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== Queer 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.
This BoF is for any folk who identify as Queer, LGBT, polyamorous/non-monogamous etc., or any allies or friendly, interested people. Let's catch up for lunch somewhere. I ([https://www.twitter.com/mattcen @mattcen]) haven't got a venue in mind yet, but figure setting a meeting time is a good start!
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If you feel comfortable doing so, please drop your name and perhaps a way to contact you down below so I know vaguely how many to expect.
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== When ==
  
Last year in Auckland this BoF was a purely social gathering, and this worked well, so I intend to run it in a similar fashion this time. Considering our beachfront location, this will include a mix of self-catered beach lunches (Bring sunscreen! Weather-dependent.) and nearby cafe visits, and if interest is there, some evening bar/restaurant visits.  For those that didn't attend last year, this is a great way to make friends - around 30 people attended last year. I'm still in touch with several of the people I met on this BoF over the last few years, so I would highly recommend coming along.
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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.
  
'''Volunteer requested:''' I'm hoping a local (or at least someone with prior visits to the area) can assist us in selecting suitable nearby cafes/bars that we could take the group.
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== Where ==
  
=== Scheduled Events ===
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Currently unallocated.
* Monday Lunchtime - first meet and lunch.  12.20pm - Location TBA.
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== Attendees ==
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== What ==
  
* Matthew Cengia ([https://www.twitter.com/mattcen @mattcen])
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Parallelism and Concurrency!
* [[User:Dhawke@oss.co.nz|Dan Hawke]]
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=== Safe Space ===
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Potential topics are:
Although I have never known of any issues in previous years, prevention is always better than cure. We welcome people whether or not they identify with the "Queer" tagline, including our straight allies. Please remember, you may encounter people in minority groups that you do not identify with, so be polite, and treat everybody with respect. I will identify myself to the group at the beginning of each meet, and you are at any time welcome to speak to me if you are feeling uncomfortable, or if there is anything happening that you do not believe is keeping with the idea of a Safe Space. Feel free to ask me to step outside or send me an SMS if you do not wish to bring something up in front of the group.
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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
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:[http://latproc.github.io/clockwork/# Clockwork] - State based Language with full Concurrency
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:RCU - What is it?
  
Also keep in mind that not everybody in the group may wish for their identification to be published widely, so please ask permission before taking photos, tagging people on social media, or including names in articles or blog posts.
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Feel free to add more!
  
=== More Information ===
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== Who is organizing this ==
Queer is a reclaimed word used as an umbrella term to describe our rainbow family identities that includes Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Takatapui, Fa’afafine, Fakaleiti, Pansexual, Asexual and Gender Queer.
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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)
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== Persons Interested in Attending ==
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[[User:Mike.lake@uts.edu.au|Mike Lake]]
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Revision as of 13:27, 31 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
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)

Persons Interested in Attending

Mike Lake


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