Agenda


Hilton Garden Inn meeting rooms

  • The Garden Room is on the ground floor to the right of the registration desk.
  • The State Room is on the 12th Floor.

Tuesday, May 27th – Joint SPXXL/ScicomP Day

Room: Garden Room

08:30-09:00 Registration (hotel lobby near the Garden Room)
Full breakfast is available in the Garden Room
09:00-10:00 Keynote Address:  Emerging Data Intensive HPC Architecture and Some Driver Applications in Biology
Rick Stevens, ANL
10:00-10:45 Supporting Fast Large Scale Scientific Simulation and Analysis Workflow Across Sites Using GPFS AFM
Fabien Delalondre, EPFL
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 HACCing the Universe on the BG/Q
Salman Habib, ANL
12:15-13:15 Lunch (Garden Room)
13:15-14:00 Site Update: Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
Michael Stephan, FZJ
14:00-14:45 Platform Cloud Service
Charlie Gonzales, IBM Platform Computing
14:45-15:30 Panel: HPC in the Cloud
Charlie Gonzales (IBM) and Dave Hancock (IU)
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:45 (SPXXL members only after break. See SPXXL Agenda.)
18:30-20:00 Reception for all attendees in the State Room
Open bar and hors d’oeuvres

Wednesday, May 28th – ScicomP/Blue Gene Consortium Day

Room: State Room

08:30-09:00 Registration (hotel lobby near the Garden Room)
Full breakfast is available in the Garden Room
09:00-09:45 Quantum Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hydrogen-on-Demand on Blue Gene/Q
Aiichiro Nakano, USC CACS
09:45-10:30 Enabling High Job Throughput for Uncertainty Quantification on BG/Q
Roy Musselman, LLNL and IBM
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:40 Compiling and using Python on Blue Gene/Q
Bertrand Brelier, Scinet University of Toronto
11:40-12:15 Mira Applications and Their Move to Many-core
Katherine Riley, ANL
12:15-13:15 Lunch (Garden Room)
13:15-14:00 Blue Gene Update
Tom Gooding, IBM (Rochester)
14:00-14:45 Debugging Memory Leaks on BG/Q
Scott Lasica, Rogue Wave Software
14:45-15:15 Break
15:15-18:00 Tutorial: Using the bgclang Compiler, and Associated Tools, on the Blue Gene/Q
Hal Finkel, ANL
18:30
19:00-21:30
Meet in Hilton Garden lobby to walk to social event
Group Social Event
Open bar and hors d’oeuvres
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront   (directions to 71 E Wacker Dr)
Penthouse Ballroom – 39th Floor – Featured in The Dark Knight

Thursday, May 29th – ScicomP

Room: State Room

(Note: GPFS User Forum runs concurrently in Garden Room.)

08:30-09:00 Registration (hotel lobby near the Garden Room)
Full breakfast is available in the Garden Room
09:00-09:45 Maximizing Workload Performance on IBM POWER8 systems with IBM XL C/C++ and Fortran Compilers and Libraries
Yaoqing Gao, IBM (Canada Lab)
09:45-10:30 Automated Verification of HPC I/O Performance
Fabien Delondre, EPFL
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 The Red Arrows Flight Show
Christoph Pospiech, IBM (Germany)
11:45-12:30 IBM Parallel Environment Update
Robert Blackmore, IBM (Poughkeepsie)
12:30-13:30 Lunch (Garden Room)
13:30-17:45 (Note: GPFS User Forum continues in Garden Room.)
Featured tutorial: Configuring/Tuning New GPFS 3.5/4.1 Features
Kalyan Gunda, IBM (India)
18:30-21:00 Informal dinner for all attendees (optional, not included in registration cost). Follow-up discussions for the day’s topics. Meet in hotel lobby.

Friday, May 30th

08:30-09:00 Full breakfast is available in the Garden Room
09:00-12:00 (Note: SPXXL member track continues in Garden Room.)