UPPMAX 10 years on November 21


UPPMAX celebrates its 10th anniversary with a symposium and inauguration of UPPNEX new compute cluster Milou and storage system Pica.

Date: November 21, 2013
Time: 13-16
Place: Häggsalen, Ångström Laboratory.
Web: www.uppmax.uu.se/uppmax-10-years
UPPMAX (Uppsala Multidisciplinary Center for Advanced Computational Science) is Uppsala University’s resource of high-performance computers, large-scale storage and know-how of high-performance computing (HPC).

UPPMAX  is one of the six centra in the national metacenter Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC)

Formal Program
13.00 Welcome, Hans Karlsson, Director UPPMAX
13.02 Presentation by the vendors: HP/GoVirtual (Milou) and Hitachi/SouthPole (Pica)
13.15 UPPMAX 10 years in 9 minutes, Hans Karlsson, Director UPPMAX
13.24 UPPMAX from the perspective of SNIC, Jacko Koster, Director SNIC
13.33 UPPMAX from the perspective of SciLifeLab, Karin Forsberg Nilsson, Scientific director SciLifeLab
13.42 UPPMAX and Next Generation Sequencing, Ola Spjuth, UPPNEX
13.51 UPPMAX and Uppsala University, Eva Åkesson, Vice Chancellor, Uppsala University

Inauguration of Milou and Pica

Coffee and cake

Scientific Program
14.30 Siv Andersson: A drop in the oceans: Single cell- and meta-genomic analyses of aquatic ecosystems
14.50 Kim Bolton: Piezoelectric and barrier properties of polymer composite systems
15.10 Lynn Kamerlin: Computational Protein Evolution: Progress and Pitfalls
15.30 Jörg Tiedemann: Data-driven Natural Language Processing
15.50 David van der Spoel: Concluding remarks


Umeå: HPC2N Symposium — Inauguration of Abisko, May 31, 2012

Umeå University, May 31, 2012

High Performance Computing Center North cordially invites you to participate in the inauguration of Abisko, the new HPC2N supercomputer system. The morning program offers a tutorial and the afternoon program includes presentations by scientists using Abisko, state-of-the-art technical and R&D overviews and the formal inauguration of Abisko.

The procurement of Abisko was made possible through a grant from the Swedish National Metacenter VR/SNIC and the support of Umeå University.

Dead-line for registration: May 21 at 12.00.
There is no conference fee but remember that the number of seats for all events are limited, so register as soon as possible.

Most welcome!
Bo Kågström, HPC2N Director
Marianne Sommarin, Chairperson of the HPC2N Board

Links to program and registration form: