TechEXtra21: Sept. 22, 2021

Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science Phase II Workshop

Sept. 22, 2021

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The E-CAS project seeks to explore how commercial cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform can be used to accelerate science through access to large scalable resources. It also highlights innovation enabled by flexible access to a range of platforms and the newest hardware. This Sept. 22 workshop highlights the achievements of the projects undertaken by the sub-awardees and discusses some of the benefits and challenges of using cloud platforms to support research.

Agenda Summary:

1-1:30 p.m. ETE-CAS Project overview and recap of progress to date
Internet2: Howard Pfeffer, Jamie Sunderland
1:30-3 p.m. ETAccelerated Machine Learning and its application to various fields
MIT: Philip Harris & multi-institutional team
3-4:30 p.m. ETDeciphering the brain’s neural code
SUNY: Salvador Dura-Bernal and team
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. ETLessons learned from the E-CAS project.
Presentation followed by a panel discussion and question time.