NEW! 2nd January 2018

The EMiT committee would like to wish all of past, present and future EMiT supporters a Happy New Year, we are looking forward to an exciting shift towards tangible use of emerging technology such as quantum, FPGA as factors such as low energy computing take hold. We are also excited to see how newly emerged technologies such as highly parallel architectures like GPUs and the Xeon Phi can take scientific computing to the next level as they become mainstream.

In the meantime, you can review the EMiT@CIUK workshop in our event history section and we look forward to seeing you at the EMiT@EGU event in Austria in April!

16th November 2017

The EMiT@CIUK 2017 workshop programme is now live! See our exciting day long programme here, including talks about quantum computing, a novel spherical computer, machine learning and cognitive computing and of course, a practical, hands-on session on programming a quantum computer in association with IBM Research!

10th August 2017

EMiT is returning to the UK in December 2017 with a day long workshop on the 13th of December 2017 including hands-on quantum computing training! Calls for abstracts to talk are open until the 31st of October 2017.

20th October 2017

The EGU General Assembly 2018 (EGU2018) will be hosting a continuation of the EMiT conference series.  This will take place 08–13 Apr 2018 in Vienna, in the Austria Centre Vienna (ACV). Calls for abstracts to present a rapid PICO talk are open until the 10th of January 2018.

EMiT Introduction

Computational hardware is changing rapidly. Two decades ago, all we needed to know was the speed of upcoming hardware, not its form or the state of its software frameworks. This is no longer true with new and novel highly parallel computing architectures being unveiled continuously. This forces important questions about re-coding and future proofing existing scientific software. Emerging Tech describes this continual change of hardware and algorithms, and EMiT – through international conferences, workshops and community fora – is here to help everybody make optimal use of these.

Unique aims and scope

The EMiT (EMerging Technology) conference series brings together experts from all areas of computing to examine how to best take advantage of the changing landscape of computer hardware and overcome research barriers for fields such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD), computational mechanics, life sciences, and financial modelling. Building on the successes of EMiT2016, EMiT2015 and EMiT2014, the next EMiT will continue to provide a platform for the cutting edge in computing technologies as well as broaden its international reach.

EMiT has the following objectives

  • to identify latest trends in hardware development for novel computing;
  • to share how best to exploit Emerging Tech for application;
  • to focus on new techniques, their development and transfer to new areas.

With device-independent compilers and high-level languages, to low power and energy efficient computing being applied to ever changing hardware and numerical algorithms for industrial and academic use, EMiT brings all they key organisations and developers together.

EMiT 2016 (Barcelona Supercomputing Centre)

EMiT 2016 was held at Barcelona Supercomputing Centre and hosted by the Mont-Blanc project. More details can be found in the “history” section of the website but here are a few video interviews taken during the 2 days as a sneak peak of what to expect at EMiT 2017!

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