2022 Program


Monday, September 26, 2022 (Fred Farr Forum, Asilomar)

8:00am-9:30am Coffee hour and registration

9:30am: Opening Remarks

10:00am - 11:50am: Morning Session: Next Generation Infrastructure

  • “Towards Artificial General Intelligence via Consciousness Modeling,” Prof. Edward Chang, Stanford University.
  •  “IT for Sustainability—Sustainable IT,” Eitan Frachtenberg, HPE.
  • “Beyond Exascale,” Nicolas Dube, HPE.

11:50am - 1:45pm: Lunch Break

1:45pm - 3:30pm: Afternoon Session: Lessons Learned

  • “Large Scale System Migrations - What We Got Right and What we Got Wrong,” Anna Majkowska, Airbnb.
  • “Agile and Flexible Data Infrastructure for faster Business Impact,” Harvind Rai, Director, Data Insights, SAP.
  •  “Scaling Data Transportation and Ingestion with MemQ,” Ambud Sharma, Pinterest.

3:30pm - 4:00pm: Coffee Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Panel Session: Post-pandemic Trends in Developing Next-generation Computer Infrastructure

  • Anna Majkowska, Airbnb.
  • Sergey Smirnov, Meta.
  • Kirk Bresniker, HPE.

7:15pm: Reception, Monterey 


Tuesday, September 27, 2022 (Fred Farr Forum, Asilomar)

9:00am - 10:00am Coffee hour

10am - 11:20am: Morning Session: Infrastructure for Edge Computing

  • “From Cloud to Farm: Open-Source Edge Infrastructures for Precision Agriculture,” Prof. Chandra Krintz, UCSB.
  •  “Complexities and Challenges of Operating an as-a-Service Edge-to-Cloud Platform,” Puneet Sharma, HPE.

11:30am-12:00pm: Closing Session

  • Conference Chair: Kirk Bresniker, HPE.
  • Program Chair: Zoran Dimitrijevic, Airbnb.
  • Steering Committee: Dejan Milojicic, HPE.
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