Workshops program

* Subject to change without notice

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Tue 19/09 - Tue 19/09

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    Workshop 1

    Good practices in HPC Management

    ROOM 1

    * Support by RISC2


    8:00-8:30 Welcome

    8:30-10:00 Session "How do we feel the gap between HW deployment and configuration vs. usage for Scientific Research?", moderated by Nicolás Wolovick (CCAD-UNC, Argentina) and presented by Ivan Girotto (ICTP, Italia) and Fernando Posada (Temple University, USA).

    10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

    10:30-13:00 Session: Presentation from the centers and round table "Closing the gap between HW and Usage".
    Moderated by Iván Girotto, Fernando Posada and Nicolás Wolovick.



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    Workshop 2

    Advanced Computing Trends In LatinAmerica

    ROOM 1

    14:00 – 14:45 Keynote

    • “Empowering Exascale Scientific Visualization through In-Situ Techniques" by João Barbosa

    14:45 – 15:00 Keynote questions João Barbosa

    15:00 – 15:15 Evaluation of Novel AI Architectures for Uncertainty Estimation

    15:15 – 15:30 “A Snapshot of Parallelism in Distributed Deep Learning Training”, by Elvis Rojas

    15:30 – 15:45 “A Study of Pipeline Parallelism in Deep Neural Networks”, by Elvis Rojas

    15:45 – 16:00 “Extending Ginkgo to Manage Reconfigurable Hardware-Based Kernels”, by Luis Alejandro Morales Peña

    16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

    16:30 – 17:00 Guest talk:

    • “The ARCHADE by UbiHPC”, by Leonardo Camargo Forero

    17:00 – 17:10 Guest Talk: UbiHPC questions, Leonardo Camargo Forero

    17:10 – 17:25 Containerization on a Self-supervised active foveated approach to Computer Vision

    17:25 – 17:40 “Monitoring of green areas at the University of Guadalajara using image processing in an HPC environment”, by Martin Pizano Moreno

    17:40 – 17:55 “River Mapping using the Shallow-water Equations on GPU Clusters: Costa Rica as a Case Study”, by Johansell Villalobos Cubillo

    17:55 – 18:10 “An Implementation of a Plasma Physics Application for Distributed-memory Supercomputers using a Directive-based Programming Framework”, by Christian Asch Burgos

    18:10 – 18:25 Modeling and Simulation of Combustion in a Panela Furnace using OpenFOAM

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    Workshop 3

    Circular Architectures for Advanced Computing

    ROOM 2

    8:00 - 8:30 Welcome

    8:30 - 8:35 Openning - Frédéric Le Mouël, Oscar Carrillo

    8:35 - 9:20 Keynote talk

    • “Urban Renovation Plan for a Cultural and Creative District: Toward a Model of Sustainable Cities for LA"  by Fernando Jiménez

    9:20 - 10:00 Session 1
    Chair: Helga Duarte

    • Road Map Proposal to Latin American Climate Simulations based on Artificial Intelligence
      Victor Martinez, Aurea Soriano-Vargas, Anderson Rocha
    • Deployment Performance In Post-Moore-Based HPC Sustainable Platforms
      Pablo Josué Rojas Yepes, Carlos Jaime Barrios Hernández, Oscar Carrillo, Frédéric Le Mouël

    10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

    10:30 - 11:10 Session 2
    Chair: Harold Castro

    • Preliminary Study of Fenicia District Renewable Energy Production for the Design of a Green Micro Datacenter
      Frédéric Le Mouël, Fernando Jiménez, Oscar Carrillo, Carlos Jaime Barrios Hernández
    • Performance and Cost of Machine Learning Models for Seizure Detection in an Adaptive e-Health IoT platform over Edge and Fog nodes
      Gabriel Puerta, Oscar Carrillo, Frédéric Le Mouël

    11:10-12:30 Panel Discussion with CATAÏ Partners: Exploring Project Calls

    12:30-13:00 Conclusions and Closure

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    Workshop 4

    Latin America Quantum Computing

    ROOM 2



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    Workshop 5

    HPC and Energy 

    ROOM 3


    * Support by RISC2

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    Workshop 6

    Energy and Resource Efficiency of Data Centers

    ROOM 3


    14:00-14:05 Welcome, Maximilian Höb, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

    14:05-14:45 "Green HPC - How sustainable can we compute in the future?“, Dieter Kranzlmüller, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

    14:45-15:15 "HPC and energy efficiency using V-nets“, John W. Vásquez-Capacho, Universidad Industrial de Santander

    15:15-15:45 "Analysis Model of Energy Consumption Variables for Data Processing in High-Performance Computing Systems“, Jorge Lozoya Arandia, University of Guadalajara

    15:45-16:30 Panel

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    Workshop 7

    Latin American Women on HPC

    ROOM 4


    Workshop Schedule

    8:30 - 8:40  Opening Session 

    8:40 - 9:10  Keynote talk

    • "Supercomputing for science: bioclimatology", by Carmen Heras

    9:10 - 9:40 Special talk

    •  "Possible strategies to improve gender equality in STEM: UBA experiences", by Paula Verghelet 

    9:40 - 10:20 Marian Villa (Pioneras) y Veronica Rodrigues 

    10:20 - 10:30 Coffee Break

    10: 30 - 13:00 Round Table Discussion  (Participants: LA-WHPC Speakers and Keynote Speakers from CARLA2023 )


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    Workshop 8


    ROOM 4


    Workshop Schedule

    14:00-14:10 Introduction BioCarla Workshop

    14:10-14:55 Keynote talk

    • "High performance computing applications for drug development and health intelligence in the CIPHER center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte", by Daniel Janies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

    14:55-15:10 Paper No. 40: "MetaPaRSeq: Towards an efficient workflow for FLASH Radiotherapy RNA-Seq analysis", by Samella Salles, Lucas Cruz, Carla Osthof, Kary Ocaña  .

    15:10-15:25 Paper No. 43: "Transcriptomics Performance Executions exploring SDumont Architectures.", by Albert Siqueira, Reiglan Soares, Lucas Cruz, Samella Salles, Kary Ocaña, Carla Osthof

    15:25-15:40 Paper No. 50: "Unveiling the Potential of Hypergeometric Analysis for Enhanced Co-Infection Detection in SARS-CoV-2: Integrating ASV-like Inference for a Comprehensive Approach",  Melany Calderón-Osorno

    15:40-15:55 Paper No. 4: "Application to RT-qPCR virus diagnostic supported in High-Performance Computing", by Francisco Martinez-Perez, Lina Vera-Cala, Diego Rueda, Carlos Barrios-Hernández

    16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

    16:30-17:00 Biomedical Eng. Talk:

    • "AI-driven multi-omics stratification for severity assessment of COVID-19 patients in acute-stage and chronic risk factors discovering", by John Anderson Garcia Henao, University of Bern, Switzerland

    17:15-17:30 Paper No. 46: "Assessment of Generative Neural Network Architecture Search in Chest X-ray Image Classification",  Félix Armando Mejía Cajicá, John A. García Henao, Carlos Jaime Barrios Hernández, Michel Riveill

    17:30-18:00 Biological Eng. Talk:

    • "Tailoring HPC skills applied to bioinformatics and omics to understand key biological features", by Stefany Solano González, National University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

    18:00-18:15 Paper No. 51: "Framework for Processing Structured and Unstructured Clinical Data in Patient Monitoring and Sepsis Risk Prediction", by Andres David Mestizo Valencia, Vivian Milen Orejuela, John A. Garcia Henao

    18:15-18:30 Closing Discussion

    Concluding Insights and Future Prospects for BioCarla 2024 Workshop