FOA Program - Tentative

*25 minutes in length including discussion
†15 minutes in length including discussion

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Thursday, December 16, Morning: SDSC Auditorium
9:30 Coffee & Snacks  
10:00-10:15 (15m) Joel Primack (UCSC) Opening Remarks-The University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center[.mp4]
10:15-10:40 (25m) Ted Kisner (LBNL) Astrophysical Data Processing on Heterogeneous Many-core Systems*[.mp4]
10:40-11:05 (25m) Robert Fisher (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth) Barriers to Computing at Scale : Hardware, Algorithms, and Modeling*[.mp4]
11:05-11:20 (15m) Michael Schneider (LLNL) Fast generation of ensembles of cosmological N-body simulations via mode resampling†[.mp4]
11:20 Break  
11:50-12:15 (25m) Alex Szalay (JHU) How Large Simulations and Databases can Play Nicely with One Another*[.mp4]
12:15-12:30 (15m) Istvan Szapudi (IfA, Honolulu) Algorithms for Higher Order Statistics†[.mp4]
12:30-12:55 (25m) Tony Tyson (UCD) LSST: Petascale Opportunities and Challenges*[.mp4]
12:55-13:10 (15m) Matthew Turk (UCSD) Open Source Astrophysics and Analysis†[.mp4]
13:10 Lunch  

Thursday, December 16, Afternoon: SDSC Auditorium
14:30-14:45 (15m) Michael Warren (LANL) Optimizing the inner loop of the gravitational force interaction on modern processors†[.mp4]
14:45-15:00 (15m) David Collins (UCSD) Mass and magnetic distribution in Self Gravitating Super Alfvenic AMR simulations†[.mp4]
15:00-15:25 (25m) Julian Borrill (LBNL & UCB) Cosmic Microwave Background Data Analysis at The Exascale And Beyond*[.mp4]
15:25-15:50 (25m) Peter Nugent (LBNL) Wide Field Surveys and Real-Time Analysis*[.mp4]
15:50-16:05 (15m) Claude-Andre Faucher-Giguere (UCB) Modeling the Signatures of Galaxy Assembly†[.mp4]
16:05 Coffee & Snacks  
16:35-16:50 (15m) Michael Boylan-Kolchin (UCI) Simulating the Milky Way: there's no place like home?†[.mp4]
16:50-17:15 (25m) Matthias Steinmetz (Astrophysical Institute Potsdam) Modelling the Milky Way: Challenges in Scientific Computing and Data Analysis*[.mp4]
17:15-17:30 (15m) John Wise (Princeton University) The Birth of a Galaxy†[.mp4]
17:30-17:55 (25m) Kathy Yelick (NERSC & LBLL) Keynote: How HPC architecture and software are evolving toward exascale*[.mp4]

Thursday, December 16, Evening Banquet and Visualization Talks: The Village, 15th floor
18:30 Reception  
19:30 Dinner  
20:30-20:45 (15m) Rick Wagner (SDSC) Interactive Remote Visualization Over Dynamic VLANs† 
20:45-21:00 (15m) Nina McCurdy (UCSC) Visualizing Eternal Inflation using Maya
21:00-21:15(15m) Mark SubbaRao (Adler Planetarium) Using Scientific Visualization to enhance informal science education: lessons from the Space Visualization Laboratory†[.mp4]
21:15-21:30(15m) Tom Kennedy (Morrison Planetarium) Opening segment of "Life: A Cosmic Story"

Friday, December 17, Morning: SDSC Auditorium
8:30 Continental Breakfast  
9:00-09:25 (25m) Risa Wechsler (Stanford University) Simulation Challenges for Next Generation Galaxy Surveys*[.mp4]
9:25-9:50 (25m) John Hawley (University of Virginia) The Challenges Associated with Future, More Predictive, 3D Dynamic Astrophysical Simulations*[.mp4]
9:50-10:05 (15m) Michael Kuhlen (UCB) Implications of Galactic dark matter substructure on detection efforts†
10:05-10:20 (15m) Anatoly Klypin (NMSU) Accessing large cosmological simulations†[.mp4]
10:20-10:35 (15m) Adrian Pope (LANL) Cosmological simulations on large, heterogeneous supercomputers†[.mp4]
10:35-10:50 (15m) Robert Harkness (UCSD/SDSC) Petascale Cosmology using ENZO†[.mp4]
10:50 Break  
11:20-11:45 (25m) Michael Norman (SDSC) The Future of Enzo*[.mp4]
11:45-12:00 (15m) Andrew MacFadyen (NYU) Relativistic Gas Dynamics and Turbulence†[.mp4]
12:00-12:15 (15m) Richard I. Klein (UCB, LLNL) The Feedback Effects of Radiation and Protostellar Outflows on High Mass and Low Mass Star Formation†[.mp4]
12:15-12:40 (25m) Alexei Kritsuk (UCSD) ISM/molecular cloud/star formation simulations*[.mp4]
12:40 Lunch  

Friday, December 17, Afternoon: SDSC Auditorium
14:00-14:15 (15m) Po Kin Leung (UCSB) Radiative Transfer Calculation of Accretion Flows around Supermassive Black Holes†[.mp4]
14:15-14:30 (15m) Pak-Shing Li (UCB) Ambipolar Diffusion Effects on the Weakly Ionized Turbulence Molecular Clouds†[.mp4]
14:30-14:55 (25m) Anthony Mezzacappa (ORNL) Toward Realistic 3D Core Collapse Supernova Modeling: Near-Term Expectations and Longer-Term Plans and Challenges*[.mp4]
14:55-15:10 (15m) Andrew Benson (Caltech) Advancing Galaxy Formation Modeling†[.mp4]
15:10-15:35 (25m) Pablo Laguna (Georgia Tech) Light-shows from Supermassive Black Hole Mergers*[.mp4]
15:35 Closing Remarks  

*25 minutes in length including discussion
†15 minutes in length including discussion