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ASCR Workshop on Software Productivity for Extreme-Scale Science

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,
Office of Advanced Scientific Computing research
Hilton Rockville
Rockville, MD
January 13-14, 2014

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Monday, January 13 (8:00 am - 5:15 pm)

8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
 
8:20 - 8:30
Welcome and Introduction
 
8:30 - 8:50
DOE ASCR and Office of Science Context [144 KB]
Thomas Ndousse-Fetter (ASCR), Dorothy Koch (BER) and John Mandrekas (FES)
 
8:50 - 9:30
Scientific Software Productivity Challenges at Extreme Scale [4.61 MB]
Hans Johansen (LBNL), Lois Curfman McInnes (ANL), Mike Heroux (SNL) and Phil Jones (LANL)
 
9:30 - 9:45
 
9:45 - 10:00
Breakout Instructions, Q&A
 
10:00 - 10:30
Break
 
10:30 - 11:00
Transforming computational science software research for extreme-scale computing:
Patterns and best practices
Introduce Topic 1 Questions, Lightning Presentations
 
11:00 - 12:15
Concurrent Breakout Sessions #1
 
12:15 - 1:30
Working Lunch
Speaker: Douglass Post (DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program and the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute)
Addressing Application Software Productivity Challenges for Extreme-scale Computing [1.08 MB]
 
1:30 - 2:00
Outbrief 1; Q&A
 
2:00 - 2:30
Bridging the gap between domain science applications and computational science software: Research and development needs Introduce Topic 2 Questions, Lightning Presentations
 
2:30 - 3:45
Concurrent Breakout Sessions #2
 
3:45 - 4:15
Break
 
4:15 - 4:45
Outbrief 2; Q&A
 
4:45 - 5:15
Lightning Presentations: Software engineering and community issues
 
5:15 pm
Wrap-up, Adjourn for the day (dinner on your own)
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, January 14 (8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
 
8:30 - 8:45
Summary of Day 1, Review Agenda for Day 2
 
8:45 - 9:45
Panel Discussion and Q&A
Panelists:
John Cary (Tech-X Corporation)
Bill Collins (LBNL)
Kevin Fall (Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon Univ)
Bill Gropp (Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Robert Harrison (Stonybrook Univ and BNL)
 
9:45 - 10:00
Break
 
10:00 - 11:30
Concurrent Breakout Sessions #3:
Computational science software productivity at extreme scale: Short-term/long-term priorities
 
11:30 - 12:00
Break
 
12:00 - 12:45
Outbrief 3; Q&A
 
12:45 - 1:00
Workshop wrap-up, review timeline, process and assignments for report
 
1:00 pm
Workshop adjourns (box lunches to go)