Agenda

Day One: Monday, 16 September, 2019

9:00-9:10   Welcome
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Head of College of Science & Engineering
University of Leicester
  Paul Monks
9:15-9:25   Eye-opener
HPC-AI Advisory Council
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  Gilad Shainer
9:25-10:10   Keynote:
UKRI eInfrastructure Roadmap
DiRAC HPC Facility
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  Mark Wilkinson
10:15-10:45   Innovator Insights:
The Eco-System of AI and How to Use It
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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  Glyn Bowden
10:45-11:05   Networking Break
11:10-11:40   Innovator Insights:
ARM as a Viable Architecture
ARM
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  Olly Perks
11:45-12:25   Best Practices:
Ad-hoc File Systems for Dynamic Science Workloads
StackHPC
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  Stig Telfer
12:30 -13:15   Keynote:
Designing Scalable HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data, and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems
The Ohio State University
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  DK Panda
13:15-14:00   Luncheon
14:00-14:40   Innovator Insights:
AMD Epyc for High Performance Computing Workloads
AMD
  Martin Hilgeman
14:45-15:25   Community Catalysts:
The EuroEXA System Architecture for Exascale-level Compute
University of Manchester
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  John Goodacre
15:25-15:45   Networking Break
15:45-16:30   Keynote:
Multi-Platform Performance Portability for QCD Simulations
The University of Edinburgh
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  Peter Boyle
16:35–17:10   Community Catalyst:
Large Scale Industrial Simulations using HPC
Rolls-Royce
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  Leigh Lapworth
17:15–18:00   Endnote: FRS
Rt Hon. Lord David Willetts
   
18:00-19:00   Networking Reception    


Day Two: Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

9:00-9:05   Eye opener:
HPC-AI Advisory Council
  Gilad Shainer
9:10-9:55   Keynote:

University of Cambridge
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  Paul Calleja
10:00-10:30   Best Practices:
Progress and Challenges for the Use of Deep Learning to Improve Weather Forecasts
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
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  Peter Dueben
10:30-10:50   Networking Break
10:50–11:20   Community Catalysts:
Convergence for Scientific Method - HPC, AI, Simulation and Experiment
Durham University
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  Alan Real
11:25–11:55   Best Practices:
Providing Flexibility to GPUs with rCUDA
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
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  Federico Silla
12:00-12:30   Innovator Insights:
HW & SW Platforms for HPC, AI and ML
NVIDIA
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  Gunter Roeth
12:30-13:30   Luncheon
13:30–14:00   Innovator Insights:
InfiniBand In-Network Computing Technology and Roadmap
Mellanox Technologies
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  Richard Graham
14:05-14:35   Community Catalysts:
Powering Datacenters with Earth’s Molten Core: A Practical Guide
OrionX
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  Dan Olds
14:40–15:10   Innovator Insights:
Experience in Addressing Industrial, Societal and Scientific Challenges
The Hartree Centre
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  Vassil Alexandrov
15:10-15:30   Networking Break
15:30-16:00   Best Practices:
Accelerating Research and Enterprise Solutions by Bridging HPC and AI
Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC)
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  Venkatesh Kannan
16:05–16:50   Endnote:
Architectural Essentials - What Do We Need to Focus in the Coming Years and Why?
University College London (UCL)
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  Jeremy Yates
16:50   Wrap-up & Raffle    

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