Bristol hosts Energy-Aware Computing workshop

October 10, 2011 by
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Alternative Models for Energy-Aware COmputation

Wednesday, 19th October 2011, 9:00 – 17:00, Cabot Room, The Hawthorns, 14-16 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UQ

Researchers and engineers with interests in energy-aware computing are coming together in Bristol next week to identify the challenges that can be developed into collaborative research projects in computing systems that are aware of the energy they consume.

The special focus of this workshop is on Alternative Models for Energy-Aware COmputation with one session focused solely on Learning from Biology. “We strive to go significantly beyond the state of the art,” say the organisers.

Agenda (all times approximate)

9:30 Welcome and Introduction – Kerstin Eder and David May, University of Bristol

9:45 “Prising the secrets of energy efficiency out of brains” – Simon Laughlin, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK

~10:45 Discussion followed by a short Coffee Break

11:15 Intellectual Challenges Update and Discussion: What next?

~12:30 Lunch including Networking and Intellectual Challenges Discussion

13:30 “Energy-Modulated Computing” – Alex Yakovlev, Newcastle University, UK

~14:30 Discussion followed by a short Coffee Break

15:00  Brainstorming Session

~16:00 Discussion and Conclusion

16:30 Wine Reception and Networking

17:00 END

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