2020 MICDE Symposium

America/Detroit
915 E. Washington Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Description

On April 9 & 10, the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering will host its 2020 Annual Symposium. In addition to talks by external experts who are driving new fronts in computing, the Symposium will showcase some of the game-changing research supported by our Catalyst Grants program, and the workshop on Resilient Cities through Computation organized by MICDE’s Center for Scientific Software Infrastructure and with support from the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

  • Thursday, April 9
    • 8:00 AM 8:45 AM
      Registration Rackham First Floor

      Rackham First Floor

      Check-in at registration table on the first floor of Rackham. Name badges will be provided. Coffee will be provided on the 4th floor.

    • 8:45 AM 9:00 AM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Year in Review - Krishna Garikipati, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, MICDE Director, University of Michigan Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 9:00 AM 9:40 AM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Keynote: Ian Foster, Professor of Computer Science, University of Chicago Director, Data Science and Learning Division Argonne National Laboratory Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 9:40 AM 10:30 AM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Catalyst Projects Session I Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 10:30 AM 10:50 AM
      BREAK 20m

      Coffee is provided.

    • 10:50 AM 11:30 AM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Keynote: Ewa Deelman, Research Professor and Research Director, Information Sciences Institute University of Southern California Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 11:30 AM 12:00 PM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Catalyst Projects Session II Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 12:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Lunch 2h 30m

      A buffet lunch will be provided for symposium registrants. Lunch will be served in the Rackham Assembly Hall.

    • 12:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Student Poster Competition

      U-M students and postdocs working on computational projects present their work in the annual MICDE Student Poster Competition.

      The poster session will take place in the Rackham Assembly Hall on Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 12:00-2:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to three outstanding posters.

    • 2:30 PM 2:45 PM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Remarks Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 2:45 PM 3:35 PM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Catalyst Projects Session III Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 3:35 PM 3:55 PM
      Break 20m
    • 3:55 PM 4:45 PM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Catalyst Projects Session IV Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 4:45 PM 5:00 PM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Poster Competition Awards & Closing Remarks Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 5:00 PM 10:00 PM
      Hackathon - Creating A Hybrid Simulation System Using The 'Simple Run Time Infrastructure Rackham West Conference Room

      Rackham West Conference Room

      Use the SRTI ('Simple Run Time Infrastructure') to replace a simulator from a complex system with your own! Your programming skills will help guide a virtual-agent through a natural disaster. Compete with a supported programming language of your choice! The best-performing submission will receive a prize!

  • Friday, April 10
    • 8:30 AM 9:00 AM
      Registration: Morning Registration Rackham First Floor

      Rackham First Floor

      Check-in at registration table on the first floor of Rackham. Name badges will be provided. Coffee will be provided on the 4th floor.

    • 9:00 AM 9:05 AM
      Resilient Cities through Computation Workshop: Opening Remarks - Sherif El-Tawil, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan Rackham Amphitheatre

      Rackham Amphitheatre

    • 9:05 AM 9:30 AM
      Resilient Cities through Computation Workshop: Keynote: Therese McAllister, Community Resilience Group Leader and Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    • 9:30 AM 10:20 AM
      MICDE 2020 Symposium: New Paradigms in Computing: Workshop speaker - Session I Rackham Amphitheater

      Rackham Amphitheater

    • 10:20 AM 10:40 AM
      BREAK 20m
    • 10:40 AM 12:25 PM
      Resilient Cities through Computation Workshop: Workshop speakers - Session II
    • 12:25 PM 1:25 PM
      LUNCH - Announcement of Hackathon winners 1h

      Lunch will be provided for workshop registrants in the Assembly Hall.

    • 1:25 PM 1:35 PM
      Resilient Cities through Computation Workshop: Closing Remarks - Sherif El-Tawil, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan