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18.03
12:0021:30
12:00
13:30
Welcome Lunch
13:30
14:30
PLENARY: Opening Session
Josephine Wood
Head of Unit, Strategy and Governance
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Gustav Kalbe
Acting Director
DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
Rafal Duczmal
Chairman of the Governing Board
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Anders Jensen
Executive Director
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
14:30
15:30
PLENARY: Fostering European Leadership in AI
Anders Jensen
Executive Director
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Lucilla Sioli
Director for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry
DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
Kimmo Koski
CEO
CSC – IT Center for Science
Florian Pappenberger
Deputy Director-General & Director of Forecasts and Services Department
European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
15:30
16:00
Coffee Break
16:00
17:00
PLENARY: Converging Horizons: Synergizing Quantum and HPC for Future Technologies
Gustav Kalbe
Acting Director
DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
Jesse Robbers
Co-Founder & Executive Director Industry & Digital Infrastructure
Quantum Delta NL
Laura Schulz
Department Head of Quantum Computing and Technologies
Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ)
Sylwia Barthel de Weydenthal
Head of Marketing and Communications
IQM Quantum Computers
Kristel Michielsen
Head of the Quantum Information Processing Group
Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)
Anders Jensen
Executive Director
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
17:00
18:00
PLENARY: Challenges in HPC after Exascale
Leonardo Flores
Senior Expert
DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
Sergi Girona
Operations Director
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Estela Suarez
Co-lead of Division "Novel System Architecture Design"
Jülich Supercomputing Center (JSC)
Fabrizio Del Maffeo
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Axelera AI
Jean-Yves Berthou
Director
Inria Saclay Research Center
Erik Lindahl
Professor of Biophysics
Stockholm University
18:30
19:30
Walking Tour of the Sleeping Zoo
19:30
21:30
Welcome Reception and Walking Dinner
19.03
09:0019:00
9:00
10:30
EuroHPC Systems: Current Usage, Anticipated Needs and Future Challenges
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 1
Evangelos Floros
Head of Sector Infrastructure
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Lilit Axner
Programme Manager- Infrastructure
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Emmanuel Ory
Development Manager
CSC – IT Center for Science, Finland
David Vicente
HPC User Support Manager
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Daniela Galetti
System, Storage and HPC Manager
CINECA
Benedikt von St. Vieth
Division Head HPC, Cloud and Data Systems and Services
Juelich Supercomputing Centre
Stephane Requena
CTO / Directeur Technique & Innovation
GENCI
09:00
10:30
International Cooperation: What’s next?
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 3
Juan Pelegrin
Head of Sector - High Performance Computing and Quantum Technology
DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
Gabriella Scipione
Head of HPC Data Management and Data Analytics
CINECA
Fabrizio Gagliardi
International Relations Director
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Jean-Yves Berthou
Director
Inria Saclay Research Center
Octavi Quintana
Director
PRIMA Foundation
Toshiyasu Ichioka
Director
RIKEN Europe Office
9:00
10:30
Co-Designing the Future of European HPC: Eco-friendly Technologies, Systems and Software
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 4
René Chatwell
Programme Manager, Research and Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Carlos Puchol
Senior Technical Leader
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Maike Gilliot
IO-SEA Project Manager
CEA
Jesus Carretero
Full Professor
University Carlos III de Madrid
Hans-Christian Hoppe
ParTec AG
10:30
11:00
Coffee Break
11:00
12:30
Where Industrial AI and HPC Meet: Benefits, Requirements, Barriers
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 1
Ana García Robles
Secretary General
Big Data Value Association (BDVA)
Daniel Opalka
Head of Sector Research & Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Jeanette Nilsson
AI Ecosystem Driver
Research Institutes of Sweden AB (RISE)
Thomas Hahn
President
Big Data Value Association (BDVA)
Laszlo Friedmann
AI Strategist
Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS
Petri Millymäki
Vice-Director
Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence
Roberta Turra
Head of Data Analytics team
CINECA
11:00
12:30
How Does One Define an "Energy Efficient" HPC System? From Data to Action
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 3
Andreas Wierse
Managing Director
SICOS BW GmbH
Bastian Koller
Managing Director
High Performance Computing Centre Stuttgart (HLRS)
Ondřej Vysocký
Researcher, Leading Energy Efficiency Research Group
IT4Innovations
Julita Corbalan
Team leader of the System Software for Energy Management Group
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Per Öster
Director, Advanced Computing Facility
CSC - IT Center for Science
11:00
12:30
Centres of Excellence: Deploying Flagship Codes on EuroHPC Supercomputers​
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 4
Linda Gesenhues
Programme Manager- Research & Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Marcin Lawenda
Senior Research Fellow / HiDALGO2 Project Coordinator
Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC)
Elisa Molinari
Director
MaX - European Centre of Excellence
Arnau Folch
Project Coordinator
ChEESE-2P
12:30
14:00
Lunch Break
14:00
15:30
PLENARY: Leading the Way in European Supercomputing: Opportunities and State of Play of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking​
Pauline Gounaud
Head of Sector Communication
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Anders Jensen
Executive Director
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Evangelos Floros
Head of Sector Infrastructure
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Daniel Opalka
Head of Sector Research & Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Krishnakshi Bhuyan
Programme Manager - Peer review
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Thomas Hahn
President
Big Data Value Association (BDVA)
Jean-Pierre Panziera
Chairman
European Technology Platform For High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC)
Laure Le Bars
President
European Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC)
15:30
16:30
Posters & Coffee Break
16:30
18:00
PLENARY: EuroHPC Users: How Are They Exploiting the Current EuroHPC Systems & Will Exploit Future Exascale Capabilities?
Klara Mestrovic
Programme Manager - Peer review
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Nils Wedi
Digital Technology Lead Destination Earth
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Leonora Vesterbacka
Senior Data Scientist
National Library of Sweden (KB-Labb)
Elena Lacchin
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Padua
Wouter Van Putte
CEO
Puxano
Niclas Jansson
Researcher
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
18:00
19:00
Career Fair - Stanley Room
20.03
09:0020:00
9:00
10:30
PLENARY: Extreme Scale Applications: Benefits For Europe
Mladen Skelin
Programme Manager, Research and Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Fred Mendonça
Managing Director
OpenCFD Ltd
Bastian Koller
Managing Director
High Performance Computing Centre Stuttgart (HLRS)
Oriol Lehmkuhl
Large-scale Computational Fluid Dynamics Group Leader
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Laurent Daudet
Co-CEO and Co-founder
LightOn
Julie Birkholz
Lead
Royal Library of Belgium's Digital Research Lab
10:30
11:00
Coffee Break
11:00
12:30
PLENARY: European Industrial HPC Resources: Needs & Opportunities
Lilit Axner
Programme Manager- Infrastructure
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Andrea Beccari
Vice President EXSCALATE Drug Discovery Platform
Dompé
Enrique Lizaso
CEO
Multiverse Computing
Holger Weiss
Founder, CEO, Executive Producer
M.A.R.K.13™ Group
Bob Sorensen
Senior Vice President of Research and Chief Analyst for Quantum Computing
Hyperion Research
Valeria Ospina
Scientist
Focused Energy
12:30
14:00
Lunch
14:00
15:30
Enabling SME and AI Communities to Grow and Scale Up with HPC
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 1
Jeanette Nilsson
AI Ecosystem Driver
Research Institutes of Sweden AB (RISE)
Kirill Blazhko
Founder and CEO
Tunnll
Johan Kristiansson
Senior Researcher
Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE)
Endri Deliu
AI Fellow
EuroCC Austria - National Competence Center for Supercomputing, AI and Big Data
Mateusz Tykierko
Deputy Director
Wroclaw Centre for Networking and Supercomputing
Barbara Krašovec
System Manager
VEGA / Jožef Stefan Institute
Lilit Axner
Programme Manager- Infrastructure
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Natalie Lewandowski
Head of Business & Project Management
HLRS
Ana García Robles
Secretary General
Big Data Value Association (BDVA)
Jaume Cot
EU Projects Area Team Leader
Zabala Innovation
14:00
15:30
Industrial and Academic Usage of Quantum Computers
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 4
Bruno Taketani
Product Manager, HPC Integration
IQM Quantum Computers
Laure Le Bars
President
European Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC)
Hannah Venzl
Head of Department Management of large-scale Projects
Fraunhofer Competence Network Quantum Computing
Camille de Valk
Quantum Application Scientist
Capgemini’s Quantum Lab
René Chatwell
Programme Manager, Research and Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Yasser Omar
Professor
PQI – Portuguese Quantum Institute & IST, University of Lisbon
14:00
15:30
European Chip Initiatives for HPC (Part 1)
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 3
Alexandra Kourfali
Programme Manager, Research and Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Karel Masarik
Board of Directors
RISC-V International
Philippe Notton
CEO & Founder
SiPearl
Etienne Walter
Project Director
European Processor Initiative (EPI)
Lucana Santos
European Space Agency (ESA)
15:30
16:30
Posters & Coffee Break
16:30
18:00
European Chip Initiatives for HPC (Part 2)
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 3
Alexandra Kourfali
Programme Manager, Research and Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Jari Kinaret
Executive Director
Chips Joint Undertaking
Marian Verhelst
Professor
KU Leuven
Evangelos Eleftheriou
CTO and Co-Founder
Axelera AI
Miquel Izquierdo
Chief Architect
Semidynamics
Axel Nackaerts
Scientific Director, Compute System Architecture
IMEC
16:30
18:00
Interconnecting EuroHPC Supercomputers for Scientific and Industrial Advancement
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 1
Christos Datsikas
Programme Manager, Infrastructure
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Fotis Karayannis
EuroHyPerCon Study Coordinator
Innov-Acts Ltd
Sergi Girona
Operations Director
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Estela Suarez
Co-lead of Division "Novel System Architecture Design"
Jülich Supercomputing Center (JSC)
Thomas Geenen
Technology Partnerships Lead for DestinE
ECMWF
Vassilis Merekoulias
Electronic Communications Competition, Regulation and Strategy, Partner
Enomix
Jan Jona Javoršek
Head of Networking Infrastructure Centre
Jožef Stefan Institute
16:30
18:00
Destination Earth: Challenges of Implementing Digital Twins on EuroHPC HPC Systems 
Parallel Session - Room Gorilla 4
Michael Malms
ETP4HPC
Utz-Uwe Haus
Head of HPE HPC/AI
EMEA Research Lab
Craig Prunty
VP Marketing & Business Development
SiPearl
María S. Pérez
Professor
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Gabriel Antoniu
Research Director
INRIA
Valerio Frascolla
Director Research and Innovation
Intel
Roberto Cascella
Head of Sector Technology, Supply Chain & Strategic Autonomy
ECSO
Evangelos Markatos
Professor
Forth
Hans-Christian Hoppe
ParTec AG
Thomas Geenen
Technology Partnerships Lead for DestinE
ECMWF
Gilles Loupe
Professor
University of Liège
Zoltan Horvath
Professor
Széchenyi István University
18:00
20:00
Networking Drinks Sponsored by the EuroHPC JU Private Members (BDVA, ETP4HPC and QuiC)
21.03
09:0018:00
9:00
10:30
PLENARY: What are the future skills needed for HPC? How to embrace the latest technological innovations?
Linda Gesenhues
Programme Manager- Research & Innovation
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Cristina Silvano
Full Professor and Chair of the Computer Engineering Section
Politecnico di Milano
Julian Kunkel
Doctor, Professor
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (GWDG)
Eugenia Kypriotis
Senior Project Manager
Martel Innovate
Thor Wikfeldt
Director
ENCCS, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Koen De Bosschere
HiPEAC coordinator & Professor at Ghent University
María S. Pérez-Hernández
Professor
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
10:30
11:00
Coffee Break
11:00
12:30
PLENARY: Ceremony with the EUMaster4HPC Students
Anders Jensen
Executive Director
EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
Pascal Bouvry
Dean of the Faculty of Science, Technology, Medicine
University of Luxembourg
Ezhilmathi Krishnasamy
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Luxembourg
12:30
14:00
Lunch
14:00
18:00
Elevate and Collaborate: European HPC NCCs and CoEs Workshop
Parallel Track - Darwin Hall
Brian Wylie
POP3 Center of Excellence (CoE)
Todor Gurov
National Comptence Centre (NCC) Bulgaria
Lígia Breda Melo
National Comptence Centre (NCC) Portugal
Mario Acosta
ESiWACE3
Piero Lanucara
ChEESE CoE
14:00
18:00
AI Bootcamp on Leonardo
Parallel Track - Stanley Room
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