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Accelerating the Possibilities with HPC

The unprecedented influx of data is helping drive the evolution of HPC environments today. From converged AI and HPC workloads to multipurpose systems to diverse architectures, we’re asking more of our HPC systems than ever before. Turn that complexity into opportunity with Intel’s HPC Portfolio – ...

Speakers: Trish Damkroger, VP and GM, High Performance Computing Group, Intel Corporation

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Building HPC Systems with Intel for Today and Tomorrow

Real-world applications are evolving and becoming more diverse with data intense workloads delivering new science opportunities. 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, Intel® Optane™ persistent memory, and Intel accelerators provide the features, flexibility and performance required. This...

Speakers: Jeff Watters, Director of the HPC Portfolio and Strategic Engagements, Intel Corporation

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HPC in the Cloud: Extending the Reach and Impact of HPC for Everyone

From faster simulations for new drug discovery to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to accelerate product engineering to empowering cardiologists with highly accurate personalized human heart models, HPC has and is poised to positively impact every human on earth. HPC in the cloud has enabled exte...

Speakers: Trish Damkroger, VP and GM, High Performance Computing Group, Intel Corporation Bill Magro, HPC Chief Technologist, Google Nidhi Chappell, Head of Product, Specialized Azure Compute, Microsoft Karan Batta, Vice President, Product, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

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Standards Driven Heterogenous Programming with oneAPI

Come learn about the oneAPI specification, open source and cross architecture standard. Open and multi-vendor is critical as we progress in an open heterogeneous world. Hear from representatives at Apache MXNet PPMC, Xilinx, Codeplay, and Heidelberg University, who are working on open standards, on...

Speakers: Jeff McVeigh, VP and GM, Data Center XPU Products & Solutions, Intel Corporation Sheng Zha, Apache MXNet PPMC Ronan Keryell, Principal Software Engineer, Xilinx Research Labs Andrew Richards, CEO and Co-Founder, Codeplay Aksel Alpay, Research Software Engineer, Heidelberg University

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Cornelis Networks Omni-Path Express™ (OPX) Technology: The Future of Purpose Built High Performance Fabrics in a Converged HPC/AI World

The convergence of system architectures supporting modeling and simulation, data analytics, and artificial intelligence workloads is generating unprecedented demands on the high-performance interconnects that serve as the backbone of the resulting system implementations. Cornelis Networks is focuse...

Speakers: John K. Lee, Sr. Director of HPC Business & Platform Strategy, Data Platforms Group, Intel Corporation Philip A. Murphy Jr., Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Cornelis Networks

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Intel and Google on Bringing DAOS to the Cloud

Intel and Google HPC experts share our vision for how our collaboration on DAOS on GCP can fill a critical gap for high-performance storage in the cloud.

Speakers: Kelsey Prantis, Senior DAOS Engineering Manager, Intel Corporation Ilias Katsardis, HPC Solutions Lead, Customer Engineering team (EMEA) at Google Cloud Dean Hildebrand, Technical Director, Office of the CTO at Google Cloud

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CXL Fireside Chat

Compute Express Link (CXL) is an open industry standard interconnect offering high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity between host processors and devices such as accelerators, memory buffers and smart IO adapters. It is designed to address the needs of heterogeneous high performance processing sys...

Speakers: Stephen Van Doren, Intel Fellow, Director of Processor Interconnect Architecture, Intel Corporation Jim Pappas, CXL Consortium Chairman and Director of Technology Initiatives, Intel Corporation Robert Blankenship, Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation

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Intel System Server D50TNP for HPC

Fireside chat from the development team about the Intel System Server D50TNP for HPC and AI. Supporting 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and new features like PCIe Gen 4.0, this system is aimed at helping HPC users by offering multiple module types to address HPC tasks. It supports compute ...

Speakers: Scott Misage, Manager Product Development & Architecture, Intel Corporation Brian Caslis, Product Line Manager, Intel Corporation Jim Russell, Project Design Manager, Intel Corporation

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A Look Inside the Powerful HPC Partnership Between HPE and Intel and How the Joint Solutions Overcome the Computing Challenges of Today’s Digital World

Data growth and the converged use of HPC and AI are challenging organizations to find new ways to transform their digital infrastructure to maintain competitiveness and to drive growth and discovery. From Exascale-class systems to enterprise datacenters, HPE and Intel are partnering to deliver a ro...

