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@ Accademia di Scienze, lettere ed arti – Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 59

Date: 14 December 2015 to 15 December 2015
Location: Modena (IT)

Monday, December 14 @ Accademia di Scienze, lettere ed arti – Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 59

MORNING (OPEN SESSION)

9:15 Registration and welcome
9:30 MaX: where we are, what we are heading to (Elisa Molinari)
9:50 A changing technology framework for HPC and data: implications for materials research (Carlo Cavazzoni)
10:20   Discussion
10:40 Coffee break
11:00 Materials science and design: the challenges ahead (Nicola Marzari)
11:40 Industrial end-users and materials research: strategy and pilot cases (Pablo Ordejon)
  11.50 Pilot 1: Friction and tribochemistry – automotive industry (M.C. Righi)
  12.00 Pilot 2: Thermal energy storage in nanofluids – solar power generation industry (P. Ordejon)
  12.10 Pilot 3: Colour optical properties of natural dyes – food industry (S. Baroni)
  12.20 Pilot 4: Design and discovery of optimal solid-state electrolytes – batteries/electronics industry (N. Marzari)
12:30 Discussion
12:40 Lunch break (in neighbouring restaurants and cafes)
  IN PARALLEL: PI’s meeting – ‘General assembly’

 

AFTERNOON

14:15 Opening the afternoon session:  key issues for the discussion (E. Molinari)
  TWO PARALLEL SESSIONS, FOLLOWED BY JOINT REPORTS AND DISCUSSION
SESSION 1.   MaX codes, data and environment
14:30 short introduction (S. Baroni)
14:40 short presentations for each flagship code: where we are and where we want to be in 24 months
15:40 discussing common issues and planning joint actions
SESSION 2.   MaX users, services, actions
14:30 short introduction: structuring services, dissemination, industrial outreach, training
14:50 discussion, and planning specific actions
16:40 Coffee break  
17:10 Joint session: Reports on session 1 and session 2 (10 min each), discussion and action plans, wrap up
18:30 Session ends  (we will then meet again for dinner at 20:00)

 

Tuesday, December 15 @ University of Modena and Reggio Emilia – Physics building, via Campi 213A

9-12:30  WORKING SESSIONS: THE EXASCALE TRANSITION
  Brainstorming: common and specific needs among different codes in the exascale perspective
  Feedback from computer representatives: identification of objectives
12:30-13:30   Lunch break
13:30-17 Establishing next steps: work sharing and setting up milestones
  Practical issues: agenda, setting up a calendar for meetings/phone conferences etc

 

   

The pictures of the meeting are available at this link