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Supercomputing Frontiers Europe Media

Virtual ICM Seminars
in Computer and Computational Science

MAY 14, 2020 | 16:00 CEST | CAHTERINE McGEOCH

Discover visionary ideas and innovations delivered to you by the outstanding Supercomputing Frontiers Europe speakers.

Here you will find a selection of talks given at SCFE — both from the keynote and invited speakers — as well as video reports and exclusive interviews. Press play and let experts inspire you as if you were sitting in the front row of the conference hall.

SUPERCOMPUTING FRONTIERS EUROPE 2020 (MARCH 23 – 25, VIRTUAL GLOBAL CONFERENCE)

Day 1 – Opening Remarks

MAREK MICHALEWICZ

ICM University of Warsaw

Opening Remarks from the Chairman of the Organising Committee

Day 1 – Physics, Astronomy, Cosmology

ZIOGAS ALEXANDROS NIKOLAOS

ETH Zürich

A Data-Centric Approach to Extreme-Scale Ab initio Dissipative Quantum Transport Simulations

ELIU HUERTA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Accelerated Artificial Intelligence for Big-data Physics Experiments

Day 1 – HPC in Africa

HAPPY SITHOLE

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

The Role of Cyber-Infrastructure in Development of Africa

WILHELMINA NEKOTO

Data Engineer, Research Scientist (Computer Vision)

Automated Wildlife Monitoring and Poacher Detection in Namibian Communal Conservancies

UROS IGNJACEVIC

General Manager of Sun Data World

Ethiopia: The formation of a digital powerhouse of Africa

Day 1 – Sponsors Lecture

© KARTHEE SIVALINGAM

HPE HPC/AI EMEA Research Lab

Optimising AI training deployments using Graph compilers and containers

Day 1 – Muli- & Large Scale Modelling

YUEFAN DENG

Stony Brook University, NY

Fast and Accurate Multiscale Modeling of Platelets Guided by Machine Learning

MICHAŁ DZIKOWSKI, GRZEGORZ GRUSZCZYSKI [contributed talk]

Templated CUDA Lattice Boltzmann Method: generic CFD solver for single and multi-phase problems

Day 1 – Exascale Supercomputing

© MICHAEL BADER

Technical University of Munich

Towards Exascale Hyperbolic PDE Engines – Are We Skating to Where the Puck Will Be?

Day 1 – Euro HPC

© TOMASZ MALKIEWICZ

CSC – IT Center for Science and Nordic
e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC)

LUMI: the EuroHPC pre-exascale system of the North


Day 2 – OMICS

ROB KNIGHT

University of California San Diego

The Human Microbiome: Big Challenges, Big Data, Big Compute

Vladimir Brusic

School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Single cell transcriptomics – new challenges for Big Data analytics

Trilce Estrada

University of New Mexico

Graphic Encoding of Macromolecules for Quantitative Classification of Protein Structure and Representation of Conformational Changes

Laura Boykin

Cassava Virus Action Project

Utility of Real time portable genome sequencing and HPC for global food security

Joanna Trylska

Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw

Functional dynamics of biomolecules with supercomputers

Day 2 – Supercomputing Education

Warsaw Team

HPC Adventures: WarsawTeam around the world

Day 2 – Sponsors Lecture

Florian Manaila

Senior Architect and Inventor IBM

HPC Transformation with AI

Rick Koopman

EMEA Technical Lead HPC and AI at Lenovo

Managing the Convergence of HPC and AI

Day 2 – Industry & Start-ups

Łukasz Orłowski

Co-Founder and CTO of Archanan

Tomorrow’s Supercomputers, Yesterday’s Practices: Applications of cloud-backed large system emulation for supercomputer software development

NICOLAS TONELLO

Constelcom Ltd

Constellation® – Supercomputing at your fingertips – Delivering HPC power and expertise to all

© Copyright by Constelcom Ltd


DAY 3 – NEUROMORPHIC SYSTEMS

JAMES K. GIMZEWSKI

University of California Los Angeles

Emergent Atomic Switch Networks for Neuroarchitectonics

DAY 3 – DATA COMMUNICATION, DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING

EDEN FIGUEROA

Stony Brook University

Towards the Quantum Internet: Building an entanglement-sharing quantum network

CHIN FANG

CEO of Zettar Inc.

The historical 1st Poland-Singapore data transfer production trial over CAE-1, a behind the scene look

© Copyright 2020 Zettar Inc.

KAROL NIEDZIELEWSKI

ICM University of Warsaw

Long distance geographically distributed InfiniBand based computing

DAY 3 – ARCHITECTURE

CALISTA REDMOND

CEO, RISC-V Foundation

Open Hardware Revolution

MAKOTO TAIJI

RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research Osaka

MDGRAPE-4A: A Special-purpose computer system for Molecular Dynamics simulations

ERICH FOCHT

NEC Germany

Vector Evolution. The path to the SX-Aurora TSUBASA

REED DEVANY

Data Vortex

The Data Vortex: From Interbellum Polish Mathematics to a Novel Topology for Connecting Cores

© Copyright by Interactic Holdings, LLC, Data Vortex Technologies, DBA

DELAFROUZ MIRFENDERESKI

Stony Brook University

Checkpoint/Restart Implementation for OpenSHMEM

DAY 3 – DATA-CENTRIC COMPUTING, STORAGE

ANTONINO TUMEO

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Data and Model Convergence: a case for Software Defined Architectures

JAY LOFSTEAD

Sandia National Laboratories

Memory vs. Storage: Is There a Difference and Do We Care Anymore?

JULIAN KUNKEL

University of Reading

Potential of I/O-Aware Workflows in Climate and Weather

ZIOGAS ALEXANDROS NIKOLAOS

ETH Zürich

I/O Challenges in Data-Centric Framework

JAY LOFSTEAD

Sandia National Laboratories

Containers and Data-Centric Computing

DAY 3 – CLOSING WORDS

MAREK MICHALEWICZ

ICM University of Warsaw

Closing words from the Chairman of the Organising Committee