iCAS 2022

Agenda Track

All times in Stresa, Italy local time.

Abstracts and Bios

Presentation Slides



September 11, 2022

Check-In and On-Site Registration (Hotel Lobby)

Welcome Reception (poolside)


September 12, 2022

Morning Coffee

Opening Remarks and Logistics

Evolving the HPC Facility

Michael Papka, ANL

A.M. Break

Levante: The Next Generation System at DKRZ

Thomas Ludwig, DKRZ

Energy Efficiency and High Performance Computing (A Decade of Experience and a Five-Year Look Ahead)

Aaron Anderson, NREL


HPC for Meteorology in the Exascale Era: A view from HPE

Ilene Carpenter, HPE

HPC Future Directions and Work Force Needs at NASA Earth Science Division

Tsengdar Lee, NASA

Moving the Dial: Attempting to Change the Demographic Diversity of NCAR’s HPC User Community

Dave Hart, NCAR

P.M. Break

Open Discussion: HPC Facilities and Workforce Issues

Talks End

Monday Reception


September 13, 2022

Morning Coffee

ICON-Sapphire: simulating the components of the Earth System and their interactions at kilometer and subkilometer scales.

Cathy Hohenegger, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

Preparing the ICON Earth-System Model for the Exascale Era

Hendryk Bockelmann, DKRZ - Applications


Marek Jacob, DWD

A.M. Break

ESiWACE: Excellence in simulation of climate and weather in Europe

Joachim Biercamp, DKRZ

How domain-specific languages in Python can bridge the software productivity gap in weather and climate science: Demonstration with the SHiELD Atmospheric Model

Tobias Wicky, Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2)

Lunch until 1:30pm

Afternoon excursion to Lago d'Orta (optional - must have registered for the excursion to attend)

2:00pm (14h00) Meeting in hotel lobby.

2:15pm (14h15) private bus for the excursion. 

3:00pm (15h00) Train from bus parking to the centre of Orta.

3:30pm (15h30) private boat to St.Giulio island.

5:00pm (17h00) Return by train and bus.

6:00pm (18h00) (approx) Arrive hotel Bristol. 


September 14, 2022

Morning Coffee

Advanced Visualization Infrastructure for Scientific Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery

Kenny Gruchalla, NREL

NCAR's Pivot to Python

John Clyne, NCAR

Pangeo: An open, inclusive, reproducible and scalable Geoscience data analytic community

Anne Claire Mireille Fouilloux, University of Oslo

A.M. Break

Workflow concepts meeting the evolving challenges of climate research data handling

Karsten Peters, DKRZ - Data Management

Addressing the FLOPS to IOPS gap with Python based in-situ processing

Burlen Loring, LBL


Scientific Visualization using Omniverse

Niklas Röber, NVIDIA

Digital Twins and Optimization

Thomas Geenen, ECMWF

NVIDIA Progress with Earth-2 Digital Twin Initiative

Stan Posey, NVIDIA

P.M. Break

AMD technologies for accelerated computing

Daniele Piccarozzi, AMD

ROCm: An E2E SW solution for HPC & AI on accelerated platform

Mazda Sabony, AMD

Open Discussion: Software and Hardware

Talks End

Banquet Dinner at Ristorante Casa Bella - Isola dei Pescatori

7:00pm (19h00) Meet in Hotel lobby.

7:15pm (19h15) Boat to island. 

7:30pm (19h30) Dinner.

10:00pm (22h00) Boat returns to Stresa.


September 15, 2022

Morning Coffee

The NCAR Geoscience Data Exchange: A Large-Capacity Repository for Open-Access Earth Science Data

J-F de La Beaujardière, NCAR

Achievement unlocked: Weather forecasting in the cloud

Richard Lawrence, UK Met Office

NCAR's Derecho supercomputer: Getting community codes ready for accelerated node architecture

Thomas Hauser, NCAR

A.M. Break

Open Discussion: The future of our computational environments

Concluding Remarks


End of Conference