PRACEdays17 Registration Open

PRACEdays17 will be held from Tuesday 16 to Thursday 18 May 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Registration now is open and the full programme can be found on the event page. The conference fee is € 60 per participant.

The PRACEdays17 programme will follow the tradition set by the first three editions and will include international keynote presentations from high-level scientists and researchers from academia and industry, including among others Telli van der Lei, Senior Scientist Supply Chain and Process Modeling at DSM; Nuria Lopez, Professor at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia; and Xue-Feng Yuan, Director of the Institute for Systems Rheology (ISR), P. R. China. The full schedule can be found here:

On Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 May, 22 parallel talks will cover a wide range of topics and fields. On the last day a closing panel moderated by Inma Martinez, considered by FORTUNE and TIME as one of the world’s leading digital media strategists, will wrap up the conference. A poster session and cocktail reception, an Open Session of the PRACE User Forum, a networking dinner, and several Awards complete the three-day event.

The registration page can be found here: You will be asked to pay nominal conference fee of € 60 per participant which will give access to all sessions and the social programme.

The EXDCI project, coordinated by PRACE together with ETP4HPC, will organise workshops alongside PRACEdays17. The European HPC Summit Week will start with the EXDCI workshop on Monday. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the week will continue with PRACEdays17. On Thursday, the ETP4HPC and EUDAT workshops will take place. The week will finish with scientific workshops of FETHPC project and Centers of Excellence.

Organisation & Programme Committee
Serge Bogaerts, Chair of the PRACE Board of Directors chairs the PRACEdays17 Organisation and Programme Committee (OPC) and with Veronica Teodor of Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Germany as Vice-Chair of the OPC. The other OPC members are: Erik Lindahl, Chair of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee; Anders Rhod Gregersen, Chair of the PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee; Lee Margetts, Vice-Chair of the PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee; Koen Hillewaert, Chair of the PRACE User Forum; Marjolein Oorsprong, PRACE Communications Officer; Silke Lang PRACE Communications Assistant; and Renata Gimenez and Sara Ibañez of Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC) as local hosts.

PRACEdays17 is organised by PRACE aisbl and BSC with funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (2014-2020) under grant agreements 653838 and 730913.


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