Commonwealth Computational Summit 2022

October 4 & 5, 2022 The University of Kentucky’s Center for Computational Science (CCS) is hosting the 6th Annual Commonwealth Computational Summit
Gatton Student Center Conference Facilities




Summit Industry Day, October 4th

On Tuesday, October 4, 2022, the Center for Computational Sciences and ITS/Research Computing Infrastructure will be hosting and organizing the Summit Industry Day! A day of mini-workshops, tutorials, and technical talks by industry for academia and industry professionals. This event will be held in the Gatton Student Center meeting rooms (details below). Expect to see presentations and mini-workshops from the following organizations: Dell, FujiFilm, HPE, IBM, Intel, NERSC-LBL, NVIDIA, Omnibond, Spectra Logic, and others. And did I mention – its FREE to attend!

Summit Day, October 5th

On Wednesday, October 5, 2022 the 6th Annual Commonwealth Computational Summit will involve:
  • 3 Keynote Speakers (Academic, Industry and Government)
  • 3 parallel sessions with faculty lightning talks, Biomedical Informatics/AI in Medicine, and the OpenStack Community Session.
  • Student Poster Competition with winners going to the National Supercomputer Conference in Dallas, Texas.
  • Networking Breaks, Luncheon and Reception.
Note: See details below! Remember Registration is Free but required to attend.

Special Workshop, AIM (AI in Medicine) October 6th

SPECIAL October 6th Workshop AIM: AI in Medicine information and REGISTRATION

Session Presenters: Jeff Talbert, Jennifer Wang, Cody Bumgardner
Location: Charles T. Wethington Jr. Building Room 127
900 South Limestone Lexington, KY 40536-0200
Time: 9AM Start (ending approximately 3PM)
Abstract/Agenda:
This workshop covers the latest technology, techniques, and data sources across four biomedical domains. Each session will include an instructional component, tutorial demonstration(s), and collaborative sessions:

  • Medical Imaging: Monai and Monai Label
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP): Transformers and virtual assistants
  • Bioinformatics/OMICS: The latest in processing pipelines
  • Alphanumeric and time series classification and forecasting
No special requirements for participants. Contact for further information: Nathan Thompson, AIM Alliance Project Manager, nate.thompson@uky.edu


Proof of vaccination is not required to attend the Fall Summit, although vaccination is highly encouraged for all participants. Masks are optional on our campus and encouraged. While masks are optional, we strongly encourage members of our community who want to do so to wear them as an added layer of protection. For further information: https://coronavirus.uky.edu/covid-19-guidance



Center for Computational Sciences
325 Mcvey Hall
University of Kentucky
Phone: (859) 257-8737

If you have questions, or you would like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact:

Tony Elam
Associate Director
Center for Computational Sciences
University of Kentucky
Email:(tony.elam@uky.edu) or
Email: (anthony.j.elam@gmail.com)

OR

Sandy Leachman
Administrative Staff Officer
Center for Computational Sciences
University of Kentucky
(sandy@uky.edu)


Tuesday 10/04/2022: Industry Day: Workshops, Demos, Tutorials, and Tech Talks

Location: University of Kentucky, Gatton Student Center (GSC) Rooms To Be Assigned (GSC: 231, 330AB, 330D, 330E, 331, 350C, 350D)
Workshop REGISTRATION – they are free but some will have limited seating. Please stay tuned for more information and details regarding our industry tech talks and workshops. Schedules are currently TBD but will include the Tech Talks from Dell, FujiFilm, HPE, IBM, Intel, NVIDIA, Spectra Logic, Vast Data, and others. Workshops are confirmed from NERSC/LBL (2 workshops) and Omnibond. Stay tuned for more information and the expanding list of participating companies.
Rebecca Hartman-Baker
Group Leader/Computational Scientist
NERSC/LBNL
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Nestor Demeure
NESAP Postdoctoral Researcher
NERSC
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Kristopher Keipert
Solutions Architect
NVIDIA
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Kartik Subramanian
VP Systems Engineering
VAST Data
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Scott Friedman
AWS Principal Technical Business Development Manager
AWS Research
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Boyd Wilson
CEO
Omnibond
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Jay Boisseau
Ph.D. – AI & HPC Technology Strategist
Dell Technologies
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Steve Heibein
Public Sector Artificial Intelligence Lead
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Juan S. Valcarcel
Senior Solutions Architect
Spectra Logic
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Matt Demas
Chief Technical Officer, Global Sales
GigaIO
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Chris Kehoe
Director FUJIFILM Data Management Solutions
FUJIFILM
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Rizwan Hussain
Quantum Sales Executive
IBM Quantum
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Robert Stevenson
Chief Architect Americas East
Liqid
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Speakers

