25th SPEEDUP Workshop

Trends in High-Performance Computing:
Systems, Services, and User Requirements

Hotel Cadro Panoramica

Thursday/Friday, March 25 - 26, 1999

Final Program

Thursday, March 25, 1999

Session Chair: H.-H. Nägeli, University of Neuchatel

12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:15
Opening Address
M.H. Gutknecht, ETH Zurich
13:15 - 13:50
High Performance Computing -- Are we at an Andy Grove Inflection Point?
W.J. Camp, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, USA
13:50 - 14:25
Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra Software
R.C. Whaley, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
14:25 - 15:00
A Center and Networks to an Alliance and Grids: A Few Technical and Support Details
J. Towns, National Computational Science Alliance, USA
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break

Session Chair: K.M. Decker, CSCS

15:30 - 16:05
High Performance Computing - an Industrial View
J. Lepper, ABB Corporate Research, Baden, Switzerland
16:05 - 16:40
HPC: Requirements for Industry Tools
W. Schmidt, DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart, Germany
16:40 - 17:15
HPC-Services for Science and Engineering: A Technical and Economic Challenge
A. Geiger, RUS, Stuttgart, Germany
17:15 - 17:50
HPC in Academia, Research and Industry - Trends and Perspectives with Respect to German Supercomputer Centers
U. Harms, Harms Supercomputing Consulting, Munich, Germany
18:00 - 19:30
7th General Assembly of the SPEEDUP Society
K.M. Decker, President SPEEDUP Society, CSCS
Sponsored by Supercomputer Systems AG

Friday, March 26, 1999

Session Chair: P. Arbenz, ETH Zurich

09:00 - 09:35
The Swiss-Tx Project: Objectives and Achievements
R. Gruber, EPF Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
09:35 - 10:10
The Communication Network of the Swiss-Tx Series of Computers
A. Gunzinger, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
10:10 - 10:40
Coffee Break

Session Chair: M.H. Gutknecht, ETH Zurich

10:40 - 11:15
K-Ring Based Interconnection Networks for Parallel Computers
P. Kuonen, EPF Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
11:15 - 11:50
HPCN Service Case Study: The NEC-CSCS Collaboration in Applications, Porting, and Optimization
D. Maric, CSCS, Manno, Switzerland
11:50 - 12:25
CSCS: From a Service to a Science Center
H.-P. Wessels, CSCS, Manno, Switzerland
12:25 - 12:30
Announcement of the 26th SPEEDUP Workshop
End of the Workshop

General Information and Registration

Since the number of participants is limited, we urge you to register promptly to ensure that a space is reserved in your name. In any case, please register until March 24, 1998 at the latest.

Further information on the SPEEFUP Society can be obtained from http://www.speedup.ch/.

Contact Address

Martin H. Gutknecht
General Workshop Chair
ETH Zentrum, RZ
CH-8092 Zurich
Tel: +41 (1) 632 3464
Fax: +41 (1) 632 1104
E-mail: mhg@scsc.ethz.ch