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Agenda

The following is a tentative agenda, subject to changes. Please check back.

Day 1: Talks, Monday, October 16, 2006

Davis Centre (DC), Room 1302

9:00 - 9:05 Opening Remark
Jeff Chen (University of Waterloo)
9:05 - 9:30 Introduction to SHARCNET
John Morton (SHARCNET)
9:30 - 10:15 Performance and numerical attributes of CAE applications
Himanshu Misra (SGI)
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 11:15 A parallel quasi-Monte Carlo approach to pricing multidimensional American options
Justin W. L. Wan (University of Waterloo)
11:15 - 12:00 Portable data-parallel programming on the GPU and the cell BE using the RapidMind development platform
Michael McCool (University of Waterloo)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch break
1:00 - 1:45 Solving polynomial systems symbolically and in parallel
Marc Moreno Maza and Yuzhen Xie (Ontario Research Center for Computer Algebra, University of Western Ontario)
1:45 - 2:30 Topics on scientific and statistical parallel computing using R on distributed systems
Jeffrey Racine (McMaster University)
2:30 - 2:45 Coffee break
2:45 - 3:30 Options for better job scheduling?: molding, coscheduling and corresponding runtime estimation
Angela Sodan (University of Windsor)
3:30 - 4:15 CHARM++: Parallel programming with migratable objects
Laxmikant Kale (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)

Day 2: Workshops, Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Math Building (MC), Room 2037

9:00 - 12:00 Parallel programming with CHARM++
Eric Bohm (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch break
1:00 - 4:00 Parallel programming using C++
David McCaughan (SHARCNET)

Day 3: Workshops, Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Math Building (MC), Room 2037

9:00 - 12:00 Parallelizing algorithms: Case Studies
Ge Baolai (SHARCNET)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch break
1:00 - 4:00 Debugging parallel code on distributed systems
Sergey Mashchenko (SHARCNET)

Day 4: Thursday, October 19, 2006

AGM, details to follow.


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