Lunch-----
Chair: Luiz DeRose

Tools
13:30-14:00
Analysis of AIX traces with Paraver, J.Gimenez (CEPBA-UPC) -- Talk -- Talk
14:00-14:30
DPOMP: An Infrastructure for Performance Monitoring of OpenMP Applications, B.Mohr (Forschungszentrum Juelich) -- Talk

Mixed Programming
14:30-15:00
Mixed mode programming on a clustered p690 system, L.Smith (EPCC) -- Talk
15:00-15:30
Nested parallelism in the drift-diffusion model for semiconductor devices, S.Rovida (IMATI - CNR PV) -- Talk

HPC Systems
15:30-16:00
HPC-Europa and DEISA: Advanced Infrastructures for Computational Scieces in Europe, G.Erbacci (CINECA)
16:00-16:30
JUMP: Europe's new most powerful supercomputer, B.Mohr (Forschungszentrum Juelich) -- Talk

16:30 Guided tour in the centre of Bologna
20:00 Social Dinner, Palazzo Isolani, Corte Isolani 5

Thursday - March 25, 2004
Chair: David Skinner
9:00-10:00
IBM Executive Keynote: Challenges of Petascale and Terascale Computing, William Pulleyblank -- Talk
10:00-11:00
HPC Software Update and Directions, Rama Govindaraju -- Talk
11:00-11:30
   -----Break-----
11:30-12:15
The IBM High Performance Computing Toolkit, David Klepacki -- Talk
12:15-13:00
Emerging Research Tools, Luiz DeRose
13:00-14:00
   -----Lunch-----

PARALLEL SESSION 1

Chair: David Klepacki

Numerics
14:00-14:30

Recent Advances in Parallel Approaches to Large-Scale SVMs, G.Zanghirati (Ferrara University)
14:30-15:00

Parallel Eigensolver Performance on the HPCx System, A.Sunderland (Daresbury Laboratory) -- Talk


Astrophysics
15:00-15:30

Using Lapi and MPI-2 in an N-body cosmological code on IBM SP, M.Comparato (INAF CT) -- Talk
15:30-16:00

The use of HPC in Astrophysics: an experience report, P.Miocchi (Rome University 'La Sapienza') -- Talk
16:00-16:30

3-D Hydrodynamics of SNR Shock Interaction with Interstellar Bubbles: The OAPa/UniPa Key Project, S.Orlando (INAF PA)
16:30-17:00

Nature of DE from VPF evaluation, S.Bonometto (INFN MI)
17:00-17:30
   -----Break-----


CFD
17:30-18:00

Parallelization of a code for large-eddy simulation of environmental turbulent flows, S.Salon (Trieste University)
18:00-18:30

High performance computing for a family of smooth trajectories using parallel environments, G.Argentini (RIELLO GROUP) -- Talk
18:30-19:00

Performance portability of a Lattice Boltzmann code, F.Massaioli (CASPUR) -- Talk

PARALLEL SESSION 2

Chair: Charles Grassl


Climate
14:00-15:00

Performance of IFS on p690+ with Federation switch at ECMWF, D.Salmond and J.Hague (ECMWF/IBM consultant) -- Talk -- Talk
15:00-15:30

HPC parallelization of oceanographic models via high-level techniques, P.Lanucara (CASPUR) -- Talk
15:30-16:00

Wind driven circulation in the Gulf of Trieste: a numerical study in stratified conditions, S.Querin (OGS) -- Talk


Geophysics
16:00-16:30

Pyroclastic density currents Simulations by Parallel Computing, C.Cavazzoni (CINECA) -- Talk
16:30-17:00

Seismic waves numerical modeling with a parallel algorithm, P.Klinc (OGS)
17:00-17:30
   -----Break-----


Chemistry
17:30-18:00

Large Scale Photoemission Calculations: Algorithm, Performance and Applications, P.Decleva (Trieste University)
18:00-18:30

Theoretical modeling of catalysts: a real challenge for performing industrial processes, I.Fragalà (Catania University)


Image Processing
18:30-19:00

A Parallel Programming Tool for SAR Processors, D.Guerri (Synapsis Srl)

19:00 Dinner and Membership Meeting

Friday - March 26, 2004
Chair: Jesus Labarta
9:00-10:00
Compiler Roadmap, Roch Archambault -- Talk
10:00-10:45
MPI Developments, Richard Treumann -- Talk
10:45-11:15
   -----Break-----
11:15-12:00
HPC Linux Systems, Ken Rozendal -- Talk
12:00-12:45
An Overview of Running Applications on IBM pSeries Linux Systems, A.Rossi (IBM)
12:45-13:45
   -----Lunch-----
Chair: Sigismondo Boschi
13:45-14:30
BlueGene/L System Status, Jose Moreria -- Talk
14:30-15:15
15:15-16:00
Dual-level Parallelism: First Comparison of the Parallel Exploitation of clustered IBM pSeries 690s, IBM PowerBlades, and IBM BlueGene/L with the Same Application, A.Curioni (IBM Zurich Research) -- Talk -- Talk
16:00
Closing remarks