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2019 Swiss Conference & HPCXXL User Group

Palazzo dei Congressi
Vacancies available
From CHF 90.00

 

 

The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre in collaboration with the HPC-AI Advisory Council and HPCXXL Board, will host the 10th annual Swiss Conference and bi-annual HPCXXL Winter Meeting in Lugano, Switzerland, from 1 - 4 April, 2019.

HPC Advisory Council Swiss Conference 2019
1-4 April, 2019
Palazzo dei Congressi
Lugano, Switzerland

 

Intersecting interests, industries and initiatives!
 

Explore the domains and disciplines driving change and progress at an unprecedented pace, join the HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC), the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) and HPCXXL Board for the 10th annual Swiss Conference and HPCXXL Winter meeting.

Gather with fellow colleagues, a recognizable lineup of industry giants, startups, technology innovators and renowned subject matter experts to share insights on the tools, techniques and technologies that are bringing private and public research communities and interests together and inspiring entirely new possibilities.

The combined proceedings kick-off with the three day, open to all, annual Swiss Conference. This highly interactive forum draws leaders from private and public industry to learn from each other by openly sharing expertise and findings. Sessions range from thought leadership to practical application with an agenda that combines invited and contributed talks with immersive breakout sessions, hands-on tutorials and workshops that cover current research to cutting-edge use of HPC, AI, Cloud, Containers, OpenStack and more.

The agenda will be available closer to the meeting dates. 

The four day forum concludes with the HPCXXL User Group. This bi-annual, Board hosted, members and by invitation -only meeting is open to large-scale IBM and Lenovo system users, partners and affiliates.

HPCXXL members can register for all four days or Thursday only, additional fee applies.
 
Registration is required for all participants for all or each session(s) which includes a nominal attendee fee charged in advance (with limited pricing discounts for 3 & 4 day participants), a special group outing and daily break and lunch services. Register today and join us for knowledgeable evaluations, prescriptive best practices along with provocative and shared learnings.

We look forward to seeing you in April!

  • Registration fees

    Important participation information

    Three days, plus one or just one … Take advantage of Early Bird registration before discounts end on February 10, 2019.

    Registration, provided separately, is required for all participants for all or each session(s) which includes a nominal attendee fee charged in advance (with limited pricing discounts for 3 & 4 day participants), a special group outing and daily break and lunch services.

    Early registration (through February 10, 2019)

    90.00 CHF           HPC Advisory Council only (Mon-Wed: 01-04 April, 2019)
    180.00 CHF         HPC Advisory Council + HPCXXL User Group (Mon-Thu: 01-04 April, 2019)
    90.00 CHF           HPCXXL User Group (Thu: 04 April, 2019)

    Regular admission (from February 11, 2019)

    180.00 CHF         HPC Advisory Council only (Mon-Wed: 01-04 April, 2019)
    270.00 CHF         HPC Advisory Council + HPCXXL User Group (Mon-Thu: 01-04 April, 2019)
    90.00 CHF           HPCXXL User Group (Thu: 04 April, 2019)

    Deadline for registration: Sunday, March 24, 2019

    Please note that all registrations are final and fees cannot be reimbursed.

     

  • Accommodation

    All attendees – including sponsors and presenters - are responsible for coordination and cost of individual/group travel, accommodations, etc.

    Looking for an accommodation? Participants in this event may refer to the room block booking available here or to the official Lugano Tourism website.

    Ticino Ticket

    A personal guest card will be handed to overnight guests when they check in. Ticino Ticket includes free use of public transport and discounts on the most popular tourist attractions.

  • Conference Dinner on Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    The HPC Advisory Council is delighted to announce that the evening event will be held at the Ristorante Vetta - Monte Brè on the evening of April 2, 2019.

    Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
    Return transportation: included. Kindly bring your Ticino Ticket* with you.
    *The Ticino Ticket is a personal guest card that will be handed to you when you check in at the hotel.
    Departure from the Conference site: h 17:30. Please make sure to be in front of Palazzo dei Congressi on time.
    Departure from the Restaurant: h 21:30. Please make sure to be in front of the restaurant on time.
    Location: Ristorante Vetta - Monte Brè
    Via alla Vetta
    CH - 6979 Brè Paese
    T. +41(0)91 971 20 45

    Ristorante Vetta - Monte Brè is located on top of Monte Brè, the iconic mount of Lugano, and offers a breathtaking view over the most famous panorama of Ticino.

    Attendance at the conference dinner is included in the registration fee, but participation in the evening event must be confirmed during the registration.
    It is also possible to register an accompanying partner.

  • HPCXXL User Group Dinner on Thursday, April 4, 2019

    The HPCXXL User Group is pleased to announce that the evening event will be held at Ristorante Braceria Elvetica on April 4, 2019.

    Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Admission: from h 19:15
    Location: Ristorante Braceria Elvetica (within walking distance from the Conference venue)
    Quartiere Maghetti
    CH-6900 Lugano
    tel. +41(0)91 600 10 00

    Attendance at the dinner is included in the HPCXXL User Group registration fee, but participation in the evening event must be confirmed during the registration.
    It is also possible to register an accompanying partner.