Agenda

AGENDA

Tuesday 4th April

Independent arrival in Mendrisio

18:30 Registration

19:00 Welcome Dinner at Hotel Coronado

Wednesday 5th April

8:15-8:30 Welcome

Session I - Site Updates

8:30 - 9:05Site Update CSCS - Ladina Gilly, CSCS
9:05 - 9:40Experiences with Oil Immersion Cooling in a Processing Datacenter 2017 - Michael Garcia, CGG
9:40 - 10:15Servers cooling themselves: perspective on adsorption cooling for data centers - Matthias Hoene, Fahrenheit AG

10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break  

Session II - Standards & Regulations

10:45 - 11:20EE HPC WG: mobilizing community action to encourage energy conservation, Natalie Bates, Energy Efficient HPC Working Group, LLNL
11:20 - 11:55Liquid cooling - Mike Patterson, Intel
11:55 - 12:30Residual Current Monitoring (RCM) and Regulations - Frank Riedo, Riedo Networks

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch  

Session III – TCO

14:00 - 14:35Ways to decrease TCO and infrastructure related costs - Willi Homberg, FZJ
14:35 - 15:10Using TCO considerations in HPC procurements - Gert Svensson, KTH
15:10 - 15:45TCO for adsorption cooling - Torsten Wilde, LRZ

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break

Session IV – Site Visit to CSCS

16:15 - 16:45Bus transfer to CSCS
16:45 - 18:15Site visit of CSCS
18:15 - 18:30Bus transfer to Ristorante Capo San Martino for dinner
18:30 - 21:30Conference dinner at Capo San Martino
21:30 - 22:00Bus transfer to Hotel Coronado

Thursday 6th April

Session V -  Design & Procurement

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break  

Session VI – Energy Storage

10:45 - 11:20Lead Battery Life Cycle Management - Tiziano Belotti, CSCS
11:20 - 11:55Lithium batteries - Morten Stoevering, Schneider Electric
11:55 - 12:30Application of fuel cells for UPS - Felix Büchi, PSI

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch  

Session VII – Technologies

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break  

Session VIII – Vendor Panel

16:15 - 16:30IoT in the DataCenter – a vision of e2e HPC operations - Martin Hiegl, Lenovo
16:35 - 16:50Processor Design Trends and their Implications to Cooling - Wilfried Oed, Cray
16:55 - 17:10Path to Exascale - Options and Obstacles - Frank Baetke - HPE
17:15 - 17:30Bull Sequana - Impact on data center infrastructure of high efficiency and high density servers - Jean-Philippe Sibers, ATOS
17:35 - 17:50The IBM - ASTRON DOME microDataCenter technology - Ronald Luijten, IBM research - Zurich
17:50 - 18:30Vendor Panel Discussion

18:30 – 18:45 Closing Session
Wrap up and outlook for next year’s infrastructure workshop.  

19:00 – 21:30 Dinner at Grotto Loverciano

Friday 7th April

8:30 - 14:00PRACE Session - 4IP/5IP Work Package 5 meeting