Speakers: Trish Damkroger, VP and GM, High Performance Computing Group, Intel Corporation Bill Mannel, VP & GM of HPC and MCS, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Considerations for HPC and AI in the Cloud

The ability to pay-per-use for HPC resources in the cloud makes its strategic advantages affordable for almost any organization, including enterprise lines of business. And while some organizations may not be comfortable with every type of cloud computing, sharing HPC compute and storage resources ...

Speakers: Binay Ackalloor, Director, HPC Cloud, Cloud & Enterprise Solutions Group, Intel Corporation Dr. Jay Boisseau, AI and HPC Technology Strategist, Dell Technologies

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Accelerate High Performance Computing on the Cloud

Scala Computing provides a secure, hyper-scalable platform allowing users to run their HPC applications on the Cloud. Scala’s goal was to optimize the ns3 application to provide Network Vendors and HyperScalars an extremely powerful simulation platform. Our solutions allow users to run extensive ne...

Speakers: Sam Rahman, CTO, Scala Computing

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HPC Productivity Increase with Hybrid HPCaaS

In this talk, we will discuss how enterprises are experiencing substantial productivity by migrating to the atNorth hybrid HPC as a Service (HPCaaS) by leveraging the best of on-premise and cloud. We will discuss a specific use case where we used an Intel Select Solution on 2nd Generation Intel® X...

Speakers: Guy D'Hauwers, VP HPC & AI, atNorth

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XPU Support for the NAMD Molecular Dynamics Application with oneAPI

Molecular dynamics (MD) provides an indispensable computational methodology for understanding biomolecular systems at atomic level detail, accessing spatial and temporal resolutions that are not available to purely experimental approaches. As computational power increases, MD techniques are ever mo...

Speakers: Dr. David J. Hardy, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Migrating and Tuning a CUDA-Based Stencil Computation to DPC++

Reverse Time Migration takes advantage of the finite-difference method (FD) to perform the numerical approximations for the acoustic wave equation. Stencil computation applied to this numerical method represents a computational bottleneck when developing RTM applications, and therefore needs to be ...

Speakers: Clicia Pinto, Performance Engineer, SENAI CIMATEC

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Utilizing the oneAPI Rendering Toolkit to Enhance Scientific Discovery

Ever wonder how those cool scientific images are created? Come join Dr. Paul Navrátil, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Director of Visualization at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, as he walks through the features of Intel® oneAPI Base & Rendering Toolkit, their benefits and how they are used to cre...

Speakers: Paul Navrátil, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Director of Visualization, Texas Advanced Computing Center

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Ice Lake, Together with Mellanox Interconnect Solutions, Deliver Best in Class Performance for HPC Applications

How Mellanox HDR and 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors produce best in class performance for HPC applications. Performance data will be shared showing the benefits for upgrading to HDR and 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors along with the features and tips to enable this.

Speakers: Gilad Shainer, Senior Vice President Marketing, NVIDIA

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Optimizing a Memory-Intensive Simulation Code for Heterogenous Optane Memory Systems

The parallelized large-eddy model code PALM, which runs at the Zuse Institute Berlin, is used by researchers to simulate the city climate with the goal of improving air quality in the German capital. For fine-granular resolutions of the application's compute domain, the memory footprint easily exce...

Speakers: Steffen Christgau, HPC Consultant, Zuse Institute Berlin

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Intel Quantum Computing: An Example of Workload-Driven System Design

The Intel Quantum Computing Team develops application-oriented workloads and uses them to drive the design of the quantum computing system architecture. This talk shows an example of the execution of an Intel-developed Materials Design workload that resulted in the identification and implementation...

