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March 3, 2011

7:30am - 5:00pm

Program times and details subject to change.


7:30 AM   Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM Introduction (workshop aim, history & overview)
Jan E. Odegard, Rice University; Keith Gray, BP
8:45 AM
KEYNOTE: Off-road to Exascale
Mark Seager, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
9:30 AM
Software and Algorithms for Exascale
Kathy Yelick, University of California at Berkeley
10:00 AM   Break
10:30 AM
What We Need and What We Can Do With an Exascale System
Scott Morton, Hess; Henri Calandra, Total; John Etgen, BP
10:45 AM Exascale Panel Discussion
Moderator: John Mellor-Crummey, Rice University
Mark Seager, Scott Morton, Henri Calandra, John Etgen, Kathy Yelick
11:30 AM
KEYNOTE: Serious Games
Tony Elam, Rice University
12:15 PM   Lunch
1:30 PM
The Impact of Cluster Filesystem Parameters on Seismic Data Processing Performance
Evgeny Kurin GEOLAB; Alexander Naumov, T-Platforms
1:55 PM Scalable Real-time Formation Mapping Inversion on the Cloud
George Kutiev, Schlumberger
2:20 PM A Global HPC-Based Model Building Process for Hydrocarbon Quantification Services
Feyzi Inanc, Tom Gardosik, & Nikita Tropin, Baker Hughes Inc.
2:45 PM   Break
3:15 PM
The use of GPUs for Reservoir Simulation
Mark Wakefield, Schlumberger
3:40 PM Data Center Efficiency - Contained Hot Aisle Technology Drives Down PGS' Operating Costs
David Baldwin, Petroleum Geo-Services
4:05 PM Closing coments
Networking and Refreshments