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Program

Wednesday, July 23

7:00 - 9:00 Reception (location: Zubrow Commons)

Thursday, July 24

7:30 - 8:45 Community breakfast and introductions (Location: Zubrow Commons)

Who are you? What is your institution like? How much parallelism is in your curriculum? What are the key things you want your students to be able to do?

9:00 - 11:45 Morning session (Location: Hilles 110)

9:00 - 9:20 Introduction to CSinParallel
Dick Brown's presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 1.8MB Jul18 14)

9:20 - 9:50 A survey of parallel and distributed computing (PDC) concepts
Joel Adams' presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 25.7MB Jun14 16)

9:50 - 10:30 A closer look: modules and resources

10:30 -10:45 Break

10:45 - 11:45 Work time: You explore the modules and ask questions on the workshop email list dv14@stolaf.edu as you prepare a 5-minute "lightning" presentation for the afternoon. Focus on the following:

  • What is your institution like?
  • How do you envision using modules to teach PDC, and where might they fit in your curriculum?
  • Which particular modules are you interested in adopting?
  • Are there other PDC topics you would like to see in modules?
  • Do you have material you would like share with CSinParallel?

11:45 - 12:45 Lunch (location: Zubrow Commons)

1:00 - 5:00 Afternoon Session (Location: Hilles 110)

1:00 - 2:20 Presentations by participants

2:20 - 2:40 Break

2:40 - 3:05

3:10 - 4:00 Breakout sessions I (including hands-on)

4:10 - 5:00 Breakout sessions II

6:00 Dinner at Yang Ming (1051 Conestoga Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA, 610-527-3200)

Later in the evening: Optional "wind-down" at a local establishment

Friday, July 25

7:30 - 8:45 Breakfast (location: Zubrow Commons)

Guest Wireless link: http://iits.haverford.edu/documents/haverford-guest/

9:00 - 11:30 Morning session (Location: Hilles 110)

9:00 - 10:10

10:10 - 10:30 Break

  • 10:30 - 11:30
    • Breakout 'birds of a feather' and activity sessions (topics based on participant interests)
      topic ideas document
    • Incentives for adopters or module writers

11:30 - 12:15 Lunch discussion (Location: KINSC L309 - upstairs from Hilles 110)

Where do we go from here? Discussion notes google doc

12:15 - 1:00 Workshop assessment focus group (Location: KINSC L205)

1:30 - 5:00 Optional tutorial and discussion sessions (Location: Hilles 110)