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AHA Retreat - August 2021

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Dates and Venue:

August 25 - 26, 2021
Oceano Half Moon Bay Harbor [directions]
The Gate House

Safety Protocols:

  • All attendees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or negative-tested within 72 hours of arrival.
  • All attendees will be required to wear face coverings in indoor spaces, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status, except while actively eating or drinking.
  • Meals and breakout sessions are scheduled to be held outdoor.

Agenda:

Wednesday, August 25

*Meeting location: The Gate House (independent building next to the main hotel)

3:00-

Hotel check-in

 

4:00-4:15 

[video]

Mark Horowitz

4:15-5:00

Keynote Talk (online):
Reflections on 4 generations of Google TPUs
[video]

David Patterson
Distinguished Engineer, Google
Pardee Professor of Computer Science,
Emeritus, UC Berkeley

5:00-5:30

Lightning Talks (13.76 MB)

[video]

AHA Students

5:30-6:30

Poster Session (outdoor)

AHA Students

6:30-8:00

Dinner (outdoor)

8:00-

Group Activity (outdoor)

Thursday, August 26

*Meeting location: The Gate House (independent building next to the main hotel)

7:30-

Breakfast (outdoor)

 

9:00-9:10

Day2 Introduction (409.69 KB)
[video]

Priyanka Raina

9:10-9:40

 

Alex Carsello

9:40-10:10

Jack Melchert

 

Break

 

10:30-10:45

[video]

Priyanka Raina

10:45-11:00

[video]

Clark Barrett

11:00-11:45

Breakout Sessions (outdoor):
How to Democratize Hardware/Software Design 

  • Which mechanism: Chiplet, opensource hardware, generators…
  • Design tool opportunities in the new age
  • How does validation change / or how should design change to
    make validation easier in this world

All

11:45-12:10

Breakout Session Reports

All

12:10-1:30

Lunch (outdoor)

 

1:30-2:00

[video]

Lenny Truong

2:00-2:30

[video]

Fred Kjolstad

 

Break

 

3:00-3:45

Breakout Sessions (outdoor):
AHA Research Agenda Feedback

  • DSE feedback

  • Virtualization feedback

  • Smart component feedback

  • Sparse application acceleration feedback

All

3:45-4:10

Breakout Session Reports

All

4:10-4:40

Closing Thoughts & AHA's Research Intentions

Mark Horowitz