- Bede, N8 CIR's high-performance computing platform
- N8 CIR's successful application to become a chapter of Women in HPC
- The launch of our new machine learning research theme
10am, Registration and Coffee 10.30am, Welcome and Introductions - Colin Bain, 10.45am, Keynote 1, Women in HPC - Alison Kennedy, Director of the Hartree Centre 11.15am, N8 CIR WHPC Chapter Overview - Marion Weinzierl, RSE Theme Leader & Mariann Hardey, chapter co-founder, and the WHPC Action Group 11.30am, Keynote 2, Using Bede - Syma Khalid, Professor of Computational Microbiology, University of Oxford and Sarah Harris, Associate Professor of Biological Physics, University of Leeds 12 noon, Lunch 1.00pm, EPSRC - Billy McGregor, EPSRC Portfolio Manager 1.15pm, DiRAC - Mark Wilkinson, DiRAC Director 1.30pm, Bede System Overview - Alan Real (N8 CIR Technical Director) and Andrew Laidlaw (IBM) TBC 1.50pm, N8 CIR Research Themes, including the launch of our new machine learning thread - Matt Probert, Director N8 CIR, David Hogg, Professor of Artifical Intelligence, University of Leeds and Theme Leaders https://n8cir.org.uk/themes/ 2.20pm, Lightning Talks 2.40pm, Coffee 3.10pm, Lightning Talks 3.40pm, CIUK Cluster Competition, Laura Morgenstern and the UKRI Cluster Competition Team 4pm, Close 4.15pm, Food, drink and poster viewing 6pm, End
Oras Al-Ani - A Review on the Role of Materials Engineering in Renewable Energy Sources Alison Clarke - From Turtles to HPC: Agent-based Modelling of a Classroom Jochen Einbeck - The Condor Cluster in Mathematical Sciences Phil Hasnip - The Quick and the Dead: Accelerating CASTEP on Bede Dave Horsfall - RSE Mental Health Anna Krystalli - Building Communities of Practice in Reproducibility Robert Chisholm - Agent Based Modelling (ABM) with FLAME GPU 2
Remote joining options will be available, although a final decision about the platform has not been made. Please register as usual and joining details will be sent out as soon as possible.