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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.
  
== Group discussion roles ==
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== When ==
[[File:Group-discussion-roles.png|right|400px]]
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Call for a volunteer to take on each of these roles.
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Thursday evening, before the speaker's dinner. Depending on numbers the BoF may retire for a dinner and/or drink at another venue afterwards.
  
=== Facilitator ===
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== Where ==
  
The facilitator sets the topic and tone of the discussion and guides the conversation. Facilitators should try to make sure everyone who wants to contribute gets a chance to do so, and no one or two people dominates the discussion too much.
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Currently unallocated.
  
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== What ==
  
=== Notetaker ===
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Parallelism and Concurrency!
  
The notetaker creates a record of the discussion. Notes will be shared with others or used as the basis for ongoing work. The notetaker should check the notes are accurate, and that everyone is happy to share them.
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Potential topics are:
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:Automatic parallelisation / Parallelisation in Declarative Languages
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::[http://www.mercurylang.org/documentation/papers.html#pbone_phd_thesis Paul's Thesis]
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::[http://www.mercurylang.org Mercury Programming Language]
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::[http://www.plasmalang.org Plasma Programming Language] (WIP)
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:[http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/xeon/xeon-phi-detail.html Xeon Phi]
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:OpenMP
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:GPGPU
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:Software defined radio (SDR)
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:Concurrency
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:Async IO
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:Map/Reduce
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:Cloud vs HPC
  
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Feel free to add more!
  
=== Notetaker ===
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== Who is organizing this ==
  
The notetaker creates a record of the discussion. Notes will be shared with others or used as the basis for ongoing work. The notetaker should check the notes are accurate, and that everyone is happy to share them.
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Paul Bone
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paul at bone dot id dot au
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Boney on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)
  
 
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* [[User:Sbragg@deakin.edu.au|Scott Bragg]]
=== Timekeeper ===
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  faulteh_ on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)
 
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The timekeeper watches the clock for everyone in the group. Keep time for the session as a whole, but also help everyone have their chance to speak. eg. Let people know their time is up, by saying "Thank you".
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Revision as of 14:06, 26 January 2016

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

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)