*Programme is subject to change

02 March 2022, Wednesday

Time / Date (in SGT) Day 2
2 Mar 2022 (Wednesday)
[Suntec Exhibition Hall 404]
08 00 - 08 30 Registration
08 30 - 09 00
09 00 - 09 30 SCA22 and DMC Award Ceremony
09 30 - 10 00 Keynote
Frontier - The first Exascale Supercomputer in the USA
by Mr Al Geist, Corporate Research Fellow, Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
10 00 - 10 30 Keynote
From multi-photon entanglement to quantum computational advantage
by Prof Pan Jian-Wei, Professor, University of Science and Technology of China
10 30 - 10 45 BREAKOUT 2
HPE ForCast


10:30 – 10:35
Welcome Address
by Rajesh Chhabra, Regional Sales Manager, HPC & AI-APAC, HPE

10:35 - 11:00
HPE’s Portfolio for HPC & AI
by Bill Mannel, VP & GM, High Performance Computing (HPC), HPE

11:00 - 11:30
HPE Cray AI Development Environment – Scaling Deep Learning Model Development from Cloud to Core
by Hoang Phan, Solution Engineering Lead, AI Solutions and Strategy, HPE

11:30 - 12:00
HPE Slingshot Interconnect
by Jesse L Treger, Product Manager, Slingshot, HPE

12:00 - 12:30
Learnings of Using Red Hat Based HPE Cray Systems
by Chung Shin Yee- Senior HPC Analyst – NSCC, Singapore

Break
10 45 - 11 15 Industry Plenary
Cloud Native Supercomputing – Supercomputing for the Masses
by Mr Gilad Shainer, Chairman, HPC-AI Advisory Council
BREAKOUT 4
Conference on Next Generation Arithmetic (CoNGA)
Track Chair:
Prof John Gustafson


10:45 - 11:00
Welcome Address
by Prof John Gustafson, Chief Technology Officer, Vq Research Inc.

11:00 - 11:45
A Case for Correctly Rounded Elementary Functions
by Assoc Prof Santosh Nagarakatte, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director of Computer Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

11:45 - 12:30
Universal: Reliable, Reproducible, and Energy-Efficient Numerics
by Dr Theo Omtzigt, Stillwater Supercomputing Inc.
11 15 - 11 40 Industry Plenary
Combining HPC-AI and Science to Accelerate Climate Science Research
by Dr Jack Wells, Science Program Manager, NVIDIA
11 40 - 12 05 Industry Plenary
Market Observation on Supercomputing in Cloud
by Mr Josh (Jong Hyun) Hwang, General Manager & Vice President, Rescale APAC, Rescale, Inc.
12 05 - 12 30 Industry Plenary
AI Meets HPC in Scientific Computing Using Graphcore’s IPUs
by Mr Fabrice Moizan, Senior Regional Vice President of EMEAI and Asia Pacific Sales, GRAPHCORE.
12 30 - 13 00 Lunch
13 00 - 13 30
BREAKOUT 1
Accelerating HPC Upskilling without Borders
Track Co-Chairs:
Dr Freda Lim
Dr Adrian Mak
Ms Ann Backhaus
BREAKOUT 2 HPE ForCast BREAKOUT 3
Asia Pacific Research Platform (APRP) and Data Mover Challenge (DMC)
Track Co-Chairs:
Mr Yves Poppe
Mr Andrew Howard
BREAKOUT 4
Conference on Next Generation Arithmetic (CoNGA)
Track Chair:
Prof John Gustafson
BREAKOUT 5
Industry
Track Chair:
Dr Jernej Zidar
13 30 - 13 55 13:30 - 15:30
Session 1: HPC Upskilling - Students & Teachers building workforce-ready HPC Skills
13:30 - 13:45
The Importance of HPC Education
by Ms Ann Backhaus, Education & Training Manager, PawseyPawsey Supercomputing Centre, Perth, Western Australia

13:45 - 14:00
The Joy of Computational Modelling: Exposure, Engagement, Exploration
by Mr Harman Johll, Principal, Beatty School, Singapore

14:00 - 14:15
High Performance Computing in Singapore Polytechnic - opportunities and applications
by Dr. Tracey Lee, Senior Research Scientist, Singapore Polytechnic

