Agenda Framework 2020

Smoky Mountains Computational Sciences and Engineering Conference
Hosted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory
@ MeadowView Conference Center
Kingsport, Tennessee
August 25-27, 2020
Tuesday, August 25
TIME DESCRIPTION LOCATION  
4:00 PM Registration Opens Grand Ballroom Lobby  
5:30 PM Reception/Networking Fireside Foyer  
6:00 PM Keynote MeadowView Ballroom  
8:00 PM Informal Discussions Boone/Cherokee  
Wednesday, August 26
TIME DESCRIPTION   PRESENTER
7:30 AM Registration Opens Grand Ballroom Lobby  
8:00 AM Working Breakfast – roundtable – session 1 & 2 organizing with speakers and session chairs and attendee discussions MeadowView Ballroom  
8:30 AM Welcome & Opening Announcements Grand Ballroom Jeff Nichols, ORNL
  Session 1 – Computational Applications: Converged HPC and Artificial Intelligence (AI)    
8:35 AM – Noon Session Talks Grand Ballroom Session Organizers: Bronson Messer & Stephen Hamilton, ORNL
Noon Working Lunch – Continue discussions on Computational Applications MeadowView Ballroom  
  Session 2 – System Software: Data Infrastructure and Life Cycle    
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Session Talks Grand Ballroom Session Organizers: Sudharshan Vazhkudai & Amy Rose, ORNL
4:00 PM Data Challenge Slam Grand Ballroom Data Challenge Finalists
4:30 PM Data Challenge Poster Session and Networking Reception MeadowView Ballroom Foyer  
5:30 PM Free Time/Dinner on your Own    
8:00 PM Informal Discussions Boone/Cherokee  
Thursday, August 27
TIME DESCRIPTION   PRESENTER
 8:00 AM Working Breakfast – roundtable – session 3 & 4 organizing with speakers and session chairs and attendee discussions MeadowView Ballroom Foyer All
8:30 AM Day 2 Welcome and Remarks Grand Ballroom Jeff Nichols, ORNL
  Session 3 – Experimental/Observational Applications: Use Cases That Drive Requirements for AI and HPC Convergence    
8:35 AM – Noon Session Talks Grand Ballroom Session Organizers:
Vincent Paquit &
Kate Evans, ORNL
12:30 PM Working Lunch – Continue discussions on Experimental/Observational Applications MeadowView Ballroom All
  Session 4 – Deploying Computation: On the Road to a Converged Ecosystem    
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Session Talks Grand Ballroom Session Organizers:
Veronica Melesse-Vergara, ORNL &
Arjun Shankar, ORNL
5:30 PM Reception/Networking MeadowView Foyer  
6:00 PM Working Dinner, Data Challenge Awards and Moderated Panel MeadowView Ballroom  
  Moderated Panel or Plenary Talk    
8:00 PM Informal Discussions Boone/Cherokee