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Primeur weekly 2020-02-10

Exascale supercomputing

Tachyum's reference design will be used in a 2021 AI/HPC supercomputer ...

Quantum computing

Forschungszentrum Jülich to establish technology laboratory for quantum computers ...

FEFU scientists developed method to build up functional elements of quantum computers ...

New quantum switch turns metals into insulators ...

Focus on Europe

International Advanced Research Workshop on High Performance Computing to issue Call for Participation ...

EPSRC appoints Mark Parsons Director of Research Computing ...

e-IRG Workshop "Grand challenges of e-Infrastructures within the new ERA" to issue Call for Participation ...

BigDFT4CHEM wins the EXDCI Call for Spin-off Initiatives (SPI) ...

Eni unveils its new supercomputing system HPC5, the world's most powerful for industrial use ...

Tachyum CEO Dr. Radoslav Danilak discusses 'Bringing Slovakia to the Forefront of the Digital Age' at CEO Forum ...

Middleware

KU Leuven joins the iRODS Consortium ...

Sylabs has released SingularityPRO 3.5 ...

Hardware

DDN named finalist in Storage Magazine and SearchStorage 2019 Products of the Year awards ...

Fujitsu receives supercomputer order from Nagoya University's Information Technology Center ...

Controlling light with light ...

WekaIO recognized as a coolest Cloud company by CRN ...

Samsung to Advance High Performance Computing Systems with Launch of Industry's First 3rd-generation (16GB) HBM2E ...

Xperi enters into new patent and technology license agreement with SK hynix ...

Supermicro announces second quarter fiscal 2020 financial results ...

Applications

BSC European supercomputing centre that most has contributed to Pan-Cancer ...

March 2020 HPC User Forum will showcase AI, energy research and other HPC areas ...

Deep learning accurately forecasts heat waves and cold spells ...

Retina-inspired carbon nitride-based photonic synapses for selective detection of UV light ...

Computer simulation for understanding brain cancer growth ...

Gordon examining secure computation ...

Fusion squeeze, global image mapping, computing mental health, and Na+ batteries at Oak Ridge National Laboratory ...

SDSC supercomputer models improve Oregon/Washington coastal forecasts ...

Protein Data Bank archive adds new coronavirus protease structure ...

March 2020 HPC User Forum will showcase AI, energy research and other HPC areas


6 Feb 2020 Princeton - The HPC User Forum Steering Committee and Hyperion Research invite interested parties to register soon for their next meeting, March 30-April 1 in Princeton, New Jersey.

The meeting will focus heavily on AI and exascale and energy research, but as always, the agenda will cover other areas such HPC for SMBs, and much more. Registration includes a tour and dinner at the beautiful nearby Garden for Sculpture attraction. To reserve a place in this space-limited event, you can register now at the HPC User Forum website.

The 76thHPC User Forum Agenda looks as follows:

March 30, 2020

  • 12:00 PM: Badging starts
  • 05:00 PM: Registration Starts
  • 06:30 PM: Welcome and Special Dinner Reception Event with a talk on History of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL): S. Cowley/M. Zarnstorff, PPPL

March 31, 2020

  • 07:15 AM: Networking Breakfast
  • 08:00 AM: Welcome and HPC Market Update: Paul Muzio, Rupak Biswas, Earl Joseph and Steve Conway
  • 08:15 AM: Update on the Exascale Computing Project
  • 08:45 AM: United Kingdom (UK) Exascale and the Catalyst UK Programme, Mark Parsons and Michele Weiland, Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre
  • 09:15 AM: Vendor Technology Update
  • 09:30 AM: Stimulating the innovation potential of Small and Medium Enterprises, Fortissimo within EuroHPC, Bastian Koller, High Performance Computing Center, Stuttgart
  • 10:00 AM: Networking Break
  • 10:30 AM: Vendor Technology Update
  • 10:45 AM: HPC at Princeton University, Curt Hillegas, Princeton University
  • 11:15 AM: Update and Plans for the NERSC-9 Supercomputer ("Perlmutter"), Tina Declerck, National Energy Science Research Computing Center
  • 11:45 AM: HPC for Cancer Research, Jack Collins, National Cancer Institute
  • 12:15 PM: Networking Lunch

