Announcement: 1993 PVM Users Group Meeting

Rob Harper Rob.Harper at
Fri Apr 2 00:17:20 EST 1993


PLEASE circulate this among the people at your institution and to any
other colleagues you feel will be interested.  Most of the advertising
will be by the email message below.  Please do NOT assume you will
receive a hardcopy.  Thus, your help in circulating this email version
is very important.
Thank you.

                              PLEASE CIRCULATE

                       1993 PVM Users Group Meeting
                           Knoxville, Tennessee
               May 10 - 11, Knoxville Hilton, Knoxville, TN

                              Sponsored by
             Department of Energy      University of Tennessee

      with support from  Convex Computer Corporation
                         Cray Research, Inc.
                         Digital Equipment Corporation
                         Intel Supercomputer Systems Division

     The first PVM Users' Group Meeting will be held May 10th and 11th,
     1993, at the Downtown Knoxville Hilton, Knoxville, TN.  The meeting
     will provide a chance for users of PVM to meet each other and
     members of The PVM Team.

     The conference will include:
       * Invited talks by experts in fields of interest to PVM users.
       * Contributed papers from the PVM user community.
       * Technical presentations by the developers of PVM.
       * Social activities.

                          CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

    1800-2100 Conference Registration/Reception

    MONDAY (May 10th)

    0730-0830 Coffee
    0830-1700 Conference Registration

    0900-1000 SESSION 1, Chair: Jack Dongarra,
                         University of Tennessee / Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    0900-0940 (Invited talk)
        Dennis Duke, Florida State University, ``TBA''

    0940-1000 (Invited talk)
        Neil Lincoln, Sessco, ``TBA''

    1000-1030 Coffee Break

    1030-1200 SESSION 2 Contributed Papers

    1200-1330 Lunch Break (on your own)

    1330-1410 SESSION 3 Chair: Al Geist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    1330-1410 (Invited talk)
        Donna Bergmark, Cornell University, ``TBA''

    1410-1510 SESSION 4 Contributed Papers

    1510-1540 Coffee Break

    1540-1640 SESSION 5 Contributed Papers




    Tuesday (May 11th)

    0900-1000 SESSION 6, Chair: Adam Beguelin, Carnegie Mellon University

    0900-0940 (Invited talk)
        Peter Rigsbee, Cray Research Inc., ``TBA''

    0940-1020 (Invited talk)
        Karl-Heinz Winkler, Los Alamos National Laboratory, ``TBA''

    1020-1050 Coffee Break

    1050-1150 SESSION 7 Contributed Papers

    1150-1330 Lunch Break (on your own)

    1330-1440 SESSION 4 Contributed Papers

    1440-1510 Coffee Break

    1510-1610 SESSION 5
        Session 9 - Interactive Session
                    ``Future Directions for PVM''
        Chair:  Team PVM

    1610 End of Conference


                        Call For Papers/Posters

    We welcome abstracts of papers and posters for possible presentation
    at the Users' Group meeting.
    Abstracts should be approximately 300 words in length.
    The deadline for submitting abstracts is April 23, 1993.  Abstracts
    will be reviewed and authors notified of their acceptance by April 30.
    Please submit abstracts to:

       Jan Jones
       Computer Science Department
       University of Tennessee
       Knoxville, TN 37996
       phone: 615-974-8295, fax: 615-974-8296

    or to: pvmug at


                   PVM Users' Group '93 MEETING LOCATION:

    The PVM Users' Group Meeting will be held in downtown Knoxville.
    The meeting location is the Knoxville Hilton in downtown Knoxville.
    The downtown area has many restaurants and the ``Old City'' area
    within reasonable walking distance.  Knoxville is accessible by
    airline travel to the Knoxville McGee-Tyson Airport.



Return registration form to:  PVM Users' Group Meeting Registration
                              Jan Jones
                              Computer Science Department
                              107 Ayres Hall
                              Knoxville, TN 37996-1301
                              615-974-8295 615-974-8296 (Fax)

Name _________________________________________________________________________
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Meeting Registration         $50

Payment must be enclosed.  Please make checks payable to the
University of Tennessee.
All payments must be in U.S. dollars, drawn on U.S. banks.

Method of Payment:

     ______Personal check _____Company check _____Travelers check

Meeting registration fee includes conference attendance, conference
banquet, refreshments at breaks, and the conference reception.


      HOTEL REGISTRATION FORM: Downtown Knoxville Hilton, Knoxville, TN
                            PVM Users' Group

(This registration form should be mailed directly to the hotel)

Name _________________________________________________________________________

Sharing With _________________________________________________________________

Institution __________________________________________________________________

Address ______________________________________________________________________

City _____________________________________ State__________ Zip _______________

Daytime Phone  ________________________ Evening Phone  _______________________

Check In _____/May/93   Arrival Time ______________

Check Out_____/May/93   Departure Time _____________

Double or Single ___________  Room(s) # ____ @ $68.00/night

King or Double/Double Bed __________________

Smoking Room _______ Non-Smoking Room ______ Handicapped  ______________

Number of people in room ___________________

Method of Payment:

     ______Personal check _____American Express ______VISA

     ______Mastercard ______Diners Club _____Carte Blanche

     Card Number ________________________________________________

     Cardholder Name ____________________________________________

     Expiration Date ______________ Today's Date ________________

     Amount $ __________________

     Signature __________________________________________________

Mail to:     Knoxville Hilton Hotel
             501 W. Church Street
             Knoxville, TN
             Phone:  615-523-2300 Fax:  615-525-6532

Rooms will be held until 6PM unless guaranteed with an accepted credit card.
Check-in time is after 3PM. Check-out time is noon. Room charges are subject
to a 13 % tax.  Reservation requests must be made before April 10, 1993.
After this date, reservations will be based upon room and rate availability.
Cancellations made after 6PM of check-in day will be billed one night's room
and tax.

Complimentary hotel van service to and from the airport is available by
For information on airport limousine services or to make van reservations,
contact the Knoxville Hilton at 615-523-2300.



>From McGee-Tyson Airport:
    From McGee-Tyson Airport, take Alcoa Highway (Hwy 129) north towards
    Knoxville (approx. 10-13 miles).  Take the "Un

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