Final Program

The recorded talks have been posted to our YouTube channel with links on this page. Slides for all talks are also available. View program from last year's workshop here.

Time
Type
Description
Slides
Video
Day 1 (Monday, April 17th)
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast / Registration - NCSA 1st Floor Lobby
Morning
Opening Session - NCSA Auditorium 1122
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Welcome
Opening Remarks
Prof. Laxmikant V. Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9:20 am - 10:20 am
Keynote
Building a Better Astrophysics AMR Code with Charm++: Enzo-P/Cello
Prof. Michael Norman, University of California San Diego
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10:20 am - 10:45 am
Break
Morning
Technical Session: Applications I (Chair: Ronak Buch) - NCSA Auditorium 1122
10:45 am - 11:15 am
Talk
Adaptive MPI: Performance and Application Studies
Sam White, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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11:15 am - 11:45 am
Talk
Experiences with Charm++ and NAMD on Knights Landing Supercomputers
Dr. Jim Phillips, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Talk
DARMA: A C++ Abstraction Layer for Large-Scale Asynchronous Tasking
Jonathan Lifflander, Sandia National Laboratories
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12:15 pm - 01:15 pm
Lunch - Provided - NCSA 1st Floor Lobby
Afternoon
Technical Session: Dynamic Load Balancing (Chair: Michael Robson) - NCSA Auditorium 1122
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Talk
Using an Adaptive Mesh Refinement Proxy Code to assess Dynamic Load Balancing Capabilities for Exascale
Dr. Rob Van Der Wijngaart, Intel
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1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Talk
Meta-Balancer: Automated Selection of Load Balancing Strategies
Kavitha Chandrasekar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Talk
Balancing Speculative Loads in Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
Eric Mikida, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session: Heterogeneous Computing (Chair: Eric Bohm) - NCSA Auditorium 1122
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Talk
Scaling Clustered N-body/SPH Simulations
Prof. Tom Quinn, University of Washington
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3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Talk
Heterogeneous Computing in Charm++
Michael Robson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Talk
Selected Topics in Dynamic Load Balancing
Ronak Buch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session: PPL Talks (Chair: Nitin Bhat) - NCSA Auditorium 1122
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Talk
Neural Network-Based Power Optimizations in Runtime
Bilge Acun, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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5:05 pm - 5:25 pm
Talk
Sorting Algorithm/Library
Vipul Harsh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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5:25 pm - 5:45 pm
Talk
A Parallel Union-Find Library in Charm++
Karthik Senthil, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
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5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Discussion
Dr. Phil Miller, CharmWorks Inc.
7-9 pm
Workshop Banquet (for registered participants only) Located at the 2nd floor atrium of Siebel Center
Day 2 (Tuesday, April 18th)
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast - NCSA 1st Floor Lobby
Morning
Opening Session (Chair: Sanjay Kale) - NCSA Auditorium 1122
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Keynote
Exascale Computing Project: Software Technology Perspective
Dr. Rajeev Thakur, Argonne National Laboratory
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10:00 am - 10:30 am
Talk
Using Charm++ to Support Multiscale Multiphysics on the Trinity Supercomputer
Robert Pavel (presenting), Christoph Junghans, Susan M. Mniszewski, Timothy C. Germann, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Break
Morning
Technical Session: Applications II (Chair: Sam White) - NCSA Auditorium 1122
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Talk
Quinoa: Adaptive Computational Fluid Dynamics
Jozsef Bakosi, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Talk
SpECTRE: A Next-Generation Relativistic Astrophysics Code
Nils Deppe, Cornell University
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12:00 pm - 01:15 pm
Lunch - Provided - NCSA 1st Floor Lobby
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Panel
Will exascale computing help raise the "missing middle"? Can it? Will it? How?
Panelists: Dr. Rajeev Thakur, Mr. Keven Hofstetter, Dr. Rasmus Tamstorf, Dr. Laxmikant Kale
Moderator: Dr. Phil Miller
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2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session: Interfaces (Chair: Eric Mikida) - NCSA Auditorium 1122
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Talk
Early Experience with Integrating Charm++ Support to Green-Marl DSL
Alex Frolov, NICEVT
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3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Talk
Applying Logistic Regression Model on HPX Parallel Loops
Zahra Khatami, Louisiana State University
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3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Break, switch rooms
Afternoon
Technical Session: Applications III (Chair: Bilge Acun) - Siebel Center 1304
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Talk
OpenAtom: Ground and Excited States of Electrons from First Principles
Prof. Sohrab Ismail-Beigi, Subhasish Mandal, Minjung Kim, Yale University; Dr. Glenn Martyna, Dr. Qi Li, IBM; Eric Bohm, Eric Mikida, Kavitha Chandrasekar University of Illinois
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5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Talk
Multilevel Summation Method for Calculating Electrostatic Interactions in NAMD
David Hardy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Prof. Laxmikant V. Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Day 3 (Wednesday, April 19th)
Morning
Tutorial Session - Siebel Center 4405
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tutorial
PPL
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tutorial
Projections
PPL