The II Open Source Software, Multicore and Parallel Computing Miniconference

Open Parallel, an Erdödy Ventures company, is supporting the organisation of the II Open Source Software, Multicore and Parallel Computing miniconference, part of LCA2011 (Linux Conference Australia)

The miniconf will be held in Brisbane, Australia on Tuesday 25 of January 2011, and the Call for Papers ENDS Monday 8 of November 2010.

The first miniconf was in January 2010 in Wellington, New Zealand with James Reinders (Director of Software from Intel) as keynote.

The II miniconf will feature Paul McKenney as keynote. Paul is Linux CTO from IBM. Here is the abstract of his presentation: “Is Parallel Programming Hard, and if so, why?”

The Open Source, Multicore and Parallel Computing Miniconf offers a space to learn and discuss about Open Source contributions (existent or in process) to the problem of developing Parallel Software.