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

Scientific Programme

  • Astronomy/SKA
    Astronomy and the SKA.
  • Computational Chemistry
    Computational chemistry, including pharmacology and related applications.
  • Computational Mechanics
    Computational mechanics, including computational electromagnetics and related areas in engineering and science.
  • Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences
    Bioinformatics and biological sciences.
  • HPC Techniques and Computer Science
    HPC techniques and computer science.
  • Earth Systems Modelling
    Earth systems modelling, including ocean, atmosphere, weather and climate sciences.
  • Materials Science & Physics
    Materials science and related physics.
  • Astrophysics and Space Physics
    Astrophysics, cosmology and space physics.
  • Storage and I/O
    Extremely large storage and very fast I/O.
  • Cognitive Computing & Machine Learning
    AI, cognitive computing, big data and machine learning.
  • B.o.F
    Birds of a feather sessions dedicated to speciality topics and discussions.
  • S.I.G.
    Special Interest Group meeting.
  • Workshops
    Workshops take place on Sunday or Thursday and are half-day or one day in duration. They are dedicated to a single topic and include short courses, tutorials, mini-symposia or workshops.
  • SANReN
    South African National Research Network dedicated track.
  • DIRISA
    Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa dedicated session.
  • Student Cluster Competition
    Final round of the CHPC student cluster competition.
  • Network Security Competition
    Student network security competition.