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VMW Calendar provides an overview of the telemedicine and high-performance computing related events. Please, use the Submit Panel when you want to have your conference, symposium or workshop listed.

April 1-4, 2019
2019 Swiss Conference & HPCXXL User Group, Lugano, Switzerland

Explore the domains and disciplines driving change and progress at an unprecedented pace, join the HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC), the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) and HPCXXL Board for the 10th annual Swiss Conference and HPCXXL Winter meeting.

Gather with fellow colleagues, a recognizable line-up of international and local start-ups, researchers, innovators and renowned subject matter experts from academia, government and industry to share insights on the tools, techniques and technologies that are bringing private and public research communities and interests together and inspiring entirely new possibilities.

The combined proceedings kick-off with the three day, open to all, annual Swiss Conference. This highly interactive forum draws leaders from private and public industry together to learn from each other by openly sharing expertise and findings. Sessions range from thought leadership to practical application with an immersive agenda that combines sponsor-led, invited and contributed talks, breakout sessions, hands-on tutorials and workshops - with topics that cover current research to cutting-edge use of HPC, AI, Cloud, Containers, OpenStack and more.

The four day forum concludes with HPCXXL User Group. A single day of exclusive sessions, this bi-annual, Board hosted, members and by invitation-only meeting is open to large-scale IBM and Lenovo system users, partners and affiliates.

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April 1-5, 2019
Hannover Messe, Hannover, Germany

This industrial event includes:

  • Technologies for the factories and energy systems of the future
  • More than 500 use cases for Industrie 4.0 and Machine Learning
  • Components, Systems, Solutions: 6500 exhibitors from 75 countries
  • Industrial Intelligence: digital networking between humans and machines in the age of artificial intelligence
  • More than 80 forums and conferences: for example on Industrie 4.0, Machine Learning, 5G and Smart Grids
  • All key technologies and core areas of industry in one place

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April 2-4, 2019
Research Data Alliance - RDA 13th Plenary Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

With a track record of success represented by strong attendance, concrete outcomes, and overwhelmingly positive meeting satisfaction and value for attendees, RDA Plenaries are consistently successful in facilitating the international RDA data community in connecting data conversations across the globe and among all disciplines.

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April 3-4, 2019
IP Expo Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Now in its fifth year, IP EXPO Manchester is the best opportunity for everyone in the north of the UK to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward.

As the role of the IT team evolves in response to the changing digital landscape, it has never been more important to make informed decisions that will take your business to the next level. At IP EXPO Manchester you can get hands-on with the latest technology, hear from the experts who are actually developing the new tech and network with people facing the same challenges as you.

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April 3-5, 2019
Telemed Leadership Forum 2019, Washington, D.C., USA

This 2,5-day event is designed for physicians and leaders in hospitals and health systems, health plans, academic medical centres, telehealth providers and networks, as well as government regulators and policymakers.

The sessions, which include a mix of panel discussions and presentations, provide solid, innovative and valuable information on how telehealth is transforming health care delivery. You'll hear from hospitals/health systems that are leading the way in telemedicine services - leaders who are changing the telehealth paradigm. With the explosive growth in telehealth, data and technology, this Forum is an opportunity for healthcare leaders to share, learn and discuss empirical evidence for the value of telehealth across specialties.

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April 5, 2019
FYSICA 2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

FYSICA is the annual physics conference of the Netherlands' Physical Society (NNV). Each year the NNV organises FYSICA in cooperation with a Dutch university, in 2019 with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam with involvement of various Amsterdam Science Park institutes.

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April 8-10, 2019
Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures Workshop - PARI III, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Science is exciting, enlightening, complex, fundamental, precise, logical, and creative, all at the same time. However, for the public to get in touch with it and understand why it encompasses all these concepts, efforts need to be made to bridge science and society. With this aim, communication teams at research infrastructures work with a range of methods and channels. They make complex information more tangible and disseminate it as broadly as possible so that the public can understand and be engaged.

This conference aims to be a hands-on forum for communications, public relations and engagement professionals staff to share their experiences and expertise. The aim is that participants return home with new ideas for their work, by learning how and with which means other research institutions are communicating the importance of science and of research infrastructures to society.

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April 10, 2019
Telehealth Jobs from Home: Legal/Ethical Challenges/Opportunities - Webinar, Online

The many distinct advantages of working from home are appealing to health care professionals of all types, these professionals, rarely get an opportunity for professional training that answers their many questions about working from their own homes. They often are unsure of the legal and ethical issues involved, for example. Internationally recognized telehealth leader, Marlene Maheu, Ph.D., is scheduled to present this 1-hour webinar.

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April 10-12, 2019
Second EOSC-hub Week, Prague, Czech Republic

EOSC-hub Week 2019 brings together both present and future service providers and users of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). The event comes just after the recent launch of the EOSC in November which saw EOSC-hub's Catalogue of Services incorporated into the new EOSC. With the EOSC now live and in its early stages, the challenge now is to enrich EOSC's service offering to cover all the gaps in research services and increase uptake by the research community.

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April 10-12, 2019
World Orphan Drug Congress, Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA

With over 350 speakers over 9 tracks - Clinical Development, Commercial, Rare Disease Advocacy, Global Market & Patient Access, Pricing & Reimbursement, Advanced Therapies-Clinical, Advanced Therapies-Manufacturing, Rare Oncology, Pitch & Partner - World Orphan Drug Congress USA will be bringing together all the leading stakeholders in rare disease research & orphan drug development from over 50 countries.

