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==To and from the airport==
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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.
  
Buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and depending on numbers, also to and from Avalon airport (AVV) on Sunday 31st January and Saturday 6th February.
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== When ==
  
Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
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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.
  
If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
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== Where ==
  
* [http://gull.com.au/ Gull Bus] - goes between Geelong and Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) airport. The nearest stop is Geelong train station, which is a 10 minute walk from the conference venue. Expect to pay around $55 for a round trip.
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Currently unallocated.
* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
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* [http://www.vline.com.au/maps-stations-stops/lineinfo/travelupdates/geelong.html VLine regional rail to Melbourne] - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the [http://www.skybus.com.au/ Skybus] to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).
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== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
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== What ==
  
For those staying at the [http://www.deakin.edu.au/residences Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds], we will be running shuttles to and from the conference venue at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, around 15km away.
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Parallelism and Concurrency!
  
It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
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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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:Async IO
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:Thread safety, critical sections, mutexes etc.
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:Python parallelism and concurrency
  
== Transport around Geelong ==
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Feel free to add more!
  
[http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/local-areas/view/19 Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system].
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== Who is organizing this ==
  
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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]]
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  faulteh_ on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)

Revision as of 11:56, 28 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
Async IO
Thread safety, critical sections, mutexes etc.
Python parallelism and concurrency

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)