PDL EVENT

17th Annual
SPRING INDUSTRY VISIT DAY
May 12, 2015
(Optional Industry Talks - May 11)

INFORMATION

We are pleased to welcome our Parallel Data Consortium Member Companies to the 17th Annual Parallel Data Laboratory Spring Visit Day.

SECURE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM FOR INDUSTRY VISITORS
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2015 SPRING VISIT DAY RESOURCES

2015 SPRING NEWSLETTER

AGENDA

MAY 11, 2015

During past Spring Visit Days, we have held an optional afternoon of seminars offered by some of our industry guests. For more information on this seminar series, or if you would like to be a speaker this year, please contact .

Review the abstacts here.

MAY 12, 2015

8:45 am - 9:15 am

 

9:15 am - 9:30 am


9:30 am - 10:00 am


10:00 am - 10:45 am



10:45 am - 12:00 pm


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


1:30 pm - 2:15 pm



2:15 pm - 3:00 pm



3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


5:00 pm

 

Breakfast Meet and Greet
Join us in the open area outside the CIC DEC to register and have breakfast - see map

Welcome and PDL Overview: Greg Ganger
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201 - see map

Speaker: Greg Ganger
Overview of Cloud Computing Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Speaker: Andy Pavlo
Overview of Database Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Poster Session
NSH Atrium - see map

Lunch
RMCIC 1301 - see map

Speaker: Garth Gibson
Overview of Big Data Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Speaker: Dave Andersen
Overview of Efficiency Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Poster Session
NSH Atrium

Official End of Day & Dinner
NSH Atrium

ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations are available at the following hotels near CMU. Prices may vary slightly from those posted. They will be updated as soon as we receive further information.

Please make your reservations as early as possible, as there are several Pittsburgh events that may make rooms scarce.

TIP: There have been times when your corporate rate beats the rate we were able to secure.

COURTYARD MARRIOTT - SHADYSIDE
5308 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
1-800-321-2211 - Reservations
412-683-3113 - Reservations
412-683-3133 - Fax
Ask for CMU/PDL rate
$134+taxes
Parking - $17.88 / day

No room block, but rooms may be available.
HAMPTON INN
3315 Hamlet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-681-1000 - Reservations
412-681-3022 - Fax
Ask for CMU/PDLrate
$129+taxes
Parking: $14 / day
Reservation deadline: TBA
HILTON GARDEN INN - UNIVERSITY PLACE
3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-683-2040 - Reservations
412-688-1986 - Fax
PDL Visitors: use this link to register
$139+taxes
Parking: $18.00 per night
Reservation deadline: April 15, 2015
RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT
Pittsburgh / Oakland
3896 Bigelow Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-621-2200 - Reservations
800-331-3131 - Reservations
412-621-0955 - Fax
Ask for CMU/PDLrate
$149+taxes
Parking: included
Breakfast buffet included

Reservation deadline: TBA

SHADYSIDE INN ALL SUITES HOTEL
5405 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412-441-4444 - Reservations
412-687-7312 - FAX
Code: PDL
Reservation portal for PDL Visitors:

http://shadysideinn.com/pro/pdlvisitors

$123 + taxes for Studio Suite
$133 + taxes for One Bedroom Suite
$143 + taxes for Two Bedroom Suite

Parking: included
Wi-Fi: Free

Discount does not expire.
WYNDHAM PITTSBURGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-682-6200 - Reservations
412-681-4749 - Fax

Problems Contact: Sue Moser – 412-682-6200
Ask for CMU rate
$141+taxes
Parking: included

Reservation deadline: TBA


TRANSPORTATION


IMPORTANT TRAFFIC INFORMATION:

Westbound I-376 Parkway West Overnight Closures continue Next Week

Pittsburgh – PennDOT is announcing overnight closures and single-lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway West) in Scott Township and Rosslyn Farms, Carnegie and Greentree boroughs, Allegheny County, will occur Monday-Thursday nights, May 11-14 weather permitting.

Overnight outbound (westbound) closures will occur Monday through Thursday nights, May 11-14 between the Greentree/Crafton (Exit 67) and I-79 (Exit 64A) interchanges from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night.  Additionally, single-lane restrictions will occur in the inbound (eastbound) direction nightly during the same times.  Outbound traffic will be detoured. (schedule is subject to change)

The westbound (outbound) closures will occur between the Greentree/Crafton (Exit 67) and I-79 (Exit 64A) interchanges.

