Supercomputing for the 21st Century: Advanced Modelling and virtual prototyping - A step change
18 September 2012
16:00 - 22:00
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG
Programme will follow once confirmed.
Please join David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science and distinguished expert speakers for a stimulating evening examining the new Strategic Vision for UK e-Infrastructure in which Government is investing £165m to ensure the UK maintains its competitive advantage; hear about key UK opportunities for Scientific Modelling and Virtual Prototyping; learn about the challenges facing Next-Generation Super-Computer Design and New Software Development and see how the new International Centre for Computational Science and Engineering (ICE-CSE) will ensure the UK maintains its global lead in this discipline.
Speakers will be the RT Hon David Willetts, MP, Minister of State for Universities & Science and Co-Chair of the UK E-Infrastructure Leadership Council; Professor Dominic Tildesley, co-chair of the E-Infrastructure Leadership Council and formerly Vice President Discover Platforms, Unilever Research and Development; Dave Turek, Vice President of Exascale Computing, IBM; Sean McGuire, Director, Strategic Government HPC Programs for EMEA, Intel; Dr Adrian Wander, Director Computational Science and Engineering Department, STFC; Dr Gillian Murray, Operations Director, Virtual Engineering Centre; Dr Andy Searle, Head of High Performance Computing, Jaguar Land-Rover.
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These include refreshments during the event and drinks reception at 20:00:
- £35 (Members of IOP and R&D Society)
- £70 (others)
A number of free student places are available on a first come first served basis, and students are very warmly encouraged to join the discussions.
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|16:00||Registration and Refreshments|
|16:30||Welcome and Introduction|
Professor Colin Whitehouse, Chair R&D Society
|16:35||Key UK Opportunities for Scientific Modelling and Virtual Prototyping – The new Strategic Vision for UK e-Infrastructure|
Professor Dominic Tildesley, Co-Chair of the UK E-Infrastructure Leadership Council
The Challenges facing Next-Generation Super-Computer Design and New Software Development
(b) Sean McGuire, Director of Strategic Govt HPC Programs (EMEA), Intel (20 minutes)
|17:40||The new Hartree International Centre for Computational Science and Engineering - An Overview of the Exciting Opportunities for New Scientific and Engineering Modelling|
Dr Adrian Wander, Director, Computational Science and Engineering Department, STFC
|18:00||Refreshments Interval and Networking|
Includes the arrival of Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities & Science
|18:30||The Importance of E-Infrastructure and High Performance Computing for Future Science, Technology and Economic Growth|
Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities & Science; Co-Chair of the UK E-Infrastructure Leadership Council
Key Opportunities for Next-Generation Virtual Prototyping for Blue-Chips and SMEs
(a) The Virtual Engineering Centre and its Multi-Sector Virtual Prototyping Activities
(b) State-of-the Art Virtual Prototyping in the Automotive Industry
|19:15||Panel Q&A Discussion (to include all speakers)|
|20:00||Post-Event Drinks and Networking|