Arm user group session at SC18

Join us for Arm’s fourth annual HPC User Group session held during SC18 in Dallas, TX. Sessions will feature presentations end-users, ISV’s, and ecosystem partners involved in the deployment of Arm servers for HPC. You are welcome to attend all or part of the sessions as your schedule allows.


Monday, November 12, 2018
12:30 pm – 6:00 pm


Aloft Dallas Downtown

1033 Young St, Dallas, TX 75202

(Located across the street from the convention center)

Premium Pad Ballroom

RSVP Deadline - Monday, November 5, 2018

If you have any questions or need to cancel your reservation, please send an email to:


US/Asia Deployments

12:30 pm - (Welcome and opening remarks)

12:40 pm - Sandia (Astra deployment goals and activities)

1:00 pm - LANL (UCF)

1:20 pm - DoD (Performance of a multi-physics code on Cavium ThunderX2)

1:40 pm - US Naval Research Lab (Evaluation of Cavium ThunderX2 for DoD Applications)

2:00 pm - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China HPC activities with Arm)

2:20 pm - RIKEN (POSTK performance and progress update)

2:40 pm - BREAK (20 minutes)

Software & ISVs

3:00 pm - ORNL (LUSTRE Client and Server readiness on Arm)

3:15 pm - Altair (RADIOSS porting experiences and results)

3:30 pm - LSTC (LS-DYNA porting experiences and results)

3:45 pm - ISU (Performance analysis of GAMESS functionalities on novel architectures)

UK/EU Deployments

4:00 pm - Bristol/GW4 (Catalyst and Isambard deployment activities)

4:20 pm - EPCC (Catalyst deployment activities and ecosystem focus)

4:40 pm - Leicester (Catalyst deployment activities and ecosystem focus)

5:00 pm - Montblanc3/Atos (Dibona cluster activities)

5:20 pm - GENCI (Arm usability & performance assessment for the Scientific Community)

5:40 pm - Juelich (Comparative analysis of HPC apps on Arm and other architectures)

6:00 pm - Optional: Attendee networking and discussion

*Each speaking slot will approximately include 15 minutes for a presentation and up to 5 minutes of Q&A

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