Sunday, September 18

18:00-20:00 Check-in & Reception (Via Frangipane, 4)

19:30-21:00 Welcome Buffet ("Center Canteen" - Via Frangipane, 2)

Monday, September 19

07:30-08:30 Breakfast ("Center Canteen")

08:30-08:45 Registration ("Fresco Room" - La Rocca, Via Frangipane, 6)

08:45-09:00 Welcome

09:00-09:30 The Katana Graph Intelligence Platform, Keshav Pingali (University of Texas, Austin, USA)

09:30-10:00 Active Memory Architecture for Dynamic Graph Computing, Thomas Sterling, (Indiana University, Bloomington, USA)

10:00-10:30 Knocking on Post Von Neumann's Door: a Research Perspective on Irregular Applications, Flavio Vella (University of Trento, Italy)

10:30-11:00 MemComputing Applications in Machine Learning, Massimiliano Di Ventra (University of California, San Diego, USA)

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:00 Efficient Predictive Modeling of Loop Transformations for Optimizing CNNs, Mary Hall (University of Utah, USA)

12:00-12:30 High-Performance Computer Architecture Simulation using Deep Learning, Adolfy Hoisie (Brookhaven National Laboratories, USA)

12:30-13:00 Pain point of the AI/ML ASIC market, IL Park (SK Hynix, South Korea)

13:15-14:15 Lunch ("Center Canteen")

15:00-15:30 TBA, Anne C. Elster (NTNU, Norway)

15:30-16:00 Possible Roads to Low Carbon AI ?!, Sven-Bodo Scholz (Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

16:00-16:30 Early Experiences of Noise-Sensitivity Performance Analysis of a Distributed Deep Learning Framework, Bernd Mohr (Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Germany)

16:30-17:00 Metadata for HPC and HTC for AI, ML, and Data Pipelines, Larry Rudolph (Two Sigma, New York, USA)

17:00-17:30 Coffee

17:30-19:00 Discussion Session I: Tailoring HPC Computing Platforms to AI/ML, Coordinators: Jose Castanos, Adolfy Hoisie, Ana Lucia Varbanescu

20:00-22:00 Dinner, Enoteca Bistrot Colonna, Via Mainardi 10/12, 47032 Bertinoro (0543 444333).

Tuesday, September 20

07:30-08:45 Breakfast ("Center Canteen")

09:00-09:30 Towards algorithm-architecture co-design for machine learning, Saday Sadayappan (University of Utah, USA)

09:30-10:00 Towards Cross-Domain Domain-Specific Compiler Architecture, Paul Kelly (Imperial College London, UK)

10:00-10:30 Giving away Control for Scalability - Incremental Improvements for Legacy HPC Programming Models, Josef Weidendorfer (Leibiniz Supercomputing Center, Germany)

10:30-11:00 Coffee

11:00-12:30 Discussion Session II: Improving HPC Computing Platforms by AI/ML, Coordinators: Mary Hall, Paul Kelly, Saday Sadayappan

13:00-14:00 Lunch ("Center Canteen")

14:30-18:00 Excursion to The Cervia Salt Pan Park

19:30-21:30 Dinner, Grand Hotel Cesenatico, Piazza Andrea Costa 1, 47042 Cesenatico (0547 80012)

Wednesday, September 21

07:30-08:15 Breakfast ("Center Canteen")

09:00-09:30 The Potential and Opportunities of Matrix Processing, Jose Moreira (IBM, T. J. Watson Research Center, USA)

09:30-10:00 Towards Accelerating AI using Fast and Feasible Matrix Multiplication, Tor Hadas and Noa Vaknin (Hebrew University, Israel)

10:00-10:30 k-Center Clustering with Outliers in Sliding Windows, Andrea Pietracaprina (University of Padova, Italy)

10:30-11:00 Scalable and Space-Efficient Robust Matroid Center Algorithms, Geppino Pucci (University of Padova, Italy)

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:00 An Introduction to the NVIDIA Datacenter Platform, Jose Castanos (NVIDIA, California, USA)

12:00-12:30 Machine Learning Techniques for Optimally Exploiting your Compute Power: Real Benefit or Additional Overhead?, Carsten Trinitis (T.U. Munich, Germany)

12:30-13:00 On the Complexity of Data Storage and Data Movement, Gianfranco Bilardi (University of Padova, Italy)

13:15-14:15 Lunch Center Canteen

15:00-15:30 Duo: A New Model for Hyperscale Computing, Bill McColl (Huawei, Switzerland)

15:30-16:00 The Challenges of AI and HPC! What about Data?, Wolfgang Nagel (Technical University of Dresden, Germany)

16:00-16:30 On the Intrinsic Difficulty of Benchmarks, Adam Charane (Free University of Bozen, Italy)

16:30-17:00 Coffee

17:00-18:30 Discussion Session III: Connections between HPC and AI/ML: general questions, Coordinators: Jose Moreira, Bodo Scholz, Carsten Trinitis

20:00-22:00 Dinner, Ca' de Bè Osteria Enoteca, Piazza della Libertà, 9/b, 47032 Bertinoro FC (0543 444435).

Thursday, September 22

07:30-08:30 Breakfast ("Center Canteen")

09:00-09:30 Improving the efficiency of ML/AI applications, Ana Lucia Varbanescu (University of Twente, The Netherlands)

09:30-10:00 Data Loading in Digital Pathology Image Classification, Francesco Versaci (CRS4, Cagliari, Italy)

10:00-10:30 GPUDirect technologies applied to GPU real-time packet processing applications, Elena Agostini (NVIDIA, Italy)

10:30-11:00 Coffee

11:00-11:30 Integration of Vendor-Agnostic Data Collection Interfaces in DCDB, Amir Raoofy (Technical University of Munich, Germany)

11:30-12:00 Massivizing High Performance Computing for AI and ML: VU on the Science, Design, and Engineering of AI and ML Ecosystems, Alexandru Iosup (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

12:00-12:30 Addressing Scaling Challenges in a High-level Accelerator Cluster Runtime System, Peter Thoman (University of Innsbruck, Austria)


13:00-14:00 Lunch ("Center Canteen")

19:30-21:30 Dinner ("Center Canteen")