Westbound detours will be posted (between Greentree and I-79).

For more on detours and schedules, detour route travel times and traffic cameras and general project information go to www.dot.state.pa.us/district11 and click the “Parkway West Improvement Project” link on the right. Motorists are advised to visit the website before traveling and plan trips accordingly.

No inbound (eastbound) restrictions will occur.

NEW INFO - Taking the shuttle from your Oakland area hotel to and from CMU

Getting to and from the Airport

Please make your own transportation arrangements from the airport to your hotel / CMU. There are several options available for getting to and from the airport:

Rental Car: Available at the airport from all the major companies.

Taxi Service (~$60 each way)

Limousine Service

The following driver services cost approximately $50 - $60 dollars one way (includes tip). The drivers do accept credit card payments. If you want Karen to arrange this for you, please make sure she has your full flight info (date / time / flight number) and your cell phone number.

Airport Sedan Service (Larry Waite)
Advance reservations are required, ~$55 each way
Contact Larry Waite, 412-401-LIMO (5466)

Gateway Limo
Rates: $54.00 from the airport to Downtown, Oakland, Shadyside, and Squirrel Hill (sedan). The rate for a van, a 14 passenger vehicle, is $78.00 per hour. Mention CMU when making a reservation.
Call the office at 412-782-5800 (phones answered 24/7) for reservations.
Email: amydemeri@comcast.net

Harper's Transportation
Harper1084@verizon.net - 412-531-1940

Classy Cab – SUV cabs
http://www.classycab.com/index.htm
Phone 412-322-5080
Fax 412-322-5085

Supershuttle - book online

Airport Shuttle (PATransit 28X - Airport Flyer) ($3.75 each way, exact change)
Leaves CMU from the corner of Forbes and Morewood Avenues every 20 minutes starting at 4:25 a.m., last shuttle at 10:55 p.m. Shuttle leaves the airport from the arrivals level, door #6, starting at 5:20 a.m. approximately every 30 minutes.

Uber Pittsburgh - learn more

Uber is a mobile application that connects you with a driver at the push of a button.Drivers arrive curbside in just minutes, and you can track the arrival of your ride. Payment is seamlessly billed to your credit card, PayPal account, or Google Wallet at the end of your trip—no need to tip.

You can download the Uber app using the following links:
iTunes App Store, Google Play Store, or Blackberry App World.

Getting to CMU from Your Hotel

Most of the hotels have shuttle transportation to CMU available. This is NOT a direct shuttle to CMU and will make other stops in Oakland based on customer needs. If you do choose to use the hotel shuttle, please request that you be dropped off at the RMCIC Building.

MAPS

CONTACTS



Director, Parallel Data Lab
VOICE: (412) 268-1297
FAX: (412) 268-3010


Executive Director, Parallel Data Lab
VOICE: (412) 268-5485
FAX: (412) 268-3010


PDL Administrative Manager
VOICE: (412) 268-6716
FAX: (412) 268-3010

PDL Home: http://www.pdl.cmu.edu/

2014 ATTENDEES

Christopher Provenzano, Actifio
Phil Abercrombie, Actifio
Sorin Faibish, EMC
Deborah Stokes, EMC
Norbert Egi, Futurewei Technologies
Marc Unangst, Google
Yukinori Sakashita, Hitachi America, Ltd.
Hiroaki Odawara, Hitachi Ltd.
Jun Nemoto, Hitachi, Ltd.
Stephen Walkauskas, HP Vertica
George Li, Huawei Technology
Michael Wei, Huawei Technology
Phil Gibbons, Intel / ISTC-CC
Michael Kaminsky, Intel / ISTC-CC
Michael Kozuch, Intel / ISTC-CC

Jeff Parkhurst, Intel / ISTC-CC
Babu Pillai, Intel / ISTC-CC
Carolyn Connor, Los Alamos Nat'l Laboratory
Asim Kadav, NEC Labs
Jerry Fredin, NetApp
Jeffrey Heller, NetApp
John Strunk, NetApp
Roger MacNicol, Oracle
Fanglu Guo, Symantec
Austin Liou, Western Digital
David Steele, Western Digital
Jie Yu, Western Digital
William Boyle, Western Digital


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