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6th HPCx Annual Seminar: Complementary Capability Computing

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The Seminar

As the national HPCx service enters its sixth year of operation, this year's seminar looks at the wide range of science being performed on the system. It also looks forward to the exciting opportunities for novel exploitation of the HPCx architecture as the service extends through 2009, and at the future of HPC systems worldwide.

The 6th HPCx Annual Seminar will take place on Tuesday, 17th June 2008 at the e-Science Institute, Edinburgh.

Registration (free for academics)


In addition to the Annual Seminar, we are also hosting a Novel Programming Languages for HPC workshop on the 18th June 2008.

Preliminary Programme

09:00 Registration & Coffee
Session 1
09:30 Welcome Arthur Trew EPCC
09:35 Status of the BlueGene programme Ralph Warmack IBM
10:30 Watching ions crossing cell membranes Carmen Domene Oxford University
11:00 Coffee
Session 2
11:30 Complementary Capability Computing Lorna Smith EPCC
12:00 Modelling Non-Adiabatic Processes in Materials with Correlated Electron-Ion Dynamics Daniel Dundas Queen's University Belfast
12:30 Lunch
Session 3
14:00 Recent Turbulence Simulation Results from HPCx and HECToR Gary Coleman University of Southampton
14:30 Forecasting the Weather at ECMWF Paul Burton ECMWF
15:00 Highlights from the Materials Chemistry Consortium Scott Woodley UCL
15:30 Coffee
Session 4
16:00 DL_POLY 3 I/O Performance: A Comparison of HPCx, HECToR and Blue Gene Ian Bush Daresbury Laboratory
16:30 User Group David Henty EPCC
17:00 Close

Host and Venue

The seminar will be organised by EPCC, University of Edinburgh and hosted by the e-Science Institute in Edinburgh, 15 South College Street, EH8 9AA.
How to get there - map and directions.


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