EMiT 2016: Programme & Presentations

EMiT 2016 was held at Barcelona Supercomputing Center on 2 & 3 June 2016.

Abstracts and presentations are now available (see below) and the papers submitted are available via the EMiT2016 Conference Proceedings, citable as “Proceedings of the EMerging Technology (EMiT) Conference 2016. Editors: B.D.Rogers, D.Topping, F.Mantovani, M.K.Bane. ISBN 978-0-9933426-3-9

Video highlights of Day 1
Video highlights of Day 2
Tweets from #EMiT2016


Day 1 (Thursday 2nd June 2016)

Registration & Refreshments (08:45-09:30)
Conference Introductions (09:30-10:00)
Dr Michael Bane High End Compute Welcome to the conference and introduction to EMiT 2016
Dr Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos European Commission EU Project Officer Welcome
Prof Jesus Labarta BSC Barcelona Supercomputing Center Welcome
Keynote 1 (10:00-10:50)
Dr William Sawyer Exa2Green The Road To Exascale: It’s About The Journey, Not The Flops
Break (Refreshments & Posters) (10:50-11:30)
Session 1 (11:30-12:30)
Dr Lee Margetts The University of Manchester Parallel finite element analysis using the Intel Xeon Phi
Dr Ahmet Duran Istanbul Technical University Evaluating the Maturity of OpenFOAM Simulations on GPGPU for Bio-fluid Applications
Sergi Siso STFC Code modernization of DL_MESO LBE to achieve good performance on the Intel Xeon Phi
Keynote 2 (13:30-14:20)
Chris Adeniyi-Jones ARM Back to the Future? High Performance Computing and ARM
AbstractSlides (NB 80MB and may slow other downloads)
Session 2 (14:20-15:20)
Dr Javier Navaridas The University of Manchester Low-Power, Fault-Resilient Communications in a Million-Core Neural Processing Architecture
Dr Enrico Calore The University of Ferrara Energy-performance trade-offs for HPC applications on high-end and low power systems
Dr Alex Ramirez NVIDIA Embedded supercomputing at NVIDIA
Chaired Panel Discussion (16:00-16:40)
Barcelona Supercomputing Center Guided Tour (17:00-18:00)
Conference Dinner (20:00-Late)

Day 2 (Friday 3rd June 2016)

Keynote 3 (09:30-10:20)
Dr Michele Weiland ADEPT Project Efficient HPC: Waste Not? Want not?
AbstractSlides (NB 20MB and may slow other downloads)
Session 3 (10:20-11:20)
Dr Kerstin Eder The University of Bristol Whole Systems Energy Transparency
Dr Charles Moulinec STFC Code_Saturne on POWER8 clusters: First Investigations
Dr Claire Bild Intel Emerging Technologies for the Convergence of HPC and Big Data
Keynote 4 (12:00-12:50)
Prof. Lorena Barba The George Washington University Are you getting the wrong answer, but fast? – Challenges for reproducible research in HPC
Session 4 (12:50-13:30)
Dr Jianping Meng STFC High-Level Abstraction for Block Structured Application: A Lattice Boltzmann Exploration
Ivan Perez The University of Cantabria Analyzing the Impact of Parallel Programming Models in NoCs of Forthcoming CMP Architectures
Keynote 5 (14:30-15:20)
Dr Estela Suarez DEEP-ER Project Technology emerging from the DEEP & DEEP-ER projects
Session 5 (15:20-16:00)
Andrei Dafinoiu The University of Huddersfield Accelerating High-Throughput Computing through OpenCL
Borja Perez The University of Cantabria Energy Efficiency Evaluation in Heterogeneous Computers
Conference Closing & EMiT 2017 (16:00-16:15)
Break (Refreshments & Posters) (16:15-17:00)