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HPC stakeholders in Europe get together at EuroHPC Summit Week 2019

The EuroHPC Summit Week 2019, held 13-17 May 2019 in Poznan, Poland, will gather together the main HPC stakeholdersin Europe. The EuroHPC Summit Week 2019 provides a great opportunity to network with all relevant European HPC stakeholders, from technology suppliers and HPC infrastructures to scientific and industrial HPC users in Europe.

Highlights of the conference include scientific keynote speakers Marina Becoulet (CEA) with "Challenges of First Principle Modelling and Role of HPC in Magnetic Fusion" and Vadim Monteiller (CNRS) with "In Memoriam - Dimitri Komatitsch", and industrial keynote speakers Julien Harou, University of Manchester, with "Water Resource Modelling" and Ange Caruso (EDF) with "Modeling and simulation issues at EDF enabling energy challenges".

PRACEdays19 will be part of the EuroHPC Summit Week 2019. Similar to previous years, this edition will offer a wide variety of workshops covering a number of application areas where supercomputers are key, as well as HPC technologies and infrastructures. In total, PRACEdays19 offers eight scientific tracks and an industrial track, PRACE User Forum open session and a panel discussion. PRACEdays19 will also host a session dedicated to an open discussion on Equality and Diversity in HPC.

EuroHPC is presented in several conference sessions and the EuroHPC Mini-Symposium - Co-Design Workshop will take place on 15 May. The goal of this mini-symposium is to ensure that the new European technologies are fully exploited and meet the needs of users and applications addressing grand scientific and societal challenges.

The conference also includes a HPC Ecosystem Summit. The aim of this HPC Ecosystem Summit is to create a coherent HPC landscape including access to HPC resources, services for users and research. This summit will help to clarify the future roles of each actor in the field. The summit is followed by a HPC Ecosystem Plenary and a number of HPC Ecosystem Workshops.

The Opening Session on 14 May (08:30 - 10:15) and the Panel Discussion and Award Session on 16 May (11:00 - 13:00) will be livestreamed.

The latest PRACE Annual Report will also be available at the conference.

To help you navigate through the rich programme, you can download the Conference4Me mobile app, kindly provided and supported by the host, the Poznan Supercomputing Center (PSNC).

The EuroHPC Summit Week, endorsed by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, is organised by PRACE, EXDCI-2 and ETP4HPC. The conference is free of charge. Registration and more information is available online.

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