PRACE-CERN-GÉANT-SKAO kick-off workshop on High Performance Computing

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 - 09:30


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
29 Sep 2020
AM
09:30
Welcome and Plenary - Chiara Ferrari Maria Girone (CERN) (until 10:40) ()
09:30 Welcome and introduction   ()
09:35 Challenges for HPC in HEP - Eckhard Elsen (CERN) Prof. Eckhard Elsen (CERN)   ()
09:50 Computing Infrastructure Challenges for the SKA Observatory - Miles Deegan (SKAO )   ()
10:05 Tackling HPC infrastructure challenges with GEANT - Erik Huizer (GÉANT, CEO)   ()
10:20 PRACE - next level HPC services - Janne Ignatius (PRACE Council Chair)   ()
10:40 --- Virtual coffee break ---
11:00
Introduction to the technical program (until 11:30) ()
11:00 Overall goals and opportunities for Collaboration - Maria Girone (CERN)   ()
11:15 Exploiting synergies: the ESCAPE project - Ian Bird   ()
11:30
Capability by providing training & center of expertise - Florian Berberich (PRACE) (until 12:15) ()
11:30 Advanced HPC training in PRACE - Tiina Leiponen (CSC)   ()
11:50 Training needs from the CERN community - Maria Girone (CERN) Graeme A Stewart (CERN) Stefan Roiser (CERN)   ()
11:55 Discussion on interests from the communities on center of expertise and training   ()
PM
12:15
Authenticated Workflow Demonstrator - Rosie Bolton (SKA) (until 13:10) ()
12:15 Introduction   ()
12:20 AAI technology and services in GEANT - Christos Kanellopoulos (GÉANT)   ()
12:30 AAI challenges in HEP towards HPC - Maarten Litmaath (CERN)   ()
12:40 AAI challenges within a European SKA Regional Centre environment - Zheng Meyer-Zhao Michiel van Haarlem   ()
12:50 Discussion on the feasibility of an authenticated workflow demonstrator and next steps   ()
13:45 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
Benchmarking proof-of-concept - Maria Girone (CERN) (until 15:15) ()
14:30 Benchmarking in HEP - Domenico Giordano (CERN)   ()
14:40 Benchmarking methods in PRACE - Walter Lioen (SURFSara)   ()
14:50 Automation of benchmark regression testing for SKA - John Taylor ( StackHPC)   ()
15:00 Discussion on interests and needs in benchmarking and next steps   ()
15:15
Data Access Demonstrator - Vincenzo Capone (GEANT) (until 16:30) ()
15:15 Introduction   ()
15:20 Data and networking challenges in HPC at CERN - Edoardo Martelli (CERN)   ()
15:30 Data access challenges in HEP/DOMA - Xavier Espinal (CERN)   ()
15:40 Data Access and Networking in GEANT and AENEAS - Richard Eifion Hughes-Jones (GEANT Association)   ()
15:55 ESCAPE data lake and SKA's Regional Centres - Rosie Bolton (SKA Organisation)   ()
16:05 Discussion on the feasibility of a data access demonstrator and next steps   ()