MaX Working Meeting, Florence 22-24 November 2017

Florence bird’s eye view

MaX Working MEETING

November 22-24, 2017
@ Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
Piazza Strozzi
50123 Florence, Italy
Tel: +39-055-2673322

 

 

 

PROGRAMACCOMMODATIONHOW TO REACH Palazzo Strozzi

REGISTRATION FORM FLORENCE (goes to Google forms)

 


Palazzo Strozzi – exterior view

PROGRAM

All sessions take place in Palazzo Strozzi, Florence 
Download the pdf version of the program.

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2017
 

10.00-12.30

 

Get Together (and Video Booth*)

12.30-14.00 LUNCH break
 14.00-14.15 Opening by Elisa Molinari
  SESSION  1  (Altana room)
14.15-16.15 EXASCALE & CODESIGN (WP4)

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

  • WP leader’s introduction (Carlo Cavazzoni – 15′)
  • Refactoring of the FFT in Quantum Espresso (Fabio Affinito – 15′)
  • The Domain Specific Libraries approach: results and perspectives
    (Anton Kozhenikov – 15′)
  • Porting experiences on ARM/POWER + GPUs (Fabrizio Magugliani – 15′)
  • Codesign and performance modeling (Carlo Cavazzoni – 15′)
  • title TBC (Gilbert Netzer – 15′)
  • Updates on the strategy toward exascale (Thomas Schulthess – 15′)
  • General discussion – 15′
16.15-16.45 coffee break
SESSION  2  (Altana room)
16.45-18.00 ENVIRONMENT + HTC AND DATA ISSUES

(WP3, and also WP1-WP4)

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

  • Overview of the workpackage, vision, accomplishments, plans: workflows, high throughput, and dissemination (Nicola Marzari – 15’)
  • Cloud services, plugin repository, Quantum Mobile, and Materials Cloud Work, Discover, and Explore (Giovanni Pizzi – 30’)
  • FLEUR and the WP3 ecosystem (Stephan Bluegel/Daniel Wortmann – 10’)
  • SIESTA and the WP3 ecosystem (Alberto Garcia – 10’)
  • Yambo and the WP3 ecosystem (Andrea Ferretti – 10’)
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017
  SESSION  3    (Pollaiolo room)
09.00-11.00 CODES TOWARDS EXASCALE (WP1)

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

  • WP leader’s Introduction (Stefano Baroni – 15”)
  • Quantum ESPRESSO (Stefano Baroni – 15”)
  • SIESTA (Alberto Garcia – 15”)
  • FLEUR (Stefan Blügel – 15”)
  • YAMBO (Andrea Marini – 15”)
  • iPI (Michele Ceriotti – 15” TBC)
  • Impact of SIRIUS on MaX codes (Anton Kozhevnikov – 15”)
  • Porting MaX community codes to novel architectures using CUDA FORTRAN: the experience on QE (Stefano de Gironcoli – 15”)
11.00-11.30 coffee break
  SESSION  4    (Pollaiolo room)
11.30-13.00 WRAP UP:   summary by WP leaders of the technical WPs (WP1, WP3, WP4) on targets, challenges, perspectives
13.00-14.30 LUNCH break
SESSION  5     (Pollaiolo room)
14.30-15.30 GENERAL DISCUSSION (topics regarding the technical WPs)
15.30-16.00 coffee break
15.30-18.00 Working groups on detailed planning (topics regarding the technical WPs)
20.30 SOCIAL DINNER
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017
  SESSION  6       (Pollaiolo room)
09:00-11:00 TRAINING, INDUSTRY, SERVICES, ORGANIZATION  (WP 2, 5, 6, 7)

with focus on:

–  where we stand: results (with brief presentations)

–  key targets by Feb 20

–  key targets by Aug 31

11.00-11.30 coffee break
11:30-12:30 GENERAL DISCUSSION on planning (topics regarding WP 2, 5, 6, 7)
12.30-13.30 QUICK LUNCH break
13:30-16:00 In the afternoon (Pollaiolo room)

  • General assembly meeting
  • Program committee for the January conference
  • Further parallel discussion meetings


*
Video Booth is a space for short video interviews to MaX participants, to be used for dissemination.
We plan to realize the interviews before the meeting starts.


A list of available hotels is given below.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels near Palazzo Strozzi

HOTEL IL GUELFO BIANCO***

Via Cavour, 29 – 50129 Firenze

tel. + 39 055 288330/215375

e-mail: info@ilguelfobianco.it

HOTEL BENIVIENI***

Via delle Oche, 5 – 50122 Firenze

tel. + 39 055 2382133/2398248

e-mail: info@hotelbenivieni.it

HOTEL TORNABUONI BEACCI ****

Via Tornabuoni, 3 – 50123 Firenze

tel. + 39 055 212645

e-mail: info@tornabuonihotels.com

HOTEL BERCHIELLI****

Lungarno Acciaioli, 14 – 50123 Firenze

tel. +39 055 264061

e-mail: info@berchielli.it

 

Download the pdf with the Hotels prices

For other accommodations please visit  Palazzo Strozzi website

 

SOME TOURIST TIPS:

We suggest some “Places of interest” and ongoing exhibitions. See the pdf attached

For further info please check the official firenzeturismo website


HOW TO REACH Palazzo Strozzi

By plane
The Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport is 20 minutes away from Palazzo Strozzi, while the Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport is 1.30 hours away.
By train
Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station is just a 6 minute walk.
By bus
Palazzo Strozzi is reachable with the main city lines.
The nearest stops are: Stazione di Santa Maria Novella, Piazza del Duomo, Via Tornabuoni, Piazza della Repubblica.
By car
From North (Milan): A1 Bologna – Firenze, Firenze Nord exit, follow directions for city center.
From South (Rome): A1 Roma – Milano, Firenze Sud exit, follow directions for city center.

Parking
Parcheggio Fortezza da Basso
Parcheggio Stazione Santa Maria Novella
Parcheggio di Piazza Beccaria
Parcheggio San Lorenzo
Garage delle Terme
By Taxi
Taxi points:
Piazza della Repubblica
Porta Romana
Parterre
Piazza Beccaria
Piazza Francia
Viale Piombino

To Book your taxi call:
Tel. +39 055 4242 SO.CO.TA
Tel. +39 055 4390 CO.TA.FI