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Symposium: The Future of Computing Performance: Game Over or Next Level?

The Computer Science and Telecommunications Board will be holding a symposium, The Future of Computing Performance: Game Over or Next Level?, on March 22, 2011 in Washington, DC. 


An agenda is available here.
This symposium will provide an overview of CSTB's recently released report on sustaining growth in computing performance and build on it to further explore such topics as hardware trends and challenges (emerging computer architectures, power constraints, etc.), software needs (software abstractions and programming models for parallelism, rethinking the software stack, etc.), and implications for research and education. Speakers will include:
Robert H. Dennard, IBM, Watson Research Center
Samuel H. Fuller, Analog Devices, Inc.
Mark D. Hill, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mark Horowitz, Stanford University
David Liddle, U.S. Venture Partners
Kathryn S. McKinley, University of Texas, Austin
Keshav Pingali, University of Texas, Austin
Dan Dobberpuhl, Consultant
Kevin Nowka, IBM Research
Katherine Yelick, University of California, Berkeley
The symposium will be held at the Venable LLC Conference Center (in the Terrrell building, 575 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC), located one block West of the National Academies Keck Building.
Please complete an RSVP form to attend. If you have any questions regarding logistics, please contact Shenae Bradley. If you have additional questions or comments, please feel free to contact Enita Williams or study director Lynette Millett.

About the Project and Report

The committee’s final report, which will be published shortly by National Academies Press, is available online in pre-publication format. Copies of the published report will be provided to symposium participants. For additional information on the study, including committee members and press coverage, please visit the project's page.