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Want to know more about Japanese HPC? What about opportunities for research collaboration?

Attend ATIP’s Workshop at Supercomputing 2014: “Japanese Research Toward Next-Generation Extreme Computing”

Monday, November 17, 2014 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana (US) from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Room 295.

Japan will have 35 exhibits at the SC14 Conference in New Orleans this year, second only to the US. Japanese researchers participate in every aspect of the SC technical program, and often win prizes. With so much activity, it’s not easy to keep track of the most important trends, the most exciting developments, or the best opportunities for potential collaborations. ATIP’s Workshop can help attendees get the big picture view of HPC and extreme computing in Japan.

The following topics will be covered:

1. Overview of Japanese HPC, Today and Tomorrow, Towards Exascale

2. Exascale Feasibility Reports - Architectures and Applications

3. Petascale Applications on K computer and Other Machines

4. System Software Research for Post-Petascale Research Projects

In addition to short presentations, posters by Japanese researchers will highlight specific research efforts. Similarly, posters from selected US graduate students will describe their research with the goal of finding synergies and areas of mutual interest. This is a great opportunity to chat informally with leading members of the Japanese HPC research community as well as young “up-and-comers,” then follow up at the exhibit booths for more detailed discussions.

JOIN US AT SC14 on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17 For more information on the Japan Extreme Computing Workshop, click HERE or contact Karen Johnston by email at johnston at atip.org

ATIP will also be presenting at booth #2920 all week during the exhibition, so please come visit us to find out about recent and future activities.


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ATIP’s Kahaner, with other HPC experts, participates in the International HPC Forum, held May 28-29 in Changsha China.
Dr. David Kahaner (the second from the left), President of ATIP, in front of the ∏ system at the HPC Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, together with Prof. Xinhua LIN (Vice Director, Center for HPC, Shanghai Jiao Tong University), and other attendees of ICSC 2014 conference
From right: David Kahaner (ATIP) and Bill Harrod (DOE) visit R. HIMENO at RIKEN in Tokyo during a recent trip to Japan.
From Left: David (ATIP) and Bill Harrod (DOE) visit Prof. KASAHARA at the Green Computing Research Center in Tokyo with ATIP Japan's Senior HPC Advisor, Eietsu Tamura (far right)
David (ATIP) and Bill Harrod (DOE) visit Prof. KATO at the University of Tokyo during a recent trip to Japan
ATIP's <span style=\"font-family: Calibri,Verdana,Helvetica,Arial;\" face=\"Calibri, Verdana, Helvetica, Arial\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">David Kahaner and Dr. Jysoo Lee (left), Director of the Korea National Institute of Supercomputing Networking, visit the RIKEN K Computer facility in Kobe, Japan during the IDC HPC User Forum in July 2014.</span></span>
ATIP attends the HPC China 2013 Conference held in Guilin, China from October 28-31, 2013. Pictured from left to right are: Prof. Zhonghua LU, vice director, Supercomputing Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences (SCCAS); Ms. Debbie CHEN, China Country Manager, ATIP Beijing office; Prof. Yutong LU, School of Computer Science, National University of Defense Technology (NUDT); Dr. David Kahaner, President, ATIP; and Prof. Yunquan ZHANG, Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
ATIP visits Professor Koji YANO at the University of Yamanashi's Department of Material Science and Engineering (August 22, 2013)
ATIP Panel at SC13. From left to right: ATIP's Dr. David KAHANER (Moderator), Prof. Depei QIAN (Beihang University, China), Dr. Kum Won CHO ( National Institute of Supercomputing & Networking, South Korea), Rob COOK (Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation, Australia), Prof. N. BALAKRISHNAN (Indian Institute of Science, India), Prof. Taisuke BOKU (University of Tsukuba, Japan), and Panel Organizer Dr. Anne C. ELSTER, Director of the Heterogeneous and Parallel Computing Lab (HPC-Lab) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
ATIP attends Inspur's HPC User Forum in Beijing China on September 25, 2013. From left to right: Dr. Simon SEE, Chief Scientific Computing Advisor for BGI; David KAHANER, ATIP President; and Debbie CHEN, ATIP China Country Manager.
ATIP President David Kahaner and DOE's Bill Harrod enjoy the cherry blossoms at Ueno Park in Tokyo during a visit to Japan in March 2013 (Right)
ATIP visits Prof. Ye LI (Director, R&D Department) at Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in April 2014.
ATIP visits East China Normal University (ECNU) in May 2014, from left to right, Prof. Aoying ZHOU (Director, Center for cloud computing and big data, ECNU), Dr. David Kahaner (President of ATIP), Prof. Jack Dongarra (Innovative Computing Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee), Prof. Minqi ZHOU (Center for cloud computing and big data, ECNU)
David and ATIP Technology Analyst Watson YAN at the site of the Range Project's future data center in Langfang, China, which is being built as part of a new industrial complex.
Dr. Kahaner and ATIP China Country Manager Debbie CHEN with Prof. Qicheng SUN (left) at the State Key Lab of Hydroscience and Engineering of Tsinghua University during David's visit to Beijing, China in September 2013.
David attends the International Conference on Advanced Computing and Applications (ACOMP) held in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam in October 2013.
ATIP President David Kahaner in the Langfang Hotel in Langfang, China
ATIP President Dr. Kahaner with Viktor Prasanna at the IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2013) in Bangalore.
Speakers at the “Comparison of US & Chinese HPC” Workshop held at University of California, San Diego (US) in April 2014.
Prof. Qicheng SUN stands in front of a particle transportation testing facility during a September 2013 ATIP visit to the State Key Lab of Hydroscience and Engineering of Tsinghua University in China.
ATIP's Dr. Kahaner and Senior Analyst Masao IMAIZUMI visit Prof. Ryoji KANNO at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech). Along with Masaaki HIRAYAMA, Prof. KANNO is conducting research on next-generation batteries and energy storage, among other topics.
Prof. Jun MAKINO (Left) at Tokyo Institute of Technology with ATIP Japan's Senior HPC Advisor, Eietsu TAMURA (Right)
ATIP visits National Supercomputing Center in Guangzhou (NSCC-GZ), China in April 2014
ATIP visits Shanghai Supercomputing Center (SSC) in May 2014
Dr. Kahaner runs “Random Access” at a Conference on High Speed Computing held in Oregon, US (April 2014).
David visits with Dr. Christian Kurtsiefer(left) at Singapore’s Center for Quantum Technologies (QTC) in July 2014
ATIP visits the Center for Earth System Science at the Institute for Global Change Studies, Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. From left to right: Debbie CHEN, ATIP China Country Manager; Prof. Bin WANG, Tsinghua University; David KAHANER, ATIP President; Dr. Shiming XU, Tsinghua University; and Dr. Li LIU, Tsinghua University.
ATIP visits the Range Data Center in Langfang, China in April 2013. With an investment of ~US.3 Billion, the Range Project is building a new industrial park that aims to feature the largest data center in China (and possibly in Asia).
ATIP Japan’s senior technology analyst, Tetsuo SATOH, visits the nanotech labs and Super Cleanroom at AIST in Tsukuba as part of our ongoing coverage of Japanese achievements in nanotechnology.
ATIP’s Kahaner, with other HPC experts, participates in the International HPC Forum, held May 28-29 in Changsha China.