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Day One: Monday, 10 April, 2017

8:00-9:00   Registration  
9:00-9:05   Opening Remarks
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  Hussein Harake & Gilad Shainer
9:05-9:15   Welcome
CSCS, Deputy Director
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  Michele de Lorenzi
9:15-10:05   Visionary Perspective: Foundations of Cognitive Computing
IBM Research Zurich
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  Costas Bekas
10:05-10:45   Keynote: High-Performance and Scalable Designs of Programming Models for Exascale Systems
The Ohio State University
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  DK Panda
10:45-11:00   Sponsor Networking Break
11:00-11:20   Industry Insights: A Fresh Look at High Performance Computing
Huawei Enterprise
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  Francis Lam
11:25-11:55   Best Practices: A PCIe Congestion-Aware Performance Model for Densely Populated
Accelerator Servers
CSCS
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  Maxime Martinasso
12:00-12:30   Best Practices: Fabriscale Monitoring System
Fabriscale Technologies
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  Tor Skeie
12:30-13:30   Sponsor Networking Lunch
13:30-13:50   Industry Insights: High End HPC architecture with Bull Sequana X1000
Atos
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  Marc Simon
13:55-14:25   Best Practices: dCUDA: Hardware Supported Overlap of Computation and Communication
ETH Zurich
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  Torsten Hoefler
14:30-15:10   Best Practices: Introduction to Deep Learning
DeepCube
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  Zaikun Xu
15:10-15:25   Sponsor Networking Break
15:25-15:45   Industry Insights: OpenPOWER a Catalyst for Open Innovation
OpenPOWER Global Alliances
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  Mingzhi Christensen
15:50-16:20   Best Practices: OpenCAPI: A New Standard for High Performance Memory, Acceleration and Networks
IBM
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  Jeffrey Stuecheli
16:25-17:30   Panel: Exascale Era
Moderator: Rich Brueckner
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  Torsten Hoefler, DK Panda, Gilad Shainer
18:00 - 19:30  

Twilight Tutorial: Getting Started with Deep Learning
NVIDIA
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DLI Workshop Attendee Instructions
Create a qwikLABS account by going to https://nvlabs.qwiklab.com/ prior to getting to the conference. Ensure qwikLABS runs smoothly on your laptop by going to http://websocketstest.com/ Make sure that WebSockets work for you by seeing under Environment, WebSockets is supported and Data Receive, Send and Echo Test all check Yes under WebSockets (Port 80). If there are issues with WebSockets, try updating your browser.
Best browsers for qwikLABS are Chrome, FireFox and Safari. The labs will run in IE but it is not an optimal experience.

You must bring your own laptop to this workshop.

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


Day Three: Wednesday, 12 April, 2017

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

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