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1 Brief Introduction to PRAGAM19 Workshop In PRGAM18, San Diego, March 4, 2010 College of Computer Science and Technology, Jilin University Dr. Xiaohui Wei, Vice Dean

2 Contents Date and Location Agenda Venue & Facility Accommodation Sight Seeing Budget

3 Date and Location The PRAGMA 19 workshop will be held by Jilin University, from Sep 13 to Sep 15 2010, in Changchun City, China. Jilin University became an official member of PRAGMA in PRAMGA 9 in 2005. (We are thinking about the possibility to host PRAMGA 29 in 2015 as well. )

4 Jilin University Jilin University (JLU), founded in 1946, is a leading national key university under the direct jurisdiction of China's Ministry of Education. (Top ten in Mainland) Located in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province in Northeastern China. JLU is the largest university of China. –It has eight campuses in five districts, (Changchun City is located in the campus of Jilin University) –thirty-nine colleges covering eleven academic disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, literature, education, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and management; –offers a variety of degree programs. It has now 115 undergraduate programs, 192 master's degree program, 105 doctoral degree programs; –has more than 60,000 full-time students, 17,000 graduate students, –about 5,700 faculty members.

5 Changchun City Beijing Changchun Changchun city is the capital city of Jilin Province, located in the center of North East of China

6 Changchun City Changchun is a young city with pop-history background to make it interesting. Between 1932 and 1945, Changchun was chosen as the capital of Japanese-controlled Manchukuo (Manzhou Guo) and home to puppet ruler Henry Puyi, the final Qing emperor best known to Westerners as the subject of Bernardo Bertolucci's lush biopic The Last Emperor. The last Emperor, Pu Yi, lived in a palace in Changchun for some years after the Japanese occupation, and his palace (Puppet Emperor Palace) today remains the most well-known tourist attraction in the city.

7 Changchun City The metropolitan area is 286 square km. The population in metropolitan area is 4.87 million. Changchun also has over 0.3 million foreingers. Although Changchun literally means Long Spring, this actually has no relation to reality. Spring and Autumn in the city tend to be very short. Summer last from June to September while the long winter starts in November and finally finishes in April.

8 Changchun City Changchun is the Chinas Detroit, has the most advanced auto industry in China. –First Automobile Work of China, FAW. Changchun is the Chinas Hollywood, the first movie of China was born in Changchun. –The Changchun Film Studio is the biggest comprehensive film making and production base of China, honored as "The Cradle of Film of New China". Changchun is called the Forest City, it has the biggest artificial forest of Asia (Moon Lake Park) and there are many trees in the city area. Changchun is a Culture City as well, has 32 colleges and more than 1million college students.

9 Agenda PRAGMA 19 Workshop Dates : Sept.13-15 2010. –Program (tentative) 1 st day2 nd day3 rd day 9:00am- 12:00a m PRAGMA Institute Opening Keynote Speeches Progress Reports Breakouts for working groups Related Updates Lunch and Posters.Lunch 1:30pm- 5:30pm IEEE FCST 2010 PRAGMA workshop Breakouts for working groups Demos Breakouts for discussion Wrap Up 7:00pm- 9:00pm Welcome Reception (Banquet) Invited DinnerBOF

10 IEEE FCST 2010 PRAGMA workshop FCST 2010, hold by JLU, is the 5th International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology. ( ) The topics of the conference would focus on grid computing & HPC and also include other relevant topics like bioinformatics & Computer Network Security etc. The proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society CPS. The selected best papers will be published in special issues of international journals (Indexed by EI or SCI-E) –The number of papers submitted to main conference exceeds 270. The main conference is on August 18-22, two weeks before the PRAGMA 19. The FCST2010 PRAGMA workshop will be held on Sep. 13 just before PRAMGA 19. –We encourage PRAGMA members to submit papers about their recent research work. (To Wilfred Li) – In the 4th IEEE International e-science Conference, 2008, there was a special session for PRAGMA community. We feel this will be another opportunity for the PRAGMA community to publish results about its activities.

11 Venue & Facility Venue –The conference venue will be in the main building of the College of Computer Science and Technology; –Located in the South Campus of JLU; –Transport from Hotel to Venue will be provided by JLU.

12 The South Campus is the largest and newest one of JLUs eight campuses Venue & Facility The South Campus

13 Venue & Facility Rooms –One big conference room that can hold 250 persons; –One medium conference room that can hold 120 persons; – Several small rooms that can hold 20-30 persons. Facilities –All the rooms offer projectors –The bigger rooms provide microphone –The building provides high speed internet access via wiring and wireless –The JLU Network Center will provide free internet access account to attendees during the conference

14 Venue & Facility Located in the same building 40Tflops – 4000 core – 600 cpu Intel new released Westmere 6C cpu (32nm / 12M cache) 40G QDR Infiniband network connection Provide part of resources to PRAGMA JLU New HPC Center will be ready by PRAGMA19

15 Accommodation There are several nice hotels (Five and Four stars) in Changchun. –Good condition –With internet access –Good Food (both Chinese and international style ) Lunches, banquets and coffee breaks during the workshop will be provided for all participants. The transport from the hotels to the conference venue will be provided.

16 Social Activities Everyone have the chance to get free gifts from the artists Chinese Calligraphy or Paintings Performance

17 Social Activities Performance by students

18 Sight Seeing Changbai Mountain (Heavenly Lake – Tianchi) Located in southern Jilin Province, Changbai Mountain is one of China's famous nature preservation zones. Tianchi, 2155 meters above sea level, and 313 meters deep at maximum, encompasses an area of 9.2 square kilometers. The lake is the crater of a volcano, filled with blue waters, known as "The Heavenly Lake".

19 Sight Seeings Peace Moon Lake National Park Puppet Emperor Palace

20 Budget We will try and attract sponsorship funding from Jilin University and some organizations and government agencies. We will cover the followings: –Welcome banquet, farewell banquet, invited dinner; –lunch, tea breaks; –Transport between hotel and venue; –Support for some committee members; –Try our best to cover part of the sight seeing cost (cannot guarantee for now).

21 Well come to Changchun Good luck to every one in Tiger Year!

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