[hpc-announce] Call for Participation: ScalA at SC 2017 on November 13 in Denver

Christian Engelmann engelmannc at computer.org
Fri Nov 3 10:32:40 CDT 2017

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       ScalA’17: 8th Workshop on Latest Advances in
        Scalable Algorithms for Large-Scale Systems

               held in conjunction with the
  SC17: The International Conference on High Performance
        Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

             in cooperation with ACM SIGHPC 
           November 13, 2017, Denver, CO, USA

   <http://www.csm.ornl.gov/srt/conferences/Scala/2017 <http://www.csm.ornl.gov/srt/conferences/Scala/2017>>

The final program of the workshop has been posted at <http://www.csm.ornl.gov/srt/conferences/Scala/2017 <http://www.csm.ornl.gov/srt/conferences/Scala/2017>>. It is also listed in the SC'17 online program at <http://sc17.supercomputing.org/session/?sess=sess425 <http://sc17.supercomputing.org/session/?sess=sess425>>. We have an awesome program with 4 keynotes, 10 paper presentations, and one invited talk.

09:00-10:05 Session 1
09:00-09:05 Introduction: Vassil Alexandrov (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain).
09:05-09:45 Keynote 1: "Application Development Framework for Manycore Architectures on Post-Peta/Exascale Systems," Kengo Nakajima (The University of Tokyo, Japan).
09:45-10:05 Paper 1: "Dynamic Task Discovery in PaRSEC- A data-flow task-based Runtime," Reazul Hoque, Thomas Herault, George Bosilca, and Jack Dongarra.
10:05-10:30 Coffee break (coffee provided)
10:30-12:50 Session 2
10:30-11:10 Keynote 2: "Breakthrough Science at the Exascale," Katherine Yelick (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, and University of California, Berkeley, USA).
11:10-11:30 Paper 2: "Flexible Batched Sparse Matrix-Vector Product on GPUs," Hartwig Anzt, Gary Collins, Jack Dongarra, Goran Flegar, and Enrique S. Quintana-Orti.
11:30-11:50 Paper 3: "Snowpack: Efficient Parameter Choice for GPU Kernels via Static Analysis and Statistical Prediction," Ranvijay Singh, Paul Wood, Ravi Gupta, Saurabh Bagchi, and Ignacio Laguna.
11:50-12:10 Paper 4: "Leveraging NVLINK and Asynchronous Data Transfer to Scale Beyond the Memory Capacity of GPUs," David Appelhans, and Bob Walkup.
12:10-12:30 Paper 5: "Application of a communication-avoiding generalized minimal residual method to a gyrokinetic five dimensional Eulerian code on many core platforms," Yasuhiro Idomura, Takuya Ina, Akie Mayumi, Susumu Yamada, Kazuya Matsumoto, Yuuichi Asahi, and Toshiyuki Imamura.
12:30-12:50 Paper 6: "Parallel Jaccard and Related Graph Clustering Techniques," Alexandre Fender, Nahid Emad, Serge Petiton, Joe Eaton, and Maxim Naumov.
12:50-14:00 Lunch break (lunch on your own)
14:00-15:00 Session 3
14:00-14:40 Keynote 3: "An Overview of High Performance Computing and Challenges for the Future", Jack Dongarra (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA).
14:40-15:00 Paper 7: "Investigating Half Precision Arithmetic to Accelerate Dense Linear System Solvers," Azzam Haidar, Panruo Wu, Stanimire Tomov, and Jack Dongarra.
15:00-15:30 Coffee break (coffee provided)
15:30-17:30 Session 4
15:30-16:10 Keynote 4: "A Holistic Approach to Advancing Science & Engineering through Extreme-scale Computing," Michael A. Heroux (Sandia National Laboratories, USA).
16:10-16:30 Paper 8: "A Highly Scalable, Algorithm-Based Fault-Tolerant Solver for Gyrokinetic Plasma Simulations," Michael Obersteiner, Alfredo Parra Hinojosa, Mario Heene, Hans-Joachim Bungartz, and Dirk Pflüger.
16:30-16:50 Paper 9: "Analyzing the Criticality of Transient Faults-Induced SDCs on GPU Applications," Fernando Santos, and Paolo Rech.
16:50-17:10 Paper 10: "Dynamic Load Balancing of Massively Parallel Unstructured Meshes," Gerrett Diamond, Cameron Smith, and Mark Shephard.
17:10-17:30 Invited talk: "On Improved Monte Carlo Hybrid Methods for Preconditioner Computations," Anton Lebedev, Vassil Alexandrov, and Oscar Esquivel-Flores.

Best regards, 
Christian Engelmann, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA (Workshop Program Co-chair) 

on behalf of, 
Vassil Alexandrov, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain (Workshop Co-chair) 
Al Geist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA (Workshop Co-chair) 
Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA (Workshop Co-chair)


Christian Engelmann, Ph.D.

R&D Staff Scientist
Computer Science Research Group
Computer Science and Mathematics Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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