Speakers: Anne Matsuura, Ph.D., Director, Quantum Applications & Architecture, Intel Corporation

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Best Practices in Selection of the Latest Intel Technologies for HPC-Enabled Simulations

In a recent survey of manufacturing customers, greater than 50% stated their top challenge is to reduce their design time for faster time to market and time to solution. Identifying the right processor platforms and technologies for HPC-enabled simulation is key to solving this challenge. Join us t...

Speakers: Wim Slagter, Strategic Partnerships Director, Ansys

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Accelerating Derivative Valuations Using AI and AVX-512

Traders and Portfolio Managers in hedge funds and investment banks managing complex derivative portfolios are often not able to view their risks in real time as risk calculations are too computationally demanding. Traditional valuation techniques often use expensive methods like numerical integrati...

Speakers: Sebastian Hahn, AI/ML Lead, Quantifi

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Atos to Address Exascale Challenges by Leveraging oneAPI Industry Standard to Get Ready for Intel’s Future GPUs and Next Gen Xeon Scalable Processors

As a key OEM in HPC, Atos must constantly study new paths to provide the best services, architecture and software environment for the current and future needs of its customers. Today, one of the biggest challenges is programming and efficiently using a growing number of architectures including GPUs...

Speakers: David Goudin, Atos HPC Applications Expert

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A Partnership for Future HPC Technologies Exploration

With an ever-increasing number of hardware architectures with numerous processor and accelerator options to choose from, finding the right system architecture for future high performance computing systems is getting an increasingly complex task. It requires a forward-looking understanding of the us...

Speakers: Josef Weidendorfer, Head of Future Computing Group, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre Axel Auweter, Chief Technology Officer, MEGWARE

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Leadership in Uncertain Times: Observations & Learnings from Industry Leaders

What leaders need during a crisis is not a predefined response plan but behaviors and mindsets that will prevent them from overreacting and help them look ahead. In unfamiliar and uncertain situations, effective responses are largely improvised. They might span a wide range of actions, not just tem...

Speakers: Aswathy Nair, Strategic Relationship Manager, HPC ISVs, Intel Corporation Cristin Merritt, Change Management Specialist, Alces Flight Fouzhan Hosseini, Software Engineer, NAG Tiffany Cook, Partnerships and Public Relations Manager, Convergent Science Paula Olaya Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Breaking the DRAM Size Wall for DNN Inference and Homomorphic Encryption

The proliferation of machine learning services in the last few years has raised privacy concerns. Homomorphic encryption (HE) enables inference using encrypted data but it incurs 100x-10,000x memory and runtime overhead. Secure deep neural network (DNN) inference using HE is currently limited by co...

Speakers: Dr. Antonio J. Peña

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Purpose-Built AI Accelerators Deployment for High Performance Computing

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego a $5 million grant to acquire a high-performance computer, Voyager, for conducting artificial intelligence (AI) research across a wide swath of science and engineering domains. An equivalent ...

Speakers: Stephan Gillich, Director of Artificial Intelligence - GTM, Datacenter Solutions & Sales, Intel Corporation Eitan Medina, Habana Labs, an Intel Company Amit Majumdar, Division Director, Data Enabled Scientific Computing, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego

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Solving I/O Bottleneck with DAOS and PMEM

Intel has been building an entirely open source software ecosystem for data-centric computing, fully optimized for Intel® architecture and non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies, including Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory and Intel® Optane™ DC SSDs. Distributed Asynchronous Object Storage (DAOS)...

Speakers: Andrey Kudryavtsev, DAOS Product Manager

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Enabling intelligent endpoints with COPA FPGAs

With the increase in edge devices and the resulting explosion in data, communication with backend nodes is becoming prohibitively expensive. The goal is to minimize data movement and perform computation at the edge devices in a decentralized or a hybrid fashion. FPGAs are an ideal fit to meet the...

Speakers: Venkata Krishnan

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Enhancing OFI (Open Fabric Interfaces) networking interface to support COPA acceleration capabilities

FPGAs provide advanced capabilities that traditional processors offer and additionally offer hardware acceleration capabilities. Unfortunately, lack of infrastructure has relegated FPGAs to being second-class citizens rather than being autonomous nodes in a cluster. This stands in the way of a trul...

Speakers: Andriy Kot

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