Agenda

Day One: Monday, 21 March, 2016

9:00-9:15   Opening Remarks
Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
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9:15-9:30   Welcome CSCS, Deputy Director
Michele de Lorenzi
9:30-10:15   Keynote: Industry Shifts to Open Infrastructure and Momentum of OpenPOWER Foundation IBM, Open Power Global Alliances
Calista Redmond
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10:15-10:30   Coffee Break
10:30-11:15   Best Practices: High-Performance and Scalable Designs of Programming Models for Exascale Systems Ohio State University
DK Panda
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11:15-12:00   Tutorial Part I: Deep Learning Università della Svizzera Italiana
Zaikun Xu
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12:00-13:00   Lunch & Vendor Exhibits
13:00-13:30   Best Practices: Addressing Emerging Challenges in Designing HPC Runtimes: Energy-Awareness, Accelerators and Virtualization Ohio State University
DK Panda
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13:30-14:15   Best Practices: Increasing Cluster Performance by Combining rCUDA with Slurm Technical University of Valencia
Federico Silla
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14:15-15:00   Tutorial Part II: Deep Learning Università della Svizzera Italiana
Zaikun Xu
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15:00-15:15   Break & Vendor Exhibits
15:15-16:00   Best Practices: Containers in HPC environments with Shifter Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico
Miguel Gila
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16:00-18:00   Tour CSCS
18:00   Enjoy the Evening


Day Two: Tuesday 22 March, 2016

9:00-10:00   Keynote: Big Data Meets HPC: Exploiting HPC Technologies for Accelerating Big Data Processing Ohio State University
DK Panda
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10:00-10:30   Industry Insights: An Open Source HPC Stack To Simplify Management and Use Lenovo
Luigi Brochard
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10:30-10:45   Coffee Break
10:45-11:30   Tutorial Part I: Open Stack University of Zurich
Sergio Maffioletti
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11:30-12:00   Industry Insights: Protecting Your Data, Protecting Your Hardware DDN
Jean Thomas Acquaviva
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12:00-13:00   Lunch & Vendor Exhibits
13:00-13:30   Industry Insights: The Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform NVIDIA
Axel Khoeler
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13:30-14:15   Best Practices: Applications Performance Optimizations HPC Advisory Council
Pak Lui
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14:15-14:45   Industry Insights: HPC Storage Update Seagate Technologies
Miro Lehocky
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14:45-15:30   Best Practices: The State of Linux Containers Gaikai Inc.
Christian Kniep
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15:30-15:45   Break and Vendor Exhibits
15:45-16:30   Best Practices: Manage Reproducibility of Computational Workflows with Docker Containers and Nextflow Center for Genomic Regulation
Paolo Di Tommaso
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16:30-17:15   Industry Insights: Looking Back Into the (Parallel) HPC Future Intel
Herbert Cornelius
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17:15-18:00   The Road To Exascale
Panel
18:00   Evening Event: The Pinnacle of Enjoyment


Day Three: Wednesday 23 March, 2016

9:00-9:45   Keynote: Co-Design Architecture – Emergence of New Co-Processors Mellanox Technologies
Dror Goldenberg
9:45-10:15   Industry Insights: HPC and Hyperscale Trends for 2016 Intersect360
Addison Snell
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10:15-10:30   Coffee Break
10:30-11:30   Tutorial Part I: EasyBuild - Getting Scientific Software Installed With Ease University Ghent
Kenneth Hoste
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11:30-12:00   Industry Insights: OpenPOWER Roadmap Toward CORAL IBM
Klaus Gottschalk
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12:00-13:00    Lunch & Vendor Exhibits
13:00-13:30   Industry Insights: Fresh Technologies Power Innovative, Efficient and Scalable HPC Huawei Technologies
Francis Lam
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13:30-14:15   Tutorial Part II: Getting Started With EasyBuild University Ghent
Kenneth Hoste
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14:15-15:00   Tutorial Part II: Open Stack SWITCH
Saverio Proto
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15:00-15:15   Break and Vendor Exhibits
15:15-15:45   Best Practices: Using Xeon + FPGA for Accelerating HPC Workloads Intel
Gaurav Kaul
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15:45-16:30   End Note: Quantum Effect D-Wave Systems
Bo Ewald
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16:30   Closing Remarks

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