[hpc-announce] Call for Participation: UrgentHPC workshop at SC19 (full agenda)

BROWN Nicholas n.brown at epcc.ed.ac.uk
Tue Nov 12 06:02:54 CST 2019

                    CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

First international workshop on HPC for Urgent Decision making (UrgentHPC)

       In conjunction with SC19: The International Conference for
       High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis,
       Sunday afternoon November 17, 2019, Denver, Colorado, USA.
         In cooperation with IEEE TCHPC.


When: Sunday 17th November, 2pm to 5:30pm
Where: Room 603 of the Colorado Convention Center, Denver

The topic of this workshop is the role of HPC and real-time data in
supporting disaster responders making urgent decisions in emergency
situations.  We have a fantastic agenda, with a keynote talk, six
research paper presentations and a panel session. Full details are
available on the website (https://www.urgenthpc.com) and a summary is
provided in this email.


2:00pm - 2:30pm: Keynote talk: Wildfire Risk Modeling, simulating at the
gazillion scale
2:30pm - 2:45pm: Research paper: Quantifying Uncertainty in Source Term
Estimation with Tensorflow Probability
2:45pm - 3:00pm: Research paper: Statistical Parameter Selection for
Clustering Persistence Diagrams
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Afternoon workshop break
3:30pm - 3:50pm: Research paper: On-Demand Urgent High Performance
Computing Utilizing the Google Cloud Platform
3:50pm - 4:10pm: Research paper: The Technologies Required for Fusing
HPC and Real-Time Data to Support Urgent Computing
4:10pm - 4:30pm: Research paper: An Interactive Data-Driven HPC System
for Forecasting Weather, Wildland Fire, and Smoke
4:30pm - 4:45pm: Research paper: Urgent tsunami computing
4:45pm - 5:25pm: Panel: What role can HPC play in Urgent Decision making?
5:25pm - 5:30pm: Wrap up and next steps

Workshop supporting projects & organisations
This workshop is supported by the VESTEC and LEXIS EU FET H2020
projects, along with PNNL and NCAR

We hope to see you in Denver!
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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