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presents the

9th Multicore World conference

 18, 19, 20 February 2020

Wellington, New Zealand

(Friday 21 February – “Un-conference” day)


Tickets available for each day, or full pass for the conference (Three Days -All Included)

Buy now here!

UPDATED 10 February 2020

The confirmed speakers for Multicore World 2020 are


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Patricia (Trish) Damkroger. Vice President & General Manager of the Extreme Computing
Organization in the Data Center Group at Intel Corporation, USA

Gernot Heiser MW20

Gernot Heiser Scientia Professor, UNSW – Sydney. Chief Research Officer, CSIRO’s Data61 – Australia


Prof Ewa Deelman, Research Director, Science Automation Technologies, University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute, Los Angeles, USA

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Ruud van der Pas – Distinguished Engineer, Performance Geek -at Oracle Linux and Virtualization Engineering organization, Oracle, Inc. Santa Clara, California. USA / Netherlands


Satoshi Matsuoka – Director, RIKEN Centre for Computational Science. Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology. Fellow, Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (AIST), Japan. Director, Joint AIST-Tokyo Tech Open Innovation Lab on Real World Big Data Computing


Prof Anne C. Elster. Founder & Director, Heterogenous and Parallel Computing Lab. Professor of HPC in Computer Science at NTNU, Norway

Jeffrey S. Vetter – Leader, Future Technologies Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), USA

Boyd Multerer – Founder & CEO, Kry10 Industries. Wellington, New Zealand

Werner Janse van Rensburg – Research Manager. Centre for High Performance Computing, Cape Town, South Africa

Laura Monroe, Senior Research Scientist, Ultrascale Research Center, Los Alamos National Lab (LANL), Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Andrew Richards, CEO and Founder, Codeplay, Edinburgh, UK

Balazs Gerofi, Research Scientist, System Software Team, RIKEN-CCS, Tokyo, Japan

Prof Barbara Chapman, Director Computer Science and Mathematics Research, Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York, USA 

Samantika Sury – Principal Engineer, Intel, USA

Duncan Hall – Strategy Manager, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (MFAT), New Zealand

Prof Bruce Jacob – Keystone Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and former Director of Computer Engineering. University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Richard O’Keefe, Computer Scientist, Open Parallel, New Zealand 

Lev Lafayette, HPC Systems Administrator, University of Melbourne, Australia 

Welcome to New Zealand!

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At Multicore World 2018, The Hon Dr Megan Woods, New Zealand’s Minister of Research, Science and Innovation – Energy and Resources and Government Digital Services welcomes Ruud van der Pas (Oracle -shaking hands) and Martin Hilgeman (Dell-EMC) -both from the Netherlands.


Some of Multicore World 2017 participants: Nathan DeBardeleben (LANL, USA), John Gustafson (A*STAR, Singapore), Dave Jaggar (ex-Arm, New Zealand), Andreas Wicenec (ICRAR, Australia), Victoria Mclennan (OptimalBI, New Zealand), Happy Sithole (CHPC, South Africa), Paul McKenney (IBM, USA), Balasz Gerofi (Riken, Japan) among others.

Photo Credits:

Featured image: Pivot Photography – through Wellington Resource Hub

All others: Open Parallel Ltd

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