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

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 9:30 AM


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Sep 29, 2020
AM
9:30 AM
Welcome and Plenary - Chiara Ferrari Maria Girone (CERN) (until 10:40 AM) ()
9:30 AM Welcome and introduction   ()
9:35 AM Challenges for HPC in HEP - Eckhard Elsen (CERN) Prof. Eckhard Elsen (CERN)   ()
9:50 AM Computing Infrastructure Challenges for the SKA Observatory - Miles Deegan (SKAO )   ()
10:05 AM Tackling HPC infrastructure challenges with GEANT - Erik Huizer (GÉANT, CEO)   ()
10:20 AM PRACE - next level HPC services - Janne Ignatius (PRACE Council Chair)   ()
10:40 AM --- Virtual coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Introduction to the technical program (until 11:30 AM) ()
11:00 AM Overall goals and opportunities for Collaboration - Maria Girone (CERN)   ()
11:15 AM Exploiting synergies: the ESCAPE project - Ian Bird   ()
11:30 AM
Capability by providing training & center of expertise - Florian Berberich (PRACE) (until 12:15 PM) ()
11:30 AM Advanced HPC training in PRACE - Tiina Leiponen (CSC)   ()
11:50 AM Training needs from the CERN community - Maria Girone (CERN) Graeme A Stewart (CERN) Stefan Roiser (CERN)   ()
11:55 AM Discussion on interests from the communities on center of expertise and training   ()
PM
12:15 PM
Authenticated Workflow Demonstrator - Rosie Bolton (SKA) (until 1:10 PM) ()
12:15 PM Introduction   ()
12:20 PM AAI technology and services in GEANT - Christos Kanellopoulos (GÉANT)   ()
12:30 PM AAI challenges in HEP towards HPC - Maarten Litmaath (CERN)   ()
12:40 PM AAI challenges within a European SKA Regional Centre environment - Zheng Meyer-Zhao Michiel van Haarlem   ()
12:50 PM Discussion on the feasibility of an authenticated workflow demonstrator and next steps   ()
1:45 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM
Benchmarking proof-of-concept - Maria Girone (CERN) (until 3:15 PM) ()
2:30 PM Benchmarking in HEP - Domenico Giordano (CERN)   ()
2:40 PM Benchmarking methods in PRACE - Walter Lioen (SURFSara)   ()
2:50 PM Automation of benchmark regression testing for SKA - John Taylor ( StackHPC)   ()
3:00 PM Discussion on interests and needs in benchmarking and next steps   ()
3:15 PM
Data Access Demonstrator - Vincenzo Capone (GEANT) (until 4:30 PM) ()
3:15 PM Introduction   ()
3:20 PM Data and networking challenges in HPC at CERN - Edoardo Martelli (CERN)   ()
3:30 PM Data access challenges in HEP/DOMA - Xavier Espinal (CERN)   ()
3:40 PM Data Access and Networking in GEANT and AENEAS - Richard Eifion Hughes-Jones (GEANT Association)   ()
3:55 PM ESCAPE data lake and SKA's Regional Centres - Rosie Bolton (SKA Organisation)   ()
4:05 PM Discussion on the feasibility of a data access demonstrator and next steps   ()