Monday, 26 August, 2019

Acceleration Workshop

Duxton Hotel | Perth WA

Instructor: Dr Gabriel Noaje, APAC Senior Solutions Architect, NVIDIA Corporation

Register today! Join Dr. Gabriel Noaje for an informative half-day to explore the tools and technologies available from NVIDIA to accelerate and extend the reach of science, innovation and discovery.

The Acceleration Workshop is open to all interested and free of charge.
Please note: Registration for the 2019 Perth Conference is separate.
All participants must register in advance for either or both, the workshop and conference.

Duxton 2 Conference Room

8:30   Registration
9:00-9:15   Welcome
9:15-9:45   Overview: HPC and AI Convergence
9:45-10:15   Accelerated Platforms: System Architecture, CUDA, CUDA-X and Development Tools
10:15-10:30   Coffee break
10:30-11:00   Deep Learning Tools and SDKs: DeepStream, Clara, ISAAC
11:00-11:30   NVIDIA GPU Cloud: Containerization, Kubernetes, Transfer Learning Toolkit, TensorRT, TensorRT Inferencing Server
11:30-12:00   RAPIDS Framework: Convergence of HPC and Data Science
12:00-12:30   Use Cases


Day One: Tuesday, 27 August, 2019

9:00-9:10   Eye Opener
HPC-AI Advisory Council
  Gilad Shainer
9:10-9:25   Welcome
Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
  Mark Stickells
9:25-10:05   Community Catalysts:
In a word, AI is impacting HPC “Everywhere”!
  Rob Farber
10:10-10:40   Innovator Insights:
Architectural Challenges and Potential Solutions for the Convergence of Big Data, High-Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence
Cray, Inc
  Rangan Sukumar
10:40-10:55   Networking Break
10:55-11:40   Keynote:
Scalable and Distributed DNN Training on Modern HPC Systems
The Ohio State University
  DK Panda
11:45-12:15   Community Catalysts:
Developments towards an International HPC Certification
University of Melbourne
  Lev Lafayette
12:20-12:50   Innovator Insights:
Liquid Cooling: Exceeding the Limits of Air Cooling to Unlock Greater Potential in High Performance Computing
XENON Systems
  Werner Scholz
12:50-13:30   Luncheon
13:30-14:10   Community Catalysts:
Supporting Bioinformatics: The Role of HPC and Cloud for a Life Science Research Community in Transition
Bioplatforms Australia & Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
  Sarah Nisbet & Mark Gray
14:15-14:45   Innovator Insights:
Introducing the NVIDIA Platform for HPC, AI and ML
NVIDIA Corporation
  Gabriel Noaje
14:50-15:20   Best Practices:
Virtual vs Physical Benefits: Using rCUDA remote GPU Virtualization Middleware
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
  Federico Silla
15:20-15:35   Networking Break
15:35–16:05   Innovator Insights:
NVMe over Fabric and the Future of Data Infrastructure
Western Digital
  Gary Mancuso
16:10–16:40   Community Catalysts:
Supercomputing in Singapore - 2020 and Beyond
National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore
  Stephen Wong
16:45-17:15   Community Catalysts:
Quantum Computing: A New Paradigm in Science and Technology
The University of Western Australia
  Jingbo Wang
17:20–18:05   Keynote:
Japanese Supercomputer Development and Hybrid Accelerated Supercomputing
The University of Tsukuba
  Taisuke Boku
18:05   Recap & Wrap-up    
18:15-21:00   Sundowner
@Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

Day Two: Wednesday, 28 August, 2019

9:00-12:15   2nd International Symposium
Systems Monitoring and Application Benchmarking
9:00-9:10   Introductions
Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
  Mark Cheeseman
9:10-9:40   HPC in the Cloud
Monash University
  Gin Tan & Swe Aung
9:40-10:10   Big Compute at Scale with Azure
  Mandar Gujrathi
10:10-10:40   A Computationally Efficient Approach to Modelling Tropical Cyclone Wind-fields
  Nic Hannah
10:40-11:10   Observations on Benchmarks in HPC Procurement Tenders
  Tricia Balle
11:10-11:40   Addressing the Scientific Reproducibility Crisis with Singularity
  Michael Bauer
11:40   Symposium Wrap-up  
11:45-12:30   Luncheon
12:30-13:10   Community Catalysts:
Raytracing-based Scientific Visualization
Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS)
  Jean M Favre
13:15-13:45   Best Practices:
Designing Convergent HPC, Deep Learning and Big Data Analytics Software Stacks for Exascale Systems
The Ohio State University
  DK Panda
13:50-14:20   Innovator Insights:
Exascale & EuroHPC Projects
  Marc Simon
14:20-14:35   Networking Break
14:40-15:10   Innovator Insights:
InfiniBand In-Network Computing Technology and Roadmap
Mellanox Technologies
  Ashrut Ambastha
15:15-15:45   Best Practices:
New Approaches to Scaling Wide-Field Imaging Algorithms to SKA-Levels
Curtin University
  Melanie Johnston Hollitt
15:50-16:20   Innovator Insights:
Focus on the Science not the Server
Amazon Web Services
  Adam Hunter
16:25-16:55   Best Practices:
Unleashing Data Value with HPC and AI
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  Todd Churchward
17:00-17:30   Community Catalysts:
Extreme Efficiency in the Exascale Data Centre
DownUnder GeoSolutions (DUG)
  Stuart Midgley
17:35-18:15   End Note:
Gadi - Australia's Newest Supercomputer
National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
  Allan Williams
18:15   Raffle & Wrap-up    
18:30–20:00   Sundowner
@DownUnder GeoSolutions





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