MaX meeting Trieste

MaX MEETING – GENERAL ASSEMBLY

January 10-11, 2017
@ Sissa
via Bonomea 265
34136 Trieste, Italy
Tel: +39-040-378711 (Switchboard/Reception)

PROGRAMACCOMMODATIONHOW TO REACH SISSA

REGISTRATION FORM (goes to Google forms)


PROGRAM

All sessions take place at SISSA, Via Bonomea 265 
Download the pdf version of the program.

MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
18.00-20.00 Welcome and Get Together (Hotel Savoy)
TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
09:00-09:15 Welcome (S. Ruffo, Director, SISSA)
Opening: agenda & goals of the meeting (E. Molinari)
  SESSION  1 (talks & brain storming on scientific/technological perspectives)
09:15-09:50 T. Schülthess: The future of HPC: a perspective  (25’ +10′ discussion)
09:50-10:25 A. Laio: Analytics in material science: a perspective (25’ +10′ discussion)
10:25-11:10 S. Baroni: Multiscale approaches: a perspective (25’ +10′ + 10’ discussion)
includes comments by C. Cavazzoni on tech aspects of QE – Lammps integration
11:10-11:40 coffee break
  SESSION  2 (talks & brain storming on scientific/technological perspectives, cont.d)
11:40-12:15 A. Marini: Time Resolved Spectroscopies: a perspective (25’ +10′ discussion)
12:15-13:00 Panel discussion: sci-tech aspects of HPC-HTC convergence coordinated by E. Laure and N. Marzari (10’+10’ intro + 25’ discussion, including comments by HPC centers on perspectives of HPC/data federation)
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:35 M. Ceriotti: Advanced sampling and dynamics: a perspective (25’ +10′ discussion)
SESSION  3  (reports on MaX activities)
14:35-16:05 WP1 activity report, status of ongoing tasks and deliverables
S. Baroni: Overview   15’
each flagship code:     5*12’
discussion                       15’
16:05-16:30 coffee break
  SESSION  4 (reports on MaX activities, cont.d)
16:30-17:45 WP4 activity report, status of ongoing tasks and deliverables
C. Cavazzoni: Overview  15’
specific activities             3*15’
discussion                             15’
17:45-18:15 WP6 activity report, status of ongoing tasks and deliverables
D. Varsano: Overview  15’
discussion                          15’
SESSION  5 (talk & brain storming on scientific/technological perspectives, cont.d)
18:15-19:15 Discussion: Quantum Technologies / HPC: perspectives of possible synergies, with focus on materials research. Introduced by Norbert Schuch (30’), chaired by S. Blügel
20:15 social dinner (Hotel Savoy)
 
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
  SESSION  6    (reports on MaX activities, cont.d)
08:30-09:30 WP3 activity report, status of ongoing tasks and deliverables
N. Marzari:  Overview  15’
specific activities    3*15’
09:30-10:00 WP2 activity report, status of ongoing tasks and deliverables
P. Ordejòn: Overview: observatory and pilots update
10:00-11:00 WP5 activity report, status of ongoing tasks and deliverables
C. Daffara:   industry
G. Chiarotti: services
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
SESSION  7 (brain storming on perspectives)
11:20-12:30 Discussion: future of MaX and CoEs (short intro: E. Molinari)
12:30-13:20 Lunch
  SESSION  8 (reports on MaX activities, cont.d)
13:20-13:45 WP7 activity report, status of ongoing tasks and deliverables
PARALLEL SESSIONS
13:45-15:15 Separate working groups & WP activities
(schedule to be decided during the first meeting day)
General Assembly  (PI’s + delegates/invited participants)
15:15-17:30 among the working groups:
– QaaS (Quantum as a Service) working group
 Coffee break during session
17:30 End of the meeting

Types of sessions

type A – vision and brainstorming on sci & technol perspective
type B – reporting on MaX activities
type C – discussions and decisions on MaX and perspectives (including General Assembly)

ACCOMMODATION

A list of available hotels is given below. It is possible to ask for booking assistance to SISSA secretariat Mrs. Lorena Bencina (lorena.bencina@sissa.it).

ALLA POSTA mail
P.zza Oberdan 1, Trieste – ph +39 040365208
Close to the railway station, bus station and bus stop (no. 38 reaches SISSA in about 15 minutes)

RESIDENCE LE TERRAZZEmail
Via Filzi 21, Trieste – ph +39 040368922
49 apartments (1 to 4 people). Close to the railway station, bus station and bus stop (no. 38 reaches SISSA in about 15 minutes)

B&B HOTEL TRIESTE NOVO IMPEROmail
via S. Anastasio 1, Trieste – ph +39 040364242
Close to the railway station, bus station and bus stop (no. 38 reaches SISSA in about 15 minutes)

COLOMBIAmail
Via Geppa 18, Trieste – ph +39 040369333
Close to the railway station, bus station and bus stop (no. 38 reaches SISSA in about 15 minutes)

RESIDENCE DEL MAREmail
Via Madonna del Mare 4, Trieste – ph +39 040307346
30 minutes walk to SISSA or 15 minutes to the railway station, bus station and bus stop (n0. 38 reaches SISSA in about 15 minutes)

CONTINENTALE – mail
Via S.Nicolò 25, Trieste – ph +39 040631717
20 minutes walk to SISSA or 10 minutes to the railway station, bus station and bus stop (no. 38 reaches SISSA in about 15 minutes)
Free cancellation up to 2 days before arrival.


HOW TO REACH SISSA

Trieste “Ronchi dei Legionari” airport is about 25km North-West of Trieste. From there:
– you can take the APT coach service Line 51 to the centre of Trieste, tickets are available from the blue machine just beyond the arrivals gate (APT timetable). Note that this service runs much less frequently at weekends. Tickets can be purchased also downtown from the bus station next to Trieste Centrale.
– A good option, especially at weekends, is to book a seat on the “Science Bus” which is a shuttle service between Trieste and all the nearest major airports – Ronchi, Treviso, Marco Polo and Brnik (Ljubliana). Be sure to book your seat on the Science bus at least two days before.
Taxi: the cost is around 50€.

Venice Airports (Marco Polo and Treviso): from there take the coach service (tickets available from the ATVO service desk at the airport foyer) to Venezia Mestre train station and continue with the train to Trieste Centrale (~ 1,5-2 hrs). Schedule at Trenitalia website.

Transportation Vector Icons The main train station is Trieste Centrale, about 5km from SISSA. From there take the 38 bus from Piazza Oberdan or a taxi.
Note that most long distance trains coming to Trieste go through Venezia Mestre train station, which might involve changing trains at Mestre.
In Italy, train tickets should be purchased in advance either from the website or from ticket office or automatic vending machine at the station. Validate your ticket using the yellow machine nearby the tracks before travelling.

Bus no. 38 from via Galatti (opposite the Forst brewery) next to Piazza Oberdan (every 20 minutes in the morning rush hour, every 30 minutes in the evening).
Get off at the last stop, right outside the main SISSA gate.
Tickets are available from newsagents: you can buy a single ticket, a carnet of 10 tickets, or a monthly pass.
Validate your ticket on board. It takes about 15 minutes from the city centre SISSA.