HPC User Forum Publishes Updated Agenda for April 2023 Meeting

ST PAUL, Minn., March 13, 2023 — The HPC User Forum has published an updated agenda spotlighting an impressive list of featured speakers for its upcoming meeting, April 18-19, 2023, in Princeton, New Jersey.

The HPC User Forum is internationally recognized for its diverse user participation and facilitation of invaluable networking among users, vendors, government agencies and private industry. Each year, two full-membership meetings are held in the United States and two at international locations.

At this event, Hyperion Research will provide an HPC market update, including a discussion on the health of the global HPC community with a spotlight on the high growth and low growth segments for 2023 and beyond.

According to Earl Joseph, CEO of Hyperion Research, “The HPC User Forum membership is continuing to grow with both domestic and international representation. We are very excited to kick off the 2023 HPC User Forums with such a diverse and timely agenda, and at an incredible location such as the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal.”

The following list is an updated summary of featured topics and speakers:

  • The Evolution of Robotics, AI/ML, and Nuclear Fusion: Past, Present, Future, Paul Muzio, Chair, HPC User Forum
  • Massive Scale Analytics for Real-World Applications, David Bader, Distinguished Professor, Data Science, NJIT
  • Magnetohydrodynamic Modeling at Various Scales: From the Turbulent Solar Corona to the Coupled Earth-Moon System, Chuanfei Dong, Assistant Professor, Boston University
  • Analyzing Streaming Data in Real-Time Without Central Control, John Feo, Director of the Center for Adaptive Supercomputer Software PNNL
  • The Path to Exascale HPC, Quantum Computing and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA): An Update from Australia, Mark Stickells, Executive Director, Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre
  • The Intersection of HPC and AI & Modern Magnetic Fusion Energy Development, William Tang, Principal Research Physicist, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)
  • Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Update, William Dorland, Associate Laboratory Director for Computational Science, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)
  • Simulations Towards an Aneutronic Fusion Pilot Plant, Sean Dettrick, Director of Computational Sciences, TAE Technologies
  • Radiation Transport Modeling, Luca Longoni, HPC Technical Lead, Fed Data Technology Systems (FDTS)
  • Fusion Panel Discussion, Moderator: David Martin, Manager, Industry Partnerships and Outreach, ANL
  • LAMMPS, AI/ML Interatomic Potentials, And Leadership HPC Platforms: An Effective Approach for Modeling Fusion Materials, Aidan Thompson, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, SNL
  • Quantum Computing and AI, Salvatore Mandrà, Research Scientist, Quantum AI, NASA
  • Quantum Science Center Update, Travis Humble, Director, Quantum Science Center, ORNL
  • Accelerating Scientific Machine Learning with Novel AI Systems, Murali Krishna Emani, Assistant Computer Sciences, Data Sciences, ANL
  • KAUST HPC Site Update, Jysoo Lee, Facilities Director, Research Computing Core Labs, KAUST
  • Site Update: NYU Langone HPC Medical Research Center, Michael Costantino, Director, HPC, NYU Langone
  • Exascale Machine Learning Technologies, Sudip Seal, Senior Scientist, ORNL
  • Panel Discussion: What Can the HPC User Forum do to Help advance the HPC Community, Technologies, and Markets? Earl Joseph, CEO, Hyperion Research
  • Update – Princeton University, Curtis Hillegas, Associate CIO, Princeton University
  • HPC Site Update: Flatiron Institute, Ian Fisk, Co-Director Scientific Computing, Flatiron Institute
  • New Directions in HPC Storage and Interconnects, Mark Nossokoff, Research Director, Hyperion Research
  • Using HPC for the Modeling of Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Molly Peeples, Research Scientist, JHU STSI
  • Special Dinner Event: Dinner Presentation: Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, Daniel Andrews, Project Manager, NASA

The program also includes timely updates from the event sponsors Covalent, DDN, Dell Technologies, HPE, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, Panasis, Penguin Solutions, and VAST Data.

The full agenda can be found here.

More information and the User Forum registration link can be found here.

About the HPC User Forum

The HPC User Forum was established in 1999 to promote the health of the global HPC industry and address issues of common concern to users. The organization is directed by a volunteer Steering Committee of users from government, industry and academia, and is operated for the users by market analyst firm Hyperion Research.

About Hyperion Research

Hyperion Research is the premier industry analyst and market intelligence firm for high performance computing (HPC) and associated emerging markets. Hyperion Research analysts provide timely, in-depth mission-critical insight across a broad portfolio of advanced computing market segments, including High Performance Computing (HPC), Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI), High-Performance Data Analysis (HPDA), Quantum Computing, Cloud and Edge Computing.

For more than 25 years, the industry analysts at Hyperion Research have been at the forefront of helping private and public organizations and government agencies make intelligent, fact-based decisions related to business impact and technology direction in the complex and competitive landscape of advanced computing and emerging technologies.

Hyperion Research provides data-driven research, analysis and recommendations for technologies, applications, and markets to help organizations worldwide make effective decisions and seize growth opportunities. Research includes market sizing and forecasting, share tracking, segmentation, technology, and related trend analysis, and both user and vendor analysis for multi-user technical server technology used for HPC and HPDA (high performance data analysis). The company provides thought leadership and practical guidance for users, vendors, and other members of the global HPC community by focusing on key market and technology trends across government, industry, commerce, and academia.

Source: Hyperion Research


David A. Bader
David A. Bader
Distinguished Professor and Director of the Institute for Data Science

David A. Bader is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology.