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NCSA in the Technical Program

NCSA to participate in SC21 in-person and virtually

Every day for more than 35 years, NCSA has partnered with visionaries to find answers to problems across a wide variety of disciplines. Our advanced digital resources, software and visualization capabilities combined with our world-class staff push research into areas previously thought to be unimaginable, putting answers within reach.

Join us at SC21 November 14-18!
NCSA features ways to find answers that are more than you can imagine!

We’ll be in-person on the exhibit floor in Booth #716.
Stop by and say hello if you’re at the conference in St. Louis!

NCSA’s expert staff will be an integral part of the program.
Check out our staff’s technical program participation below and don’t miss your opportunity to
learn more than the basics from them.

You still have time to register to attend SC21, either in-person or virtually!


All times listed are Central Standard Time

Saturday & Sunday, November 5–6

IndySCC
IndySCC is a virtual competition with the intent to create a more inclusive and education-focused track of the Student Cluster Competition as part of the SC conference. Best of luck to our NCSA / University of Illinois team!

  • Shaw Kagawa
  • Pranshu Chaturvedi
  • Syed Muhammad Arsam Hassan Naqvi
  • Jeremy Shaffar
  • Volodymyr Kindratenko (Advisor)

Sunday, November 14

TUTORIAL

Managing HPC Software Complexity with Spack

  • 8am – 5pm
  • Adam Stewart, presenter

WORKSHOP

HPCSysPros21

  • 9am – 5:30pm
  • Jeremy Enos, co-organizer

Monday, November 15

TUTORIAL

Advanced MPI Programming

  • 8am – 5pm
  • William Gropp, presenter

WORKSHOPS

Eighth SC Workshop on Best Practices for HPC Training and Education

  • 9am – 5:30pm
  • Scott Lathrop, co-organizer

RSE-HPC-2021: Research Software Engineers in HPC: Creating Community, Building Careers, Addressing Challenges

  • 9 am – 5:30pm
  • Daniel Katz, co-organizer

WORKSHOP PRESENTATION

Efficient HW and SW Interface Design for Convolutional Neural Networks Using High-Level Synthesis and TensorFlow

  • 10:30 – 11 a.m.
  • Ashish Mishra and Volodymyr Kindratenko, presenters

Tuesday, November 16

PANEL

Careers in HPC Panel

  • 10 – 11:15am
  • Maxim Belkin, presenter

SESSION

Cloud and Edge Computing

  • 1:30pm – 3pm
  • Daniel Katz, chair

Wednesday, November 17

SESSION

ACM and IEEE-CS Award Presentations

  • 8:30 – 10am
  • William Gropp, chair

BIRDS OF A FEATHER (BOF)

Spack Community BoF

  • 12:15 – 1:15pm
  • Adam Stewart, co-leader

The Open Storage Network

  • 12:15 – 1:15pm
  • Kenton McHenry, co-leader

Words Matter! Promoting Inclusion through Language in Advanced Research Computing

  • 12:15 – 1:15pm
  • Jay Alameda, co-leader
  • John Towns, co-leader

Thursday, November 18

PANEL

Addressing Challenges in HPC Careers

  • 10 – 11am CST
  • Yan Zhan, presenter

BIRDS OF A FEATHER (BOF)

Towards FAIR for Machine Learning (ML) models

  • 12:15 – 1:15pm
  • Daniel Katz, leader

Friday, November 19

WORKSHOP
Urgent HPC: HPC for Urgent Decision Making

  • 8:40-9:20am
  • John Towns, invited talk

Efficient Software for Archiving and Retrieving Results of Massive Bioinformatics Analyses in High-Performance Computing Environments

  • 9:15 – 9:45am
  • Craig Steffen, presenter

LEARN HOW NCSA IS ADVANCING MORE THAN EVER FOR MORE THAN 35 YEARS.

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