9th RES Users'Conference & 4th HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference

Date: 22/Sep/2015 Time: 09:00

Target group: The conferences are aimed at all the RES users, potential users of the RES and PRACE facilities. Also it is interesting to  students or scientifics interested in the topics o science and supercomputing services. Finally it is also important for companies involved in the High Performance Computing technology. INSTRUCTIONS FOR POSTER PRESENTERS AT THE 9th RES USERS' MEETING The posters format is preferably A0 (landscaper or portrait orientation). The printed poster must be handed over to the organisers during the registration (from 9h to 10h of 23rd September). The poster exhibition will be from 11.40h to 12.00h of 23rd September.

Cost: Attendance to the conferences was free of charge. Nevertheless registration was compulsory due to organization tasks.

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The Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES), coordinated by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), and the High Performace Computing Advisory Council, will held the 4th HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference and the 9th RES Users'Conference on 22nd & 23rd September 2015, in Barcelona (Spain).

The HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference focussed on HPC productivity, and advanced HPC topics and futures, and brought together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists and industry affiliates to discuss recent developments and future advancements in High-Performance Computing.

The 9th RES Users'Conference will inform on the available resources and services, as well as the request method and review procedure, to disseminate the results obtained using the RES supercomputing facilities, and to offer a discussion forum between the users, the CURES and the RES coordination. Moreover it will share the experience of PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) users and how to request acces to those european infrastructures.
 

REGISTRATION CLOSED
Registration to join the conferences was open till 17th September 2015


IMPORTANT NOTICES:
The venue is room Aula Master , A3 Building of the UPC Campus Nord.

The events schedule are:
4th HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference - September 22nd, 2015.
9th RES Users'Conference - September 23rd, 2015.


Recommended Accomodation:


Find here a list of recommended accomodation in the surroundings of the meeting place.


Social Activity: Barcelona's great festivity from 18th to 24th September 2015
Barcelonans and visitors alike can enjoy the annual celebrations for the city’s patron saint, La Mercè, from Friday, September 18 to Thursday, September 24. This is Barcelona’s festa major, a popular celebration that fills the city with countless venues where artists display their talents in more than 600 activities and shows.
This year, the programme for La Mercè includes folklore, street art, dance and circus, music and lots more fun events using the latest technologies… Because, of course, La Mercè is tradition, but it is also renewal, modernity. Don’t miss this great festivity because there is something for everyone to enjoy at La Festa de La Mercè, Barcelona’s great festivity, our festivity!
Vist the official webpage for more information: http://merce.bcn.cat/en
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ORGANISERS' INFORMATION
About the HPC Advisory Council
The HPC Advisory Council’s mission is to bridge the gap between high-performance computing (HPC) use and its potential, bring the beneficial capabilities of HPC to new users for better research, education, innovation and product manufacturing, bring users the expertise needed to operate HPC systems, provide application designers with the tools needed to enable parallel computing, and to strengthen the qualification and integration of HPC system products. For more information about the HPC Advisory Council, please visit www.hpcadvisorycouncil.com.

About the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS)
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center is the national supercomputing centre in Spain. The BSC-CNS specialises in high performance computing (HPC) and its mission is two-fold: to provide infrastructure and supercomputing services to European scientists, and to generate knowledge and technology to transfer to business and society.
It is a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence and a first level member of the European research infrastructure PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe). The BSC-CNS also manages the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES). More information at: http://www.bsc.es/

About the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES)
The Spanish Supercomputing network (Red Española de Supercomputing - RES) is a distributed supercomputer structure, the aim of which is to meet the needs of research groups in Spain. The RES’s technical management is coordinated by the BSC-CNS and answers the scientific community’s growing need for supercomputing.


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