2016 IEEE/SIAM HPEC Register Now!‏‏

The HPEC 2016 Technical Program
HPEC is the largest computing conference in New England and is the premier conference 
in the world on the convergence of High Performance and Embedded Computing. We are 
passionate about performance. Our community is interested in computing hardware, 
software, systems and applications where performance matters. We welcome experts and 
people who are new to the field.

Registration Information - Early Bird Conference Registration Cut-off date is August 20.
Hotel Accommodations - Group rate available until July 28, 2016.  Subject to availability 
so please make your accommodations NOW!
Highlights include:
Mr. David Martinez (HPEC Founder; IEEE Fellow; MIT Lincoln Laboratory Associate Head Cyber 
Security & Information Sciences Division) - HPEC: The Past, Present and Future Outlook
Invited Speakers
Prof. Gilbert Strang (National Academy of Sciences; SIAM Fellow; MIT Mathematics Department) 
- Finding the Important Part of a Matrix or Graph
Mr. Trung Tran (DARPA MTO - Program Manager) 
- Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and Non-Conventional Computer Architecture
Dr. Jennifer Roberts (DARPA I20 - Program Manager) 
- The Future of Scalable Analytics and Machine Learning
Mr. Robert Bond (MIT Lincoln Laboratory Associate Head ISR Systems & Technology Division) 
- Future DoD Computing and the Emergence of Autonomous Systems
Prof. Aleksander Madry (MIT Computer Science & AI Laboratory) 
- Linear-Algebraic Methods in Algorithmic Graph Theory
Prof. Orran Krieger (Boston University Cloud Computing Initiative) 
- The Massachusetts Open Cloud: Vision and Early Experiences
Prof. Martin Herbordt (Boston University Electrical & Computer Engineering Department) - TBD
Prof. Viktor Prasanna (USC Charles Lee Powell Chair in Engineering) - TBD
Prof. Nir Shavit (MIT Computer Science & AI Laboratory) 
- High Throughput Connectomics: The Building of a Brain-Scope
Dr. Robert Cunningham (Chair IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative; MIT Lincoln Laboratory Group Leader 
Secure Resilient Systems & Technology) - End-to-End Security in the Cloud
Dr. Igor Linkov (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) - Cyber/Physical Resilience
Mr. Clair Grant (Director of R&D VMS Software, Inc) 
- OpenVMS: 40 Years of Mission Critical Computing

Special Events
BigDAWG Big Data Working Group; organizers: Dr. Tim Mattson (Principal Engineer - Intel) & 
Dr. Vijay Gadepally (MIT Lincoln Laboratory Supercomputing Center)
GraphBLAS forum to define standard building blocks for graph algorithms; organizers: Prof. 
John Gilbert (SIAM Fellow; UC Santa Barbara) & Dr. Scott McMillan (CMU Software Engineering 
Massachusetts High Performance Computing; organizers: Dr. Chris Hill (Principal Research 
Engineer - MIT) & Prof. Patrick Dreher (North Carolina State)
Vector, Signal, and Image Processing Libary (VSIPL) standard working group; organizer: Prof. 
Tony Skjellum (Director - Auburn University Cyber Research Center)
Tools for Quantum Computing; organizers: Mr. Steve Reinhardt (D-Wave Systems) & Dr. John 
Cortese (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)
Secure and Resilient Computing; organizers: Dr. Michael Vai (MIT Lincoln Laboratory Secure 
Resilient Systems & Technology) & Dr. George Kalb (JHU Information Security Institute)
RISC-V; organizer: Mr. Kurt Keville (MIT ISN)
Securing Your Embedded Systems for Cyberspace; instructors: Dr. Michael Vai, Dr. Roger Khazan 
& Mr. Benjamin Nahill (MIT Lincoln Laboratory Secure Resilient Systems & Technology)
OpenMP programming; Dr. Tim Mattson (Principal Engineer - Intel)
Mathematics of Big Data: Spreadsheets, Databases, Matrices, and Graphs; organizer: Dr. Jeremy 
Kepner (MIT Lincoln Laboratory Supercomputing Center)
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Technical Program
Registration Information - Early Bird Conference Registration Cut-off date is August 20.
Hotel Accommodations - Group rate available until July 28, 2016.  Subject to availability.