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BOFs



A record number of Birds of a Feather submissions, nearly 90 in all, have been received in SC07.

Highlights include the Top 500 and HPC Challenge awards, several BOFs on current large federal programs, career paths in HPC and a wide variety of technology and software BOFs.

BoFs are open to all conference attendees, including exhibitors and exhibits-only badge holders.

Questions: bofs@sc07.supercomputing.org


Tuesday, Nov 13

Time Session Event Chair/Speaker Location
12:15PM - 1:15PM Adapting Legacy Software to Hybrid Multithreaded Systems Adapting Legacy Software to Hybrid Multithreaded Systems hosted by John Gustafson Jamil Appa, Arch Robison, Vincent Heuveline A7
12:15PM - 1:15PM Career Paths: High Performance Computing Eucation and Training Career Paths: High Performance Computing Eucation and Training Laura McGinnis D4
12:15PM - 1:15PM Converged Fabrics: Opportunities and Challenges Converged Fabrics: Opportunities and Challenges Zarka Cvetanovic A20
12:15PM - 1:15PM Cyberinfrastructure and Society: Creating Outreach Programs for the Public Cyberinfrastructure and Society: Creating Outreach Programs for the Public Rebeka Villarreal Martinez, Julia White, Edee Wiziecki D5
5:30PM - 7:00PM Developing Applications for Petascale Computers Developing Applications for Petascale Computers Thom Dunning, Dan Reed, Ed Seidel A2 / A5
12:15PM - 1:15PM Federal Plan for Advanced Networking Research and Development Federal Plan for Advanced Networking Research and Development Dan Hitchcock, Suzi Iacono A1 / A6
5:30PM - 7:00PM Globus and Community: Today's Cyberinfrastructure Globus and Community: Today's Cyberinfrastructure Dan Fraser A8
12:15PM - 1:15PM Grid Operating Systems Community Meeting Grid Operating Systems Community Meeting Christine Morin A9
5:30PM - 7:00PM HPC Centers HPC Centers Donald Frederick, Robert Whitten D5
12:15PM - 1:15PM Multi-core Support in Resource Managers and Job Schedulers Multi-core Support in Resource Managers and Job Schedulers Susanne Balle, Moe Jette A8
12:15PM - 1:15PM NSF Cyber Enabled Discovery (CDI) : Challenges for the Scientific Community NSF Cyber Enabled Discovery (CDI) : Challenges for the Scientific Community Lenore M. Mullin, Robert R Borchers A2 / A5
5:30PM - 7:00PM Open Standards for Accelerated Computing Open Standards for Accelerated Computing Douglas O'Flaherty, Patti Harrell A20
5:30PM - 7:00PM Open Standards for Reconfigurable Computing in a Hybrid Computing Environment Open Standards for Reconfigurable Computing in a Hybrid Computing Environment Wallid Najjar, Martin Herbordt, Thomas Steinke A1 / A6
12:15PM - 1:15PM Parallel File Systems BOF Parallel File Systems BOF Brent Gorda, Jacques-Charles Lafoucriere, Philippe Gregoire A10 / A11
5:30PM - 7:00PM Parallel Program Development Tools Users BOF Parallel Program Development Tools Users BOF Bernd Mohr, Daniel Terpstra, Sameer Shende A9
5:30PM - 7:00PM Petascale System Interconnect Project Petascale System Interconnect Project Kazuaki J. Murakami, Yasunori Kimura A10 / A11
5:30PM - 7:00PM Reliability of High-Speed Networks in Large-Scale Clusters Reliability of High-Speed Networks in Large-Scale Clusters Gilad Shainer, Darren Kerbyson A3 / A4
5:30PM - 7:00PM Scaling I/O Capability in Parallel File Systems Scaling I/O Capability in Parallel File Systems Nikhil Kelshikar, Brent Welch, Steve Jones D4
12:15PM - 1:15PM The 2007 HPC Challenge Awards The 2007 HPC Challenge Awards Jack Dongarra C1 / C2 / C3
5:30PM - 7:00PM TOP500 Supercomputers TOP500 Supercomputers Erich Strohmaier C1 / C2 / C3
12:15PM - 1:15PM TORQUE Resource Manager & MoabR-New Capabilities and Roadmap Forum by Cluster Resources, Inc. TORQUE Resource Manager and Moab: New Capabilities and Roadmap Forum David Jackson A3 / A4

