Agenda

Day One: Monday, 10 April, 2017

9:00-9:10   Opening Remarks   Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
9:10-10:00   Visionary Perspective: Foundations of Cognitive Computing
IBM Research Zurich
  Costas Bekas
10:05-10:45   Keynote: High-Performance and Scalable Designs of Programming Models for
Exascale Systems
The Ohio State University
  DK Panda
10:45-11:00   Sponsor Networking Break
11:00-11:20   Industry Insights: A Fresh Look at High Performance Computing
Huawei Enterprise
  Francis Lam
11:25-11:55   Best Practices: A PCIe Congestion-Aware Performance Model for Densely Populated
Accelerator Servers
Accelerator Servers
CSCS
  Maxime Martinasso
12:00-12:30   Best Practices: rCUDA Technology: Improvements Toward a Production Ready Software
Technical University of Valencia
  Federico Silla
12:30-13:30   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:30-13:50   Industry Insights: High End HPC architecture with Bull Sequana X1000
Atos
  Marc Simon
13:55-14:25   Best Practices: dCUDA: Hardware Supported Overlap of Computation and Communication
ETH Zurich
  Torsten Hoefler
14:30-15:10   Best Practices: Introduction to Deep Learning
DeepCube
  Zaikun Xu
15:10-15:25   Sponsor Networking Break
15:25-16:05   Best Practices: OpenCAPI: A New Standard for High Performance Memory, Acceleration and Networks
IBM
  Jeffrey Stuecheli
16:10-17:30   The Road To Exascale   Panel
18:00 - 19:30   Twilight Tutorial: Machine Learning
Mellanox Technologies
NVIDIA
  Scot Schultz
Gunter Roeth


Day Two: Tuesday, 11 April, 2017

9:00-9:05   Eye Opener   Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
9:05-9:55   Keynote: NIBR Scientific Computing
Novartis
  Nick Holway
10:00-10:30   Best Practices: Big Data Meets HPC - Exploiting HPC Technologies for Accelerating
Big Data Processing
The Ohio State University
  DK Panda
10:30-10:45   Sponsor Networking Break
10:45-11:05   Industry Insights: The Computer That Could Be Smarter than Us - Cognitive Computing
IBM
  Ingolf Wittmann
11:10-11:50   Tutorial: Recent Advances of Deep Learning
DeepCube
  Zaikun Xu
11:55-12:30   Industry Insights: In-Network Computing
Mellanox Technologies
  Richard Graham
12:30-13:30   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:30-13:50   Industry Insights: Deep Learning on SaturnV Cluster
NVIDIA
  Gunter Roeth
13:55-14:25   Best Practices:
Spack: A Package Manager for Supercomputers, Linux and MacOS
EPFL
  Massimiliano Culpo
14:30-14:50   Industry Insights: HPC Strategy Update
Intel
  Luigi Brochard
14:55-15:25   Best Practices: Deep Learning on Intel Xeon Phi
EPFL
  Claire Bild
15:30-16:00   Tutorial: Using EasyBuild and Continuous Integration for Deploying Scientific
Applications on Large Scale Production Systems
ETHZ/CSCS
  Guilherme Peretti-Pezzi
16:00-16:15   Sponsor Networking Break
16:15-16:35   Industry Insights:
DDN
  Jean Thomas Acquaviva
16:40-17:10   Best Practices: Scalable Systems for Distributed Deep Learning – Benchmarking, Performance Optimization and Architectures
Intel
  Gaurav Kaul
17:15-17:45   Best Practices: Tracing Marketplace Innovations Using Big Data on HPC Clusters
EPFL
  Gilles Fourestey
17:50-18:20   Industry Insights: HPC and Hyperscale Trends for 2017
Top500.org
  Michael Feldman
18:30-?   Seven @ Seven  


Day Three: Wednesday, 12 April, 2017

9:00-9:05   Eye Opener   Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
9:05-9:55   Industry Insights: OpenStack from the Basics to Production Experiences on Jetstream
Indiana University
  David Hancock & Mike Lowe
10:00-10:20   Industry Insights: Integration Partnerships Help: GPU-SPHEROS Takes Off
Groupe T2i
EPFL
   
Lionel Clavien
Siamak Alimirzazadeh
10:20-10:35   Sponsor Networking Break
10:35-10:55   Best Practices: Application Profiling at the HPCAC High Performance Center
HPC Advisory Council
  Pak Lui
11:00-11:30   Industry Insights: Future of HPC Storage on the Path of Exascale and AI
Intel
  Gabriele Paciucci
11:35-12:05   Tutorial: SPACK: The Daily Job of a User (and a Packager)
EPFL
  Massimiliano Culpo
12:05-13:05   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:05-13:35   Best Practices: HPC Workload Efficiency and Challenges for System Builders
Dell
  Martin Hilgeman
13:40-14:10   Best Practices: Fabriscale Monitoring System
Fabriscale Technologies
  Tor Skeie
14:15-15:00   Tutorial: Open Stack
SWITCH
  Saverio Proto
15:00-15:15   Sponsor Networking Break
15:15-15:35   Industry Insights: 10 Things You're Wrong About in HPC
insideHPC
  Rich Brueckner
15:40-16:10   Industry Insights: High Performance Interconnects – Assessments, Rankings and Landscape
OrionX.net
  Dan Olds
16:15-16:45   Best Practices: HPC Workflows Using Containers
CSCS - ETHZ
  Dr. Lucas Benedicic & Dr. Felipe A. Cruz
16:50-17:40   End-note: OpenStack and the Software-Defined Supercomputer
StackHPC
  Stig Telfer
17:40   Raffle & Wrap Up    

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