2013 International Computing for the Atmospheric Sciences Symposium

Agenda
Agenda Track

 Sunday, September 8th

1200-1600 Early Registration 1900-2030 Welcome Reception

 

Monday, September 9th

0800-1730 Registration Desk Open 0800 Welcome Coffee

0845 Opening Remarks / Morning Chair - Al Kellie, Anke Kamrath, NCAR

0900 KEYNOTE SPEAKER - William P Mahoney III, NCAR
     Wind and Solar Energy Prediction: Challenges and Opportunities

1000 Tim Pugh, The Centre of Australian Weather and Climate Research
     Australian Computational Climate and Weather Advances

1030 Break

1100 Sara Graves, University of Alabama Huntsville
      Taming Big Data for Weather and Climate Application Needs

1130 Robert Raymond, ORACLE
      Current and Emerging Storage Technologies

1200 Lunch

1400 Afternoon Session Chair - Gene Harano, NCAR

1400 Luis Kornblueh, Max-Planck-Institute
     Real Application on Parallel Systems: A European Community Benchmark Effort

1430 TBD

1500 Break

1530 Seth McGinnis, NCAR
      Distilling Regional Climate Model Data from NARCCAP for Use in Impacts Analysis

1600 Jean-Pierre Panziera, BULL

1630 Adjourn

1800 Reception

Tuesday, September 10th

0800 - 1700 Registration Desk Open

0830 - Welcome Coffee

0900 - Opening Remarks / Morning Chair - Steve Worley, NCAR

0910 - Leadership Computing Directions at Oak Ridge National Laboratory:Navigating the Transition to Heterogeneous Archetectures, James J. Hack, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

0940 - Cray Solutions for Earth System Modeling, Per Nyberg, Cray   

1010 - The OASIS3-MCT Parallel Coupler, Sophie Valcke, CERFACS

1040 - Break

1110 - Preparing for the Next Probable IPCC Assessment Report: Moving to Higher Resolution and Complexity, Warren Washington, NCAR    

1140 - Air Quality Forecasting System: Needs of Computational Resources and Database, Jose Baldasano, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre    

1210 - Adjourn Afternoon Free

 

Wednesday, September 11th

0800 - 1700; Registration Desk Open

0830 - Welcome Coffee

0900 - Opening Remarks / Morning Chair - Dave Hart, NCAR

0900 - KEYNOTE SPEAKER - A Scientific Visualization Perspective, Charles Hansen, University of Utah

1000 - The European Infrastructure for Earth System Modeling: IS-ENES, Sylvie Joussaume, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

1030 - Break

1100 - Preparing for Exascale: Efficiency from the Siliscon to the Data Center, Michael K. Patterson, Intel

1130 - Data Compression of Climate Simulation Data, John Dennis, NCAR

1200 - Towards Operational Implementation of COSMO on Accelerators at MeteoSwiss, Oliver Fuhrer, MeteoSwiss

1230 - Lunch

1400 - Afternoon Session Chair - Srinath Vadlamani, NCAR

1400 - GPU Progress and Directions for Earth System Modeling, Stan Posey, NVIDIA

1430 - A PGAS Implementation of the ECMWF Integrated Forecasting System (IFS) NWP Model, George Mozdzynski, ECMWF

1500 - Big Data and Long-Term Preservation: Challenges and Opportunities, Jamie Shiers, CERN

1530 - Break

1600 - The Development of Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Services for the Earth Sciences at the National Supercomputing Center of Korea, Minsu Joh, KISTI

1630 - Energy Aware Application Deployment, Don Grice, IBM

1700 - Adjourn

1800 - Reception

1900 - Banquet

 

Thursday, September 12th

0800 - 1700 Registration Desk Open

0900 - Delayed Start with Welcome Coffee

0930 - Opening Remarks / Morning Chair - Steve Sain, NCAR

0930  - KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Extreme Scale Computational Atmospheric Science - Insights for the Petascale Vantage Point, William Kramer, NCSA

1030 - CMIP5 Data Management, Michael Lautenschlager, DKRZ

1100 - Trials and Triumphs with Next Generation Compute Nodes, Dave Norton, PGI

1130 - HPC and Big Data: COLA's Experience in the Advanced Scientific Discovery Program, James Kinter, COLA

1200 - Lunch

1400 - Afternoon Session Chair - Aaron Andersen, NCAR

1400 - Advancing Applications Performance With InfiniBand, Pak Lui, Mellanox

1430 - The Impacts of Climate Extremes on Ocean Ecosystems, Joan Kleypas, NCAR  

1500 - Break

1530 - Evolution in High Performance Computing, Khaled Alhussan, AERO

1600 - Ensemble Data Assimilation for Climate and Weather Models: A Fascinating Challenge for Scalable Computing, Nancy Collins, NCAR

1630 - Design of Peta+scale Storage for High Performance Computing, Robert Dilmore, NetApp

1700 - Adjourn

1800 - Farewell Reception