MUG ’20, Altair, Arm DevSummit Announce Conference Agendas

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Several organizations have released updates on upcoming conferences and user group meetings. Here’s a summary with links to further information.

The MVAPICH User Group Meeting (MUG ’20), built around an implementation of the MPI standard developed by Ohio State University, will be an online event held on Monday, August 24th through Wednesday, August 26th.

This year’s program will include keynote talks from Brian van Essen from Lawrence Livermore National Labs and Michael Norman from San Diego Supercomputing Center. In addition to short presentations, there will be tutorials from ARM, Broadcom, Microsoft Azure and Ohio State. Talks will be given by scientists and engineers from ARM, NVIDIA, Mellanox, Microsoft Azure, Intel, AWS, Broadcom, University of Oregon, ParaTools, KISTI Supercomputing Center, Konkuk University, Texas Advanced Computing Center, Ohio Supercomputing Center, EPFL and X-ScaleSolutions.

In addition, Alan Sussman from the National Science Foundation will speak on cyberinfrastructure research and workforce development.

The program can be found at: Registration is free, attendees are encouraged to sign up by August 17th:

CAE software company Altair will hold its Altair HPC Virtual Summit 2020 on Wednesday and Thursday, September 9 and 10 and will offer sessions and seminars on such topics as workload management, high-throughput, hierarchical job scheduling, budgeting and allocation management, cloud bursting and workload simulation. Michael Heroux of the Exascale Computing Project will be guest speaker.

The Arm DevSummit will hold its virtual conference from Tuesday, Oct. 6 to Thursday, Oct. 8, an event that includes keynotes from Netflix, Artemis (a subsidiary of Volkswagen), Washington University and Arm, along with more than 80 technical sessions on AI, robotics and cutting-edge chip design and workshops presented by AWS, Fujitsu, Google, Unity and others.

Free registration is available here along with for-pay workshops.

On Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 2 pm ET, representatives from Gen-Z member company Samtec will explore real-world applications of the Gen-Z PCIe Enclosure Compatible Form Factor (PECFF) for increased performance and disaggregation.

A sign-up form can be found here.