HPC Workshops – Sunday, April 29, 2012

HPC Workshops – Monday, April 30, 2012

Day One: Tuesday, May 1

Day Two: Wednesday, May 2

Day Three: Thursday, May 3


BCNET & HPCS 2012 Conference Schedule – Tuesday, May 1, 2012 (Day 1)
8:15-8:45 a.m Registration and BreakfastSegal Centre & Concourse
8:45-9:15 a.m Opening Ceremony and Welcome AddressMC: Jay Black, CIO, Simon Fraser UniversityMichael Hrybyk, President & CEO, BCNETJill Kowalchuk, Interim Executive Director, Compute CanadaJoe Thompson, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister & Executive Financial Officer, Ministry of Advanced EducationFletcher Theatre (1900)Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
9:15-9:30 a.m Industry PerspectivesStephen Wheat, General Manger, HPC Business Unit, IntelFletcher Theatre (1900)Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
Keynote AddressLeonard BrodyThis Monumental Shift – Exploring the Future of Behaviour, Technology, the Web and Canada’s Place in itFletcher Theatre (1900)Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
Refreshment BreakVisit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
Digital Infrastructure & ServicesBCNET’s Expanded Mandate – Shared IT Services for Research and Higher EducationFletcher Theatre (1900) Campus IT SolutionsPreparing for a Converged World – The Future of Our CampusesTerasen Theatre (1800) HPC & Data ManagementHow Cloud is Changing the Face (and Future) of HPCLabatt Hall (1700) Industry PerspectivesEnhancing Web User Experience with a Content Delivery Network (CDN)Can Pacific Room (1530)
(11:00-11:30 a.m.) _________________Industry Perspectives100 Gigabit Ethernet – What’s New and What’s Next?Can Pacific Room (1530)
(11:30-12:00 p.m.)
Lunch BreakVisit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
Industry PerspectivesMarc Hamilton, High Performance Computing Sales, HPFletcher Theatre (1900)Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
Cast your vote for student innovators in digital mediaAudience Voting: Bring your cellphone and text your vote for your favorite presentationFletcher Theatre (1900) – Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
Refreshment BreakVisit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
Digital Infrastructure & ServicesCANARIE’s Next Mandate – The Way ForwardFletcher Theatre (1900)
HPC & Data ManagementKey Challenges in Storing, Collecting and Accessing Research DataLabatt Hall (1700)
Campus IT SolutionsOpen Source Identity Management for Higher EducationCan Pacific Room (1530) Industry PerspectivesHPC Storage – Breaking the Input or Output BottleneckCanfor Policy Room (1600)(3:15-3:45 p.m.)
 Collaboration TechnologiesDesktop Videoconferencing – Bridging Minds Over The CloudLohn Policy Room(7000) 7th Floor
TransitionVisit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
Campus IT SolutionsCIO Perspectives – Impact of Consumerization, BYOD and Social Media on Campus Services
Fletcher Theatre (1900)
HPC & Data ManagementPushing the Boundaries and Testing the Limits of Big Data Transfer: Case StudiesTerasen Theatre (1800) Campus IT SolutionsLawful Access – Obligations, Costs, and ThreatsLabatt Hall (1700) Collaboration TechnologiesSocial Media for Teaching and Learning(4:30-5:00 p.m.)___________Industry Perspectives100G Networking in Metro and Core Networks – One Size Does Not Fit AllCan Pacific Room (1530)(5:00-5:30 p.m.) Digital Infrastructure & ServicesIdentity Management – Insights and Updates You Should KnowCanfor Policy Room (1600)
BCNET & HPCS Welcome ReceptionJoin us for an evening of networking, great food and fun.We will announce the winner of the early-bird draw for an iPad 2!Segal Centre & Concourse



