Hyperion Research Announces March 2022 HPC User Forum

Digital data wave and network abstract backgroundHyperion Research, the leading industry analyst and market intelligence firm for high performance computing (HPC), AI, cloud, quantum, and associated emerging markets, today announced that registration is open for the HPC User Forum’s March 2022 virtual meeting. 

The HPC User Forum was established in 1999 as a forum to enable fact-driven discussions of the global HPC community while addressing issues of common concern to users. The HPC User Forum is internationally recognized for its diverse user participation and facilitation of networking among users, vendors, government agencies and private industry. Each year, two full-membership meetings are held in the United States and two in international locations. 

As with previous HPC User Forum virtual events, the upcoming March meeting will be streamed multiple times to accommodate participants in different global time zones. The virtual meeting will consist of topical sessions spread over three days, with generous break times between sessions: 

  • US-friendly time zone: March 28–30: 10:00 am–3:00 pm CDT (Central Daylight Time each day) 
  • European/Asia-friendly time zone: March 29–31: 10:00–15:00 BST (British Summer Time each day) 

To secure a place at this exciting meeting go to: www.hpcuserforum.com 

The meeting will feature a wide range of topics, including pre-exascale supercomputer updates, new directions in processors, updates in energy efficiency, HPC advances in weather and climate, HPC system design requirements and solutions, industry direction for system design software, and announcements of the 2021 HPC Innovation Award winners. 

The meeting will feature experts from around the world, including the following: 

Pre-Exascale Supercomputer Updates 

  • Kimmo Koski, CSC IT Center for Science, Finland
  • Fumiyoshi Shoji, RIKEN 

Composable Systems and Energy Efficiency 

  • Honggao Liu, Texas A&M University, Accelerating Computing for Emerging Sciences (ACES) 
  • Chris Deprater, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Energy Efficient HPC Working Group 

HPC System Design and Software 

  • Mark Wilkinson, University of Leicester, Exascale Computing Algorithms and Infrastructures Benefiting UK Research (ExCALIBUR) 
  • Charles Hanna, HPE 
  • Ulrich Rüde, Friedrich-Alexander-University 
  • Atos (speaker TBD) 
  • Charles Hanna, HPE 
  • Dan Ernst, Microsoft 
  • Onur Celebioglu, Dell Technologies 
  • Bob Murphy, WekaIO 

New HPC Research in Weather and Climate 

  • Laura Carriere, NASA Center for Climate Simulation 
  • Rory Kelly, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) 
  • Martin Palkovic, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) 
  • Thomas Ludwig, DKRZ (Deutches Klimarechenzentrum) 
  • Gilbert Brunet, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia 
  • Urlich Schättler, DWD (Deutscher Wetterdienst) 

HPC Center Updates & Best Practices 

  • Brendan McGinty, NCSA, University of Illinois 
  • Michael Resch, HLRS, University of Stuttgart 
  • Rebecca Hartman-Baker, NERSC 

Innovative Technologies: New Directions in Processors for HPC 

  • Craig Prunty, SiPearl 
  • John Davis, European Laboratory for Open Computer Architecture (LOCA) 
  • Masaru Kase, Fujitsu 
  • Ellie Dobson, Graphcore 
  • Rob Schreiber, Cerebras 
  • Plus others 

2021 HPC Innovation Award Winners 

  • Ramin Hasani, MIT 
  • Branko Kosovic, National Center for Atmospheric Research 
  • Stefani Crabtree, Santa Fe Institute 

Vendor Updates 

  • HPE 
  • Intel 
  • MemVerge 
  • Cornelis Networks 
  • Penguin Computing 

The agenda is available at: https://www.hpcuserforum.com/event/hpc-user-forum-spring-2022/ 

The HPC User Forum is directed by a volunteer Steering Committee of leading users from government, industry, and academia and is operated and managed by Hyperion Research for the benefit of the global HPC community. 

Additional future events include: 

  • June 21–22, 2022: An in-person event at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • September 6–8, 2022: An in-person event to be held in Tucson, Arizona 
  • October 5–6, 2022: An in-person event at HLRS, Stuttgart, Germany 

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. 

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. 

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 for more than 25 years.