[Beowulf] CCGrid 2005: CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

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               CLUSTER COMPUTING AND GRID
                   (CCGrid 2005)
         http://www.cs.cf.ac.uk/ccgrid2005/
                      9-12 May 2005
                           Cardiff, UK
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          CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
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SCOPE
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Commodity-based clusters and Grid computing technologies are rapidly
developing, and are key components in the emergence of a novel
service-based fabric for high capability computing. Cluster-powered
Grids not only provide access to cost-effective problem-solving power,
but also promise to enable a more collaborative approach to the use of
distributed resources, and new economic products and services.
CCGrid2005, sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society is designed to bring
together international leaders who are pioneering researchers,
developers, and users of clusters, networks, and Grid architectures and
applications. The symposium will also serve as a forum to present the
latest work, and highlight related activities from around the world.
CCGrid2005 is interested in topics including, but not limited to:

o    Hardware and Software (based on PCs, Workstations, SMPs or
Supercomputers)
o    Middleware for Clusters and Grids
o    Dynamic Optical Network Architectures for Grid Computing
o    Parallel File Systems, including wide area file systems, and
Parallel I/O
o    Scheduling and Load Balancing
o    Programming Models, Tools, and Environments
o    Performance Evaluation and Modeling
o    Resource Management and Scheduling
o    Computational, Data, and Information Grid Architectures and Systems
o    Grid Economies, Service Architectures, and Resource Exchange
Architectures
o    Grid-based Problem Solving Environments
o    Scientific, Engineering, and Commercial Grid Applications
o    Portal Computing / Science Portals

PROGRAMME
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The conference will contain:

o  Over 75 papers in the main track (33% Acceptance Rate)

o  9 workshops:  Chair: Craig Lee (Aerospace Corporation, US)

  Workshop 1: Collaborative and Learning Applications of Grid Technology
  Organisers:
      Oscar Ardaiz-Villanueva, Technical University Catalunya, Spain
      Miguel L. Bote-Lorenzo, University of Valladolid, Spain
      Amy Apon, University of Arkansas, US
      Barry Wilkinson, Western Carolina University, US

  Workshop 2: Cluster-Sec 2005: Cluster Security -- The Paradigm Shift
  Organiser: William Yurcik, NCSA, US

  Workshop 3: Semantic Infrastructure for Grid Computing Applications
  Organisers:
      Line C. Pouchard, Oak Ridge National Lab, US
      Luc Moreau, University of Southampton, UK
      Valentina Tamma, University of Liverpool, UK

  Workshop 4: Fifth International Workshop on Global and Peer-2-Peer
Computing:
  "Theory and Experience of Desktop Grids and P2P systems"
  Organisers:
      Franck Cappello, INRIA, France
      Adriana Iamnitchi, Duke University, US  
      Mitsuhisa Sato, Tsukuba University, Japan
 
  Workshop 5: DSM 2005: Fifth International Workshop on Distributed
Shared Memory
  Organisers:
      Laurent Lefevre, INRIA RESO/LIP, France
      Michael Schoettner, University of Ulm, Germany

  Workshop 6: GAN'05: Third Workshop on Grids and Advanced Networks
  Organisers:
      Laurent Lefevre, INRIA RESO/LIP, France
      Pascale Primet, INRIA RESO/LIP, France
 
  Workshop 7: Bio-Medical Computations on the Grid (BioGrid)
  Organisers:
      Chun-Hsi Huang, University of Connecticut, US
      Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, University of Connecticut, US

  Workshop 8: 1st International Workshop on Grid Performability
  Organisers:
      Nigel Thomas, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
      Stephen Jarvis, University of Warwick, UK

  Workshop 9: Workshop on Agent-based Grid Economics (AGE-2005)
  Organisers:
      Daniel Veit, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
      Bjoern Schnizler, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

o  4 Tutorials (31% acceptance rate -- 13 tutorial proposals were 
submitted)

  Chair: Michael Gerndt (TUM, Germany)

  Tutorial 1:  High Performance I/O for Scientific Applications
  Robert Latham
  Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Lab, IL,
  USA

  Tutorial 2: Practical Performance Measurement and Analysis of Parallel
Programs on
  Clusters (and Grids)
  Bernd Mohr
  Forschungszentrum Juelich, Zentralinstitut fuer Angewandte Mathematik,
  52428 Juelich, Germany

  Tutorial 3: Grid Computing Security - Issues, Concerns and
Counter-measures
  Anirban Chakrabarti
  Grid Computing Focus Group, Software Engineering Technology Lab,
  Infosys Technologies, Electronics City, Bangalore, Karnataka 560100,
  India

  Tutorial 4: The Gridbus Toolkit: Creating and Managing Utility Grids
for eScience
  and eBusiness Applications
  Rajkumar Buyya
  Senior Lecturer and StorageTek (USA) Fellow of Grid Computing
  Grid Computing and Distributed Systems (GRIDS) Lab
  Dept. of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of
  Melbourne, ICT Building, 111, Barry Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC
  3053, Australia

o A poster session with over 16 posters
   Posters Chair: Yan Huang (Cardiff University, UK)

o Two General Keynote Talks:

