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 Agenda of the Extreme Data Workshop 2018 (PDF, 312 kB)


Tuesday, 18 September 2018, Lecture Hall at building 16.15 (GRS building)

08:15Shuttle from Jülich (bus stop“Neues Rathaus”, directly in front of the door to the town hall) to conference venue
09:00-09:30Welcome address (Harald Bolt, member of the Board of Directors, FZ Jülich)
Workshop objectives and logistics (Martin Schultz, FZ Jülich)
Session 1: Extreme Data Demands
09:30-09:50Markus Reichstein (MPI BGC, DE): “Data-driven Earth System Science – Challenges and Perspectives”
09:50-10:10Steve Aplin (DESY, DE): “Data Challenges in Serial Femtosecond Crystallography”
10:10-10:30Giovanni Pizzi (EPFL, CH): “Extreme-Data Demands in Materials Science: Dealing with High-Throughput Calculations towards the Exascale”
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-11:20Paolo Papale (INGV, IT): “Extreme data in volcano science: issues, demands, and challenges”
11:20-11:40Dörthe Handorf (AWI, DE): “Analysis of the atmospheric circulation from big data in climate modeling – Current approaches and future challenges”
11:40-12:00Jan Erik Sundermann (KIT, DE) “The Challenge of the Data Demands of the High Luminocity LHC Experiments for the GridKa WLCG Tier-1 Center at KIT”
12:00-13:30Lunch break
Session 2: Extreme Data Technologies
13:30-13:50Guido Juckeland (HZDR, DE): “Is It Here/There Yet? - Real Life Experiences of Generating/Evaluating Extreme Data Sets Around the World”
13:50-14:10Sadaf Alam (CSCS, CH): “What is trending at large-scale experimental facilities for managing unprecedented data growth”
14:10-14:30Stephan Kindermann (DKRZ, DE) “Towards exascale climate data handling: infrastructure, data management and data services”
14:30-14:50Tiago Quintino (ECMWF, UK): “ECMWF's Extreme Data Challenges on the HPC and Cloud systems”
14:50-15:10Bryan Lawrence (University of Reading, UK) “Two approaches to beating data bottlenecks in weather and climate science”
15:10-15:40Coffee break
15:40-16:00Dirk Pleiter (FZ Jülich, DE): “Future I/O Architectures and Infrastructures for Extreme Scale Data Analytics”
16:00-17:00Vendors’ views on emerging extreme data technologies:
- IBM (Oliver Oberst)
- DDN (Jean-Thomas Acquaviva)
- Cray (NN, tbc)
17:00Adjourn of day 1 – Shuttle to Jülich (bus stop “Neues Rathaus”)
19:15Shuttle from Jülich (bus stop“Neues Rathaus”, directly in front of the door to the town hall) to Conference Dinner at Burg Obbendorf
19:45-22:15Conference Dinner at Burg Obbendorf
22:15Shuttle to Jülich (bus stop “Neues Rathaus”)


Wednesday, 19 September 2018, Lecture Hall at building 16.15 (GRS building)


08:30Shuttle from Jülich (bus stop“Neues Rathaus”, directly in front of the door to the town hall) to conference venue
Session 3: Extreme Data Services

Peter Bauer (ECMWF, UK): “Extreme data and computing in operational weather prediction”

09:30-09:50Jeannot Trampert (University Utrecht, NL): “Data flow and assimilation in computational seismology”
09:50-10:10Klaus Goergen (FZ Jülich, DE) “Towards big data-enabled terrestrial systems modelling at HPSC TerrSys”
10:10-10:30Jens Bröder (FZ Jülich, DE) “Using the AiiDA framework for Data generation and processing in Materials Science”
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-11:20Ugur Cayoglu (KIT, DE): “Flexible Toolkit Developments for Climate Data Applications: Compression and Tensor Frameworks”
11:20-11:40Kai Krajsek (FZ Jülich, DE): “The Helmholtz Analytics Toolkit (HeAT) - A Scientific Big Data Library for HPC”
11:40-12:30Concluding discussions:
- Commonalities and differences in data demands across and within scientific disciplines
- Will technologies on the horizon be able to meet the needs?
- How quickly will data management evolve to data services?
- Relevance of workshop conclusions for ExtremeEarth
12:30-13:00Lunch Break
13:00Shuttle departure to airports / train station

Additional Information


Martin Schultz
Jülich Supercomputing Centre
Forschungszentrum Jülich