Exploiting Accelerator Diversity for Cognitive Workloads - Workshop at MICRO 2017 - Workshop program


Workshop Program

Session 1 (8.30 am - 10.05 am)

  • (8.30 am - 8.35 am) Welcome
  • (8.35 am - 9.20 am) University Keynote - C3SR Cloud Tools and Libraries for Exploiting Heterogeneous Cognitive Computing Systems, Prof. Wen-Mei Hwu, University of Illinois
  • (9.20 am - 10.05 am) Industry Keynote - Systems Design: IBM Power9 and Beyond,
    Steve Fields, IBM Fellow
  • Coffee Break (10.05 am - 10.20 am) 

Session 2 (10.20 am - 12.30 pm)

  • (10.20 am – 11.05 am) OpenCAPI Accelerators and Ecosystem,
    Peter Hofstee, IBM Systems
  • (11.05 am – 11.50 am) NVLINK 2.0 and Beyond, Denis Foley, NVIDIA
  • (11.50 am – 12.30 pm) Resilient Low-voltage Accelerators for Cognitive IoT Applications,
    Karthik Swaminathan, Augusto Vega, Alper Buyuktosunoglu and Pradip Bose
    IBM T.J Watson Research Center
  • (12.30 pm - 1.30 pm) Lunch

Session 3 (1.30 pm – 5.00 pm)

  • (1.30 pm – 2.15 pm) Progress with Power Systems and CAPI – Jian Fang, TU Delft
  • (2.15 pm - 2.25 pm) Break
  • (2.25 pm - 3.25 pm) Panel - Future Systems Design for Cognitive Workloads,
    Prof. Wen-Mei Hwu, Steve Fields, Peter Hofstee, Denis Foley, Karthik Swaminathan, Raj Krishnamurthy (Moderator)
  • (3.25 pm - 3.35 pm) Break
  • (3.35 pm - 4.15 pm) 10-minutes Madness - Mellanox Perspectives,
    Dr Gerald Lotto (Mellanox)
  • (4.15 pm - 5.00 pm) Ecosystem and Special Interest Group Discussion
    Peter Hofstee, Ganesan Narayanasamy and Raj Krishnamurthy