A set of focused workshops has been selected
to complement the other components of the technical program
at SC2003. These workshops will give the participants opportunity
for more in-depth and interactive discussion of important
Unless otherwise noted, all workshops are
held in the Phoenix Convention Center (site of the main SC2003
conference) and are open to all Technical Program registrants.
4th International Workshop on Grid Computing (Grid2003)
will be held in the Navajo Room of the Wyndham Phoenix (just
two short blocks from the Phoenix Convnetion Center) on
Monday, November 17, 2003. Grid 2003 is an international
meeting that brings together the Grid community of researchers,
developers, practitioners, and users. The objective of Grid
2003 is to serve as a forum to present current and future
work as well as to exchange research ideas in this field.
Grid 2003 partially follows the focus from last year but
extends it to production Grids and international testbeds.
Note that because of extra arrangements associated with
the Grid2003 workshop there is an additional registration
fee. Please choose that option when you register for the
conference if you will attend Grid2003.
First Advanced Topics Workshop on Desktop Grids (DGRID)
will be held in the Curtiss room at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix
(just across the street from the Phoenix Convention Center)
on Monday, November 17, 2003. This is an advanced discussion
of emerging issues in Desktop Grid computing. Note that
due to space limitations, attendees of DGRID must register
before the workshop.
Programming: Parallelism, Pain, and Perverse Programming
Paradigms will be held in the Phoenix Convention
Center on Tuesday, November 18, 2003. This three-part workshop
examine architectural trends and the shape of probable architectures
at the beginning of the petaflops era; evolving programming
models and the way language and compiler developers will
address challenges posed by petaflops architectures and
how current users of high-end architectures respond to materials
presented in the workshop and identify challenges in exploiting
petaflops architectures. Information from this workshop
will be posted at http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/SC03ProgWorkshop/
as it becomes available.
I/O Workshop - Storage on the Lunatic Fringe: Beyond Peta-Scale
Storage Systems will be held at the Phoenix Convention
Center on Wednesday, November 19, 2003. This workshop will
help paint a picture of the current and future application
requirements that significantly push the envelope of storage
systems and the concepts, architectures, and technologies
being developed to meet these requirements. Workshop panel
member presentation abstracts, biographies, and position
papers may be viewed at http://www.dtc.umn.edu/programs/DISC_slfs.html
as they become available.
International APART Workshop on Automatic Performance Analysis:
Resources and Tools will be held in the Phoenix Convention
Center on Friday, November 21, 2003. This workshop will
give an overview of the APART specification language, test
suite and Standardized Intermediate Program Representation,
and new performance analysis and tuning tools.
Our thanks to the workshop organizers for
bringing together this additional aspect of the technical
Mary E. Zosel, SC2003 Workshops Chair