Agenda

DAY ONE: Tuesday, 13 October

Exascale & AI: A Natural Partnership

14:00-14:10   Eye-opener
HPC-AI Advisory Council
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  Brian Sparks & Gilad Shainer
14:10-14:20   Welcome
DiRAC HPC Facility
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  Mark Wilkinson
Clare Jenner
Jeremy Yates
14:20-14:50   Keynote:
Exascale Research and Development Opportunities
University of Bristol
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  Simon McIntosh-Smith
14:50–15:15   Community Catalyst: Exascaling AI
EPCC, The University of Edinburgh
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  Mark Parsons
15:15–15:40   HPC Impact: Designing Middleware
The Ohio State University
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  DK Panda
15:40–16:05   Community Catalyst: Cloud Middleware Technologies
StackHPC
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  Stig Telfer
16:05-16:30   Innovator Insights: Code Portability & Abstraction Tools
Intel
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  Jeff Hammond
16:30–17:20   Community Catalysts: UK AI4Science & BAISE Exascale Projects
Science Technology Facilities Council
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  Tony Hey
17:25   Recap
  Brian Sparks & Gilad Shainer


DAY TWO: Wednesday, 14 October

Delivering Exascale & AI: The Hardware Components

14:00-14:05   Eye opener:
HPC-AI Advisory Council
  Brian Sparks & Gilad Shainer
14:05-14:35   Keynote: IO Problems & Solutions
University of Cambridge
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  Jeremy Yates
14:35–15:00   Community Catalyst: Niagara, Canada’s Fastest Supercomputer
SciNet High Performance Computing Consortium,
University of Toronto
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  Daniel Gruner
15:00–15:25   Community Catalyst: GPU virtualization: from vGPU, MIG to rCUDA
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
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  Federico Silla
15:25–15:50   Innovator Insights: Unified Communication Framework Consortium – State of the Union
Arm
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  Pavel Shamis
15:50-16:15   HPC Impact: Looking back on Exascale
Microsoft Azure
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  Andrew Jones
16:15–16:45   Endnote: FourAPI’s, OneCode
The University of Edinburgh
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  Peter Boyle
16:45–17:10   Industry Insight: Market Update
Intersect360 Research
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  Addison Snell
17:10   Wrap-up   Brian Sparks & Gilad Shainer

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