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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 with 15% discount only till January 31st

LIMITED Early Bird tickets with a unique 15% discount till January 31st, 2020

Buy now here!


UPDATED 20 January 2020

The confirmed speakers for Multicore World 2020 are

Jim Ang. Chief Scientist for Computing, Dept of Energy, Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL), USA
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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


Bruce Jacob – Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering. University of Maryland, College Park, USA


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 Gernot Heiser – Scientia Professor, UNSW and Chief Research Scientist, Data61. Sydney, Australia NEW!

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

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

Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Science Officer, San Diego Supercomputer Center
Division Director, Cyberinfrastructure Research, Education, and Development. University of California, San Diego, USA 

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

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

Samantika Sury – Principal Engineer, Intel, USA

Chris (Hippie Hacker) McClimans – CEO, ii. Tauranga, New Zealand

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

Prof Anne C. Elster, Professor of HPC in Computer Science at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Co-founder and Co-director of NTNU’s Computational Science and Visualization program. Trondheim, Norway

John Gustafson – Research Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore 

Yuefan Deng – Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Associate Director, Institute of Engineering-Driving Medicine, Stony Brook University, New York, USA

More TBC soon!

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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