14:15 - 14:30
Teaching Data Science can Change the World
By Dr Linda McIver, Executive Director, Australian Data Science Education Institute

14:30 - 14:45
Building AI superpowers through supercomputers
By Dr Peter Leong, AI Specialist and Senior Lecturer, School of Computing, Singapore Polytechnic

14:45 - 15:15
Panel Discussion: Where are the gaps with education HPC and how can we bridge that gap? Do we have a HPC ready workforce?
Moderator: Dr Freda Lim, Deputy Department Director, Materials Science and Chemistry, IHPC, A*STAR

15:15 - 15:30
What's Next? Call to Action.
By Ms Ann Backhaus, Education & Training Manager, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, Perth, Western Australia
13:30 - 14:05
Updates on ASPIRE 2A
by Paul Hiew, Senior Systems Manager- NSCC, Singapore

14:05 - 14:30
How to Cool the Next Generation of HPC/AI servers
by Steve Tolnai, HPC/AI Chief Technologist, APAC, HPC Specialist

14:30 - 15:15
Panel Discussion- HPC, Public vs Private Cloud (on-prem installs)
by Bill Mannel- HPE, Raj Chhabra- HPE, Paul Hiew- NSCC, Nick Wilson- NSCC, Nelson Dias-Altair , Adesh Gupta- Intel

15:15 - 15:30
Closing
by Bill Mannel, VP & GM, High Performance Computing (HPC), HPE

*agenda is subjected to change
13:30 - 13:35
Welcome Address
by Mr Yves Poppe, Director Advanced Global SuperComputing Networking, National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore and Mr Andrew Howard, Associate Director - Cloud Services, National Computational Infrastructure Canberra Australia

13:35 - 14:05
The Global Research Platform and SC21 Advanced Networking For Data Intensive Science Experiments and Demonstrations
by Prof Joe Mambretti, Director, International Center for Advanced Internet Research, Northwestern University

14:05 - 14:35
Secure data sharing in the Responsible internet
by Prof Dr IR Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam and Dr Paola Grosso

14:35 - 15:05
OFCnet : A new opportunity to validate & demonstrate advanced optical network functions
by Mr Rodney G. Wilson, Chief Technologist for Advanced Network Architectures and Research, Ciena Corporation

15:05 - 15:35
The Bio/medical data HPC landscape in Saudi arabia
by Mr Mohammed Alarawi, Research Specialist, Computational bioscience research center
13:30 - 14:15
Comparing Different Decodings for Posit Arithmetic
by Mr Raul Murillo, Complutense University of Madrid

14:15 - 15:30
On the Implementation of Edge Detection Algorithms with SORN Arithmetic
by Mr Moritz Bärthel, Univeristy of Bremen, Institute of Electrodynamics and Microelectronics (ITEM.me)

15:30 - 15:50
Break

15:50 - 16:35
Small Reals Representations for Deep Learning at the Edge
by Mr Federico Rossi, University of Pisa

16:35 - 17:20
A Posit8 Decompression Operator for Neural Networks Inference
by Dr Benoît Dupont de Dinechin, Kalray

17:20 - 17:55
Invited Industry Talk: Posit-enabled RISC-V for Accelerating HPC/AI workloads
by Mr Anantha Kinnal, Director, Calligo Technologies

Next Generation CFD for Real World Application
by Dr Karthik Sundarraj, Techology Advisor, Hexagon MSC Software
13 55 - 14 20 Managing HPC with Mixed Workload Infrastructure
by Mr Sandeep Lodha, CEO & Director, Netweb Pte Ltd"
14 20 - 14 45 Atos Life Sciences Centre of Excellence - Boosting Innovation
by Dr Xavier Vigouroux, Strategic Collaboration Coordinator for HPC, AI, quantum Co-lead of Atos, Lifes Science Centre of Excellence
14 45 - 15 10 Convergence of Machine Learning and High-Performance Computing Systems for Empowering classical HPC Workload
by Prof Pawel Gepner, Senior Hardware & Systens Field Application Engineer, GRAPHCORE
15 10 - 15 35 HPC Re-imagined with AMD EPYC Processors
by Mr Raghu Nambiar, Corporate Vice President, AMD Datacenter Ecosystems and Application Engineering
15 35 - 15 50 Break Break
BREAKOUT 1
Accelerating HPC Upskilling without Borders
Track Co-Chair:
Dr Freda Lim
Dr Adrian Mak
Ms Ann Backhaus
BREAKOUT 3
Asia Pacific Research Platform (APRP) and Data Mover Challenge (DMC)
Track Co-Chairs:
Mr Yves Poppe
Mr Andrew Howard
BREAKOUT 5 Industry Track Chair: Dr Jernej Zidar
15 50 - 16 15 16:00 - 18:00
Session 2: HPC without Borders - Cross-Centre Collaboration to Upskill HPC Users

