Program (Draft)

Sunday, September 21
11:00-20:00Check-in & Reception
 (11:00-18:00 “Revellino” - Via Frangipane 6,
  18:00-20:00 “Seminario” Via Frangipane 4)
19:00-21:00Welcome Buffet (“Center Canteen” - Via Frangipane, 2)

Monday, September 22
07:30-08:45Breakfast (“Center Canteen”)
08:30-08:45Registration (“Fresco Room” - La Rocca, Via Frangipane, 6)
09:00-09:30Graph analytics
 Pratap Pattnaik (IBM Research)
09:30-10:00A graph based framework for data analytics
 Manish Gupta (Xerox)
10:00-10:30Architecture - the small for the large
 Thomas Sterling (Indiana University, Bloomington)
11:00-11:30Industry oriented graph benchmarking, the case for LDBC
 Josep-Lluis Larriba-Pey (Polytechnic University of Catalonia)
11:30-12:00OpenModelica in science and engineering: How to schedule parallel tasks
 Wolfgang Nagel (Technical University of Dresden)
12:00-12:30Towards analytical modeling of application irregularity
 Nathan Tallent (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
12:30-13:00Cell-based simulations of plants and graph analysis: a perfect match?
 Przemyslaw Klosiewicz (University of Antwerpen)
13:00-14:30Lunch (“Center Canteen”)
15:00-15:30Software defined environments
 Hubertus Franke (IBM Research)
15:30-16:00Decision making and inference under limited information and high dimensionality
 Stefano Ermon (Stanford University)
16:30-18:00Discussion Session I: Graphs.
 Coordinators: Manish Gupta, Wolfgang Nagel, Pratap Pattnaik
20:00-21:30Dinner, L’Alternativa di Carlo, Piazza Libertà 8, 47032 Bertinoro (0543 445856)

Tuesday, September 23
07:30-08:45Breakfast (“Center Canteen”)
08:30-09:00Architectural support for graph analytics
 Jose Moreira (IBM Research)
09:00-09:30Parallel graph analytics: The dataset-algorithm-platform triangle
 Henk Sips (Technical University of Delft)
09:30-10:00Graph processing platforms and their performance: an overview with examples
 Ana Lucia Varbanescu (University of Amsterdam)
10:00-10:30Solving sparse linears systems on GPUs: the conjugate gradient method and FSAI preconditioner
 Carlo Fantozzi (University of Padova)
11:00-12:30Discussion Session II: Graphs.
 Coordinators: Manish Gupta, Jose Moreira, and Wolfgang Nagel
12:30-13:15Pizza Lunch (Near “Fresco Room”)
13:45-23:00Excursion to Ferrara
 Social Dinner, Hotel Monte del Re, Via Monte del Re 4, 40060 Dozza (BO) (0542 678400).

Wednesday, September 24
07:30-08:45Breakfast (“Center Canteen”)
09:00-09:30The Melbourne Shuffle: Improving oblivious storage in the cloud
 Eli Upfal (Brown University)
09:30-10:00Parallel graph decomposition and diameter approximation in o(Diameter) time and linear space
 Geppino Pucci (University of Padova)
10:00-10:30Ordering heuristics for parallel graph coloring
 William Cleaburn Hasenplaughi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
11:00-11:30On characterizing the data movement complexity of computational directed acyclic graphs for parallel execution
 J. (RAM) Ramanujam (Louisiana State University)
11:30-12:00On Using Data Movement Lower Bounds to Identify Fundamental Performance and Energy Limits
 Saday Sadayappan (Ohio State University)
12:00-12:30The Input/Output complexity of triangle enumeration
 Francesco Silvestri (University of Padova)
12:30-13:00Contention bounds for combinations of computation graphs and network
 Andrew Gearhart (University of California at Berkeley)
13:00-14:30Lunch (“Center Canteen”)
15:00-15:30Graph models of computations, NP-completeness, algorithms, heuristics: what can we expect from them?
 Alain Darte (ENS Lyon)
15:30-16:00Executing dynamic data-graph computations deterministically using chromatic scheduling
 Tim Kaler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
16:00-16:30Experimental evaluation of multi-round matrix multiplication on MapReduce
 Matteo Ceccarello (University of Padova)
17:00-18:30Discussion Session III: Graphs.
Coordinators: Bradley Kuszmaul, Andrea Pietracaprina, Henk Sips
18:30-19:00Visit to Bertinoro Inter-Faith Museum (La Rocca, Via Frangipane, 6)
19:30-20:00Bus trip, from Bertinoro to restaurant.
20:00-22:30 Dinner, Casa Artusi, Via A. Costa 27/31, 47034 Forlimpopoli (0543 748049).

Thursday, September 25
07:30-08:45Breakfast (“Center Canteen”)
09:00-09:30AtraKahn: Kahn Networks as a coordination model; bridging between number.crunching and graph-based processing
 Alex Shafarenko (University of Hertfordshire)
09:30-10:00A graph based configurable architecture: the static dataflow approach
 Lorenzo Verdoscia (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Napoli)
10:00-10:30DAG-based optimizations for distributed heterogeneous computing systems
 Biagio Cosenza (University of Innsbruck)
11:00-11:30Type-driven data-layout inference for improved vectorisation
 Bodo Scholz (Heriot-Watt University)
11:30-12:00Portability, efficiency and scalability of scientific applications on heterogeneous architectures
 Enrico Calore (University of Ferrara and INFN)
12:00-12:30Data access lower bounds for memory hierarchies
 Gianfranco Bilardi (University of Padova)
13:00-14:30Lunch (“Center Canteen”)
14:30-16:00Discussion Session IV: Graphs.
Coordinators: Bradley Kuszmaul, Andrea Pietracaprina, Henk Sips
19:30-21:30Dinner, Locanda della Fortuna, Via Frangipane 1, 47032 Bertinoro (0543 444456)