Reinventing HPC

ISC 2019 Distinguished Talks

While presentations in this category reflect the conference’s yearly focus, they also aim to expand the learning curve with new technologies and research that can be enabled with HPC. This year we will also present the discussion of applied ethics in artificial intelligence and deep learning.


Patrick Garda

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Monday, June 17, 5:00pm-5:30pm

Patrick Garda,
 Scientific Director of the ICT-Mathematics-Physics-Nanotechnologies Department at the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation



Depei QianExascale Computing in China: Major Issues and Status
Monday, June 17, 5:30pm-6:00pm

Depei Qian,
 Professor for political data science at the Technical University Munich



Simon HegelichApplied Ethics in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning
Monday, June 17, 5:00pm-5:30pm

Simon Hegelich,
 Professor for political data science at the Technical University Munich



Christian BauckhageMachine Learning – Where are we at? Where are we headed?Monday, June 17, 5:30pm-6:00pm

Christian Bauckhage, Professor of computer science (pattern recognition) at the University of Bonn and lead scientists for machine learning at Fraunhofer IAIS in St. Augustin



Kristel MichielsenThe Quantum Flagship: Quantum Technologies - From Basic Science to Applications
Wednesday, June 19, 4:00pm-4:30pm

Kristel Michielsen, Group leader of the research group Quantum Information Processing at the Jülich Supercomputing Centre and Professor of Quantum Information Processing at RWTH                                                            Aachen University (Germany)


Neil ThompsonThe Economics of Computing at the End of Moore’s Law
Wednesday, June 19, 4:30pm-5:00pm

Neil Thompson, Research Scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and Visiting Professor at the Lab for Innovation Science at Harvard