36th SPEEDUP Workshop on High-Performance Computing

ETH Zürich, Switzerland,
September 3-4 2007

Sponsored by: SpeedUP   D-INFK   COLAB   HP

Scope

The purpose of the workshop is to present and discuss the state-of-the-art in high-performance and parallel scientific computing. Presentations will focus on: The talks of the first day of the workshop will cover the following themes:
  1. Future directions of HPC
  2. Earth Sciences
  3. Life Sciences
  4. Emerging Architectures: The STI Cell Processor
  5. Storing massive data volume
On the second day there will a one-Day IBM Cell Programming Tutorial

Organization

The workshop is divided into 4 sessions, each with two presentations of 40 minutes plus 5 minutes of questions. The 8 speakers come from well-recognized European and US institutions. There will be an apero at the end of the first day.

Directions

The conference will take place in the CAB building of the ETH, located at the following address:

Room G61, Building CAB, Universitätstrasse 6, 8092, Zürich.

Building CAB is located close to the main ETH building. Here you have more information and links:

Program

Monday, September 3

08:30-08:45
Welcome
08:45-10:15
Earth Sciences
Global Seismology, Earthquake Physics and Seismic Hazard in the Frame of High Performance Computing
Domenico Giardini (ETHZ)
High-performance computing with weather and climate models
Christoph Schär (ETHZ)
10:15-10:45
Coffee break
10:45-12:15
New techniques 1
"Automatic Program Generation and Optimization in HPC"
Christoph Ueberhuber (TU Wien)
Winner of Gordon Bell award 06
Key note speech
Future directions of HPC
Jack Dongarra (UTK)
12:15-13:45
Lunch break
13:45-15:15
Life Sciences
"The Blue Brain project"
Felix Schürmann (EPFL)
Emerging HPC requirements for the life sciences
Victor Jongeneel (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)
15:15-15:45
Coffee break
15:45-17:15
New techniques 2
Cryptologic applications on the PlayStation3: cell speed
Dag Arne Osvik (EPF Lausanne)
Data Challenges and HDF5 - Past, Present, Future
Mike Folk (The HDF Group)
17:15-
Apero

Tuesday, September 4

08:30-17:00
Tutorial
Hema Reddy (IBM)
IBM Cell Programming Tutorial

Organization and program committee