ETP4HPC Newsletter - June 2021
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June 2021

Meet our new Steering Board!

The new Steering Board was elected just after our General Assembly held on 4 March. We are very pleased to welcome representatives of two new members: Leonardo and Thales.
Our Steering Board includes 15 members representing:
Research centres (5):
  1. BSC (Fabrizio Gagliardi)
  2. CEA (Jean-Philippe Nominé)
  3. Cineca (Daniele Cesarini)
  4. Fraunhofer (Franz-Josef Preundt)
  5. Forschungszentrum Juelich (Thomas Lippert)
European-controlled corporations (5):
  1. Atos/Bull (Jean-Pierre Panziera)
  2. ESI Group (Fouad El Khaldi)
  3. Leonardo (Carlo Cavazzoni)
  4. Seagate (Sai Narasimhamurthy)
  5. Thales (Thierry Collette)
European SMEs (3):
  1. E4 Computer Engineering (Fabrizio Magugliani)
  2. ParTec (Hugo Falter)
  3. Megware (Axel Auweter)
International companies with R&D in Europe (2):
  1. Fujitsu (Ingolf Stärk)
  2. IBM Research (Robert Haas)

The new Steering Board elected its organisation - which remains unchanged:

  • Chairman:  Atos/Bull  
  • Vice-chair for Research:  CEA 
  • Vice-chair for Industry:  Seagate  
  • Secretary-Administrator:  ParTec  
  • Treasurer:  Fraunhofer, represented by Guy Lonsdale
The Steering Board also decided to invite two guests (representatives of PRACE and of the Energy Efficiency Working Group) and one observer - Joachim Artjeberg (Intel) who has been a longtime member and contributor of the Steering Board.
  • Do IT Now (full member) is a European alliance of SMEs - our members Do IT, from Italy, HPCNow!, from Spain, and UCit, from France have come together to better address the European HPC market.
  • Vicomtech (full member), an applied research centre of the Basque Country (Spain) has joined the Research college.
Our current count is 108 members!
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Missed  an ETP4HPC webinar? The recordings of all our past webinars are in the ETP4HPC webinars playlist. Our "corporate" videos and videos shot at various events or published in the media are also referenced. [+]
ETP4HPC webinar: Industrial Use of HPC: the standpoint of SMEs
18 June 2021, 11am to noon CET
Constelcom and NAG have accepted our invitation to share and discuss their specific experience of HPC. Register now to attend and exchange with them [+]
ETP4HPC exhibits (virtually) at ISC and Teratec Forum in June

June will be almost as busy as usual: we will be exhibiting at both the Teratec Forum (22-24 June) and ISC (24 June - 2 July). Our Office is also involved in several sessions:
  • European Research sessions at Teratec Forum [+]
  • Industrial Day at ISC [+]
Webinar co-organised by ETP4HPC members SIMULA and GRAPHCORE
29 June, 16:00 CEST
We are happy to announce a webinar organised by 2 of our members "Using the G‍raphcore IP‌U‍ at the convergence of AI and HPC". Register if you want to know more about exploring AI for breakthroughs in scientific research with IPUs. The webinar will be moderated by ETP4HPC [+]
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