   Talk 1: "e-Science, Cyberinfrastructure and Web Service Grids"
   Professor Tony Hey, University of Southampton/ERSRC, UK

   Talk 2: "Experiences with System X"
   Professor Srinidhi Varadarajan, Virginia Tech, US

o An Industry Track
  Chair: Alistair Dunlop (OMII, UK)
  Industry Keynote: "WS-Agreement"
  Heiko Ludwig, IBM T.J.Watson Research Centre, US

o A "Work in Progress" Session


REGISTRATION DATES
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http://www.cs.cf.ac.uk/ccgrid2005/registration.html

Early bird registration  : March 21, 2005
Accommodation (cut-off) date: March 21, 2005


SPECIAL EVENT
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Conference Banquet will be at the National Museum and Galleries
of Wales (within walking distance of the conference venue and hotels).
More details at: http://www.nmgw.ac.uk/nmgc/

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Honorary Chair
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    Tony Hey, EPSRC, UK

Conference Chairs
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    David W. Walker, Cardiff University, UK
    Carl Kesselman, USC/ISI, US

Programme Committee Chair
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    Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University, UK

Programme Committee Vice-Chairs
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    Jack Dongarra, University of Tenneesee, US
    Luc Moreau, University of Southampton, UK
    Sven Graupner, HP Labs, US
    Peter Sloot, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation, US

Publications Chair: Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Workshops Chair: Craig Lee, Aerospace Corporation, US
Tutorials Chair : Michael Gerndt, TU Munich, Germany
Industry Track Chair: Alistair Dunlop, OMII, UK
Exhibits Chair: Steven Newhouse, OMII, UK
Posters Chair : Yan Huang, Cardiff University, UK
Finance Chair: John Oliver, Welsh eScience Centre, UK
Registration Chair : Tracey Lavis, Cardiff University, UK
Local Arrangements Chair: Linda Wilson, Welsh eScience Centre, UK

Publicity Chairs
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    Vladimir Getov, University of Westminster, UK (Europe)
    Marcin Paprzycki, Oklahoma State University, US (Europe)
    Cho-Li Wang, University of Hong Kong (Asia Pacific)
    Ken Hawick, Massey University, New Zealand (Asia Pacific)
    Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, US (America)


PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
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Thierry Priol, IRISA, France
Seif Haridi, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
Bruno Schulze, Laboratario Nacional de Computacio Cientifica, Brazil
David Abramson, Monash University, Australia
Steven Willmott, Universitat Polithcnica de Catalunya, Spain
Xian-He Sun, Illinois Institute of Technology, US
Yun-Heh (Jessica) Chen-Burger, University of Edinburgh, UK
Thilo Kielmann, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
Brian Matthews, RAL/CCLRC and Oxford Brookes University, UK
Maozhen Li, Brunel University, UK
Greg Astfalk, HP Labs, US
Marty Humphrey, University of Virginia, US
Geoffrey Fox, University of Indiana, US
Martin Berzins, University of Leeds, UK
Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Giovanni Chiola, Universita' di Genova, Italy
Domenico Talia, Universita' della Calabria/ICAR-CNR, Italy
Josi Cunha, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Ron Perrott, Queens University Belfast, UK
Ewa Deelman, ISI/USC, US
Stephen Jarvis, Warwick University, UK
Niclas Andersson, Linkvping University, Sweden
Putchong Uthayopas, Kasetsart University, Thailand
John Morrison, University College Cork, Ireland
Stephen Scott, Oak Ridge National Lab, US
Luciano Serafini, ITC-IRST, Italy
David A. Bader, University of New Mexico, US
Mark Baker, University of Portsmouth, UK
Emilio Luque, Universitat Autrnoma de Barcelona, Spain
Akhil Sahai, HP Labs, US
Gregor von Laszewski, Argonne National Lab, US
Fethi Rabhi, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Fabrizio Petrini, Los Alamos National Lab, US
Kate Keahey, Argonne National Lab, US
Sergei Gorlatch, Universitdt M|nster, Germany
Brian Tierney, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, US
Rauf Izmailov, NEC Labs, US
Stephen J. Turner, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Savas Parastatidis, University of Newcastle, UK
Elias Houstis, University of Thessaly, Greece -- and Purdue University, US
Karl Aberer, EPFL, Switzerland
Rolf Hempel, DLR, Germany
Anne Elster, NTNU, Norway
Artur Andrzejak, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Jennifer Schopf, Argonne National Laboratory, US
John Gurd, University of Manchester, UK
Domenico Laforenza, ISTI/CNR, Italy
Wolfgang Rehm, TU Chemnitz, Germany
Gabriel Antoniu, IRISA, France
Beniamino di Martino, Seconda Universita di Napoli, Italy
Frank Z. Wang, Cranfield University, UK
Daniel S. Katz, JPL/Caltech, US
Nigel Thomas, University of Newcastle, UK
Moustafa Ghanem, Imperial College, London, UK
Kenneth Hurst, JPL/Caltech, US
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