CoLab Advanced Seminar on Multicore Platforms 2009 in Braga, Portugal

Interdisciplinary research,
education and capacity building

1 Jun 2009

The International Collaboratory for Emerging Technologies (CoLab) presents an Advanced Seminar on Multicore Platforms

The International Collaboratory for Emerging Technologies, or CoLab, under the Advanced Computing program and in close cooperation with the University of Texas in Austin (USA) and the University of Minho in Braga (Portugal), presents an Advanced Seminar on Multicore Platforms, at University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, on June 1-3, 2009.  The Seminar aims to provide insights into the current state-of-the-art in multicore platforms, by inviting speakers from leading scientific and industrial experts of the community.  The topics addressed by the Advanced Seminar range from architectural and programmability issues to parallel scientific computing.  Local organizer: Alberto Proença

Invited Talks:

Employing Intel(R) Threading Building Blocks to utilize multi-core processors
Alexey Kukanov, Intel Corporation

Parallel Computing on Manycore GPUs
Michael Garland, NVIDIA Research

Introduction to PGAS programming paradigm with UPC (Unified Parallel C)
Montse Farrera, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

Data parallel programming and the hierarchically tiled arrays
David Padua, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Parallelism in irregular algorithms
Keshav Pingali, University of Texas, Austin

Dense linear algebra libraries: deriving high performance from abstraction
Robert van de Geijn, University of Texas, Austin


Deadline : 22 May at the official web site.
Note: there is limited number of seats and registration is free before the deadline; afterwards the registration cost will be 50EUR, to pay at the registration desk.