Call for Presentations: MVAPICH User Group Meeting (MUG)

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The MVAPICH User Group Meeting (MUG) has issued its Call for Presentations. As the annual gathering of MVAPICH2 users, researchers, developers, and system administrators, the MUG event includes Keynote Talks, Invited Tutorials, Invited Talks, Contributed Presentations, Open MIC session, and hands-on sessions. The event takes place August 14-16, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.

A set of short contributed presentations from MVAPICH users will be included in the event.

Topics for presentations include:

  • Case studies and best practices of novel applications from different application domains, such as: astronomy, bio-informatics, biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, fluid dynamics, materials science and engineering, medicine, physics, machine learning and deep learning
  • Performance and scalability studies of applications on large-scale systems
  • Special tuning and optimization strategies to exploit maximum performance and scalability
  • Tools and code instrumentation for measuring and monitoring performance and/or resilience
  • Tools for parallel program development (e.g., debuggers and integrated development environments)
  • Unique usage scenarios such as GPGPUs, Xeon-Phis, PGAS, Energy-Awareness, Virtualization, etc.

Speakers (Confirmed so far):

  • Dan Stanzione, Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center
  • Gene Cooperman (North Eastern University)
  • Hyun-Wook Jin (Konkuk University, South Korea)
  • Adam Moody (Livermore National Laboratory)
  • Hoon Ryu (Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information – KISTI, South Korea)
  • Gilad Shainer (Mellanox)
  • Filippo Spiga (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Sayantan Sur (Intel)
  • Mahidhar Tatineni (San Diego Supercomputing Center)
  • Abhinav Vishnu (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  • Hao Wang (Virginia Tech)
  • Carsten Weinhold (TU Dresden, Germany)

Submissions are due June 30, 2017.

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