Tentative Program

All sessions will be held in Room 2405 of the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science.

Time
Type
Description
Slides
Webcast
Day 1 (Tuesday, April 29th)
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Continental Breakfast / Registration
Morning
Opening Session
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Welcome
Opening Remarks
Prof. Laxmikant V. Kale
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Keynote
MADNESS - parallel runtime and application use cases
Prof. Robert J. Harrison, Stony Brook University
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9:45 am - 10:15 am
Talk
Cloth Simulation in Charm++
Rasmus Tamstorf, Disney Research & Xiang Ni, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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10:15 am - 10:30 am
Break
Morning
Technical Session: Run Time System (Chair: TBA)
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Talk
PICS: A Performance-Analysis-Based Introspective Control System to Steer Parallel Application
Yanhua Sun, Advised by Prof. Laxmikant Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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11:00 am - 11:30 am
Talk
Speculative Load Balancing
Hassan Eslami, Advised by Prof. William Gropp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Submitted Paper
Saving Energy by Exploiting Residual Imbalances on Iterative Applications
Laercio L. Pilla, Institute of Informatics Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
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12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Talk
QMPI: A library for multithreaded MPI applications
Alex B Brooks, Advised by Prof Marc Snir, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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12:30 pm - 01:30 pm
Lunch - Provided
Afternoon
Technical Session: Adaptivity at Exascale (Chair: TBA)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Invited Talk
Moving Software to Exascale and Beyond
Robert Wisniewski, Chief Software Architect Exascale Computing at Intel Corporation
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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Talk
Maximizing Throughput of Overprovisioned HPC Data Centers Under a Strict Power Budget
Akhil Langer, Advised by Prof. Laxmikant Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Submitted Paper
A Batch System for Malleable Adaptive Parallel Programs
Suraj Prabhakaran, German Research School for Simulation Sciences
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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session: Exploratory Research (Chair: TBA)
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Talk
OpenAtom: Fast, fine grained parallel electronic structure software for materials science, chemistry and physics.
Sohrab Ismail-Beigi, Yale and Glenn J Martyna, IBM Research
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4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Talk
Solvers for O(N) Electronic Structure in the Strong Scaling Limit
Nicolas Bock, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Matt Challacombe and Laxmikant Kale
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4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Talk
Cache Hierarchy Reconfiguration in Adaptive HPC Runtime Systems
Ehsan Totoni, Advised by Prof. Laxmikant Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Fun
Blue Waters Facility Tour
NCSA
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Break
07:00 pm onwards
Workshop Banquet (for registered participants only) Located at the 2nd floor Atrium outside 2405 Siebel Center
Day 2 (Wednesday, April 30th)
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast / Registration
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Keynote
Hybrid Programming Challenges for Extreme Scale Software
Professor Vivek Sarkar, E.D. Butcher Chair in Engineering, Rice University
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09:45 am - 10:15 am
Talk
Parallel Programming with Migratable Objects: Charm++ in Practice
Harshitha Menon, Advised by Prof. Laxmikant Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
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10:15 am - 10:30 am
Break
Morning
Technical Session: Large Applications (Chair: TBA)
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Talk
ChaNGa: a Charm++ N-body Treecode
Prof. Tom Quinn, University of Washington
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11:00 am - 11:30 am
Submitted Paper
Overcoming the Scalability Challenges of Epidemic Simulations on Petascale Platforms
Jae-Seung Yeom, Virginia Tech
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
Talk
Petascale Charm++ in Practice: Lessons from Scaling NAMD
Jim Phillips
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12:00 am - 12:30 pm
Talk
Parallel Branch-and-bound for Two-stage stochastic integer optimization
Akhil Langer, Advised by Prof. Laxmikant Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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12:30 pm - 01:30 pm
Lunch Provided
01:30 pm - 01:50 pm
Panel KickStart
Techniques for Effective HPC in the Cloud
Abhishek Gupta, Advised by Prof. Laxmikant Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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01:50 pm - 03:00 pm
Panel
HPC in the cloud: how much water does it hold?
Panelists: Roy Campbell (Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), Kate Keahey (Fellow, Computation Institute University of Chicago), Dejan S Milojicic (HP Labs), Landon Curt Noll (High-Performance Computation Specialist, Cisco), Laxmikant Kale (Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Break
Afternoon
Technical Session: Related Research (Chair: TBA)
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Invited Talk
Compression for Exascale. Always Right Around The Corner
Brian Van Straalen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Talk
Task Mapping, Job Placements and Routing Strategies
Abhinav Bhatele, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Talk
Using Charm++ to Improve Extreme Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation (XPDES) Performance and Capability
Prof. Christopher Carothers, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fun
Annual PPL Photograph
TBA
Day 3 (Thursday, May 1st)
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Charm++ Tutorial
Hands-on tutorial in Room SC4403
Phil Miller, Harshitha Menon, Eric Mikida