[Acpc-l] EuroPVM/MPI 2001

Wolfgang Schreiner Wolfgang.Schreiner@risc.uni-linz.ac.at
Tue, 12 Jun 2001 13:35:16 +0200

Call for Participation   

Santorini (Thera), Greece
September 23rd-26th, 2001   


Over the past seven years the European PVM/ MPI Users Group Meeting
has been established as a forum for users and developers of PVM, MPI
and other message-passing programming environments. Participants have
the opportunity to share ideas and experiences, and meet members of
the PVM and MPI teams The 8th Euro PVM-MPI will be held at the Petros
Nomikos Conference Centre, which is located in the capital of
Santorini, Fira, overlooking the caldera and the volcano. It is a
neoclassical mansion and has been transformed into a modern Conference

The Program includes:
Presentation of 49 research Papers in the areas:

Algorithms using message-passing paradigm
Applications in science and engineering based on message-passing  
Latest extensions and improvements to PVM and MPI
PVM/MPI in Metacomputing and Grids
Tools for PVM and MPI
Evaluation of PVM and MPI 
Performance of PVM and MPI
Implementation issues
Tutorial on MPI:

Rusty Lusk (Argonne National Laboratory) will give a tutorial on MPI.
Invited talks

There will be 9 invited talks by outstanding researchers in the field
of cluster computing, Grid computing, parallel computing and
distributed computing:

Frederica Darima, NSF/CISE
Al Geist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Bill Gropp, Argonne National Laboratory
Domenico Laforenza, CNUCE
Alexander Reinefeld, ZIB
Phil Papadopoulos, University of California, San Diego
Thomas Sterling, JPL/CalTech
Vaidy Sunderam, Emory University
B. Tourancheau, University Claude Bernard de Lyon, Laboratoire RESAM
Vendor Presentations

Compaq, HP, IBM, Microsoft, MPI Soft. Tech., SGI, SUN and TurboLinux
will report on their latest products in the field of clusters,
parallel and distributed systems.   

Social Program Participants will have the opportunity to visit the
island and enjoy local wine and food.   

General Chair    

Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, USA 

Program Chair               

Yiannis Cotronis,
University of Athens, Greece