Program and Schedule

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 

Design, Development, and Testing

TimeSpeakerSession
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM Registration
08:30 AM - 08:45 AM
Rich LoftWelcome
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Neal FordKeynote: Functional Thinking
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Johnny Wei-Bing LinCritical Strategies for Improving the Code Quality and Cross-Disciplinary Impact of the Computational Earth Sciences
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Jessica PoppAgile in High Performance Computing
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Coffee break
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Ian TrusloveCompletely Test Driven
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Paul MaddenBuilding a 3rd Generation Weather-Model System Test Suite
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Lunch break
01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Gary GrangerModular Software Building with Python SCons
01:45 PM - 02:30 PM
Doug LindholmA Unified Data Model and Programming Interface for Working with Scientific Data
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM
 Coffee break
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Neal FordAgile Engineering Practices
03:45 PM - 04:30 PM
Danielle HarperThe Human Side of Agile in Earth Sciences Application Development
04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
R. Sky BristolAgile development methodology as applied to a government software engineering project
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
 Reception - Cafeteria
   

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Performance

TimeSpeakerSession
08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Zbigniew PiotrowskiTowards petascale simulation of atmospheric circulations with soundproof equations
09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
David KnoxStochastic Modeling of Gene Transcription in a Single Cell
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Raffaele MontuoroDeveloping a high-resolution coupled regional climate model for the tropical Atlantic region
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Daniel NagleStandard Fortran Preprocessing
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
 Coffee break
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Kaushik DattaFinite Volume Advection Kernel Optimization On State-of-the-Art Heterogeneous Architectures
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Tom HendersonExperience Applying Fortran GPU Compilers to Numerical Weather Prediction
12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
 Lunch break
01:15 PM - 02:00 PM
Maciej FijaƂkowski Fast numeric in Python - NumPy and PyPy
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Grigori Fursin cTuning 2: Collaborative application characterization and optimization
02:45 PM - 03:00 PMCoffee break
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Daniel NagleCoarrays in Fortran 2008
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Johnny Wei-Bing LinA Python implementation of the Neelin-Zeng Quasi-Equilibrium Tropical Circulation Model and implications for how modeling science is done
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Jay Alameda
Using the Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform to Improve Software Engineering for Earth Science Model Development and Optimization on High Performance Computers
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Chris A. MattmannA Strategy for Open Source Software at NASA
   

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

User interface and Big Data

 Time Speaker Session
08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Jeff SmithThe Quest For The Perfect User Interface Technology
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Markus StobbsService Oriented Architectures (SOA) at UCAR
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
S Dave Bouwer Space Weather and Smart-Phones: Re-defining Space Weather Products
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
 Coffee break
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Free time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 Lunch break
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Robert Jacob
Software Engineering and the Parallel Climate Analysis Library
01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Aijun ChenProcessing NASA Earth Science Data on Nebula Cloud
01:45 PM - 02:30 PM
David GallaherData Rods: High Speed, Time-Series Analysis of Massive Data Sets Using Pure Object Database Methods
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM
 Coffee break
02:45 PM - 03:30 PM
Chris A. Mattmann The Apache OODT Ecosystem: A Birds Eye View
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Zaihua Ji Operational Dataset Update Functionality Included in the NCAR Research Data Archive Management System
04:00 PM - 04:15 PM
Thomas Cram The TIGGE Model Validation Portal: An Improvement In Data Interoperability
04:15 PM - 05:00 PM
Gary StrandThe 800 lb Gorilla - Really Big Data
   

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Tutorial

Time Speaker Session
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jay Alameda A New and Improved Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform: Advancing the Development of Scientific Applications