II Multicore and Parallel Computing miniconference, part of LCA2011

Tuesday 25 of January 2011. Brisbane, Australia.

 

SCHEDULE

10:30 – 11:00 Verifying Parallel Software: Can Theory Meet Practice?

Paul McKenney – CTO Linux, IBM.

Abstract – OutlineBio

11:05 – 11:10 Lightning Talk –

How to speed up WordPress using Intel’s Threading Building Blocks (TBB) and Facebook’s HipHop

11:10 – 12:10 In Search of Transmission Capacity – a Multicore Dilemma

Vinton Cerf – VicePresident and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Abstract – Outline – Bio

12:15 – 13:30  Lunch

13:30 – 14:20 Is Parallel Programming Hard, And If So, Why?

Paul McKenney – CTO Linux, IBM.

Abstract – OutlineBio

14:25 – 14:30 Lightning Talk – How to build large scale applications using PHP

14:30 – 15:15 Parallel Programming – an Overview of Non Mainstream Languages

Lenz Gschwendtner – Team Leader, Open Parallel

Abstract – Outline – Bio

15:15 – 15:45  Interval

15:45 – 16:10 Multicore vs FPGAs

John Williams – CEO, PetaLogix and Lecturer, University of Queensland

Abstract – Outline – Bio

16:10 – 16:35 Painless Parallelization with Gearman

Tim Uckun – Solutions Architect, Enspiral

Abstract – Outline – Bio

16:35 – 17:00 Discovering Inherent Parallelism in Sequential Programs

Wayne Kelly – Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology

Abstract – OutlineBio

17:00 – 17:20 Panel – Which Industries / Applications Need Parallelization TODAY? –

Moderator –Nicolás Erdödy

17:20 – 17:30 Birds of a Feather

17:30 Miniconference (formally) Ends.

Tradition says that it continues at the nearest pub.

Look forward to see you in Brisbane in January!

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