Afternoon Session Chair: Paul Muzio

SESSION ON HPC FOR FUSION ENERGY RESEARCH

  • 01:15 PM: How HPC Is Enabling Fusion and ITER Science, C. S. Chang, PPPL
  • 01:45 PM: Artificial Intelligence: An Exciting New Way To Speed Development of Fusion Energy, Michael Churchill, PPPL
  • 02:15 PM: Performance Portability on Various GPUs and CPU Machines Utilizing Kokkos, A. Scheinberg, PPPL
  • 02:45 PM: Status of the Exascale Computing Project on High-Fidelity Whole Device Modeling of Magnetically Confined Fusion Plasma, A. Bhattacharjee, PPPL
  • 03:15 PM: Networking Break
  • 03:45 PM: HPC and The Flatiron Institute/Simons Foundation, Ian Fisk
  • 04:15 PM: Data Management and Workflow Challenges for Exascale Seismology, Jeroen Tromp, Princeton University
  • 05:00 PM: Meeting Ends
  • 05:30 PM: Transportation to Special Dinner Event at the Gardens for Sculpture

April 1, 2020

  • 07:15 AM: Networking Breakfast
  • 08:00 AM: Welcome: Paul Muzio, Rupak Biswas, Earl Joseph and Steve Conway
  • 08:15 AM: Using HPC-enabled AI to Guide Investment Strategies for Finding and Funding Startups, Thomas Thurston, WR Hambrecht & Company
  • 08:45 AM: Big Data To Provide Security and Customer Insights (speaker from a major investment bank)
  • 09:15 AM: Vendor Technology Update
  • 09:30 AM: From Architecture Guided Applications to Application Guided Architectures, Gary Grider, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • 10:00 AM: Networking Break
  • 10:30 AM: Proving History: The Role of Graph and Digital Ledger For Exascale AI and HPC, Arno Kolster and Ryan Quick, Providentia Worldwide, LLC
  • 11:00 AM: Exascale Machine Learning Technologies, Frank Alexander, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • 11:30 AM: Vendor Technology Update
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch
  • 01:00 PM: Massive Scale Analytics for Real-World Applications, David Bader, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • 01:30 PM: Panel Session: Innovative Technologies for HPC. Moderator: Earl Joseph, Hyperion Research
  • 02:15 PM: Vendor Technology Update
  • 02:30 PM: Networking Break
  • 03:00 PM: Graph Analytics and AI, John Feo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • 03:30 PM: Special Presentation: AI in Government Settings (speaker invited)
  • 04:00 PM: Panel Session: Status and Prospects For HPC-Enabled AI (Hyperion Research moderator plus prior speakers on AI)
  • 05:00 PM: Meeting Wrap-Up, Paul Muzio, Rupak Biswas, Earl Joseph and Steve Conway
Source: Hyperion Research

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2020-02-10

Exascale supercomputing

Tachyum's reference design will be used in a 2021 AI/HPC supercomputer ...

Quantum computing

Forschungszentrum Jülich to establish technology laboratory for quantum computers ...

FEFU scientists developed method to build up functional elements of quantum computers ...

New quantum switch turns metals into insulators ...

Focus on Europe

International Advanced Research Workshop on High Performance Computing to issue Call for Participation ...

EPSRC appoints Mark Parsons Director of Research Computing ...

e-IRG Workshop "Grand challenges of e-Infrastructures within the new ERA" to issue Call for Participation ...

BigDFT4CHEM wins the EXDCI Call for Spin-off Initiatives (SPI) ...

Eni unveils its new supercomputing system HPC5, the world's most powerful for industrial use ...

Tachyum CEO Dr. Radoslav Danilak discusses 'Bringing Slovakia to the Forefront of the Digital Age' at CEO Forum ...

Middleware

KU Leuven joins the iRODS Consortium ...

Sylabs has released SingularityPRO 3.5 ...

Hardware

DDN named finalist in Storage Magazine and SearchStorage 2019 Products of the Year awards ...

Fujitsu receives supercomputer order from Nagoya University's Information Technology Center ...

Controlling light with light ...

WekaIO recognized as a coolest Cloud company by CRN ...

Samsung to Advance High Performance Computing Systems with Launch of Industry's First 3rd-generation (16GB) HBM2E ...

Xperi enters into new patent and technology license agreement with SK hynix ...

Supermicro announces second quarter fiscal 2020 financial results ...

Applications

BSC European supercomputing centre that most has contributed to Pan-Cancer ...

March 2020 HPC User Forum will showcase AI, energy research and other HPC areas ...

Deep learning accurately forecasts heat waves and cold spells ...

Retina-inspired carbon nitride-based photonic synapses for selective detection of UV light ...

Computer simulation for understanding brain cancer growth ...

Gordon examining secure computation ...

Fusion squeeze, global image mapping, computing mental health, and Na+ batteries at Oak Ridge National Laboratory ...

SDSC supercomputer models improve Oregon/Washington coastal forecasts ...

Protein Data Bank archive adds new coronavirus protease structure ...