HPC Knowledge Meeting'14

We are pleased to announce the third "HPC Knowledge Meeting". This is a meeting aimed to share expertise and strategies in High Performance Computing & Clustering.

This meeting will be held at the University of Barcelona, from 13th to 14th January, 2014. It is organized by HPCNow! and IQTC-UB.

Hope to see you all there!

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Call for Presentation & Tutorial Proposals

HPC & clustering experts are encouraged to submit proposals for Presentations and Tutorials to be given during the conference. Concurrent sessions are scheduled in 15- minute, 30-minute and 60-minute blocks.

We would like to cover all areas of interest of HPC and clustering. For this reason, we encourage you to submit presentations or tutorials related with these fields.

Proposal Submission

all proposals must be submitted as a single pdf file via e-mail ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by 10th Dec, 2013, including:

  1. Contact information
  2. A 200-word (maximum) abstract
  3. Only for tutorials : a detailed description of the tutorial content (maximum 2 pages) containing:
    • Targeted audience
    • Content level (split into: beginner, intermediate, advanced)
    • Audience prerequisites
    • Detailed outline (maximum 1 page)

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Important Deadlines

Abstract submission deadline for presentations (tutorial or contributed talk)10th Dec 2013
Comfirm accepted presentations12th Dec 2013
Early registration deadline for reduced fee20th Dec 2013
Registration deadline10th Jan 2014
Presentations submission deadline (PDF or PPT)10th Jan 2014


 

How to arrive?

By Plane

Barcelona - El Prat Airport is a major airline hub, the second busiest airport in Spain. It is located south-west of the city of Barcelona, between the city limits of El Prat de Llobregat, Viladecans and Sant Boi. Find out more on the web.

El Prat airport is roughly a 20-minute drive from the Faculty of Chemistry. Taking a taxi would be the most comfortable  option to reach the venue. But public transport is also a very convenient option to arrive and to move around the city thanks to the integrated fare system.

To come by train from the airport (departs every 30 minutes), take Line 1 of the local train service (RENFE Rodalies) to the mainline station “Barcelona Sants” (22 minutes), which has connections with the metro system (Line 3). Take the metro in direction "Zona Universitària" and get off at the station called "Palau Reial" (see map).

By Train 

Go to "Barcelona Sants" mainline station (metro stop "Sants Estació"), which has connections with the metro system (Line 3). Take the metro in direction "Zona Universitària" and get off at the station called "Palau Reial" (see map).

By Metro

Take Line 3 in direction "Zona Universitària" and get off at the station called "Palau Reial" (see map).

By Bus

Routes 7, 33, 60, 67, 68, 74 and 75 pass near the venue. Further information: TMB.

By Tram

Routes T1, T2 and T3 pass through the campus area. The most suitable Tram stop is called "Palau Reial". Further information at Tram website.

 

Accommodation & Location

The meeting will be hosted by the Faculty of Chemistry (Eduard Fontseré room), University of Barcelona (Av. Diagonal 645, 08028 Barcelona).


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Accommodation

No special accommodation has been agreed by the workshop organization, but there are several hotels and student residences available close to the venue.

You can use Hotels Combined as a search tool to help users find the best priced accommodation option. In addition to the obvious advantages of the comparison system, the Conference Support Initiative offers rebates.

Please check the following links:

   

Registration

Registration fee includes electronic version of abstracts, coffee breaks and lunch.

Number of participants is limited to 250, acceptance will be made on a first come first serve basis.


Early Registration
Late Registration
Collaborator/speaker
60€
60€
Academic
100€
110€
Industry
200€
220€


 

Sponsorship Opportunities

We encourage to take part in sponsorship of the HPC Knowledge Meeting’14 at the level which best suits your organization needs.

We provide pre-defined sponsorship opportunities packages to participate in presenting business or technical sessions, and join in other marketing activities.

Read more.

   

Schedule

Day 1
13 Jan 2014
Registration
09:00h
09:45h Jordi Blasco (HPCKP/NeSI)
10:00h Gabriel Verdejo Álvarez (RDLab)
Coffee Break
11:00h
11:45h Jordi Blasco (HPCKP/NeSI)
12:15h David Ramírez (SIE)
Round Table
12:30h
Lunch
13:30h
15:00h A. Bruno Rodríguez Rodríguez (PIC)
16:00h Rui Machado (CC-HPC, Fraunhofer ITWM)
Wrap Up
17:00h David Tur (HPCNow!)
Day 2
14 Jan 2014
09:00h Fernando Galindo & Gabriel Verdejo (RDLab-LSI)
09:30h Alfred Gil (HPCNow!)
10:00h Antonio Sanz Alcober (I3A/University of Zaragoza)
Coffee Break
11:00h
11:30h Jens Timmerman (UGhent)
12:30h Adriano M. Galano (Fujitsu)
12:50h Alfred Gil & Salvador Martín (HPCNow!)
Round Table
13:05h
Lunch
13:30h
15:00h Iñigo Aldazabal (CSIC-UPV/EHU)
16:00h Iñigo Aldazabal (CSIC-UPV/EHU)
Wrap Up
17:00h Jordi Blasco (HPCKP/NeSI)