The organizers of ISC High Performance are pleased to announce the selection of Prof. David Keyes of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, as the ISC 2020 Program Chair. This appointment continues the internationalization of ISC High Performance with its first Program Chair from the Middle East. Following the 2019 chairmanship of Professor Yutong Lu of the National Supercomputing Center in Guangzhou, China, this selection underscores the organizers’ commitment to bringing diverse perspectives to the conference.
3,345 high performance computing practitioners and enthusiasts from over 50 countries have made their way into Frankfurt, Germany as of Sunday, to attend the 2019 ISC High Performance conference and exhibition. A total of over 3,500 attendees are expected at this year’s show. Now in its 34th year, this mid-year event is Europe’s largest HPC forum and prides itself on the international scope and diversity of its attendees.
ISC High Performance is very pleased to announce that Aurelio Vivas a Master of Science research assistant in Computer Engineering at the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, and Molly Nkamogelang Kgobathe, a post-graduate researcher and teaching assistant at the University of Botswana, have been selected as the ISC Travel Grant recipients this year. They have been chosen out of 62 regional and international applications.