Saturday, 12 November 2016

First International Workshop on Communication Optimizations in HPC (COMHPC) @SC'16: Call For Participation

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First International Workshop on Communication Optimizations in HPC (COMHPC) 
 In cooperation with ACM SIGHPC
co-located with 

CALL FOR PARTICIPATIONFriday, Nov 18, 2016 from 8:30am-12:10 p.m. in room 355-D(please check http://software.intel.com/en-us/event/comhpc/2016/overview for more details about the workshop)
Workshop Program
8:30 – 9:15
Keynote: Bill Gropp (NCSA, UIUC) – Meeting the Communication Needs of Scalable Applications
9:15 – 10:05
Technical Session 1:
9:15
Efficient Reliability Support for Hardware Multicast-based Broadcast in GPU-enabled Streaming Applications
Ching-Hsiang Chu, Khaled Hamidouche, Hari Subramoni, Akshay Venkatesh, Bracy Elton and Dhabaleswar Panda
9:35               
Topology and affinity aware hierarchical and distributed load-balancing in Charm++
Francois Tessier, Emmanuel Jeannot and Guillaume Mercier
9:55
Extending a Message Passing Runtime to Support Partitioned, Global Logical Address Spaces
D. Brian Larkins and James Dinan
10:05 – 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 – 12:10
Technical Session 2:
10:30
DISP: Optimizations towards Scalable MPI Startup
Huansong Fu, Swaroop Pophale, Manjunath Venkata and Weikuan Yu
10:50
Network Topologies and Inevitable Contention
Grey Ballard, James Demmel, Andrew Gearhart, Benjamin Lipshitz, Yishai Oltchik, Oded Schwartz and Sivan Toledo
11:10
Topology-Aware Data Aggregation for Intensive I/O on Large-Scale Supercomputers
Francois Tessier, Venkatram Vishwanath, Preeti Malakar, Emmanuel Jeannot and Florin Isaila
11:30
Scalable Hierarchical Aggregation Protocol SHArP: A Hardware Architecture for Efficient Data Reduction
Richard Graham, Dror Goldenberg, Gil Bloch, Lion Levi, Alex Margolin, Gilad Shainer and Alexander Shpiner
11:50
Topology-Aware Performance Optimization and Modeling of Adaptive Mesh Refinement Codes for Exascale
Cy Chan, John Bachan, Joseph Kenny, Jeremiah Wilke, Vincent Beckner, Ann Almgren and John Bell

 As HPC applications scale to large super-computing systems, their communication and synchronization need to be optimized in order to deliver high performance. To achieve this, capabilities of modern network interconnect and parallel runtime systems need to be advanced and the existing ones to be leveraged optimally. Participants at this workshop will benefit from discussions, collaboration, and ideas that drive the design of future peta/exa-scale systems and HPC applications.
Organizing Committee:
  • Michael Chuvelev (Intel, Russia)
  • Daniel Faraj (SGI, USA)
  • Maria Garzaran (UIUC and Intel, USA)
  • Akhil Langer (Intel, USA)
  • Malek Musleh (Intel USA)
  • Gengbin Zheng (Intel, USA)
Program Committee:
  • Ahmad Afsahi (Queen’s University, Canada)
  • George Almasi (IBM, USA)
  • Abhinav Bhatele (LLNL, USA)
  • Bill Gropp (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Manish Gupta (Xerox Research Center, India)
  • Ram Huggahalli (Intel, USA)
  • Nikhil Jain (LLNL, USA)
  • David Lowenthal (University of Arizona, USA)
  • Vijay Pai (Google, USA)
  • D. K. Panda (Ohio State University, USA)
  • Sameh Sharkawi (IBM, USA)
  • Yogish Sabharwal (IBM, India)
  • Martin Schulz (LLNL, USA)
  • Bronis R. de Supinski (LLNL, USA)
  • Sayantan Sur (Intel, USA)
  • Michela Taufer (University of Delaware, USA)
  • Keith Underwood (Intel, USA)
  • Abhinav Vishnu (PNNL, USA)
  • Alan Wagner (University of British Columbia, Canada)
  • Xin Yuan (Florida State University, USA)

Contact: 
Please email comhpc.org@gmail.com for any questions

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