Workshop on HPC Education and Training for Emerging Technologies (HETET19)

Thursday June 20, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 1 PM

09:00 AM-9:10 AM Welcome SIGHPC Education Chapter
Scott Lathrop, University of Illinois
Nitin Sukhija, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
9:10 AM -10:00 AM Panel: "Best Practices for Scaling-Up and Sustaining HPC Education, Outreach and Training"
Fernanda Foertter (NVIDIA), Michael Croucher (NAG), Chris Bording (IBM), Frederic Pariente (NVIDIA), and Weronika Filinger (The University of Edinburgh)
10:00 AM -11:00 AM Paper Session (Chair: Nia Alexandrov)
10:00 AM -10:15 AM "Hands-on Research and Training in High-Performance Data Sciences, Data Analytics, and Machine Learning for Emerging Environments". Kwai Wong, Stanimire Tomov and Jack Dongarra
10:15 AM -10:30 AM "Expanding user communities with HPC Carpentry". Alan O'Cais and Peter Steinbach
10:30 AM -10:45 AM "One Year HPC Certification Forum in Retrospective". Julian Martin Kunkel, Jean-Thomas Acquaviva, Kai Himstedt, Weronika Filinger, Anja Gerbes and Lev Lafayette
10:45 AM -11:00 AM "Blue Waters Workforce Development: Delivering National Scale HPC Workforce Development". Scott Lathrop, Robert Panoff, Jennifer Houchins and Aaron Weeden
11:00 AM -11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM -1:00 PM Discussion Session (Chair: Scott Lathrop)
11:30 AM -12:30 PM Lightning Talks
  • "How a credit card sized computer can teach High Performance Computing!". Tim Powell
  • "Surrogate Modelling for Efficient Discovery of Emergent Population Dynamics". James Pyle and Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh
  • "Basic primer on Virtual Machines with VirtualBox and Vagrant". Chris Bording
12:30 PM -1 PM Open Discussion
Review Next Steps and Action Plans