Parallelism and Concurrency BoF

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We're considering having a Parallelism and Concurrency BoF, for experts and novices alike. It'll most likely be quite informal, with a chance for professionals, enthusiasts and newbies to network and discuss current technologies and application.

When

Thursday evening, before the speaker's dinner. Depending on numbers the BoF may retire for a dinner and/or drink at another venue afterwards.

Where

Currently unallocated.

What

Parallelism and Concurrency!

Potential topics are:

Automatic parallelisation / Parallelisation in Declarative Languages
Paul's Thesis
Mercury Programming Language
Plasma Programming Language (WIP)
Xeon Phi
OpenMP
GPGPU
Software defined radio (SDR)
Concurrency
Async IO
Map/Reduce
Cloud vs HPC
Async IO
Thread safety, critical sections, mutexes etc.
Python parallelism and concurrency
Clockwork - State based Language with full Concurrency
RCU - What is it?

Feel free to add more!

Who is organizing this

Paul Bone
paul at bone dot id dot au
Boney on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)
 faulteh_ on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)


Birds of a Feather sessions (BoFs)
Autonomous Robots Emacs Ingress Interval Training Kerbal Keysigning Libre Social Media Parallelism Perl Queer Running Taswegian Bibleopoly