March 30, 2007

Outstanding Technical Program Set for Gelato ICE:

Nan Holda writes "URBANA, Ill. (March 28, 2007)—The Gelato Federation is proud to announce the technical program for the Gelato ICE: Itanium® Conference & Expo to be held on April 16-18, 2007, in San Jose, California. International Itanium architecture experts are scheduled to deliver over 70 top-notch presentations focusing on Linux® on the Intel® Itanium® architecture. The full program is now available online at

"This year's program is phenomenal," stated Mark K. Smith, Gelato managing director. "The Program Committee has brought together all the big names in Linux and Itanium architecture. Attendees will not want to miss the presentation from Intel's James Fister outlining the latest, yet to be disclosed, Itanium processor roadmap."

Gelato ICE is the world's only conference dedicated specifically to Linux on the Intel Itanium architecture. Gelato ICE is targeted for technical users, application and tool developers, system researchers and vendors, and ISVs wanting to network and extend the impact of the platform. The conference is sponsored by HP, Intel, and the Itanium® Solutions Alliance, and media partners HPCwire and GRIDtoday.

Program Sessions and Tracks for Gelato ICE 2007

Program tracks covering the three-full days of Gelato ICE include: multi-core programming, IA-64 Linux kernel work, virtualization, tools and tuning, topics for enterprise, GCC improvements, and cutting-edge research. Linux keynote speakers will be Andrew Morton, Maintainer of the Linux 2.6 Kernel, and Wim Coekaerts, Senior Director for Linux Engineering at Oracle.

Intel and Gelato are offering a full day multi-core programming seminar and lab. Gelato and the Itanium® Solutions Alliance have organized a series of presentations covering the Itanium architecture and tool selection and use for porting applications and optimizing system performance.

Gelato ICE San Jose will be the year's highpoint for those wanting to learn more about using and developing Linux on Itanium architecture. Anyone working with this platform—or thinking about working with the platform—should attend. More information is available at

About Gelato

The Gelato Federation is the global technical community dedicated to advancing Linux on the Intel Itanium-based platform through collaboration, education, and leadership. Information about Gelato members' software and solutions are available through the Gelato portal, and the community is welcome to participate and contribute.

For more information, please contact:
Nan Holda

Intel and Itanium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in several countries. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners."

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