16:00 - 16:15
HPC Without Borders: The Importance of Collaboration
By Ms Ann Backhaus, Education & Training Manager, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, Perth, Western Australia

16:15 - 16:30
HPC teaching and training at EPCC
By Ms Weronika Filinger, Application Developer, EPCC, Scotland

16:30 - 16:45
Embracing Data and Embracing Diversity
By Ms Julie Faure-Lacroix, Science liaison agent, Calcul Québec - Université Laval

16:45 - 17:00
by Prof Satoshi Matsuoka, Director, RIKEN Centre for Computational Science (R-CCS)

17:00 - 17:15
NCI’s training program: - A gateway to build user’s computation capacity for innovative science and technology
by Dr Wang Jingbo, Senior Staff Scientist (Training), National Computational Infrastructure

17:15 - 17:45
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr Adrian Mak, Scientist (Materials Science and Chemistry), Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR


17:45 - 18:00
What's Next? Call to Action.
By Ms Ann Backhaus and Ms Karina Nunez, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, Perth, Western Australia
1545-1600
BREAK
15:50 - 16:20
Update on the APAN APRP WG
by Dr Jeonghoon Moon, Leader of Network Development Team of KREONET Center, KISTI

16:20 - 16:50
DMC21 Results and Announcement for 2022-2023 Cycle
by Mr Andrew Howard, Associate Director - Cloud Services, National Computational Infrastructure Canberra Australia and Prof Francis Lee, Associate Professor at School of Computer Engineering, NTU

16:50 - 17:40
Presentation by the Winners of the DMC21 Contest

17:40 - 17:55
Closing Address
How Customers are using Amazon Braket to Explore Quantum Computing in the Cloud
by Mr Michael Brett, Principal Specialist for Quantum Computing, Amazon Web Services
1615 - 1640 1600 - 1800
BREAKOUT 2
Quantum Computing
Track Chair:
Prof José Ignacio Latorre


16:00 - 16:10
Welcome Address
by Prof José Ignacio Latorre, Director, Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT)

16:10 - 16:30
A hardware perspective of Quantum Computing
by Assoc Prof Rainer Dumke, Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, PI @ Centre for Quantum Technology

16:30 - 16:50
Bringing quantum acceleration to HPC Centers
by Mr Raghunath Koduvayur, Head of Marketing and Communications, IQM Quantum Computers, Finland

16:50 - 17:10
Qibo: an open-source quantum operating system
by Assoc Prof Stefano Carrazza, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Milan

17:10 - 17:40
Panel Discussion Industry opportunities for quantum startups Moderator/s: Prof José Ignacio Latorre, Director, Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT)
Presenters:
Dr Joe Fitzsimons, Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Quantum Computing,
Dr Tommaso Demarie, CEO, Entropica Labs, and
Assoc Prof Dimitris G. Angelakis, Founder and Chief Scientist, AngelQ Quantum Computing

17:40 - 18:00
Quantum Computing and the European Perspective: a vision from Barcelona
by Dr Josep Martorell, Associate Director, Barcelona Supercomputing Center

18:00
Closing Address
by Prof José Ignacio Latorre, Director, Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT)
Delivering Breakthrough Results for All in the New Multi-dimensional HPC World
by Dr Bill Nitzberg, CTO, PBS Works, Altair
1640 - 1705 How Atos is boosting scientific research and large scale simuations thanks to the combination of machine learning and HPC expertise
by Dr Cedric Bourrasset, Global Head of High Performance AI business unit, Atos
1705 - 1730 Colossal-AI: A Unified Deep Learning System For Large-Scale Parallel Training
by Prof You Yang, Presidential Young Professor, National University of Singapore
1730 - 1755 Data, The New Frontier for HPC & AI
by Mr Rob Mollard, APAC Senior Data & Storage Technologist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise