ISC Cloud'13 Program

Monday, September 23

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Welcome Coffee

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hands-On Tutorial on "Building Your Cloud for HPC, Here & Now, in 3 Hours!"

Presenters: Daniel Molina Aranda, OpenNebula Project & Ignacio M. Llorente, OpenNebula Project, C12G Labs & Universidad Complutense

OpenNebula delivers the most feature-rich, customizable and open solution to build enterprise clouds and virtualized data centers. This cloud management platform is widely used by many research and supercomputing centers like NASA, ESA, Fermilab or SARA to build high performance computing (HPC) and science clouds for hosting virtualized computing and data processing environments, and for providing users with new innovative “HPC as a service” resource provisioning models. These HPC optimized clouds provide access to flexible and elastic scientific and technical computing, to solve complex problems and drive innovation in science, engineering, manufacturing and analytics. » More

Please note that this tutorial requires an extra pass!

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Welcome Coffee

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Opening Session

Chair: Wolfgang Gentzsch, ISC Cloud'13 General Chair

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Coffee Break

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Industry Case Studies

Chair: Fritz Ferstl, UNIVA

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Coffee Break

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Engineering Expert Panel: From Desktop to HPC as a Service – Removing Roadblocks on the Way to Cloud, One by One

Chair: Wolfgang Gentzsch, ISC Cloud'13 General Chair




7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Get-Together Party – Sponsored by Intersect360 Research

Intersect360 ResearchTogether with Intersect360 Research we would like to welcome our ISC Cloud attendees to an informal evening BBQ party on the terrace of the Marriott hotel, overlooking the Neckar river and panoramic Heidelberg.


Tuesday, September 24

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Welcome Coffee

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Research Case Studies

Chair: Bastian Koller, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Engineering Application Software in the Cloud

Chair: Christian Tanasescu, Silicon Graphics International (SGI)

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm


2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Panel Discussion with the ISC Cloud'13 Sponsors

Chair: Addison Snell, Intersect360 Research

ISC Cloud’13 conference organizers and participants are grateful for the conference sponsors’ financial support and commitment. Therefore, this vendor panel is of mutual interest, both as a joint platform for the vendors to present short summaries of their actual HPC cloud offerings and customer case studies – and for interactively answering important questions from the audience.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee Break

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Hot Topics: Cyber Security, Trust, Privacy, Data Transfer & Performance

Chair: Ad Emmen, Dutch Health Hub


Program may be subject to changes.

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