Symposium on Computing Systems and Technologies

The 2008 Georgia Institute of Technology Symposium on Computing Systems and Technologies will be on April 2, 2008 in the Klaus Advanced Computing Building! This event brings together many leading researchers to discuss computing research and challenges currently faced from industrial perspective, and gives industrial researchers an opportunity to interact with faculty and students from one of the premier computer science institutions in the world.

Attendence is free, but registration is required.

Sign up today, symposium registration ends March 26, 2008!

CERCS Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

In addition to the symposium, the Center for Experimental Research in Computer Systems at Georgia Tech. is having its industrial advisory board meeting on April 3rd and 4th. Come to learn about current research in industry, and stay to see current research being undertaken at Georgia Tech.

If you would like to attend the IAB meeting, please register for that event in addition to this event.


All events take place in 1116 Klaus Advanced Computing Building unless otherwise noted.

April 2, 2008

8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks (LING LIU and RAMACHANDRAN KISHORE)

9:15- 10:45 "Software Challenges in the Multicore Era"

10:45 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 12:00 "Hardware Challenges in the Multicore Era"

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00-3:00 "GPUs and Massively Parallel Architectures"

3:00 - 3:15 Break

3:15 - 4:30 "Computer Security Research in Atlanta"

4:30 - 4:45 Break

4:45 - 6:00 Panel on Hot Topics on Security

  • Sven Krasser (Secure Computing)
  • Paul Royal (Damballa)
  • Tom Cross (IBM/ISS)
  • Billy Hoffman (Spi Dynamics/HP)
  • Jerry Perullo (IntercontinentalExchange)

7:00 Dinner (Speakers and faculty only)