Georgia Tech, Sony/Toshiba/IBM Workshop on
Software and Applications for the Cell/B.E. processor

June 18-19, 2007
Atlanta, GA


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Sony Toshiba IBM

Sponsored in part by Sony, Toshiba, and IBM, through the STI Cell Center of Competence

Workshop Program

Klaus Advanced Computing Building
Georgia Institute of Technology

266 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332

Monday, 18 June 2007:

7:00 - 8:30am Stinger Shuttle will transport attendees from Wyndham Hotel to Klaus Advanced Computing Building at Georgia Tech
7:30am - 8:45am Breakfast and Registration
8:45am - 9:00am

Opening Remarks: David A. Bader and Santosh Pande, Georgia Tech

9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote Talk:

Toshiba's Approach  to Consumer Product Application by Cell/B.E.  and  Desire/Challenge to Academia

Yoshio Masubuchi

Yoshio Masubuchi (Toshiba Corp.), General Manager, Broadband System LSI Development Center

Yoshio Masubuchi is General Manager, Broadband System LSI Development Center, System LSI Division, Toshiba Corporation Semiconductor Company. He received B.S. and M.S. in Electronics Engineering from University of Tokyo in 1981 and 1983 respectively. He joined Research and Development Center, Toshiba in 1983, and has been engaged in research and development of microprocessor and computer architedture. From 1988 to 1990, he was a visiting fellow at Computer Science Department, University of California, Berkeley. He served as Toshiba Project Leader in Cell project at STI Design Center in Austin, TX from 2002 to 2005.

10:00am - 10:15am Coffee Break
10:15am - 12:15pm

Technical Session 1: (Software Tools and Technologies)

12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Keynote Talk:

Beyond the GFLOPS

Dominic Mallison

Dominic Mallinson, Vice President, US Research and Development, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

After graduating in Computer Science from the University of Durham, England, Dominic spent time at Microsoft working on compilers followed by work as a research scientist with Pilkington Glass in the UK. He went on to join Psygnosis which was subsequently acquired by Sony in 1993. While at Sony, Dominic has worked on various PlayStation related projects and is now Vice President of the US Research and Development department of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

2:30pm - 3:00pm Afternoon Break
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Technical Session 2A: (Scientific Computing I)

Technical Session 2B: (Independent Software Vendors)

 

5:00pm Stinger Shuttle will take participants back to the Wyndham Hotel
6:00pm - 9:00pm Workshop Reception and Dinner Banquet (Wyndham Hotel)

 

Tuesday, 19 June 2007:

7:00 - 8:30am Stinger Shuttle will transport attendees from Wyndham Hotel to Klaus Advanced Computing Building at Georgia Tech
7:30am - 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote Talk:

Next Generation Systems: Multi-core, Flexible and Modular for the Application Optimized Integrated Solutions

Bijan Davari

Bijan Davari (IBM Research), IBM Fellow and Vice President, Next Generation Computing Systems and Technology

Dr. Davari is IBM fellow and Vice President of Next Generation Computing Systems/Technology. Dr. Davari leads the efforts for the definition and implementation of IBM’s next generation systems for 2009-2012, employing Massively Multi Threaded (MMT) architectures and Special function engines. This activity integrates IBM’s technical disciplines in Hardware and Software (including; silicon, packaging, cooling, system architecture, design tools, compliers, middleware, etc.) with the Client Requirements in the new and emerging business applications in various fields, such as financial sector, healthcare, and electronic industries. Bijan Davari received the J.J. Ebers award in 2005, has authored and co-authored over 70 publications in various aspects of semiconductor devices and technology and he is an IEEE fellow.

 

10:00am - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am - 12:00pm

Technical Session 3: (Gaming and Entertainment)

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Lunch

1:15pm - 3:15pm

Technical Session 4: (Scientific Computing II)

3:15pm - 3:30pm Afternoon Break
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Technical Session 5: (Scientific Computing III)

5:00pm Stinger Shuttle will take participants back to the Wyndham Hotel

Registration, Industry Exhibits, and Meals/Refreshments, will be in the Atrium of the Klaus Advanced Computing Building, Georgia Tech.


Last Updated: June 26, 2007