• HPC Summit Digital

    Learn From Leaders In HPC


    The HPC Summit Digital has unfortunately been postponed until further notice. We appreciate your continued support and will keep you posted on the development and delivery of this event at a future date.

    We invite you to explore the full GTC Digital conference and take part in any number of the HPC-focused sessions available on demand, at any time. You can also join live webinars, training, and Connect with the Experts sessions, or view the library of research posters and contact the authors with your questions.

    GTC Digital offers several opportunities to network with HPC leaders and learn how HPC is one of the most essential tools fueling the advancement of science and technology, across a variety of scientific computing domains.


    Ian Buck
    Thomas Schulthess
    Julie Bernauer
    Alan Chalker
    Michael Kagan
    Fernanda Foertter
    Gilad Shainer
    Brent Gorda
    Dr. Richard Loft


    Check out a variety of talks and connect with fellow leaders in the HPC community.

    Time Wednesday, March 25
    Thursday, March 26
    07:30 - 08:00 Registration
    08:00 - 08:30 Coffee & Networking
    08:30 - 09:00 HPC Summit Kickoff >
    Ian Buck
    VP of Accelerated Computing, NVIDIA
    Michael Kagen
    CTO, Mellanox Technologies
    09:00 - 09:30 Plenary Session 1: ORNL's 10-Year Vision for Computing and Data >
    Jeff Nichols
    Associate Lab Director, Oak Ridge National Labs
    GPU Experts Panel: Latest HPC Technologies Explained >
    NVIDIA Panelists:
    Timothy Costa
    Product Manager, HPC Software
    Carter Edwards
    Principal Systems Software Engineer
    Olivier Giroux
    Distinguished Engineer
    Stephen Jones
    CUDA Architect
    NVIDIA Moderator:
    CJ Newburn
    Principal Architect, HPC
    09:30 - 10:00 Plenary Session 2: Preparing Your Organization and Workloads to be Cloud-Ready >
    Nidhi Chappell
    Head of Product, Azure HPC/AI, Microsoft
    10:00 - 10:30 Plenary Session 3: Using GPUs to Accelerate Energy Exploration >
    Ashok Belani
    Executive VP Technology, Schlumberger
    10:30 - 11:00 Break
    11:00 - 11:30 Plenary Session 4: Supercomputing and Service Oriented Architectures >
    Thomas Schulthess
    Director, ETH Zurich/CSCS
    11:30 - 12:00 Plenary Session 5: Can GPUs Transform Earth System Models and Help Mitigate Impacts of Weather and Climate on Society? >
    Dr. Richard D. Loft
    Director, Technology Development Division
    Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, NCAR
    12:00 - 12:30 Lunch Optional: Self-Guided Demo Tour GTC
    Expo Hall
    12:30 - 13:00
    13:00 - 13:30 HPC Data Center Track
    IPU Accelerated HPC Workflows >

    Gilad Shainer
    Senior Vice President, Marketing, Mellanox Technologies
    HPC Summit Developer Forum >
    NVIDIA Moderators:
    CJ Newburn
    Principal Architect, HPC
    Fernanda Foertter
    Developer Advocate for Bioinformatics
    13:30 - 14:00 GPU Accelerated HPC Networking, Storage & Visualization >
    Thomas Reed
    Director, Solutions Architecture
    14:00 - 14:30 Providing Interactive and Accessible Web-based HPC for Everyone >
    Alan Chalker
    Director of Strategic Programs
    Ohio Supercomputer Center
    14:30 - 15:00 Optimizing HPC Workflows - Containerization and Cloud-based Tools >
    Adam DeConinck
    Sr Solutions Architect
    15:00 - 15:30 What the Arm + HPC Ecosystem Can Enable You to Do >
    Brent Gorda
    Sr. HPC Executive
    15:30 - 16:00 The GPU Accelerated Infrastructure Software Platform- x86 and Arm >
    Scott McMillan
    Solutions Architect
    16:00 - 16:30 HPC Summit Panel >
    Marc Hamilton
    VP of Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA

    Other NVIDIA Panelists Coming Soon
    16:30 - 17:00
    17:00 - 17:30
    Welcome Reception GTC Expo Hall Optional: Self-Guided Demo Tour
    GTC Expo Hall
    17:30 - 18:00
    18:00 - 18:30
    18:30 - 19:00

    See All GTC Sessions Across HPC Topic Areas

    Attendance at the HPC Summit is complimentary with GTC registration. Register early. Space is limited.