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maria.bartolacelli 2 weeks ago

We are pleased to announce that the Conference on "Materials Design at the Exascale: High-Performance and High-Throughput Computing", organized by the MaX European Centre of Excellence (http://www.max-centre.eu/), will be held in Trieste on January 29-31, 2018.

The general focus of the Conference is on scientific advances in computational materials research as well as future developments in the exascale perspective. The program will include oral sessions with invited speakers only plus a dedicated poster session on topics including -- but not limited to--:

    Scientific advances in materials research exploiting high-performance computing
    High-throughput computing for materials discovery
    New avenues from data analytics / artificial intelligence in materials science
    Trends in high performance computing and codesign towards exascale
    New algorithms for first principles simulations.

Confirmed invited speakers include:

Anu Baby, Univeristà di Milano Bicocca (IT)
Stefano Baroni, SISSA (IT)
Luca Benini, Università di Bologna (IT) & ETH (CH)
Stephan Bluegel, FZ-Juelich (DE)
Pietro Bonfà, CINECA (IT)
Roberto Car, Princeton University, NJ (USA)
Ivan Carnimeo, SISSA (IT)
Juan Carrasquilla, Perimeter Institute (CA)
Carlo Cavazzoni, CINECA (IT)
Alessandro Curioni, IBM (CH)
Thierry Deutsch, CEA-Inac (FR)
Massimiliano Fatica, NVIDIA (USA)
Geoffroy Hautier, UCL-NAPS (BE)
Juerg Hutter, University of Zurich (CH)
Karsten Jacobsen, Technical University of Denmark (DK)
Anton Kohzenvnikov, CSCS (CH)
Boris Kozinsky, Harvard University (USA)
Lin Lin, University of California, Berkeley, CA (USA)
Stephan Mohr, BSC (ES)
Nicolas Mounet, EPFL (CH)
Dirk Pleiter, Juelich Supercomputing Center (DE)
Deborah Prezzi, CNR Nano (IT)
Maria Clelia Righi, Unimore (IT)
Davide Sangalli, CNR-ISM (IT)
Stefano Sanvito, Trinity College Dublin (IE)
Thomas Sterling, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (USA)
Leopold Talirz, EPFL (CH)
David Wilkins, EPFL (CH)
Zeila Zanolli, RWTH (DE)

There is no registration fee for the conference and convenient accommodations are available at the ICTP guesthouses. There are still slots for poster presentations, which can be submitted together with the online registration at the dedicated ICTP page: https://e-portal.ictp.it/applicant/login.

Registration deadline: January 20, 2018.

Further information and program updates on the MaX and ICTP websites:

Best regards,

Maria Bartolacelli

on behalf of the Organizing Committee

Maria Bartolacelli
S3 Secretariat
CNR - Istituto di Nanoscienze
Via Campi 213/A, 41125 Modena
tel. +39 059 2055329
fax +39 059 2055651
e-mail: [email protected]

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