HPC Knowledge Meeting '15

We were pleased to host the fourth HPC Knowledge Meeting organized by HPCNow! and IQTC-UB. This was a meeting aimed to share expertise and strategies in High Performance Computing, High Performance Data Analysis & Clustering. It was held at the University of Barcelona, from 3rd to 4th February, 2015 in conjunction with the BeeGFS Training’15 and Slurm Training’15, organized by HPCNow! & IQTC-UB and ThinkParQ.

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By Plane

Barcelona - El Prat Airport is a major airline hub, the second busiest airport in Spain. It is located south-west of the city of Barcelona, between the city limits of El Prat de Llobregat, Viladecans and Sant Boi. Find out more on the web.

El Prat airport is roughly a 20-minute drive from the Faculty of Chemistry. Taking a taxi would be the most comfortable option to reach the venue. But public transport is also a very convenient option to arrive and to move around the city thanks to the integrated fare system.

To come by train from the airport (departs every 30 minutes), take Line 1 of the local train service (RENFE Rodalies) to the mainline station “Barcelona Sants” (22 minutes), which has connections with the metro system (Line 3). Take the metro in direction "Zona Universitària" and get off at the station called "Palau Reial" (see map).

By Train

Go to "Barcelona Sants" mainline station (metro stop "Sants Estació"), which has connections with the metro system (Line 3). Take the metro in direction "Zona Universitària" and get off at the station called "Palau Reial" (see map).

By Metro

Take Line 3 in direction "Zona Universitària" and get off at the station called "Palau Reial" (see map).

By Bus

Routes 7, 33, 60, 67, 68, 74 and 75 pass near the venue. Further information: TMB.

By Tram

Routes T1, T2 and T3 pass through the campus area. The most suitable Tram stop is called "Palau Reial". Further information at Tram website.

Schedule HPC Knowledge Meeting'15

Registration
08:30h
Opening Session
09:15h Jordi Blasco (HPCNow!)
Coffee Break
10:00h
11:30h Anthony Scemama (CNRS/Universite de Toulouse)
Lunch
12:30h
14:00h Harald Servat & Judit Gimenez (BSC)
15:00h Leonardo Bautista Gomez (Argonne National Laboratory)
Round Table
16:00 Moderators: Jordi Blasco & David Tur (HPCNow!)
Wrap Up
17:00h David Tur (HPCNow!)
4 Feb 2015
Registration
08:30h
09:00h Tryggvi Lárusson (GreenQloud)
Coffee Break
10:00h
10:30h Jordi Blasco (HPCNow!)
11:00h Carlos Blanco (Santander Meterology Group)
11:30h Iñigo Aldazabal Mensa (CSIC-UPV/EHU)
12:00h Iñigo Aldazabal Mensa (CSIC-UPV/EHU)
Lunch
12:30h
Wrap Up
17:00h Jordi Blasco (HPCNow!)