3-7 December 2017
Velmoré Hotel Estate
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Highlights of the 2017 National Conference

Plenary Speakers

  • Thomas Sterling (Indiana University)

(More to be added)



Note: these are unconfirmed and are listed here to gauge interest.

  • Parallel data visualization on Lengau, Charles Crosby, CHPC.

  • HPC Education BoF, John Poole, CHPC.

  • Puppet for cluster management, TBC

  • HPC Ecosystem BoF, Bryan Johnston, CHPC

  • Deep Learning training course: OpenPOWER and AI, TBC, IBM

Note: this year the workshops start on Sunday 3 December and continue on Thursday 7 December. The conference main programme runs from Monday 4 December to Wednesday 6 December.

Keynote Presentations

  • Catharine Esterhuysen (University of Stellenbosch)
  • Krishna Bisetty (Durban University of Technology)
  • Tahir Pillay (University of Pretoria)
  • Ken Craig (University of Pretoria)
  • Muaaz Bhamjee (University of Johannesburg)
  • Eric van Steen (University of Cape Town)

(More to be added)