Agenda Posted: HPC User Forum in Stuttgart

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Steve Conway and Earl Joseph of Hyperion Research

Hyperion Research has posted the speaker agenda for their upcoming HPC User Forum in Stuttgart. Free to attend, the two-day event takes place October 1-2, 2018 (midday to midday) at the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS).

The agenda will focus on HPC developments in Europe, including updates on quantum technologies, the European Processor Initiative and the Fortissimo Project for SMEs, along with perspectives from the Gauss Center for Supercomputing and the directors of Germany’s national supercomputing centers. Also featured will be new developments in HPC supported automotive design and AI in the automotive industry and urban environments. We look forward to seeing you in Stuttgart!


12:00 Lunch
13:00 Welcome/Introductions, Michael Resch and Bastian Koller, HLRS; Paul Muzio, Earl Joseph and Steve Conway
13:15 Welcome, Peter Castellaz, Baden-Wuerttemberg Ministry of Science, Research and Art
13:45 Update on Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), Michael Resch
14:00 Update on Jülich Supercomputing Centre (FZJ), Thomas Lippert
14:15 Update on HLRS, Bastian Koller
14:30 Perspective on the HPC Community, Michael Resch, HLRS/University of Stuttgart
14:45 Lenovo Technical/Strategy Update
15:00 Break
15:30 Verne Global Technical/Strategy Update
15:45 The European Processor Initiative, Jean-Marc Denis, Chair, EPI
16:15 Digitalization at MB Car Research and Development, Juergen Kohler, Daimler
16:45 Cray Technical/Strategy Update
17:00 Cost Models for HPC: What, How and Who Cares? Andy Jones, NAG
17:30 After-Meeting Socializing

9:00 Welcome/Logistics/ IDC HPC Market Update, Earl Joseph & Steve Conway
9:15 EuroHPC and the European HPC Strategy, Leonardo Flores, European Commission
9:45 Update on Leibniz Supercomputing Centre of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (LRZ), Dieter Kranzlmüller
10:00 Intel Technical/Strategy Update
10:15 Update on the Fortissimo Project, Mark Parsons, EPCC
10:45 Break
11:15 Automated Driving and AI in Urban Environments – Recap of September Meeting, Paul Muzio, Steve Finn, HPC User Forum Steering Committee
11:30 Testing Approaches for Autonomous Vehicles, Marius Feilhauer, ETAS
12:00 IBM/Tech Data Technical/Strategy Update
12:15 Use of HPC at Robert Bosch GmbH, Christoph Altmann
12:45 Successful Use of HPC by SMEs and the Role of Training for Industrial Users, Andreas Wierse, Sicos BW
13:15 EXCELLERAT: HPC Engineering in the Exascale Era, Bastian Koller, HLRS
13:45 Inspur Technical/Strategy Update
14:00 Meeting wrap up and plans for future HPC User Forum meetings, Earl Joseph, Steve Conway

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