Agenda

Day One | Tuesday, 21 April

9:00 Welcome
Stanford High Performance Computing Center
HPC-AI Advisory Council
Steve Jones & Gilad Shainer
9:05 – 9:45 Keynote: Machine Learning for Weather Forecasts
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Peter Dueben
9:50 – 10:30 Community Catalyst: Biohybrid Robotic Jellyfish for Future Applications in Ocean Monitoring
Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Nicole Xu
10:35 – 11:05 Best Practices: On-Demand HPC/AI with UberCloud and VMware
UberCloud
VMWare
Thomas Francis
Mohan Potheri
11:10 – 11:40 Community Catalyst: The OrionX Top-5: Major Market Shifts in IT
Providentia Worldwide
Ryan Quick
11:45 – 12:15 HPC Impact: Semiconductor EDA Telemetry Neural Networks
Providentia Worldwide
Ryan Quick
12:20 – 13:05 Visionary Perspectives:
Surprising Mechanical Lessons about Predicting Innovation Success
WR Hambrecht Ventures
Thomas Thurston
13:05 Recap & Day 2 Preview Steve Jones & Gilad Shainer

Day Two | Wednesday, 22 April

9:00 Welcome Gilad Shainer & Steve Jones
9:05 – 9:45 Keynote: A Journey in High Performance AI: Evolving Cyberinfrastructure, Democratizing Data, and Scaling AI to Catalyze Breakthroughs in Research
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Carnegie Mellon University
Nick Nystrom
9:50 – 10:30 HPC Impact: How to Achieve High-Performance, Scalable and Distributed DNN Training on Modern HPC Systems?
The Ohio State University
DK Panda
10:35 – 11:05 HPC Immersion Project: Supercomputing for the Masses ~ Building an AI System with IBM Power9 and NVIDIA GPUs
Stanford High Performance Computing Center
Caetano Melone
11:10 – 12:00 Visionary Perspectives: Multiscale Modeling Meets Machine Learning: What Can We Learn?
Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Ellen Kuhl
12:05 – 12:50 End Note: Intersect360 Research
Addison Snell
12:55 Wrap Up Gilad Shainer & Steve Jones

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