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HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2013

March 14, 2013 1:30 pm to March 14, 2013 2:30 pm

The HPC Advisory Council and the Swiss Supercomputing Centre will host the HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2013 in the Lugano Convention Centre, Lugano, Switzerland, from March 13-15, 2013.
The conference will focus on High-Performance Computing essentials, new developments and emerging technologies, best practices and hands-on training . The conference will focus on the following topics:
– High Speed Networks
– High Performance and Parallel I/O
– Communication libraries: MPI, SHMEM, PGAS
– GPU computing, CUDA, OpenCL
– Big Data
– Advanced topics / Technologies / development / the road to Exascale
Hands-on: clustering, network, troubleshooting, tuning, optimizations
The conference will bring together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists, students and industry affiliates for cross-training and to discuss recent HPC developments and future advancements. Please make sure to register early to ensure your seat at the conference.

On Thursday at 3.30 pm Nikola Puzovic, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, will present the conference titled “CPU alternatives for future high-performance systems” where he will present, among others, the Mont-Blanc project and its current status.