Academic Keynote Speaker

Title: HPC Impact and Innovations: Meeting challenges and serving clients at Ohio Supercomputer Center and beyond
David Hudak
Executive Director of the Ohio Supercomputing Center
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Government Keynote Speaker

Thomas Gulbransen
NSF Program Director
National Science Foundation
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Industry Keynote Speaker

Michael Shepherd
Sr. Distinguished Engineer
Dell Technologies
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Summit Day 2: Parallel Sessions Speakers

Location: Ballroom A - Faculty Lightning Talks – Faculty from across the Region present their research and collaborative opportunities

TBD: Coming soon...

Location: Ballroom B - Biomedical Informatics/AI in Medicine – Cody Bumgardner, Session Chair

TBD: Coming soon...

Location: Ballroom C - OpenStack Community Meeting – Lowell Pike, Session Chair
Chris Janiszewski
Sr. Principal Solutions Architect
Red Hat
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Darin Sorrentino
Principal Solutions Architect
Red Hat
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Kurt Bendl
CISSP; Security Operations Lead | OpenStack HPC Lead Advanced Computing Operations
NREL
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Schedule


Note: Stay tune for updates and more details for the following agenda!!


Click on "Summit day 1" or "Summit day 2" below to view Agenda for that day

October 4, 2022 – Commonwealth Computational Summit – Industry Day
Workshops, Demos, Tutorials, and Tech Talks

9 - 10 am

(Parallel Sessions)

9 - Noon

(3 hour Workshop)

Location: Room TBD

NERSC - Rebecca Hartman-Baker Read more →

10 - 11 am

(Parallel Sessions)

11 am - noon

(Parallel Sessions)

  • Kentucky Cyberteam - James Griffioen/Brian Nichols Read more →
    Location: Room TBD
  • OmniBond - Boyd Wilson Read more →
    Location: Room TBD
  • AWS - Scott Friedman Read more →
    Location: Room TBD

Noon

Break for LUNCH Sponsored by IBM!

1 - 2 pm

(Parallel Sessions)

  • Liqid - Robert Stevenson Read more →
    Location: Room TBD
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - Steve Heibein Read more →
    Location: Room TBD

1 - 4 pm

(3 hour Workshop)

NERSC - Nestor Demeure Read more →

2 - 3 pm

(Parallel Sessions)

  • Intel - TBD
    Location: Room TBD
  • IBM - Rizwan HussainRead more →
    Location: Room TBD

3 - 4 pm

(Parallel Sessions)

4 - 5:30 pm

Reception Sponsored by GigaIO

October 5 - Commonwealth Computational Summit Day

8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Location: Near Ballroom A

9 - 9:15 am

Welcome and Introductions

Lisa Cassis Vice President for Research
University of Kentucky

9:15 - 10 am

Academic Keynote Speaker

David Hudak Executive Director
Ohio Supercomputing Center
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10 - 10:15 am

Graduate Poster Team Lightning Introductions

10:15 - 10:30 am

Break

10:30 - 12:30 pm

Parallel Sessions

Location: Ballroom A - Faculty Lightning Talks – Faculty from across the Region present their research and collaborative opportunities

A series of short 10 minute presentations describing their research or educational programs, challenges, and collaborative opportunities involving computation or some form of data science across multiple domains/disciplines and institutions across our region.

Speakers:

    TBD

Location: Ballroom B - Biomedical Informatics/AI in Medicine – Cody Bumgardner, Session Chair

Session will feature technical talks (30 minutes) on research related to genomic, biomedical and health informatics and the use of AI/Machine Learning in Medicine.

Speakers:

    TBD

Location: Ballroom C - OpenStack Community Meeting – Lowell Pike, Session Chair

OpenStack Community Special Interest Group Session will feature a panel discussion on emerging open infrastructure topics and unique OpenStack use cases. The panel session will be followed by an open Q&A session.

