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

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