June 17-21, 2012

Hamburg, Germany

Event Details

Name: Opening Session with ISC'12 Keynote Talk & 39th TOP500 List
Time: Monday, June 18, 2012
9:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Room:   Hall 3
CCH - Congress Center Hamburg
Chair(s):   Hans Meuer, Prometeus & University of Mannheim
Abstract:   This year's Opening Session will be highly interesting and informative. In 165 minutes, the following topics will be covered:

  • Welcome addresses and introductions to this year's and next year's ISC events by Rosemarie Mielke (University of Hamburg), Martin Meuer (Prometeus), and Hans Meuer (University of Mannheim & Prometeus);

  • Short information on “European Policies for High Performance Computing” by Carl-Christian Buhr (European Commission);

  • The awarding of the Gauss Award, the Prace Award and the TOP500 Awards for the #1 systems in different regions of the world by Michael Resch (HLRS Stuttgart), Richard Kenway (University of Edinburgh), Jack Dongarra (University of Tennessee & ORNL), Horst Simon (LBNL), and Hans Meuer (University of Mannheim & Prometeus);

  • Presentation of the highlights of the 39th TOP500 List by Erich Strohmaier (LBNL);

  • Presentation of the conference keynote talk on “HPC as Enabler for the Virtualization of Aircraft Development” by Guus Dekkers (Airbus & EADS).
Contributions: Welcome & Introduction
  9:15 AM - 9:30 AM  
    Hans Meuer, Prometeus & University of Mannheim
  9:30 AM - 9:40 AM  
    Rosemarie Mielke, University of Hamburg
European Policies for High Performance Computing
  9:40 AM - 9:55 AM  
    Carl-Christian Buhr, European Commission
Introduction to ISC'12 & Preview to ISC'13
  9:55 AM - 10:10 AM  
    Martin Meuer, Prometeus
Awarding of the Gauss Award
  10:10 AM - 10:20 AM  
    Michael M. Resch, HLRS Stuttgart
    George Chiu, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Awarding of the PRACE Award
  10:20 AM - 10:30 AM  
    Richard Kenway, University of Edinburgh
    Andreas Adelmann, PSI
    Costas Bekas, IBM Research Zurich
    Alessandro Curioni, IBM Research Zurich
    Yves Ineichen, IBM Research Zurich/PSI
Awarding of the #1 Systems of Different Regions in the World
  10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  
    Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee & ORNL
    Hans Meuer, Prometeus & University of Mannheim
    Horst Simon, LBNL
Highlights of the 39th TOP500 List
  10:45 AM - 11:15 AM  
    Erich Strohmaier, LBNL
ISC'12 Keynote – HPC as Enabler for the Virtualization of Aircraft Development
  11:15 AM - 12:00 PM  
    Guus Dekkers, EADS & Airbus
  • Tutorial Pass
  • HPC in Asia Workshop Pass
  • Conference Pass
  • Conference Pass or Exhibition Pass
    Satellite Event marked with * requires separate pass
  • Morning & Afternoon Coffee Breaks
    Midday Lunch Break
Program may be subject to changes.