Speakers:

12:30 pm

Networking Luncheon

1 pm - 2:30 pm

Poster Competition Begins

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Government Keynote Speaker –

Thomas Gulbransen NSF Program Director
National Science Foundation
Read more →

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Industry Keynote Speaker –

Michael Shepherd Sr. Distinguished Engineer
Dell Technologies
Read more →

4:30 - 5:00 pm

Closing Session – Poster Competition Winners Announced

5:00 pm

Networking Reception – Everyone Welcome!!
Sponsored by Dell and GigaIO

REGISTRATION AND CALL (Speakers and Students)

Important Dates:
Deadline for poster competition submission: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Deadline for speaker abstract submission: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Poster acceptance notification: Friday, September 30, 2022
Speaker selection: Monday, September 26, 2022
Industry Day: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Summit: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
AIM: AI in Medicine Workshop October 6, 2022

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  • Please note that this event is free to all, but you MUST register below including those faculty submitting abstracts for speaking in the parallel sessions (either the lightning talks or the biomedical informatics session) or those graduate students submitting posters for the poster competition. Speakers, Graduate Students, and ALL attendees should register via the button below. You will be prompted for further information if you are registering as a speaker or competing student.

In addition to the registration information, Speakers will be asked for a Title of Talk and Abstract (including a PDF option). Abstract (1-2 pages) should include a brief description of research or computational oriented educational program to be presented and a mini-bio. Please also indicate which session you feel most appropriate (Bioinformatics session or Faculty Lightning Talks). For further info/details select here.

In addition to the registration information, Competing Students (Poster Competition) will be asked for Student Designation (Master, PhD, PostDoc), Title of Poster and a brief Abstract (including a PDF option). For further info/details select here.

Our Sponsors

The Commonwealth Computational Summit is available free of charge to researchers in academia and industry across Kentucky due to the generosity of our sponsors. If you are interested in helping, please contact Tony Elam (tony.elam@uky.edu) or Call: (859) 257-2326.

Sponsorship levels are: Platinum-$5000, Gold-$2500, Silver-$1000, and Bronze-$500. We will recognize our sponsors during the Summit verbally as well as in the program materials and on the Summit’s web pages. Silver and above sponsors may request a table and/or banner set up in the Summit facilities area to support interactions with attendees and promotion of your technologies. All sponsors are welcome and encouraged to provide a tutorial, mini-workshop or technical presentation during the Summit’s Industry Day - October 4th. Gold and above sponsors can nominate a speaker for the Industry Keynote and Platinum sponsors will have special recognition and a session, lunch or reception named in their honor.

We can not offer this annual summit without the generous support of our Sponsors. Your sponsorship covers all expenses related to the summit including food (break refreshments, breakfast, lunch, and reception), and our Graduate Student Poster Competition prizes. This year our top winning student’s will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the National Supercomputing Conference 2022 in Dallas Texas in November. The number of other prizes awarded to students will depend upon the amount of sponsorship we are able to obtain.

Thanks to all our Sponsors!

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Venue

Venue Address:

Bill Gatton Student Center Ballroom
160 Avenue of Champions
Lexington, KY 40506
Parking – for those non-UKy visiting academics and industry visitors please park in the South Limestone Parking Structure (accessible from Upper Street). Route

Accommodations

The participants are responsible for booking the hotels directly.

Hyatt Regency Downtown

Address: 401 W High St, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 253-1234

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Hilton Downtown

Address: 369 West Vine Street, Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
Phone: (859) 231-9000

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Campbell House Inn

Address: 1375 S Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504
Phone: (859) 255-4281

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green

Address: 245 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, Kentucky, 40503-3309
Phone: (859) 271-4000

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Summit 2022 FAQs

Could we see past Summit Conference details?

Our Past Summit Details and Links:
NOTE: Summit 2021 was postponed due to Covid


Participating in Fall Summit 2022.

  1. Covid in-person Mask and Vaccine Policy for University of Kentucky
    Proof of vaccination is not required to attend the Fall Summit, although vaccination is highly encouraged for all participants. Masks are optional on our campus and encouraged. While masks are optional, we strongly encourage members of our community who want to do so to wear them as an added layer of protection. For further information: https://coronavirus.uky.edu/covid-19-guidance
  2. Student Poster Competition:
    Poster boards will be ready and available the morning of Summit October 5th so you may "post" your poster on the boards any time before competition begins on 1pm. You will have an assigned poster board number (TBD). Your poster must be mounted on the exhibit board provided and may NOT exceed the dimensions – 48 inches wide (horizontal) by 36 inches high (vertical). Remember, the poster should be attractive visually and convey information – keep language simple and brief.
  3. Who should I contact if I have any problem or questions during the Summit?
    Email: summithelp@ccs.uky.edu or
    Call: 859.257.8737