|10:30||Welcome and Chair’s Business
3.Overview of future meetings
4.Mentorship scheme update
6.HPC-SIG committee elections
|Ed Edmondson and Steven Chapman|
|10:45||Supercomputing Wales||Prof Martyn Guest|
|11:15||Introduction to Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO)||Dr Duncan MacLeod (School
of Physics and Astronomy)
|11:30||HPC Supporting LIGO||David Simpson (ARCCA)|
|11:45||Fishbowl Panel||Ed Edmondson|
|13:00||HPC-SIG/CASC (UK/US Pre ISC2024) meeting in 2024||Alan Real, Simon Burbidge,
|13:20||HPC-SIG meetup at CIUK||Simon Atack|
Management / Strategic Session
Refreshments at 14:30
Technical: Steffan Adams
Management/Strategic: Jon Lockley
|15:45||Wrap up, notices
– See you at CIUK
– Save the date for future meetings (see website)
– Local info
This will not be a full hybrid event, but some content will be streamed for those not able to attend in person – please register for “Streamed Content” ticket to access any streamed content.
Registration deadline is Wednesday 13th September, however we can’t guarantee to support special dietary requirements after Wednesday the 6th September.
Postgraduate Teaching Centre, Cardiff University, Colum Drive, CF10 3EU.
The meeting will be the Postgraduate Teaching Centre 0.24/0.25 and 0.22/0.23
Our host has prepared a helpful set of directions to the event location HPC-SIG Directions
On the Thursday 21st there will be a co-located event organised by Cardiff University, Dell and Nvidia “Making AI/GPU computing sustainable and accessible for researchers in higher education” – see https://app.tickettailor.com/events/hpcsig/987517 for details. This event includes a meal the evening of the 20th (after the HPC-SIG meeting) with costs to be covered by Dell/Nvidia for those staying for the second days event. Please confirm attendance in advance via the registration form for the Dell/Nvidia event so a suitable venue can be booked.
How to get there:
The Postgraduate Teaching Centre (PTC) is about a 25 minute walk from Cardiff Central train station (on the flat through the city centre).
Taxis are available from the station for those who do not wish to walk.
Alternatively, get a train from Cardiff Central to Cathays Station which is next to the Student’s Union and only about 4-5 minutes’ walk from the PTC.
There is also a chargeable car park on site which uses the RingoGo app for payments.
There are many hotels in the local area which to a range of budgets including a Holiday Inn, an Ibis budget (which is a little further out), and several Premier Inns:
For more information about HPC-SIG events, including details of those eligible to attend can be found at https://hpc-sig.org.uk/index.php/hpc-sig-events/