Day One: Tuesday, 28 August, 2018

9:00-9:10   Eye-opener
- HPC-AI Advisory Council
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  Gilad Shainer
9:15-9:35   Welcome
- Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
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  Mark Stickells
9:40-10:20   Keynote: Designing HPC, Deep Learning and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems
- The Ohio State University
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  Hari Subramoni
10:20-10:35   Networking Break
10:35-11:05   Innovator Insights: The Future of Data Infrastructure
- Western Digital
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  Gary Mancuso
11:10-12:30   Best Practices: Hands-on HPC Containers
- Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
  Brian Skjerven
12:30-13:15   Luncheon
13:15-13:45   Innovator Insights: Hybrid IT ~ A World Where Everything Computes
- Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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  Laurent Herviou
13:50-14:20   Best Practices: Exploring Issues in Event-Based HPC Cloudbursting
- University of Melbourne
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  Lev Lafayette
14:25-14:55   Innovator Insights: High Performance Interconnects
- Mellanox Technologies
  Ashrut Ambastha
14:55-15:10   Networking Break
15:10-15:40   Innovator Insights: New Era of High Performance Computing
- Cray
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  Rajesh Chhabra
15:45–16:25   Community Catalysts: Petascale Global Seismic Processing
- DownUnder GeoSolutions
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  Stuart Midgley
16:30–17:10   Community Catalysts: Open Data Cube
- Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
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  Robert Woodcock
17:15-17:55   End Note: International Collaborations
- National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore
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  Stephen Wong
17:55   Closing Remarks    
18:00-21:00   Supercomputing Sundowner
An evening of Aussie hospitality Pawsey-style ~ enjoy sips, bites and tour the Centre surrounds. R/T transportation from/to Esplanade Hotel will be provided
RSVP via the Sundowner Sign-up

Day Two: Wednesday, 29 August, 2018

9:00-9:05   Eye opener
- HPC-AI Advisory Council
  Gilad Shainer
9:05-12:00   Community Catalysts: An International Dialog on Systems, Monitoring & Benchmarking
    - Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Rsrch Org (CSIRO)   Mark Cheeseman
    - National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
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  Muhammad Atif
    - HPCNow
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  Jordi Blasco
    - National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore
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  James Chen
    - Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
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  Andrew Elwell & Mohsin Shaikh
    - The Ohio State University
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  Hari Subramoni
    - International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
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  Andreas Wicenec
12:00-12:45   Luncheon
12:45–13:15   Innovator Insights: Strategic Storage Solutions for HPC and AI DDN Storage
- DDN Storage
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  Justin Glen
13:20-14:00   Community Catalysts: Using AI to Solve Real-world Problems
- Curtin Institute for Computation, Curtin University
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  Kevin Chai
14:05-14:35   Innovator Insights: Harnessing the Power of Supercomputing Super-Tools
- Atos
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  Chris Clarkson
14:35-14:45   Networking Break
14:45–15:15   Community Catalysts: HPC in Gravitational Wave Discovery
- University of Western Australia
  Linqing Wen
15:20-16:05   End Note: Robonaut, Watson, Willow & Woodside: Energizing Innovation, Deep Collaborations & Cutting-edge Intelligence
- Woodside Energy
  Russell Potapinski
16:05   Closing Remarks    
16:15-23:00   *Group Excursion Gravity Discovery Centre near Gingin
Take part in a unique opportunity ~ learn about the connection between Aboriginal Spirituality & Culture and Western Science & Culture.

Bookings and payment should be made online directly with the GDC.
Explore WA countryside and enjoy an evening of barbecue followed by GDC’s Indigenous Observatory Session and stargazing under Australia’s dark skies.

*This optional outing requires a minimum of 10 participants, a nominal fee of AUD$45.00/person and would include transportation from/to Esplanade Hotel.






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