Wednesday, Nov 14

Time Session Event Chair/Speaker Location
12:15PM - 1:15PM Bayesian Network Awareness Bayesian Network Awareness Bill Rutherford, Loki Jorgenson A10 / A11
12:15PM - 1:15PM Coordinated fault tolerance in high-end computing environments Coordinated Fault Tolerance in High-end Computing Environments Pete Beckman, Rinku Gupta, Al Geist A3 / A4
12:15PM - 1:15PM Cyberinfrastructure in Education Cyberinfrastructure in Education John Connolly, Leslie Southern, James Giuliani D9
12:15PM - 1:15PM Deploying HPC for Interactive Simulation Deploying HPC for Interactive Simulation Roger Smith A9
5:30PM - 7:00PM Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform (PTP) Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform Beth R Tibbitts, Greg Watson, Craig Rasmussen A9
5:30PM - 7:00PM Evaluating Petascale Infrastructure: Benchmarks, Models, and Applications Evaluating Petascale Infrastructure: Benchmarks, Models, and Applications Robert J. Fowler, Daniel A. Reed, Allan E. Snavely A3 / A4
5:30PM - 7:00PM FAST-OS (Forum to Address Scalable Technology for runtime and Operating Systems) FAST-OS (Forum to Address Scalable Technology for runtime and Operating Systems) Arthur B. Maccabe A20
12:15PM - 1:15PM Federal Activities Impacting Long Term HEC Strategies Federal Activities Impacting Long Term HEC Strategies Daniel A. Reed, Phillip Colella, George O. Strawn C4 / D1 / D2 / D3
12:15PM - 1:15PM Fortran Fortran Craig Rasmussen A20
5:30PM - 7:00PM Introduction to Ranger: the First NSF "Track 2" Petascale System Introduction to Ranger: The First NSF "Track 2" Petascale System Dan Stanzione, Karl Schulz, Dave Lifka C1 / C2 / C3
5:30PM - 7:00PM MPI Forum MPI Forum Richard L. Graham D6
12:15PM - 1:15PM Open MPI State of the Union Open MPI State of the Union Jeffrey Squyres, George Bosilca A8
12:15PM - 1:15PM OSCAR Community Meeting OSCAR Community Meeting Stephen Scott, Thomas Naughton A2 / A5
5:30PM - 7:00PM Panel Discussion of Large Data Handling Panel Discussion of Large Data Handling Yoshinobu Yamade, Shigeru Obayashi, Haruo Terasaka A7
5:30PM - 7:00PM Parallel Network File System (pNFS) BOF Parallel Network File System (pNFS) Peter Honeyman, Garth A. Gibson C4 / D1 / D2 / D3
12:15PM - 1:15PM Next Generation TeraGrid Planning for the Next Generation TeraGrid Arthur S. Bland, Edward Seidel D6
5:30PM - 7:00PM Power, Cooling and Energy Consumption for Petascale and Beyond Power, Cooling and Energy Consumption for Petascale and Beyond John Shalf, Stephen Elbert, Rob Pennington A1 / A6
5:30PM - 7:00PM PVFS: A Parallel File System for Petascale Computing PVFS: A Parallel File System for Petascale Computing Sam Lang, Rob Ross, Rob Latham A2 / A5
12:15PM - 1:15PM Rocks Clusters BOF Rocks Clusters BOF Steve Jones, Greg Bruno, Mason Katz A1 / A6
12:15PM - 1:15PM TeraGridOperations and Plans in Oak Ridge: User Community Interaction TeraGrid Operations and Plans in Oak Ridge: User Community Interaction John W. Cobb A7
5:30PM - 7:00PM Unleashing the Power of the Cell Broadband Engine Processor for HPC Unleashing the Power of the Cell Broadband Engine Processor for HPC David A. Bader, Michael Perrone, Ashok Srinivasan A10 / A11

Thursday, Nov 15

Time Session Event Chair/Speaker Location
12:15PM - 1:15PM Adaptive Routing in InfiniBand Adaptive Routing in InfiniBand Yaron Haviv, Ida Parisi A1 / A6
12:15PM - 1:15PM CANCELLED - Advancements in Distibuted Rendering Open New Visualization Capabilities CANCELLED...Advancements in Distibuted Rendering Open New Visualization Capabilities Mike Long A1 / A6
12:15PM - 1:15PM Meeting the feature needs of the LSF user community Meeting the Feature Needs of the LSF User Community Amy Apon, Ashar Baig A8
12:15PM - 1:15PM MPICH2: A High-Performance Open-Source MPI Implementation MPICH2: A High-Performance Open-Source MPI Implementation Darius Buntinas, Rajeev Thakur, Bill Gropp A3 / A4
12:15PM - 1:15PM OpenMP 3.0: Tasks Rule! OpenMP 3.0: Tasks Rule! Larry Meadows A10 / A11
12:15PM - 1:15PM Parallel Debugging and Correctness Checking Parallel Debugging and Correctness Checking Bettina Krammer, Matthias Mueller A7
12:15PM - 1:15PM PGAS Programming Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) Programming Languages Tarek El-Ghazawi, Lauren Smith A20
12:15PM - 1:15PM Supercomputers or Grids: That is the Question! Supercomputers or Grids: That is the Question! Wolfgang Gentzsch, Dieter Kranzlmueller, Fran Berman A2 / A5
12:15PM - 1:15PM TotalView Tips and Tricks TotalView Tips and Tricks Chris Gottbrath A9



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