Program

December 15

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch in Verdefoajén



13:00 – 13:30

The scientific case for high-performance computing in Europe

Kenneth Ruud, chair for PRACE Scientific Steering Committee



Session I:

Overview of the Swedish HPC landscape and investment model



13:30 – 14:00

Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC)
Jacko Koster, SNIC director

14:00 – 14:30

SNIC activities
Ann-Charlotte Sonnhammer, SNIC technical coordinator
Jonas Lindemann, SNIC emerging technologies coordinator

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee in Galleri K



15:00 – 15:30

Supporting Research Communities with XSEDE

John Towns, XSEDE project director



Session II:

Training and education activities



15:30 – 15:50

Swedish e-Science Education: Funding, Focus & Future
Anders Hast, SeSE director

15:50 – 16:10

SNIC training
Joachim Hein, SNIC training coordinator
(talk delivered by Jonas Lindemann)

16:10 – 16:30

NordForsk training activities
Sverker Holmgren, program director for the Nordic eScience Globalisation Initiative

16:30 – 17:00

Break



17:00 – 18:00

Forum Discussion I: Focus for SeSE and SNIC training activities

Moderator: Anders Hast

18:30

Dinner in Backstage


December 16

08:30 – 09:00

Developing needs of HPC in Climate modeling

Ralf Döscher, SMHI



Session III:

Advanced User Support to Promote Scientific Output



09:00 – 09:10

Overview of the SNIC Application Expert activities
Torben Rasmussen, SNIC application expert coordinator

09:10 – 09:20

Climate modeling AE: case studies
Hamish Struthers, NSC

09:20 – 09:30

Code optimization and performance analysis case studies
Radovan Bast, PDC

09:30 – 10:00

Coffee in Galleri K



10:00 – 10:30

UPPNEX - Bioinformatics Compute and Storage

Martin Dahlö, UPPNEX



10:30 – 10:50

Presentation of the User Survey
Johan Raber, NSC

10:50 – 11:00

Break



11:00 – 12:00

Forum Discussion II: Road Map for SNIC investments and Services

Moderator: Torben Rasmussen



12:00 – 13:00

Lunch in Verdefoajén


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