2018 IBM Research Workshop on Architectures for Secure, Cognitive, and Datacenter Computing - overview

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The 2018 IBM Research Workshop on Architectures for Secure, Cognitive, and Datacenter Computing will be held on Thursday November 1st, 2018 at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York.

Livestream link: TBA

Presentation slides: IBMBox Folder

This event is a full-day workshop that provides a forum for invited students in the fields of cognitive computing, datacenters, computer architecture, secure architectures, and computer system design to showcase their work and interact with their peers and members of the IBM Research community.

Detailed Agenda - Location: Aisle 26-004 conference rooms

8:30 9:00 Student Breakfast
9:00 9:30 Caroline Trippel - Princeton University, advised by Margaret Martonosi
Talk title: CheckMate: Automated Synthesis of Hardware Exploits and Security Litmus Tests
9:30 10:00 Mengjia Yan- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, advised by Josep Torrellas
Talk titleInvisiSpec: Making Speculative Execution Invisible in the Cache Hierarchy
10:00 10:30 Khaled Khasawneh - University of California at Riverside, advised by Nael Abu-Ghazaleh
Talk title: Adversarial Evasion-Resilient Hardware Malware Detectors
10:30 11:00 Sagar Karandikar- Univeristy of California at Berkeley, advised by Krste Asanović
Talk title: FireSim: Scalable FPGA-accelerated Cycle-Accurate Hardware Simulation in the Cloud
11:00 11:15 Break
11:15 12:15 Keynote talk
Gosia SteinderIBM Fellow, Container Cloud Platform Research
Talk title: Rethinking Application and Data Security in the Cloud
12:15 1:00 Lunch
1:00 2:00 Quantum Lab Tour & Break
2:00 2:30 Yu Liu - Texas A&M, advised by Peng Li
Talk title: Energy-Efficient FPGA Recurrent Spiking Neural Accelerators with Bio-inspired Learning Mechanisms
2:30 3:00 Divya Mahajan - Georgia Institute of Technology, advised by Hadi Esmaeilzadeh
Talk title: Balancing Generality and Specialization for Machine Learning in the Post-ISA Era
3:00 3:30 Break
3:30 4:00 Hyoukjun Kwon - Georgia Institute of Technology, advised by Tushar Krishna
Talk title: An Open Source Framework for Exploring Dataflow and Generating DNN Accelerators Supporting Flexible Dataflow
4:00 4:30 Xiaofan Zhang - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, advised by Deming Chen
Talk title: DNNBuilder: An Automated Tool for Building High-Performance DNN Hardware Accelerators for FPGAs
4:30 5:30

Panel Session led by Jaime MorenoThe Role of Security, Cognitive Computing and Their Interactions in Future Datacenters

Donna Dillenberger
Bruce D'Amora
Dhilung Kirat
Kaoutar El Maghraoui
Hubertus Franke

5:30   Closing Remarks
6:00   Student Dinner

Instructions for visiting the T. J. Watson Research Center can be found here.

Past workshops: 2017  2016

For more information please contact:
Michael B. Healy - mbhealy@us.ibm.com
Augusto Vega - ajvega@us.ibm.com
Zehra Sura - zsura@us.ibm.com

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