Registration Opens for HPC User Forum in Princeton, NJ

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Steve Conway and Earl Joseph of Hyperion Research

Hyperion Research has posted their preliminary agenda for the upcoming HPC User Forum. The event takes place March 30 – April 1 in Princeton, New Jersey.

The HPC User Forum was established in 1999 to promote the health of the global HPC industry and address issues of common concern to users ( The organization has grown to 150 members. It is directed by a volunteer Steering Committee of users from government, industry and academia, and operated for the users. We hold two full-membership meetings a year in the United States, and also hold two meetings annually in international locations.

Presentations (preliminary agenda) will include:

  • Updates on the US Exascale Computing Project
  • UK Exascale and the Catalyst UK Program, Mark Parsons and Michele Weiland, EPCC
  • The EU Fortissimo Program for SMEs, Bastian Koller, HLRS
  • HPC at Princeton University, Curt Hillegas
  • NERSC Update and Plans for the NERSC-9 Supercomputer (“Perlmutter”), Tina Declerck
  • HPC for Cancer Research, Jack Collins, National Cancer Institute
  • How HPC Is Enabling Fusion and ITER Science, C.S. Chang, PPPL
  • Artificial Intelligence: An Exciting New Way To Speed Development of Fusion Energy, Michael Churchill, PPPL
  • Performance Portability on Various GPUs and CPU Machines Utilizing Kokkos, A. Scheinberg, PPPL
  • Status of the Exascale Computing Project on High-Fidelity Whole Device Modeling of Magnetically Confined Fusion Plasma, A. Bhattacharjee, PPPL
  • HPC and The Flatiron Insitute/Simons Foundation, Ian Fisk
  • Data Management and Workflow Challenges for Exascale Seismology, Jeroen Tromp, Princeton University
  • Using HPC-enabled AI to Guide Investment Strategies for Finding and Funding Startups, Thomas Thurston, WR Hambrecht
  • Using Big Data To Provide Security and Customer Insights
  • From Architecture Guided Apps to Applications Guided Architectures, Gary Grider, LANL
  • Proving History: The Role of Graph and Digital Ledger for Exascale AI and HPC, Arno Kolster and Ryan Quick, Providentia Worldwide
  • HPC-Enabled AI and Cyber Security
  • Exascale Machine Learning Technologies, Frank Alexander, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Massive Scale Analytics for Real-World Applications, David Bader, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Panel Session: Innovative Technologies for HPC
  • Graph Analytics and AI, John Feo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • AI in Government Settings
  • Panel Session: Status and Prospects For HPC-Enabled AI

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