2018 NCSA Industry Conference

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2018 NCSA Industry Conference

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All activities will be held in the auditorium at NCSA, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, Illinois, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, October 9

5:30 pm -
7:00 pm
Pre-Conference Reception/Networking
Champaign Country Club, 1211 S Prospect Ave, Champaign, IL
Cray logo Reception sponsored by Cray

Wednesday, October 10

8:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:45 am
Welcome
Brendan McGinty, NCSA Industry Director
9:15 am
Keynote
Steve Demuth, Mayo Clinic Chief Technology Officer
10:00 am
Break/Networking
Panasas logo Break sponsored by Panasas
10:30 am
Partner Showcase
Andrew Jones, Vice President, HPC Business, Numerical Algorithms Group (chair)
  • AbbVie — Jon Tessmann, Scientist 1
  • Synchrony Financial — Ujjval Patel, Vice-President Emerging Technology Center
  • Syngenta — Tyler McGee, Digital Innovator
  • John Deere — Mark Moran, Director, Technology Innovation Center
Noon
Lunch/Networking Intel logo Lunch sponsored by Intel
1:15 pm
Cyberinfrastructure Updates
Brian Seiler, NCSA Assistant Director for Industry Operations
Introducing aForge, a Data Analytics Queue on iForge
Yifang Zhang, Data Analyst
2:00 pm
Building Tools, Services, and Frameworks in Support of Scientific Data
Luigi Marini, NCSA Lead Research Programmer
2:30 pm
Break/Networking
Amazon Web Services logo Break sponsored by Amazon Web Services
3:00 pm
Parallel Breakout Sessions
  • Room 1030: "NCSA/Dell EMC: Moving Industry Forward" — Keith Howard, HPC Solutions Architect, Dell EMC
  • Room 1040: "Application and Software Development: Effective Tips on Utilizing ARM and NCSA" — Rob Rick, Director, HPC Software Solutions Americas, ARM
  • Auditorium: "Improving the Value of AI with Visual Intelligence" — Colleen Bushell, NCSA Senior Research Scientist
3:30 pm
Parallel Breakout Sessions
  • Room 1030: "Supercomputing for Super Humans" — Chris Lindahl, Director of Product Marketing, Cray
  • Room 1040: "Modernizing CONVERGE for HPC Architectures" — Dr. Tristan Burton, Senior Principal Engineer, Convergent Science INC
  • Auditorium: "Data Analysis and Visualization Projects" — David Bock, NCSA Lead Visualization Programmer
4:00 pm
Lightning Presentations/Visualization Demos
  • Atrium: Student Lightning Presentations/Demos
  • Room 1005: Visualization Demos — Dr. Donna Cox, NCSA Senior Research Scientist
4:45 pm
Break/Travel to Dinner
5:30 pm -
8:30 pm
Dinner/Networking
Pear Tree Estate, 2150 County Road 1000E, Champaign, IL
Dell logo Dinner sponsored by Dell

Thursday, October 11

8:00 am
Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:45 am
Director Address
Dr. Bill Gropp, NCSA Director
9:15 am
Emerging Technologies in Artificial Intelligence
Christopher Alix, President, Prairie City Computing (chair)
  • "HPC-Enabled Real-Time Learning and Decision-Making for Smart Manufacturing" — Dr. Chenhui Shao, Assistant Professor, Illinois Dept. of Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • "Frontiers at the Interface of Deep Learning and High Performance Computing" — Dr. Eliu Huerta, NCSA Research Scientist
  • "Computer System for Distributed Deep Learning" — Dr. Volodymyr Kindratenko, NCSA Senior Research Scientist
10:00 am
Break/Networking
10:30 am
Industry Application Domain Updates
Dr. Seid Koric, NCSA Technical Assistant Director (chair)
  • "Modeling & Simulation: Updates & Achievements" — Dr. Ahmed Taha, NCSA Technical Program Manager
  • "Data Analytics using HPC" — Dora Cai, NCSA Senior Database Architect
  • "HPC for Computational Genomics" — Dr. Liudmila S. Mainzer, NCSA Technical Program Manager
Noon
Lunch/Networking DDN logo Lunch sponsored by DDN

The afternoon was intentionally left open to respect travel schedules. Meetings with NCSA staff that afternoon are available upon prior request.


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