Welcome to HP-CAST NTIG

* A Nordic technical interest group in high performance computing using HP clusters.

* Organized under the umbrella of HP's HPC User Group, the HP Consortium for Advanced Scientific and Technical Computing (HP CAST).

* Hosted in 2008 by the National Supercomputer Centre, Linköping University in Sweden and HP.

Tuesday, April 1st
12:00 - 13:30Registration and Buffet Lunch for HP-CAST NTIG 08, NSC offices, house G ground floor
Nordic TIG 08 Opening, room G33
13:30 - 14:00Welcome and IntroductionBengt Persson, NSC Linköping
 Agenda and ObjectivesTorgny Faxén, NSC Linköping
 HP Welcome AddressMartin Walker / Frank Baetke, HP
Nordic HPC Site Updates:
Organisations, Configurations, Focus Areas, Challenges
14:00 - 14:20NSC Linköping Site UpdateNiclas Andersson, NSC Linköping
14:20 - 14:40CSC Site UpdateJanne Ignatius, CSC Helsinki
14:40 - 15:00University of Tromsø Site UpdateRoy Dragseth, UiT Tromsø
15:00 - 15:20University of Oslo Site UpdateJostein Sundet*, UiO Oslo
15:20 - 15:40Coffee break 
15:40 - 16:00Project Ellen Site UpdateCarl Bill
16:00 - 16:20PDC KTH UpdatePeter Graham
16:20 - 16:40HP Roadmap UpdateFrank Baetke
16:40 - 17:30PRACEMartin Walker
17:40 - 18.30Visit to Neolith 
19:30NTIG 08 DinnerModMed Restaurant, Scandic Linköping City Hotel
Wednesday, April 2nd
08:30 - 09:15HPC Tools OverviewEd Benson, HP HPCD
09:15 - 10:00Service and Support Structures for
HPC in the Nordic Region
Jeanette Sharkey, HP HPCD
10:00 - 10:15Coffee break 
10:15 - 11:00Sites-only discussions of topics of common interest 
11:00 - 11:30Summary of discussions, sites and HP 
11:30 - 12:00Future direction of NTIG. Next venue.
Summary of the meeting.
* To be confirmed