CSCS User Lab Day – Hybrid Event

Vacancies available

CSCS is delighted to invite you to the “2021 CSCS User Lab Day – Meet the Swiss National Supercomputing  Centre”, which will take place as a hybrid event on Friday, September 3, 2021. The event will be held at the KKL in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Lucerne Culture and Congress Center (KKL)
Terrassensaal (5th floor)
Europaplatz 1,
6005 Lucerne



09:30 – 10:00     Welcome Coffee and Registration
10:00 – 12:00     Plenary Session (Room Terrassensaal)
                            "CSCS Roadmap", Thomas Schulthess, Director of CSCS and Professor of Computational Physics at ETH Zurich
                             "Strategies & Lessons from Scaling Programs that are hard to Scale - Molecular Dynamics on Accelerators & Exascale Resources", Erik Lindahl, Professor of Biophysics at Stockholm University
12:00 – 13:00     Lunch
13:00 – 15:00     Plenary Session (Room Terrassensaal)
                            "CSCS Services", Guilherme Peretti-Pezzi, CSCS Technical Group Leader
                            "CSCS User Program", Maria Grazia Giuffreda, CSCS Associate Director



Registration is mandatory but without charge.

When registering, please indicate if you intend to participate in person or remotely.

Update: for indoor capacity limits (safety reasons), registration is now available for the online format only.

Deadline for registration: Monday, August 23, 2021

COVID-19 Safety Information

The safety of all participants is our top priority and organizers put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Attendees participating in person would be required to comply with safety measures outlined in the health protection plan.

Physical distancing must be practiced (in the Auditorium every second seat must be left empty) and face masks worn inside to reduce the risks of exposure to COVID-19.

An apero will be offered on the KKL Terrace and eating/drinking will be allowed only when seated.


Please contact Maria Grazia Giuffreda (mgg@cscs.ch) for questions related to the event content and info@cscs.ch for questions related to the event logistics.

We look forward to seeing you on Friday, September 3, 2021 in Lucerne!