Wednesday, June 30, 2021
7:00am - 8:15am (PDT)

10:00am - 11:15pm (EDT)
4:00pm - 5:15pm (CEST)

Event will be held virtually


To learn more about the new AMD HPC User Forum contact Mary Thomas, SDSC at

Become a Member of the Forum

The AMD HPC User Forum is a community of customers and users of AMD powered HPC systems.  Join us for a brief networking discussion during ISC21 to learn more about the group and how you can become an AMD HPC User Forum Member.

This meeting will be held virtually through Microsoft Teams.  Connection details will be sent to all registered participants shortly before the meeting.

AGENDA (Times listed are Pacific Daylight Time in North America)

  • 7:00 – 7:15 am:  Opening Remarks
    Mike Norman, PhD, Director, SDSC
    Brad McCredie, PhD, Corporate Vice President, AMD
  • 7:15 – 7:20 am:  Introduction of Forum
    Mary Thomas, PhD, AMD User Forum President, Computational Data Scientist, SDSC
  • 7:20 - 7:50 am: Forum Members discuss their work and value of Forum
    • Mahidhar Tatineni, PhD, SDSC, (User Forum Special Interest Group)
    • Alastair Basden, PhD, HPC Technical Manager, Durham University
    • Lorna Smith, Programme Manager, EPCC, University of Edinburgh
    • Sagar Dolas, Program Lead – Future Computing & Networking, Surf
    • Hatem Ltaief, PhD, Principal Research Scientist, KAUST
    • Marc O’Brien, Cancer Research UK Cancer Institute, Cambridge University
  • 7:50 - 8:00 am : Q/A

Organizing Committee