University of Heidelberg Institute of Computer Engineering

Center of Excellence

Founding Symposium for the Center of Excellence for HyperTransport™ Technology

Mannheim, February 16th 2007


08:00 Registration
09:00 Welcome at the CoEHT Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bruening, Uni. Mannheim & CoEHT
09:10 Greetings Mrs. Fuerst-Diery, Mayor of Mannheim
09:30 The Future of System Architecture Rich Oehler, Fellow and Vice President, AMD
10:00 HyperTransport - Enabler of High Performance Computing Mario Cavalli, General Manager, HyperTransport Technology Consortium
10:30 Explorations into Scalable Computing Systems Dr. John R. Busch, Research Director, Sun Microsystems
11:00 Coffee break  
11:30 Torrenza - Cooperation and Acceleration Strategy Doug O.Flaherty, Division Manager Acceleration Strategy, AMD
12:00 Application Driven Reconfigurable Computing for Astrophysics and other Fields Dr. Rainer Spurzem, ZAH, University of Heidelberg
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Research results and product exhibition Poster and Exhibition Tour
14:30 Technical Sessions:
- The HT Core
- The HTX Board
- FPGA-acceleration of COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) x86 System
- Verification of Complex Protocols - The Cadence Approach
- Automatic Pipeline Generation for High Performance Computing on Reconfigurable Processors
- Visual Applets
- OpenFPGA: Mission and Activities
Chair: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bruening
David Slogsnat
Holger Froening
Ravi Chandran
Hans Zander
Gerhard Lienhart

Dr. Ralf Lay
Thomas Steinke, Eric Stahlberg
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 HyperTransport and the Network of Excellence Prof. Dr. Jose Duato, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bruening
17:30 End of Sessions
18:30 AMD Gala Dinner Reception Landesmuseum fuer Technik und Arbeit
22:30 End of Reception

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