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Welcome BACK!

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presents the

10th Multicore World

 13, 14, 15, 16, February 2023

Wellington, New Zealand

(Friday 17 February“Un-conference” day – speakers and delegates)


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Multicore World 2020 – Speakers and delegates (Trish Damkroger, HPE – Jim Ang, PNNL – Gernot Heiser, UNSW – Anne Elster, NTNU – Balazs Gerofi, RIKEN – Andrew Richards, Codeplay – Ewa Deelman, USC – Ruud van der Pas, Oracle – Laura Monroe, LANL – Samantika Sury, Intel – Werner Janse van Rensburg, CHPC – Jeff Zais, NIWA – Aaron Sowry, Cendio – among them).


Updated 31 January 2023.

We proudly announce our 25+ speakers for Multicore World 2023.

Check talks -abstracts coming soon. TICKETS HERE

Tina Zou. Principal Engineer, Samsung. US.

“Memory Coupled Compute: Innovating the Future of HPC and AI”

Paolo Faraboschi. Vice President, HPE Fellow. Director, AI Research Lab, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Palo Alto, US.

What Comes After Exascale?

Keren Bergman. Charles Batchelor Professor of Electrical Engineering; Scientific Director, Center for Integrated Science and Engineering, Dept of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, US.

“Petascale photonic connectivity for energy efficient AI computing”

Paul McKenney. Software Engineer, Meta Platforms, Inc. US.

“Cautionary Tales on Implementing the Software That People Want”

Ivona Brandić. Professor at TU Wien. Hybrid Systems (Classic/Quantum), Trustworthy Edge Systems, Energy Efficiency, Quality of Service, HPC Systems, Geographically Distributed AI/ML. Vienna University of Technology, Austria.

Edge Computing as a Missing Link in the Post Moore Era

James Ang. Chief Scientist for Computing in the Physical & Computational Sciences Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). US.

“Co-design for Extreme Heterogeneity: Integrating Custom and COTS Hardware to Support Converged HPC Workloads”

Manish Parashar. Office Director, Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, US National Science Foundation (NSF). SCI Institute Director and Presidential Professor of Computer Science, University of Utah. US.

Harnessing the Computing Continuum for Urgent Science

Ruud van der Pas. Snr Principal Software Engineer, Oracle Linux Engineering and Virtualization. Netherlands.

“What Could Possibly Go Wrong Using OpenMP?”

Ian Foster. 2022 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. Senior Scientist and Distinguished Fellow. Director, Data Science and Learning Division, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. US/New Zealand.

“Global Services for Global Science”

Karen Willcox, MNZM. Director, Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences. Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Texas at Austin. US/New Zealand.

Enabling Predictive Digital Twins at Scale

Ewa Deelman. Research Director, University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute. US.

“Pegasus at the Edge: Supporting Edge-to-Cloud Scientific Workflows”

William Kamp. FPGA engineer, working full time on the design and development of the Central Signal Processors (CSP) for the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope (SKA), collaborating closely with NRC (Canada) to develop the Mid-frequency Correlator and Beamformer (Mid.CBF), and with CSIRO (Australia) and ASTRON (Netherlands) to develop the Low.CBF, two of the sub elements of the CSP. Kamputed Ltd, Hamilton, New Zealand.

“Towards 10% of a Square Kilometre Array Telescope”

David Brebner. Founder, CEO, Umajin. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

“High performance object detection and classification on smartphone class hardware”

Douglas Kothe. Director of the Exascale Computing Project. U.S. Department of Energy (DoE).

Dawn of the Exascale Computing Era

Ilkay Altintas. Chief Data Science Officer, San Diego Supercomputer Center, California. US.

“Composable Systems and Convergence Research at the Digital Continuum from Edge to HPC”

Geoffrey C. Fox. Professor of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Biocomplexity Institute, University of Virginia, US.

“Integrated Systems for Deep Learning and Data Engineering on Clouds and HPC Systems”

Laura Monroe. Mathematician and Computer Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Senior Project Leader. Expert in resilience and novel computing techniques, especially inexact computing. US.

“Mathematical Aspects of Optically-Enabled Post-Exascale Systems”

Andrew Richards. Founder, CEO, Codeplay Software. United Kingdom.

“Building the Foundations for the Next Generation of High Performance Software”

Rio Yokota. Professor, Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. His research interests lie at the intersection of HPC, linear algebra, and machine learning. Link to Yokota Lab here. NEW!

“Training vision transformers with synthetic images”

Jeffrey Vetter. Corporate Fellow, Section Head for Advanced Computing System Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), US.

“Deep Codesign in the Post-Exascale Computing Era”

Mark Thomas. CEO, Founder, Nextspace. Auckland, New Zealand.

“Ontology – The core of a Digital Twin”

Jeff Zais. HPC Senior Advisor and Platform Architect, NIWA. Wellington, New Zealand, &

Wolfgang Hayek. Research Software Engineer, NIWA. Wellington, New Zealand. 

“NIWA data movement”

Duncan Hall. ICT and Strategy Planning Manager, MFAT. Wellington, New Zealand

“COVID-19 and COTS@exascale: correlations, causation – or coincidence?” NEW!

Pete Beckman. Co-Director, Northwestern Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering and Argonne Distinguished Fellow. US.

“A Disturbance in the Continuum”

Satoshi Matsuoka. Director, Riken – Center for Computational Science (R-CCS). Prof., Tokyo Inst. Tech, ACM/ISC/JSST Fellows. Japan. 2022 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award.

Lucie Douma. Manager Covid Recovery and Supply Chain. Principal Adviser, Investment Programmes. Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), Wellington, New Zealand. Nuffield Scholar – “The Devil is in the Detail: A way forward on farm data interoperability”. NEW!

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Multicore World is a globally recognised destination conference.

Run on a non-profit, limited audience model, we offer only 90 tickets for sale.

Tickets for Multicore World 2023 available here. Buy now and secure yours!

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Multicore World 2020 – Professor Satoshi Matsuoka (Japan) showing the new Fujitsu A64FX processor that powers Fugaku -the fastest supercomputer in the world, 100x faster than its predecessor, K computer.
In the photo, Dr Jim Ang, Chief Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL, USA) and Nicolás Erdödy (Open Parallel, New Zealand).

Multicore World 2019 – (L-R) Jeffrey S. Vetter (ORNL, USA), Prof Satoshi Matsuoka (RIKEN, Japan),  Nicolás Erdödy (Open Parallel, New Zealand), Pete Beckman (ANL, USA), Mark Seager (Intel, USA).

Multicore World 2023 State-of-the-Art themes include:

  • Software and Systems for the Enterprise: Decision-Making Support in a Complex World.
  • AI everywhere: what’s next?
  • Heterogeneous distributed computing systems. Is the new hardware useful?
  • Where’s my data? When every device becomes a Data-Centre.
  • Integration & the future of the Cloud: sending code to the data.
  • Lean OS, new algorithms, languages, power consumption: Programming Models and Co-Design.
  • New cybersecurity risks and responses. Will hardware ever be 100% trustworthy?
  • Edge Computing: implementation and scalability. Internet of Workflows. Networking.
  • Edge & exascale – friend or foe?
  • Open Platforms vs {meta, omni,…} -verses. Modelling, Simulation & Digital Twins.
  • IoT – HPC convergence. Industry applications into e.g., Precision Agriculture.
  • The path to quantum computing: race between countries or technologies?


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