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ISC 2023 Names LBNL’s John Shalf Program Chair

HAMBURG, Germany, September 28, 2022 – The organizers of ISC High Performance have announced that John Shalf, department head for Computer Science at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), will be the ISC 2023 Program Chair. Shalf is is a nearly 30-year veteran of the HPC industry, having started at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications […]

OLCF’s Doug Kothe on Pushing Frontier Across the Exascale Line and the Future of Leadership Supercomputers

Everyone involved in the Frontier supercomputer project got a taste of what a moonshot is like. Granted, lives were not on the line with Frontier as they were when Armstrong and Aldrin went to the moon in 1969. But in other ways there are parallels between the space mission and standing up Frontier, the world’s […]

Women in HPC Returns to In-Person Events at ISC 2022 in Hamburg

June 15, 2022 — The Women in HPC (WHPC) organization released this report on its activities at the ISC 2022 conference earlier this month in Hamburg. Members, allies and friends gathered together for the 13th Annual WHPC Workshop at ISC, as well as celebrated Early Career Research in HPC and the return of Diversity Day. […]

It’s a Wrap! We’ll See You at ISC Next Year

[SPONSORED POST] After attending ISC, it’s safe to say that no remote conferencing or communication technology can ever replace the experience of face-to-face human interaction.  It was fantastic to engage directly with our customers and partners, sharing new platform developments and intriguing customer stories.  It is truly inspiring to hear about some of the new initiatives aimed to conquer challenges that seemed insurmountable in previous years.

Fugaku Retains No. 1 Spot in TOP500 HPCG and Graph500 rankings

Tokyo, May 30, 2022 — The supercomputer Fugaku, jointly developed by Janpan’s RIKEN Center for Computational Science and Fujitsu, has successfully retained the top spot for five consecutive terms in multiple major high-performance computer rankings including the Top500‘s HPCG and Graph500 BFS (Breadth-First Search), and has also taken second place for the TOP500 HPL and HPL-AI […]

ISC 2022: HPC Experts Share Thoughts on Making the Most of Next Week’s Conference

ISC 2022, one of the biggest HPC confabs of the year, will be an in-person event (along with virtual streming) for the first time since 2019. Getting the most of the conference in Hamburg calls for good time management and good judgment. As an assist to both in-person and virtual attendees we spoke with three industry thought leaders – Katie Antypas of NERSC, Earl Joseph of Hyperion Research and Addison Snell of Intersect360 Research – about conference events, keynotes and potential news developments they think will be worthy of your attention.

Hello World! ISC Is ON And We Are Back!

As the HPC world gathers in Hamburg, Germany for the International Supercomputing (ISC) conference, a deep and heartfelt sigh of relief can be heard from every corner of the globe.  After two years of virtual events, Zoom calls, webinars, working from home and travel restrictions we can finally gather together in person for an ISC show.  And as we share a handshake and a beer in Hamburg, we are at a much different place in the HPC community than we were in 2020.

ISC 2022: Registration Open, 3,000 On-site Attendees Expected, Updated COVID19 Rules

The International Supercomputer Conference, ISC 2022, is now open for registration and conference organizers report that exhibit space for the event — to be held at the Congress Center Hamburg, Germany from Sunday, May 29 to Thursday, June 2 — has been expanded to accommodate all 125 companies and organizations reserving booth space in the […]

ISC 2022 Joint Keynote to Be Delivered by NVIDIA and BMW on Digital Twins and HPC

Hamburg, Germany, March 22, 2022 – The ISC 2022 HPC conference organizers have announced that the opening keynote, a joint presentation on digital twins simulation technology, will be delivered by Rev Lebaredian, vice president of Omniverse and simulation technology at NVIDIA, and Michele Melchiorre, senior vice president of Production System, Technical Planning, Tool Shop at […]

ISC 2022 to Be Held in Hamburg, May 29-June 2

Oct. 6, 2021 — The ISC High Performance 2022 conference will be held May 29-June 2, at Messe Hamburg, Germany, ISC’s first in-person conference and exhibition since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Regular attendees continue to express the wish to gather in person and we would like to honor this preference after providing them […]