Third Workshop on

Computer Architecture Research Directions

 

CARD 2011

 

Held in conjunction with the 38th International Symposium on Computer Architecture

http://isca2011.umaine.edu/

Sunday, June 5 2011, San Jose, CA, U.S.A.

 

CARD 2011 was a success with more than 120 attendees! Watch the panel videos.

 

Description

CARD 2011 presents three mini-panels consisting of three experts in the field, two as panelists and the third as a moderator/panelist. The purpose of this workshop is to serve as a forum in which experts in each field can debate the state of the field and future directions. The format is designed to quickly focus on areas of disagreement, rather than expounding on areas of agreement which, presumably, have ceased to be controversial, at least between the two panelists.

 

The hope is that the workshop will be useful to a diverse audience from a graduate student looking for good thesis topic areas to a senior researcher who wants to hear the opinions of other area experts.

 

Each 60 minute panel will consist of an opening statement from each panelist (10 minutes each, 20 minutes total), discussion between the moderator and panelists (5 to 10 minutes), and questions from the audience (30 to 35 minutes).

 

 

More specifically, this workshop consists of following three 60 minute mini-panels:

 

TIME

Mini-Panel

Moderator

Panelists

1:30pm-1:31pm

OPENING REMARKS

1:31pm-2:31pm

Future of Computing: Hardware versus Software

Burton Smith

Microsoft

Gurindar Sohi

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Wen-mei Hwu

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

2:31pm-2:41pm

BREAK

2:41pm-3:41pm

Specialized versus General-purpose Hardware

Krste Asanović

University of California - Berkeley

Mark Horowitz

Stanford University

Bill Dally

NVIDIA

3:41pm-4:01pm

BREAK

4:01pm-5:01pm

End of Scaling and its Effects

Pradip Bose

IBM

Chuck Moore

AMD

Phil Emma

IBM

5:01pm-5:11pm

CLOSING REMARKS

 

 

 

 

Visit CARD 2007 and CARD 2009 sites. Previous CARD panel video/audio files have been downloaded more than 20,000 times. Read the mini-panel articles, which were published in special issues of IEEE MICRO magazine in December 2007 and June 2010.

 

 


Organizers

 

Derek Chiou

Resit Sendag

Joshua J. Yi

University of Texas Austin

University of Rhode Island

University of Texas Austin