Agenda

Day One: Monday, 31 July, 2017

9:00-9:05   Opening Remarks
HPC Advisory Council
  Gilad Shainer
9:05-9:15   Welcome
Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
  Neil Stringfellow
9:15-9:45   Perspectives Spanning Science, Impacts and Policy
DATA61 | CSIRO
  John Taylor
9:45-10:35   Keynote: Beating Floats at Their Own Game
National University of Singapore
  John Gustafson
10:35-10:50   Networking Break
10:50–11:15   Best Practices: HPC vs Cloud - the Return on Investment in eResearch
National Computational Infrastructure
  Allan Williams
11:15-11:50   Best Practices: Creating New Horizons – rCUDA - The Power of Remote GPU Virtualization
Universitat Politècnica de València
  Federico Silla
11:50-12:10   Best Practices: Regional Climate Modelling for Southwest Western Australia
Murdoch University
  Jatin Kala
12:10-12:30   Best Practices: Formation of Organic Aerosol Precursors
The University of Western Australia
  Farzaneh Sarrami
12:30-13:30   Luncheon
13:30-14:00   Best Practices:
University of Queensland
  David Abramson
14:00-14:30   Industry Insights: A Future of Excellence and Innovation
BIOS IT
  Tom Fry
14:30–15:00   Best Practices: Are we there yet? Experiences from Developing and
Commissioning the HPC System for the ASKAP Telescope
CSIRO
  Juan Carlos Guzman
15:00-15:15   Networking Break
15:15–15:45   Industry Insights: A Fresh Look at High Performance Computing
Huawei Technologies
  Chris Clarkson
15:45–16:15   Best Practices: Supporting Australian Science at the Petascale
Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
  David Schibeci
16:15-17:00   Industry Perspectives Woodside Energy Ltd.   Shaun Gregory
17:00   Closing Remarks    


Day Two: Tuesday, 01 August, 2017

9:00-9:05   Eye opener
HPC Advisory Council
  Gilad Shainer
9:05-9:45   Best Practices: HPC on Cloud, Cloud on HPC - With OpenStack You Can Do Both
Monash University
  Blair Bethwaite
9:45-10:15   Best Practices: Delivering Improved Predictive and Analytic Capabilities for Weather and Climate Services through HPC Investments
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
  Tim Pugh
10:15-10:30   Networking Break
10:30-11:00   Industry Insights: The Future of High Performance Interconnects
Mellanox Technologies
  Ashrut Ambastha
11:00–11:30   Best Practices: Embedded Scientific MTC as part of an Astronomical Observatory
University of Western Australia
  Andreas Wicenec
11:30-12:00   Best Practices: Architecture Diversity: A Container on a Virtual Machine on a HPC?
University of Melbourne
  Lev Lafayette
12:00–12:30   Industry Insights: HPC Burst Buffer
DDN
  Justin Glen & Daniel Richards
12:30–13:30   Luncheon
13:30–14:00   Best Practices: Supercomputing by API: Connecting Modern Web Apps to HPC
University of Melbourne
  David Perry
14:00-14:30   Best Practices: Optimising a Seismic Wave Propagation Code for Large-Scale Seismic Modelling
Pelagos Consulting and Education
  Toby Yong Zheng Potter
14:30-15:00   Industry Insights: Unified Data Storage for Hadoop, IBM Spectrum Conductor with Spark (CwS) and Deep Learning
IBM
   
15:00 - 15:15   Networking Break
15:15–15:45   Best Practices: The State of Bioinformatics in High Performance Computing in 2017
University of Western Australia
  Philipp Bayer
15:45–16:25   End Note: DownUnder GeoSolutions   Stuart Midgley
16:15–16:55   End Note: DownUnder GeoSolutions   Stuart Midgely
16:25   Closing Remarks  

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