Call for Abstracts: 19th Workshop on High Performance Computing in Meteorology

The 19th Workshop on High Performance Computing in Meteorology has issued its Call for Abstracts. With a theme entitled “Towards Exascale Computing in Numerical Weather Prediction, the event takes place September 14-18 in Bologna, Italy. “The workshop will consist of keynote talks from invited speakers, 20-30 minute presentations, a panel discussion and a visit to the new data centre. Our aim is to provide a forum where users from our Member States and around the world can report on recent experience and achievements in the field of high performance computing; plans for the future and requirements for computing power will also be presented.”

Cray User Group Focuses on Scalability for Weather Forecasting

Global efforts to bring about crucial improvements in supercomputing efficiency and energy usage were placed center stage this week as the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) welcomed users and vendors from around the world to London for the Cray User Group 2016 conference.