PARA 2008

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Organizing and Program Committee

  • Anne C. Elster, Chair
  • Jack Dongarra (USA)
  • Jerzy Wasniewski (Denmark)
    PARA Workshop Series Steering Committee
  • Jack Dongarra (Honorary Chair) (Utenn/ORNL, USA)
  • Jerzy Wasniewski (Chair) (TU Denmark)
  • Petter Bjørstad (U of Bergen, Norway)
  • Anne C. Elster (NTNU, Norway)
  • Bjørn Enquist (KTH, Sweden)
  • Juha Haatja (CSC, Finland)
  • Kimmo Koski (CSC, Finland)
  • Bo Kågström (U of Umeå, Sweden)
  • Hjalmtyr Hafsteinsson (U of Iceland)
  • Kaj Madsen (TU Denmark)
  • Sven Sigurdsson (U of Iceland)
    Local Committee:
  • Anne C. Elster (NTNU CS)
    local host and Chair
  • Jørn Amundsen,
  • Bjørn Lindi, HPC center group leader (NTNU-IT)
  • Jan Christian Meyer (NTNU CS)
  • Snorre Boasson (NTNU-IT)
  • Ellen Solberg (NTNU CS),
    Conference Secretary

    NTNU-IT includes our HPC Center; NTNU CS is the NTNU Department of Computer and Information Science

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    PARA 2008: MAPS,
    Location and Useful Links

    Click for Trondheim Weather


    Check out Google Map of PARA'08 Locations in Trondheim

    Getting to Campus Directly from Airport

  • Take train directly from the Airport to Lerkendal, which is just 5 min. walk from "Realfagsbygget" (Science Building). It's a beautiful and scenic ride. (Check train schedule on monitor on arrival) or
  • Take "Flybussen" (Airport Shuttle) for NOK 80, or with doppoffs near downtown hotels and near campus (see above map), or
  • Take Airport taxi (see Travel tips on how to avoid the expensive cabs!!)

    Getting to Campus from Downtown

    Main Venue

    NTNU Science Building (Realfagsbygget)
    PARA'08 Main Event Site!

    IT-South Building (IT-bygget,sydfløy)
    -- Home of Tutorial on Rapid Suistanable Development
    for Complex HPC Software (full day), May 13

    NTNU Science Building Maps

    Science Building (Realsfagsbygget) -- Main Entrance floor

    Science Building (Realsfagsbygget) -- Main Lecture Hall floor (just below main entrance floor)

    R21 and R21 are just below R7 area (down a set of stairs)

    PARA'08 Registration will be near R1 on the Main Lecture Hall Floor.

    PARA'08 Opening and Key Note and all Sposor Talks will be in R1 on the Main Lecture Hall Floor.

    PARA'08 Registration will in R3 on the Main Lecture Hall Floor (near R1)

    Location & Facilities

  • Reception: Archbishop's Palace, Trondheim
  • Tutorials & Workshop incl. Minisymposia: NTNU campus, Science Building
  • Conference Banquet: Brittania Hotel
  • Special treat: 17th of May - Norway's National Day celebrations.

    If you have not been to Norway on May 17, this will be a very special treat whether you stay in Trondheim to watch our 3 parades or stop over in Oslo and watch the 2+hr children's parade passing the King's Castle. All of Norway will be celebrating waving our Norwgian flags in honor of our Constitution signed on May 17, 1814!

    Note: Norway was until 1814 part of Denmark, then "given" to Sweden after Denmark sided with Napoleon (and lost). Norway became independent from Sweden in 1905 (peacefully!), but managed to get the constitution written in 1814 right before joining Sweden.

    Norway and Trondheim Information

    Some related conferences and workshops:

    HPC at NTNU and Norway