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Schedule

Multicore World 2019 schedule will be available in January 2019

 

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Below is MW2018 schedule -we aim to follow a similar structure every year but we will not be liable for any change in the schedule (which can happen till the last minute)


 

 

Check all Abstracts , Panels and full Speakers list (*)

Updated 6 February 2018

 

Wednesday 7 February 2018

 

8:25 – 8:30 – Welcome – Nicolás Erdödy, Open Parallel

 

8:30 – 8:45 – Ministerial Address – Hon Dr. Megan Woods – Minister of Energy and Resources; Minister for Research, Science and Innovation; Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration; Minister Responsible for Earthquake Commission; New Zealand

9:05 – 9:20 – Opening – Nicolás Erdödy, Open Parallel

9:20 – 9:25 – “Which are the BIG questions that you expect to discuss at Multicore World 2018?”.  Summary from delegates’ responses from the registration form.

 

9:25 – 10:10Keynote – Dr. John Gustafson, Visiting Scientist A*CRC, Singapore

“Irreproducibility: The Causes and The Cure”

 

10:15 – 10:45 – Coffee

 

10:45 – 11:15 – Talk – Dr. Balazs Gerofi, Research Scientist, RIKEN, Japan

“An update to the IHK/McKernel Lightweight Multi-kernel Operating System”

 

11:15 – 12:15Panel 1 – The New Stack

Gustafson, Gerofi, Harding, O’Keefe, van der Pas

 

12:15 – 1:15 – Lunch

 

1:15 – 1:45 – Talk – Robert O’Brien, Distributed Systems Engineer, New Zealand

“Market Engineering and Information Reuse: An overview of the New Zealand Data Commons”

 

1:50 – 2:25 – Talk – Piers Harding, Solution Architect, Catalyst IT, New Zealand

“Architecture for Participation”

 

2:30 – 3:00 – Talk – Ian Yule,  Professor in Precision Agriculture, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

“Future data demands for agriculture, food production and environmental management”

 

3:00 – 3:30 – Coffee

 

3:30 – 4:30Panel 2 – Computing at the Edge

van der Pas, El-Zein, Hilgeman, O’Keefe, Moir, Yule

 

4:30 – 5:00 – Talk – A/Prof. Nicola Gaston, Deputy Director, The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, New Zealand

“HPC and nanotech: a tale of cooperative exponential technologies”

 

5:00 – 5:30 – Talk – Drs. Ruud van der Pas, Distinguished Engineer, SPARC Processor Organization at Oracle, Santa Clara, California, USA

“A Brave New Parallel World”

 

5:30 – 7:00 – Light Dinner

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Thursday 8 February 2018

 

8:30 – 8:45 – Opening

 

8:45 – 9:30Keynote – Dr. Mohamad S El-Zein, John Deere Fellow, Moline, IL, USA

“HPC is here, tools are not: how long do we have to wait”

 

9:40 – 10:10Ministerial Address – Hon Clare Curran – Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media; Minister for Government Digital Services; Associate Minister for ACC; Associate Minister of State Services (Open Government); New Zealand. 

 

10:15 – 10:45 – Coffee

 

10:45 – 11:25 – Talk – Dr. Vicki Compton, Principal Adviser at the Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington, New Zealand

“Te Ao Tūroa: Harnessing the value and power of data”

 

11:30 – 12:30Panel (P3) – Big Data and Precision Agriculture

Compton, El-Zein, Stanzione, Hilgeman, Yule

 

12:30 – 1:40 – Lunch

 

1:40 – 2:15 – Talk – Dr. Andrew Ensor, Director, New Zealand SKA Alliance (NZA) and Director of the High Performance Computing Research Laboratory at AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

“Computing challenges of next decade’s largest mega-science project: the Square Kilometre Array (SKA)”

 

2:20 – 3:00 – Talk – Prof. Bruce Mellado, Chairman of the South Africa group at ATLAS experiment (CERN), Director of the High throughout electronics laboratory at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

“The Discovery of the Higgs boson and the Big Data problem”

 

3:00 – 3:30 – Coffee

 

3:30 – 4:30Panel 4 – “Global Mega-Projects: the SKA challenges”

Mellado, Ensor, Harding, Stanzione.

Moderator: Don Christie, Catalyst IT, New Zealand

 

4:30 – 5:15KeynoteDr. Dan Stanzione, Executive Director of the Texas Advanced Computing Centre, Austin, Texas, USA

“Gravitational waves and HPC: the role of computing and collaboration in opening a new field of astronomy”

 

5:15 – 7:00 – Light Dinner

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Friday 9 February 2018

 

8:30 – 8:45 – Opening

 

8:45 – 9:30Keynote – Drs. Ruud van der PasDistinguished Engineer, SPARC Processor Organization at Oracle, Santa Clara, California, USA

“Shared Memory Parallel Performance To The Extreme”

 

9:40 – 10:10 Talk – Dr. Richard O’Keefe, Research Lead, Open Parallel, New Zealand

“Why Multicore Needs Software Engineering and What it can Get”

 

10:15 – 10:45 – Coffee

 

10:45 – 11:15 – Talk – Dr. Mark Moir, Architect, Oracle Labs, USA – New Zealand

“Solving the world’s problems with good abstractions: How’s that going?”

 

11:20 – 12:20Panel 5 – “Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Deep Learning, IoT,…what’s behind the hype?”

Compton, Moir, Gerofi, Gustafson, van der Pas

 

12:20 – 1:30 – Lunch

 

 

1:35 – 2:10 – Talk – Nicholas ThorneResearch Engineer, Texas Advanced Computing Centre, Austin, Texas, USA

“System administration and security for TACC’s high performance IO cluster: Wrangler”

 

2:15 – 2:50 – Talk – Drs. Martin Hilgeman – High Performance Computing Consultant at Dell EMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“HPC platform efficiency and the challenges for a system builder”

 

3:00 – 3:30 – Coffee

 

3:30 – 4:30Panel 6 – “Meltdown & Spectre: and now what?”

“How will the Enterprise and Scientific IT world look by 2020?”

El-Zein, Gustafson, Hilgeman, Matsuoka, Stanzione

 

4:30 – 5:15KeynoteProf. Satoshi Matsuoka

Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Fellow, Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Director, Joint AIST-Tokyo Tech Open Innovation Lab on Real World Big Data Computing

“TSUBAME 3 and ABCI: HPC meets Big Data/AI and further advances into the Post-Moore Era”

 

5:15 – 5:20 – Closure – Nicolás Erdödy, Open Parallel

 

5:20 – 6:45 – Drinks & Nibbles

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(*) Multicore World organiser is not liable for any consequence caused for last minute changes. Organiser responsibilities are detailed in the Terms & Conditions included in the registration form

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