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Event Maritime supercomputing 22nd of November - MCA Antwerp

Image to illustrate theme of Event Maritime supercomputing

Join our inspiration session on supercomputing in the maritime and logistics sector on November 22nd, on location or virtually.

In this inspiration session, we will showcase how more computing power helps understand marine traffic in the North Sea, how crewing and scheduling can be optimized and what steps key players in the maritime sector are taking in an era of data and digitalization in the shipping industry.

High-performance computing is transitioning into the mainstream and accelerates innovation and business growth in all sectors. Imagine having the power of 10, 100 or more than 1000 laptops at your fingertips.

This event is jointly organized by the Flemish Supercomputer Center and MCA to inspire the potential of supercomputing in the logistics sector. Discover your part in the next steps and take concrete action. You can join this event on location, or you can follow this inspiration session virtually.

Program:

  • 16:45 - Welcome at MCA LABS, De Gerlachekaai 20, 2000 Antwerp or online
  • 17:00 - 18:30 - Insights by:
    • Carl Mensch, VSC
    • Benjamin Algoet, Motulus
    • Solange van der Werff, TU Delft
    • Jef Verbruggen, Euronav
    • Deepak Mehta, MCA
  • 18:30 - Let's have a drink and talk a bit further

Practical information: 

  • Date & time: 22 November 2022 17:00 -18.30 CET 
  • Location: MCA Labs De Gerlachekaai 20 2000 Antwerpen 

Register now

This session is hosted by Flemish Supercomputer Center and MCA 

 

23-24 November Training 'Detailed introduction to the LUMI-C environment and architecture' - Brussels 

LUMI Training

This two-day hybrid course serves as a detailed introduction to the LUMI-C (CPU-only) environment and architecture. The focus of this course is on installing and using software on LUMI. Though it is not a full course for developers on the CPU-only partition, participants will also get some information on porting, executing and optimising applications for the environment.

The course will be jointly conducted by the LUMI HPE Centre of Excellence (HPE CoE) and the LUMI User Support Team (LUST) and is hosted by the Belgian Local Organisation, the FWO and the University of Antwerp.

Check out the full program & register here

Event 'Accelerate your business with supercomputing' - 1/12/2022 (Gosselies)

Seminar Centre Point Centre (Gosselies)

CENAERO INDUSTRY TOUR 


EVENT
‘Accelerate your business with supercomputing’
DECEMBER 1ST 2022 - 8.15 AM
GOSSELIES 

Want to accelerate your business? Curious about High-Performance Computing (HPC) or need assistance to start new activities in this field?
Join our event & discover how supercomputing can speed up your computations and make your business more efficient.
During this event, we will highlight the services provided by EuroCC Belgium

THIS EVENT WAS CANCELED 

If you are interested in receiving more information about how supercomputing can accelerate your business, please contact thibaut [dota] vanhoof [ati] cenaero [dota] be.  

Program 

  • 08:15-08:30: Welcome and breakfast  
  • 08:30-09:00: Presentation of EuroCC Belgium (Benoit Dompierre - Cenaero) 
  • 09:00-09:30: User story UNamur 'Unraveling the dynamic behaviour of the protein hIDO1' (Manon Mirgaux) 
  • 09:30-09:50: Pause & networking 
  • 09:50-10:30: Presentation of the Cenaero's HPC Infrastructures (David Fernebok - Cenaero)
  • 10:30-11:00: Networking and closure 

Language  spoken during the event is French)

Location 
Le Point Centre 
Avenue Georges Lemaître 19, 6041 Gosselies 
(Salle Raymond Jeener) 
www.pointcentre.be
Contact person: thibaut [dota] vanhoof [ati] cenaero [dota] be 

Point Centre (Gosselies)

Download event invitation & discover more hpc user stories 


Registration 

THIS EVENT WAS CANCELED - If you are interested in receiving more information about how supercomputing can accelerate your business, please contact thibaut [dota] vanhoof [ati] cenaero [dota] be.  


 

 

Talks with Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner

Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner at the colloquium organised by HLRS in his honour in May 2022

MPI heavyweight Dr Rolf Rabenseifner has recently retired. However, we could catch the former Head of Parallel Computing, Training and Application Services at the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), University of Stuttgart, for an extensive talk. 

 

Part III - Supercomputing, looking back and ahead

In part 3 of our interview, Dr Rolf Rabenseifner sheds light on how supercomputing has evolved over the years, the future of HPC and the role of the government and funding agencies. If you're starting in HPC Rolf shares some useful advice!

Quote HPC and servicves Rolf Rabenseifner

 

EuroCC Belgium also gives a historical overview of several European projects approaching HPC since 2004. 

Logos European hpc projects

Read the full article here

Screenshot article HPC looking back and ahead

Part II - MPI

In part 2 of our Interview, Dr Rabenseifner goes deeper into the success of MPI and its future challenges.
EuroCC Belgium also gives some background information about MPI.  

Quote 2 MPI Rolf Rabenseifner

 

Quote EuroCC Belgium about Dr. Rabenseifners work in MPI

 

 

Read the full article about MPI here. 

Image of full article Number 2 in the series Talks with Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner

 

Part I - Life and work of Dr. Rabenseifner 

 

In part one of our interview, Dr. Rabenseifner looks back on his career, his train-the-trainer program, and the challenges that lie ahead for the next generation. 

Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner about his Train the trainer program

 


You can read part one of the interview with Dr Rabenseifner here.

Talks with Dr. R. Rabenseifner Part I

Job offer: programme Officers in the EuroHPC JU

EuroHPC-JU is hiring!

The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) isthe European body created in 2018 and located in Luxembourg to lead the way in European supercomputing. It is composed of the public members (European Union represented by the European Commission), Members States and Associated Countries and public members.

EuroHPC-JU is currently in the process of expanding its team and is looking to recruit several Programme Officers to join its Infrastructure team. The Programme Officers will contribute to the preparation and implementation of the technical and administrative activities necessary to accomplish the mission of the Joint Undertaking, in particular to develop and support the European integrated world-class supercomputing and data infrastructure and a highly competitive and innovative HPC ecosystem.

Find out more about this offer here!