Saudi HPC/AI Conference 2022:
Using HPC & AI to accelerate and improve medical research
(September 27-29, 2022)
Tentative Agenda

DAY 1
Tuesday – SEPTEMBER 27

TimeTalkSpeaker
8:30Registration
09:00 - 09:30 Opening Session
9:00 - 9:15Welcoming Remarks
9:15 - 9:30Conference Opening Remarks and AgendaDr. Abdullah Mohammed Almuhaideb, Dean , CCSIT-IAU
9:30 - 9:45Coffee break
09:45 - 12:00 Plenary session 1: Role of HPC in Medical Research
9:45 - 10:30Keynote: HPC & AI with Intel in the New Era of SupercomputingJean-Laurent Philippe, intel
10:30 - 10:50Keynote: Application of Artificial Intelligence in CytogeneticsYahya Bokhari, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
10:50 - 11:10The current status of the biomedical/biological research in term of HPC usage and presenceMohammed S. Alarawi, KAUST
11:10 - 11:30AI & HPC in HealthcareWolfgang Mertz, Dell (online)
11:30 - 11:50Increasing diagnostic rate in Clinical Genomics variant interpretation using AZIZ supercomputerDr. Nofe Ateq Alganmi, King Abdulaziz University
12:00 - 1:15Lunch and Prayer Break
1:15 - 3:30Plenary session 2: HPC in AI, Big Data
1:15 - 2:00TBDPaul Calleja, The Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery, UK
2:00 - 2:20Addressing the Exascale storage challengeSven Breuner, VAST Data
2:20 - 2:40Leveraging High Performance Computing for Big Data ProcessingBadr Saeed Badghaish, Saudi Aramco
2:40 - 3:00Leveraging DAOS Storage System for Seismic Data Storage and ManipulationMerna Moawad, Intel
3:00 - 3:20Data Analytics & AI in HPCPaul Brook, Dell
3:20 - 3:40Genomics Optimization And ScalabilityZeeshan Kamal Siddiqi, Lenovo
1:15 - 3:00 Parallel Session:Poster Competition
9:00 - 12:00 Parallel Session:Hackathon Competition

DAY 2
Wednesday – SEPTEMBER 28

TimeTalkSpeaker
9:00 - 12:00Plenary session 3: Emerging Technologies and HPC centers, facilities, and usages
9:45 - 10:05HPC/AI Service at KAUSTDr. Jysoo Lee, Director KAUST
10:05 - 10:25Cray AI Development Software Environment for HPE SUPERCOMPUTINGEdmondo Orlotti, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
10:25 - 10:45Simulation Runtime Optimization via Auto-Tuning of Numerical TolerancesObai Alnajjar, Saudi Aramco
10:45 -11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20Research Computing @ NYUADMuataz Al Barwani, New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
11:20 - 11:40SUPERCOMPUTING FOR THE EXASCALE COMPUTING ERA

Ben Bennett, Director, HPC & AI Strategic Programs

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

11:40 - 12:00Multi-dimensional HPC with Altair: A deep-dive into the Convergence of HPC and AIJérémie Bourdoncle, Altair
12:00 - 12:20Aziz HPC CentreDr. Rayan, King Abdulaziz University
12:00 - 1:15Lunch and Prayer
1:15 - 3:00Plenary session 3: HPC Cyber Security and Cloud Computing
1:15 - 1:35Cloud-native HPC use caseWalid Shaari, Saudi Aramco
1:35 - 2:05High-Performance Deep Learning, Machine Learning, and Data Science on Modern HPC SystemsDhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda, The Ohio State University, USA
2:05 - 2:25Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Optimize Reservoir Simulation HPC EnvironmentAlanood Alrassan , Saudi Aramco
2:25 - 2:45HPC Cybersecurity benchmarkMuneera M. Almuhaidib, Saudi Aramco
2:45 - 3:05How to improve Biomedical Analytics while reducing Carbon FootprintRick Koopman, lenove
3:05 - 3:15Closing and Hacathon Winner Announcements

DAY 3
Thursday – SEPTEMBER 29

TimeWorkshopsSpeaker
9:00 - 12:00Data Science on HPC platforms - (part-1)KAUST Team: Saber Feki, David Pugh, Mohsin Shaikh, Rooh Khurram
9:00 - 12:00DPC++ Training Workshop (part-1)Amr Mohamed Nasreldin Elsayed, Intel
9:00 - 11:00Enabling and democratizing MLops in HealthcareDr Valerio Rizzo, Lenovo
11:00 - 12:00Cray AI Development Software Environment for HPE SUPERCOMPUTING Workshop (part-I) Andrea Carboni, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
12:00 - 1:15Lunch and Prayer
1:15 - 2:15DPC++ Training Workshop (part-2)Amr Mohamed Nasreldin Elsayed, Intel
1:15 - 2:15Data Science on HPC platforms - (part-2)KAUST Team: Saber Feki, David Pugh, Mohsin Shaikh, Rooh Khurram
TBDDell workshops-IIJim Hearnden, Dell,
TBDDell workshops-II Martin Hilgeman, Dell
1:15 - 2:15Cray AI Development Software Environment for HPE SUPERCOMPUTING Workshop (part-II)Andrea Carboni, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
2:15 - 2:45Panel Discussion
2:45 - 3:00Concluding ceremony
3:00 - 3:15Refreshments