Preliminary Agenda Posted for March HPC User Forum in France

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The HPC User Forum has posted their Preliminary Agenda for their upcoming meeting in France. Free to attend, the event takes place March 6-7 near Paris at the Teratec campus in Bruyères-le-Châtel.

We have developed an exciting agenda with prominent speakers who will discuss the HPC strategies for Europe, Japan and the USA,” said Earl Joseph, CEO of Hyperion Research. “We will also have talks on new HPC technologies, applications and markets; and the proliferation of HPC in industrial and commercial environments.”


Preliminary Agenda: 70th HPC User Forum

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

12:00-13:00 Registration and lunch
13:00-13:15 Welcome: HPC User Forum, CEA/Teratec
13:15-15:10 HPC Strategies and Visions
13:15-13:45 The European HPC Strategy, Thomas Skordas or Leonardo Flores, European Commission
13:45-14:15 Japan’s Flagship 2020 Project, Shig Okaya, Flagship 2020/RIKEN
14:15-14:30 Atos Bull Company Update
14:30-15:10 The View from America, Dimitri Kuznesov and Barbara Helland, DOE
15:10-16:00 Break: Social Networking
16:00-17:50 Technical Talks
16:00-16:20 Atos Bull Technical Update
16:20-16:40 HPC-based AI/Deep Learning in the Commercial World, Arno Kolster, Providentia Worldwide
16:40-17:00 HPC and Self-Driving Vehicles (awaiting speaker confirmation)
17:00-17:20 Memory-Driven Computing (awaiting speaker confirmation)
17:20-17:40 The Market for HPC Cloud Computing, Earl Joseph, Hyperion Research
17:40-17:50 Software for HPC Cloud Computing (awaiting speaker confirmation)
17:50-18:00 Close of First Day
18:10-18:40 Shuttle Buses to Domaine de Fremigny (dinner and hotel)
19:15-20.00 Aperitif/Cocktail Time (Fremigny)
20:00-22:00 Dinner, with Quantum Computing Talk (Fremigny)

Wednesday , March 7, 2018

08:15- Shuttle buses to Teratec Campus from Fremigny and Massy-Paliseau Railway Station
08:30-9:00 Registration and Coffee
09-00-10:30 HPC Centers and Industrial Users
09-00-09:20 CCRT-CEA (France), Christine Menaché
09:20-09:40 The Hartree Centre (UK), Alison Kennedy
09:40-10:00 HLRS (Germany), Bastian Koller
10:00-10:15 Worldwide Study on HPC Centers and Industrial Users, Steve Conway, Hyperion Research
10:15-10:30 Intel Technical Update
10:30-11:10 Break: Social Networking
11:10-13:00 HPC Applications
11:10-11:30 HPC in Agriculture, Denis Wouters, Cybeletech
11:30-11:50 Application Performance, Bernd Mohr, Forschungszentrum Juelich
11:50-12:10 HPC in Material Science, JF Coulomb, Michelin
12:10-12:30 Update on the DOE Exascale Computing Project, Doug Kothe
12:30-12:50 HPC in Aerospace, Frederic Feyel, SAFRAN
12:50-13:00 Close of HPC User Forum
13:00-14:00 Lunch (provided by CEA/Teratec hosts)
14:00- Shuttle buses to Massy-Paliseau Railway Station (connection to Paris and airports)

Space for this important event is limited. Register now.

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