2010 NCSA Private Sector Program Annual Meeting

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2010 NCSA Private Sector Program Annual Meeting

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All activities will be held at the NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, Illinois, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, May 11

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Check in
Atrium

IBM POWER7 Technical Workshop

NCSA Auditorium

10:00 a.m.
Introduction to Computational Resources at NCSA (PDF presentation)
Seid Koric, technical coordinator for industrial projects, NCSA
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
10:45 a.m.
The Blue Waters System (PDF presentation)
Robert Fiedler, Blue Waters technical program manager for science and engineering applications
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
Noon
Boxed lunches
Atrium
1:00 p.m.
XL Compilers and Optimizations (PDF presentation)
Gabriel Mateescu, Blue Waters applications specialist
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
2:00 p.m.
Performance Tools for the IBM POWER7 (PDF presentation)
Galen Arnold, Blue Waters user services and NCSA consulting
Greg Bauer, Blue Waters user services and NCSA advanced applications support
Also see the presentation: Getting Started with Performance Tools (PDF)
3:00 p.m.
Using Computational Libraries to Accelerate Applications on Blue Waters (PDF presentation)
Brett Bode, Blue Waters software development manager
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
3:45 p.m.
Networking opportunity


4:45 p.m.
Shuttle service to reception available from NCSa and the Hampton Inn
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Opening Reception
National Petascale Computing Facility
1725 S. Oak St., Champaign

NOTE: Guests may enter the building at the south entrance at the corner of Oak and St. Mary's.

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in Lot E14 across Oak Street from the National Petascale Computing Facility.

Shuttles will be available from the NCSA Building and the Hampton Inn at 4:45 p.m.

Brief tours of the building infrastructure, including its cooling and electrical systems, will be available during the reception at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12

7:30 a.m.
Check in and continental breakfast
Atrium
8:45 a.m.
Welcome
Merle Giles
Director, NCSA Private Sector Program
Presentation slides are available (PDF)
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
Auditorium

THEME: The Imperative of Advanced Computational Modeling and Simulation

9:15 a.m.
Enablers: Manufacturing and High Performance Computing (PDF presentation)
Paul Fussell
Senior Manager, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Boeing
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
9:55 a.m.
Caterpillar Virtual Product Development & HPC (PDF presentation)
Keven Hofstetter
Machine Research Program Manager, Caterpillar
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
10:30 a.m.
State of the Union: Modeling and Simulation (PDF presentation)
Cynthia McIntyre
Senior Vice President, Council on Competitiveness
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
11:00 a.m.
Q&A Panel
Panelists: Paul Fussell, Keven Hofstetter, Cynthia McIntyre
Moderator: Merle Giles, NCSA
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
Noon
Lunch and poster session
Atrium

THEME: The Softer Side of Data and HPC

1:30 p.m.
HPC Technology Leadership: An ISV Perspective (PDF presentation)
Barbara Hutchings
Director of Partnerships, ANSYS
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
2:10 p.m.
Data Integration Challenges and Solutions (PDF presentation)
Barbara Minsker
Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
2:50 p.m.
Building a Successful Partner Ecosystem for HPC (PDF presentation)
Todd Needham
ISV Marketing Manager, Microsoft
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
3:30 p.m.
Q&A Panel
Panelists: Micheal Glass, Barbara Hutchings, Loren K. Miller, Barbara Minsker, Todd Needham
Moderator: Richard Arthur, GE Global Research
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
4:30 p.m.
Professional Networking
Atrium
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Reception and dinner
Shuttles will be provided from NCSA to Memorial Stadium. If you choose to drive, LIMITED metered parking is available near Memorial Stadium at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive.
Speaker: Thom Dunning, NCSA/Blue Waters Director
Memorial Stadium Colonnades Room

Thursday, May 13

7:30 a.m.
Check in and continental breakfast
Atrium

THEME: GPUs, Blue Waters, and More

8:30 a.m.
GPUs in High-Performance Computing: Closing the Software Gap (PDF presentation)
Wen-Mei Hwu
Sanders-AMD Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
9:15 a.m.
Petascale Software Issues (PDF presentation)
William Gropp
Computer Science, University of Illinois
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
10:00 a.m.
IBM HPC for a Smarter Planet
Ed Seminaro
Chief Hardware System Architect, IBM
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
10:45 a.m.
Q&A Panel
Panelists: Thom Dunning, William Gropp, Wen-Mei Hwu, Ed Seminaro
Moderator: Bill Kramer, deputy project director, Blue Waters
Presentation slides are available (PDF)
A streaming video is available (Microsoft .asf file)
Noon
Adjourn (boxed lunches to stay or go)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
PSP Advisory Council Meeting
(Partners only)