BCNET & HPCS 2012 Conference Schedule – Wednesday, May 2, 2012 (Day 2)
8:30-9:00a.m. Registration & BreakfastSegal & Concourse 
9:00-10:30a.m. Digital Infrastructure and ServicesAmerican Advanced Networks – Expanding Mandates to Build Cost-Efficient Shared ServicesFletcher Theatre (1900) Campus IT SolutionsBuilding Student Engagement Through Social MediaTerasen Theatre (1800) Industry PerspectivesThe Changing Face of End User ComputingLabatt Hall (1700)
(9:00-9:30 a.m.)__________________
HPC & Data ManagementBuilding Policies Around Privacy – What You Need To KnowLabatt Hall (1700)(9:30 -10:30 a.m.)
Digital Infrastructure and ServicesBCNET’s Advanced Network Projects & Shared ResourcesCanfor Policy Room (1600)(9:00-10:00 a.m.) 
__________________Industry PerspectivesWill SDN/OpenFlow Help Bridge the Application Network?Canfor Policy Room (1600)
(10:00-10:30 a.m.)
Collaboration TechnologiesCollaboration Technologies – Challenges and SolutionsLohn Policy Room (7th Floor – Room 7000)
10:30-11:00a.m. Refreshment Break 
Visit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
11:00-12:00p.m. Digital Infrastructure and ServicesAdvanced Digital Infrastructure – Western Canadian PerspectivesFletcher Theatre (1900) Collaboration TechnologiesReal-Life Solutions for Video Management and Content SharingTerasen Theatre (1800) Digital Infrastructure and ServicesStreamlining Research and Collaboration in the HPC Ecosystem with Federated IdentityLabatt Hall (1700) Campus IT SolutionsBC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act – Implications for Higher EdCanfor Policy Room (1600) Campus IT SolutionsuMobile- Taking Mobile Applications and Devices to the Next LevelScotia McLeod Room (1315)
12:00-1:00p.m. Lunch BreakVisit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
1:00-2:30p.m. HPC & Data ManagementHealth Care – The Next Frontier for Big DataFletcher Theatre (1900)
Campus IT SolutionsAre You Secure? Mobile Devices on Your CampusTerasen Theatre (1800)(1:00-2:00 p.m.)__________________Industry PerspectivesShaw Exo WiFi – Redefining Metro Wireless Data UseTerasen Theatre (1800)(2:00-2:30 p.m.)  Digital Infrastructure & ServicesDigital Infrastructure and the Future – An Update from the IT Infrastructure Advisory CommitteeLabatt Hall (1700)(1:00-2:00 p.m.)  Industry PerspectivesNetApp Innovation – Unified Storage At ScaleCanfor Policy Room (1600)(1:00-1:30 p.m.)__________________
Collaboration TechnologiesTelehealth – A Model for Effective Inter-Institutional VideoconferencingCanfor Policy Room (1600)(1:30-2:30 p.m.)
Digital Infrastructure and ServicesPutting the Last Mile First – Re-framing Broadband Development in First Nations CommunitiesLohn Policy Room (7th Floor – Room 7000)
2:30-3:00p.m. Refreshment Break
Visit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
3:00-4:00p.m. Digital Infrastructure and ServicesKeeping Our Data Safe From the Unexpected – The BCNET Shared Backup ServiceFletcher Theatre (1900) Digital Infrastructure and ServicesThe Policy Issues of Network NeutralityTerasen Theatre (1800) Digital Infrastructure and ServicesDAIR – Practical Lessons in Cloud ComputingLabatt Hall (1700) HPC & Data ManagementHPCS 2012 Paper Presentations – ApplicationsCanfor Policy Room (1600) Campus IT SolutionsThe 21st Century University – Implications and Benefits of Choice of Learner Access and OpennessScotia McLeod Room (1315)
4:00-4:15p.m. Transition
Visit our Industry Showcase at the Segal Centre & Concourse
4:15 – 4:20p.m. Announcement: Digital Media Challenge WinnersFletcher Theatre (1900)
Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
The winner of the early-bird draw for the iPad will be announced!
4:20-4:30p.m. Industry PerspectivesHanif Mawji, Senior Business Development Manager, AMDFletcher Theatre (1900)
Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
4:15-4:30p.m. Announcement: Digital Media Challenge WinnersFletcher Theatre (1900)
4:30-5:30p.m. Keynote AddressMike WeschThe End of Wonder in the Age of WhateverFletcher Theatre (1900)
Overflow: Labatt Hall (1700)
6:00-6:45p.m. BCNET & HPCS Harbour Cruise & Dinner
Dock Location: Plaza of Nations
Boat Name: Queen of DiamondsShuttle pick-up service is available beginning at 6:00 p.m.
SFU Harbour Centre (at Richards at Hastings exit) & Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel
6:30-10:00p.m. BCNET & HPCS Harbour Cruise & Dinner
Purchase nowJoin us for a leisurely harbour cruise and dinner! Enjoy the beautiful Vancouver skyline and North Shore mountains as you dine and network with conference speakers and fellow delegates. Cruise(banquet) tickets are complimentary with a three-day registration, or $40 with a two-day registration




BCNET & HPCS 2012 Conference Schedule – Thursday, May 3, 2012 (Day 3)HPCS & Data Management (hosted by HPCS 2012)
9:00-9:20 a.m Welcome Industry PerspectivesChris Pratt, Strategic Initiatives, IBMFletcher Theatre (1900)Overflow: Terasen Cinema (1800)
9:20-10:20 a.m Keynote AddressJohn Towns XSEDE – Creating an Open Cyberinfrastructure EcosystemFletcher Theatre (1900)Overflow: Terasen Cinema (1800)
10:20-10:30a.m Transition Coffee will be served
10:30-11:30a.m HPCS & Data ManagementCompute Canada: Next Steps for Canada’s HPC PlatformFletcher Theatre (1900)Overflow: Terasen Cinema (1800)
11:30-12:30p.m Lunch BreakHPCS 2012 Poster SessionJoin us for lunch in the Segal Centre & Concourse and visit the HPCS 2012 Poster Session
12:30-2:00p.m HPCS & Data ManagementBuilding a ‘Zero-Energy’ DataCentre: Best Practices and Future DevelopmentsFletcher Theatre (1800)(90 Minutes) HPCS & Data ManagementAre You Visualizing Your Data? Discover Why You ShouldTerasen Theatre (1900)(90 Minutes) HPCS & Data ManagementHPCS 2012 Paper Presentations – Cloud and GPUCanfor Room (1600)__________________Industry Perspectives (30 minutes)
2:00-2:20 p.m Coffee Break
2:20-3:30 p.m HPCS & Data ManagementData Security and Protection Solutions – Case StudiesFletcher Theatre (1900) HPCS & Data ManagementHPCS 2012 Paper Presentations – SystemsTerasen Theatre (1800) HPCS & Data ManagementHPCS 2012 Paper Presentations – Solutions and GPUCanfor Room (1600)