Agenda

Monday, March 16, 2009
7:45 a.m. Board Bus at Townplace Suites
8:00 a.m. Bus departs Townplace Suites
8:30 a.m.
Arrive ORNL Visitor Center Check in with Passport and Visa documentation
Walk to Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (Bldg. 5100) Room 128
Networking, Introductions, Welcome, Introduce keynote speakers Thomas Zacharia
10:00 a.m. Keynote Session
10:15 a.m. Climate modeling and High-Performance Computing James Hack
10:45 a.m. Climate and Sustainability Modeling in Japan Akimasa Sumi
11:15 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. Climate Modeling in the U.S.A. Jagadish Shukla
12:00 a.m. HPC Trends in Japan -- toward Exaflops Yoshio Oyanangi
12:30 a.m. Lunch and continued discussions on Climate Modeling Room 125
1:35 p.m. Advanced Climate Modeling
 

Toward Global Warming Projections and Socio-Economics

Joshua Fu
1:55 p.m.

Further development and improvement of NICAM toward the PETAFLOPS computing era

Hirofumi Tomita, et al.
2:15 p.m. Atmospheric CO2 and chemistry simulations employing the NASA GEOS-5 system as configured on the ORNL/NCCS Jaguar computational platform           David Erickson
2:35 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m.
Earth System Modeling (Long-term Projection)
Challenges for long-term global warming projection using an earth system model Michio Kawamiya

3:10 p.m. Toward reliable projection and assessment of future ocean changes Hiroyasu Hasumi
3:30 p.m. Bridging Scales in Climate System Modeling Todd Ringler
3:50 p.m. Break
4:05 p.m.
High Performance Computing for Climate Modeling

System Architecuture and Initial Performance Evaluation of the Earth Simulator (ES2)

Ken'ichi Itakura
4:25 p.m. Towards next generation parallel language framework for petascale systems: XcalableMP project and experience from HPF Mitsuhisa Sato
4:45 p.m. Earth Systems Modeling: New Directions for a Predictive Science John Drake
5:05 p.m. Break
5:20 p.m. Networking, dinner, and continued discussions on HPC for Climate Modeling Room 140D
8:00 p.m. End of Day 1: Board bus Return to Townplace Suites

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

7:45 a.m. Board Bus at Townplace Suites
8:00 a.m. Bus departs Townplace Suites
8:30 a.m. Arrive Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (Bldg. 5100) Room 128

9:00 a.m.
Advanced Climate Models: Near-Term Prediction and Extreme Events
Climate Extremes: The Science, Impacts, and Policy Relevance Auroop Ganguly
9:20 a.m. Numerical Simulation of Tropical and Arctic Cyclones using Cloud Resolving Global Model NICAM Installed Hiroshi L. Tanaka
9:40 a.m. Ultra high-performance computation with MSSG on the Earth Simulator Keiko Takahashi
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.
Advanced Climate Models: Model Systems
Renovation of JMA-GSM Kengo Miyamoto
10:35 a.m. A Coupled Climate-Carbon Cycle Model Evaluation Methodology for IPCC AR5 Forrest Hoffman
10:55 a.m. A New Top-Down Approach based on Engineering Protocol to Modeling Climate Change Yuanshun Dai
11:15 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m.    
Applications Keynotes Room 128
Exascale Applications in Climate Science William Collins
Toward Exaflops Applications: Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Liquid-Gas Transition Nobuyasu Ito
12:30 p.m. Lunch and continued discussions on Advanced Climate Models Room 125
1:30 p.m.
High-Performance Computing Technologies for Climate Modeling
Software Technology, Optimization, Tools Patrick Worley
1:50 p.m.

Optimization of Preconditioned Parallel Iterative Solvers for Finite-Element Applications using Hybrid Parallel Programming Models on T2K Open Supercomputer (Tokyo)

Kengo Nakajima

2:10 p.m. OSCAR Parallelizing Compiler and API for Lower Power, High Performance Multicores Hironori Kasahara
2:30 p.m. Break
3:05 p.m. Making ten petaflops peak machine is making one exaflops peak machine  - Is it hard or easy to make and to use? Yasumasa Kanada
3:25 p.m. A new version of the climate model MIROC for the near-term climate prediction Masahiro Watanabe
3:45 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m.    
Vendors Perspectives
Perspectives on Petascale Computing for Earth System Modeling John Levesque, Cray Inc.
IBM Perspectives in Climate Initiatives Kent Winchell, IBM
Hitachi HPC Servers -Performance and Applications- Koichi Takayama, Hitachi
TBD SGI
5:00 p.m. Networking, dinner, and continued discussions on HPC Technologies Room 140D
7:00 p.m. End of Day 2: Board bus Depart for Townplace Suites

 

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

7:45 a.m. Board Bus at Townplace Suites
8:00 a.m. Bus departs Townplace Suites
8:30 a.m. Arrive Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (Bldg. 5100) Rm. 128
9:00 a.m. Depart for Spallation Neutron Source ORNL Bus
9:15 a.m. Arrive at Spallation Neutron Source  
10:15 a.m. Board bus Depart for ORNL main campus
10:30 a.m. Tour Leadership Computing Facility and EVEREST (Exploratory Visualization Environment for REsearch in Science and TechnologyBuddy Bland, Sean Ahern
11:30 a.m. Lunch and workshop summary sessionRoom 125
TBD End of Day 3: Board bus Depart for Townplace Suites