Agenda

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Day One: Monday, 09 April, 2018

9:00-9:10   Opening Remarks
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  Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
9:10-9:25   Welcome
Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico (CSCS)
  Michele de Lorenzi
9:25–9:40   Introduction HPCXXL
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
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  Michael Stephan
9:45-10:35   Visionary Perspectives: The Transformation of HPC ~ Simulation and Cognitive Methods in the Era of Big Data
IBM
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  Dave Turek
10:35-10:50   Sponsor Networking Break
10:55-11:40   Keynote: Demystifying Parallel and Distributed Deep Learning ~ An In-Depth Concurrency Analysis
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH)
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  Torsten Hoefler
11:45-12:15   Best Practices: Shifter ~ Docker Containers for HPC
Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico (CSCS)
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  Alberto Madonna
12:20-12:40   XXL Overview
Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)
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  Michael Stephan
12:40-13:30   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:35-14:05   Industry Insights: High-Performance Artificial Intelligence on Intel Architecture
Intel
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  Claire Bild
14:10-14:40   Best Practices: From Scratch to Supercomputers ~ Bottoms-up Build of Large-scale Computational Lensing Software
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
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  Gilles Fourestey
14:45-15:30   Tutorial: State of Containers and the Convergence of HPC and BigData
Docker
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  Christian Kniep
15:30-15:45   Sponsor Networking Break
15:50-16:10   XXL Overview
Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico (CSCS)
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  Colin McMurtrie
16:15-17:15   Tutorial: Containers Using Singularity on HPC
Indiana University
  Abhinav Thota
17:20-18:20   Industry Insights: Advanced Networking ~ The Critical Path for HPC, Cloud, Machine Learning and more …
Mellanox Technologies
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  Erez Cohen
17:45   Recap & Day 2 Preview
  Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer


Day Two: Tuesday, 10 April, 2018

9:00-9:05   Eye Opener   Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
9:05-9:50   Keynote: Exploiting HPC Technologies for Accelerating Big Data Processing and Associated Deep Learning
The Ohio State University
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  DK Panda
9:55-10:25   Best Practices: Kubernetes as a Service Built on OpenStack
SWITCH
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  Saverio Proto
10:25-10:40   Sponsor Networking Break
10:45-11:15   Industry Insights: The Convergence of HPC and Deep Learning
NVIDIA
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  Axel Koehler
11:20-11:40   XXL Overview
Leibniz-Rechenzentrum (LRZ)
  Markus Michael Müller
11:45-12:15   Best Practices: Designing Scalable HPC, Deep Learning and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems
The Ohio State University
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  DK Panda
12:15-13:00   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:05-13:25   XXL Overview
Indiana University
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  Robert Henschel
13:30-14:00   Industry Insights: Energy Efficiency and Water-Cool-Technology Innovations
Lenovo
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  Karsten Kutzer
14:05-14:45   Quantum Computing, Its Principles, Capabilities and Challenges
IBM
  Mark Mattingley-Scott
14:50-15:20   Industry Insights: Enabling Object Storage Systems for High-Latency Media
IBM
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  Harald Seipp
15:20-15:35   Sponsor Networking Break
15:40-16:20   Best Practices: Deep Learning and Edge Computing
Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)/Institute of Computational Science (ICS)
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  Zaikun Xu
16:25-17:25   Tutorial: Charliecloud ~ Unprivileged Containers for User-Defined Software Stacks
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
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  Michael Jennings
17:25   Recap & Day 3 Preview
  Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
18:30-22:00   Conference Dinner: Birrificio di Bioggio  


Day Three: Wednesday, 11 April, 2018

9:00-9:05   Eye Opener  Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
9:05-10:20   Keynote: Ceph on the Brain ~ Storage and Data-Movement Supporting the Human Brain Project (HBP)
Cray, StackHPC, Forschungszentrum Jülich
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  Adrian Tate, Stig Telfer, Lena Oden
   
10:25-10:40   Sponsor Networking Break
10:45-11:15   Best Practices: Patent-Crawler ~ A Web Crawler to Gather Virtual Patent Marking Information
l'Université de Lausanne/École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (UNIL/EPFL)
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  Etienne Orliac
11:20-11:50   Industry Insights: NVMe Takes It All, SCSI Has To Fall
ABC Systems AG
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  Alexander Ruebensaal
11:55-12:25   Best Practices: EuroEXA Co-Design Project Problems and Solutions
EuroEXA/Iceotope
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  Peter Hopton
12:30-13:20   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:25-13:55   Industry Insights: Applying DDN to Machine Learning
DDN
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  Jean-Thomas Acquaviva
14:00-14:30   Best Practices: Heterogeneous2 Computing with rCUDA
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
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  Federico Silla
14:35-15:15   Tutorial: Hands-on rCUDA Using GPU Virtualization with TensorFlow
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
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  Carlos Reaño
15:15-15:30   Sponsor Networking Break
15:35-16:20   Tutorial: ReFrame ~ A Regression Testing Framework Enabling Continuous Integration of Large HPC Systems
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich/Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico
  Victor Holanda Rusu
16:25-17:15   End Note: An Introduction to the SPEC High Performance Group and their HPC Benchmark Suites
Indiana University
  Robert Henschel
17:20   Raffle & Wrap Up    


Day Four: Thursday, 12 April, 2018

9:00-9:05   Eye Opener   
9:05-10:35  

HPCXXL User Group/ Breakout Sessions

   
10:20-10:40   Member Networking Break
10:45-12:15   HPCXXL User Group/ Breakout Sessions
   
12:15-13:15   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:20-15:20   HPCXXL User Group / Breakout Sessions
   
15:20-15:40   Member Networking Break
15:45-17:45   HPCXXL User Group / Breakout Sessions    
17:45-18:00   Wrap Up    

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