High Performance Computing for Sustainable Development in Government, Academia and Industry
17 – 21 April 2023
Stellenbosch, South Africa
We are delighted to present a series of thought-provoking lectures as part of the Synergy Summit: High-Performance Computing for Sustainable Development in Government, Academia and Industry.
These lectures, featuring esteemed speakers from various sectors, will delve into the latest advancements in high-performance computing and explore their applications in driving sustainable development. In recognition of the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development, our programme seeks to underscore the transformative potential of advanced computing technologies in addressing critical global challenges and fostering a more sustainable future for all. Join us for an engaging and informative programme that promises to inspire new ideas, foster collaboration, and spark innovation in the pursuit of a more sustainable world.
The event aims to provide early career scientists with technical guidance and best practices on advanced computing tools, fundamental for modern quantitative sciences. The programme includes a mix of lectures and practicals, focusing on a wide range of topics from HPC, to ML/AI and QC.
Participants will learn best practices commonly applied in modern computational research to extend scientific frontiers in fields of direct impact for sustainable development, both through the analysis of large, rich datasets and through the simulations of physical processes. Lectures on selected research topics will showcase major technical issues across several scientific fields, from Astrophysics to Biophysics and Climate
A series of tutorials will complete the program, providing participants with hands-on experience on an extended set of practical aspects:
- Scaling 3D computational codes on a large scale facility for HPC
- I/O and Visualization
- HPC for ML
- Deep Learning
- Applied QC
- I. GIROTTO, ICTP, Italy
- S. DI GIOIA, ICTP, Italy
- C. CROSBY, CHPC, South Africa
- K. A GOVENDER, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
* Partial list
- W. JANSE VAN RENSBURG, CHPC, South Africa
- F. PETRUCCIONE, NITheCS, South Africa
- S. SCANDOLO, ICTP, Italy
- H. SITHOLE, NICIS, South Africa
ICTP SCIENTIFIC CONTACT
I. GIROTTO, ICTP, Italy