November 6-8, 2017

Event Details

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Scientific Special Interest Group Meetup

OpenStack is a platform powering a huge array of scientific endeavour. The Scientific SIG is dedicated to representing and advancing the use-cases and needs of research and high-performance computing atop OpenStack. If you work or play in scientific computing then come along to this gathering of the SIG to connect with colleagues, discuss common interests, and help make OpenStack better for doing science!

What can I expect to learn?

Review the activities of the working group over the last cycle and plan for new activities for the cycle to come.

Monday, November 6, 1:30pm-2:10pm (2:30am - 3:10am UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Data Machines Corp., Chief Scientific Officer
Martial has worked in the distributed computing field for 20 years, starting with designing data serialization algorithms for MPI  (his PhD subject), making multimedia network streams to be used on commercial off the shelf hardware time synchronized, implementing a job scheduling software, architecting data-driven research evaluation platforms, and lead the team the NIST team using OpenStack... FULL PROFILE
New Zealand eScience Infrastructure, Solutions Manager
Blair has worked in distributed computing for over a decade; both in research and for research; for institutional and national projects; from applications, through grid & cloud middleware, to full HPC & cloud systems design, implementation, and operations.   Originally from Christchurch, Blair recently returned to NZ to take up the reigns of Solutions Manager of the New Zealand... FULL PROFILE
StackHPC Ltd
Stig has a background in R&D working for various prominent technology companies, particularly in HPC and software-defined networking.  Stig is now CTO for StackHPC, a consultancy specialising in the convergence of cloud, HPC and big data.  Stig is also co-chair of the OpenStack Scientific Special Interest Group, a globally-distributed grouping of research institutions using... FULL PROFILE