Launch of National HPC Service and HPC Hub
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Posted on 9 February 2009
We would like to invite you to take part in the forthcoming launch of the National High-Performance Computing Service (Stokes service) and of the National HPC Hub in Dublin. This event will take place as part of a Seminar to be held at the Royal Irish Academy on Thursday 26th February.
A number of high level speakers will take part in this event, including Dr. Eng Lim Goh, Chief Technical Officer of Silicon Graphics SGI, as well as senior personalities from Intel and Panasas. Representatives from Irish higher education institutions, funding agencies and other National HPC Centres are also cordially invited.
Note that advanced registration is not required, anyone interested in this event is welcome to join us on the day.
|26th Feb.||Launch of the National High-Performance Computing Service (Stokes service) and of the National HPC Hub|
|9:10-9:15||Dr. Eucharia Meehan, Head of Research and Capital Programmes, Higher Education Authority||Opening remarks|
|9:15-9.30||Prof. Luke Drury, e-INIS PI, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS)||e-INIS: the irish National Infrastructure|
|9:30-10:15||Dr. Eng Lim Goh, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice-President Silicon Graphics Inc.||High-Performance Computing of Large Data in Science and Engineering|
|10.15-10.45||Dr. Gordon Graylish, Vice President, EMEA, INTEL Corp.||Moore's Law, Alive and Well|
|11:05-11:20||Mr. Chris Weeden, Panasas||Maximizing HPC investments and solving problems faster|
|11:20-11:50||Dr. J.-C. Desplat, Associate Director, ICHEC||ICHEC and the National Hub for High-Performance Computing|
|11:50-12.05||Mr. Fred Clarke, University College Dublin||Integrating UCD Research IT Service and National Infrastructure|
|12.05-12.20||Prof. Ray O'Neill, VP for Research, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
||High-Performance Computing at NUI, Maynooth
|12:20-13:00||In House lunch|
|13:00-13:20||Launch by Mr. Michael Kelly, Chairman, Higher Education Authority|
|13:20-13:50||Mr. Niall Wilson and Mr. Gilles Civario, ICHEC||An overview of the ICHEC Stokes service|
|13:50-14:10||Mr. Alastair McKinstry and Dr. Honore Tapamo, ICHEC||Weather forecasting and climate modelling on Stokes|
|14:10-14:30||Dr. Michael Nolan, Tyndall National Institute||Simulation of Materials: Growth, Reactivity and Design|
|14:30-14:50||Dr. Damien Thompson, Tyndall National Institute||High-Performance Computing at the Life Sciences Interface|
|14:50-15:10||Dr. Niall English, University College Dublin||Energy, Electromagnetics and Electrostatics: Nearing the Nanoscale via Molecular Simulation|
|15:25-15:45||Prof. Stefano Sanvito, Trinity College Dublin||Reading molecular memories
|15:45-16:05||Dr. James McInerney, National University of Ireland, Maynooth||Understanding the origin of the eukaryotic cell and its implications for synthetic biology|
|16:05-16:25||Mr. Niall Moran, National University of Ireland, Maynooth||DMRG: Microscope for Exotic Quantum Materials|
|16:25-16:35||Dr. Dennis Jennings, Chair ICHEC Oversight Board||Closing Remarks|