[hpc-announce] Call for Presentations: Fourth Annual MVAPICH User Group (MUG) Meeting

Hari Subramoni subramoni.1 at osu.edu
Sat Jun 4 13:09:20 CDT 2016

                         Call For Presentations

            Fourth International MVAPICH User Group Meeting
                            (MUG 2016)

                  August 15-17, Columbus, Ohio, USA


The MVAPICH team is excited to host the 4th annual MVAPICH User Group
(MUG) meeting. It will take place from August 15-17, 2016 in Columbus,
Ohio, USA.  MUG aims to bring together MVAPICH2 users, researchers,
developers, and system administrators to share their experience and
knowledge and learn from each other.  The event includes Keynote
Talks, Invited Tutorials, Invited Talks, Contributed Presentations,
Open MIC session, hands-on sessions with MVAPICH developers, etc.

This year, we will be holding special tutorials and demo/hands-On
session during the first day of the event (August 15th) and part of
the last day (August 17th).  Other talks and sessions will be held
during August 16-17. We already have the following tutorials
confirmed. A fourth tutorial is being worked out and will be confirmed

1. Recent Advances in CUDA for GPU Cluster Computing
   - Davide Rossetti, Sreeram Potluri (NVIDIA)
2. Designing High-Performance Software on Intel Xeon Phi and
   OmniPath Architecture
   - Ravi Murty, Sayantan Sur (Intel)
3. How to Boost the Performance of Your MPI and PGAS
   Applications with MVAPICH2 Libraries
   - The MVAPICH Team

Demo and Hands-On Session
1. Performance Engineering of MPI Applications with MVAPICH2 and TAU
   - Sameer Shende (University of Oregon, Eugene) with
     Hari Subramoni, and Khaled Hamidouche (The Ohio State University)

In addition, we have the following invited speakers confirmed (so far)
for the event. Others invited speakers and Keynote Speakers are being

Keynote Speakers (Confirmed so far)
    * Gilad Shainer     (Mellanox)

Invited Speakers (Confirmed so far)

    * Jens Glaser       (University of Michigan)
    * Darren Kerbyson   (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
    * Ignacio Laguna    (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
    * Adam Moody        (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
    * Takeshi Nanri     (University of Kyushu, Japan)
    * Davide Rossetti   (NVIDIA)
    * Sameer Shende     (University of Oregon)
    * Karl Schulz       (Intel)
    * Filippo Spiga     (University of Cambridge, UK)
    * Sayantan Sur      (Intel)
    * Rick Wagner       (San Diego Supercomputer Center)
    * Yajuan Wang       (Inspur, China)


We invite MVAPICH users to submit short, contributed presentations to
be included in MUG. Topics for presentations include, but are not
limited to:

    * Case studies and best practices of novel applications from
      different application domains, such as: astronomy, bio-informatics,
      biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, fluid dynamics,
      materials science and engineering, medicine and physics

    * Performance and scalability studies of applications on
      large-scale systems

    * Special tuning and optimization strategies to exploit maximum
      performance and scalability

    * Tools and code instrumentation for measuring and monitoring
      performance and/or resilience

    * Tools for parallel program development (e.g., debuggers and
      integrated development environments

    * Unique usage scenarios such as GPGPUs, MICs, PGAS,
      Energy-Awareness, Virtualization, etc.

Submission Information

The submission should include

    * Title of the presentation
    * Details of the speaker(s)
    * Short bio of the speaker(s), and
    * A draft version of the presentation
        - Around 10-15 slides in PDF or PowerPoint format

Send your submission as a single file to mug at cse.ohio-state.edu.

Important Dates

Presentation Submission Deadline    :   July 10, 2016
Notification of Acceptance          :   July 15, 2016
Early Registration Deadline         :   July 31, 2016

Student Travel Support

A set of travel awards, for students from US academic institutions
interested in attending and presenting at MUG '16, will be provided
through a grant from NSF (pending). More details about such awards
will be available in the near-future.  Interested students are
encouraged to contact mug at cse.ohio-state.edu for details.

Event Sponsors

This event is sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, ParaTools Inc, Ohio
Supercomputer Center and The Ohio State University. If you are
interested in sponsoring the event, please send a note to
mug at cse.ohio-state.edu.

Further Information

Please visit http://mug.mvapich.cse.ohio-state.edu for more
information on MUG'16 (program, registration, travel & stay).


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