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April 11, 2019
Cloud Tiering: The Secret to Increasing Your Storage Space While Reducing Your Costs - Webinar, Online

What do you do when your All Flash FAS (AFF) system starts running out of space? They can be expensive to scale and your company depends on them to run your workloads. The answer: Cloud Tiering.

Join the webinar for a live demonstration where the organizers will show you how this new service from NetApp automatically detects infrequently-used data on AFF storage systems and seamlessly moves it to object storage in the cloud on AWS, Azure, or IBM Cloud. The benefits of Cloud Tiering include:

  • Freeing up an average 80% of performant AFF storage space.
  • Leveraging Cloud economics without refactoring or rearchitecting applications.
  • Trading CAPEX for OPEX.
  • Taking a low-risk first step into the Cloud.
  • Utilizing inexpensive object storage in the Cloud for infrequently-used data.
  • Reducing storage costs.

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April 11-13, 2019
EuroPrevent 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

EuroPrevent is the annual congress of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), where leading experts get together in an international forum to present their research and share knowledge, over three days of practical 'hands-on' educational courses and scientific symposia, covering the spectrum of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation for cardiologists, allied health professionals, general practitioners, basic scientists, young researchers and policymakers.

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April 14-16, 2019
American Telemedicine Association's (ATA) Annual Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

We are on the brink of massive changes in the delivery of health care services. An unprecedented wave of new modalities, applications, and technologies are being unleashed into the marketplace that will redefine the consumer experience - and demand for virtual care services is steadily increasing.

As the system evolves and consumers embrace their power to gauge, understand, and manage their health through telehealth, itŐs up to providers and delivery systems to adapt to make great choices for their clients.

At the ATA annual conference, health care professionals and leaders from an array of health care and technology sectors unite to discover ways to make great choices for their organisations, the industry, and more importantly - the consumers. Attendees innovate, network, and return to their organizations with actionable insights, long-lasting connections, and new approaches to creating better solutions, outcomes and lower health care costs.

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April 14-17, 2019
19th World Vaccine Congress, Washington, D.C., USA

This is the only event that allows for more cross-over and new therapeutic approaches, by integrating immuno-oncology and learnings from infectious disease immunology. Key sessions to look forward to include: "How is industry using new immune repertoire knowledge for better vaccine design?" and "The resurgence of immuno-oncology - Can they hold their promise?"

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April 15-17, 2019
Advanced Scale Forum 2019 - ASF 2019, Ponte Vedra, Florida, USA

How big is Big Data? Forbes estimates the market will grow to $103 billion in 10 years. We all know the FAANG companies are pouring billions into their data strategies, but how can your organisation exploit advanced analytics, kick start your AI journey, and get maximum value out of your data?

ASF 2019 will examine the opportunities of the data revolution and what CIOs, CTOs, and data centre managers need to know to develop infrastructures that succeed in a data-enriched world. Be part of a small, invitation-only group of professionals learning from industry experts through one-on-one meetings, networking events, in-depth sessions and panel discussions.

ASF 2019 will address the Big Data trends transforming IT and enabling businesses to find gold in mountains of data, including:

  • New strategies and technologies making AI more accessible.
  • Storage technology that boosts performance and cuts costs.
  • Rapidly evolving IoT strategies driving data infrastructure investments and the need for scalability.
  • Using IoT for real-time machine learning.
  • Predictive analytics to understand business trends, customer behaviors and preventive maintenance.
  • Cybersecurity and data analytics to predict and detect security threats.
  • Breaking down silos and pulling insight from disparate data sources.
  • The growth of edge computing and what it means for your computing and data infrastructure.

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April 15-17, 2019
World Drug Safety Congress Americas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

In 2019, this is the only event to gather over 50 Global Heads of Safety and Pharmacovigilance, as well as over 150 other speakers from the leading pharmaceutical companies and emerging biotechs.

The discussions will center on the advancement of next generation technology and the data that has contributed to automating and improving PV methodologies, resulting in improved safety for patients. The 2019 edition will be featuring a predictive safety track with hundreds of toxicology, non-clinical safety executives discussing toxicity measurement & data, translational safety, predictive models and trial design. In addition to that, the new medical device programme will bring into perspective pharmacovigilance and safety approaches in apps, diagnostics, and combination products.

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April 15-17, 2019
Private Equity Course, Singapore

One fundamental reason this course is important for anybody who is involved in private equity, either as an investor, manager, service provider or regulator, is because it allows you to understand the private equity landscape and the role of private equity in a modern investment portfolio.

Are you moving towards a Private Equity style of investment? Are you familiar with the world of corporate finance but need a specialized focus on Private Equity? Gavin Ryan, the course instructor, has 15 years' experience as an emerging markets private equity fund manager, and is head of private equity at Banca Transilvania, the second largest bank in Romania. His curriculum is focused on the examination of managing and organizing a PE fund in the current climate.

Gavin Ryan will also analyse the types of PE fund investors that exist, not only giving you a comprehensive overview of the PE structure, but also providing you with the tools to measure risk and return on these specialized PE investments.

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April 21-23, 2019
International Symposium for Quantum Science and Technology, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

This event will be bringing about 20 world leading experts to campus to discuss frontiers of quantum research.

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April 23-24, 2019
Middle East Investment Summit, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

In its 20th year, the Middle East Investment Summit continues to be the conference of choice for regional and global sovereign wealth funds, family offices, private and institutional investors, high-level fund managers and economists. It provides the ultimate platform for industry professionals to network, strategise and learn from prominent global leaders, alongside their peers and colleagues.

Each year the organizers survey the region's top institutional and private investors on industrywide concerns, challenges and opportunities. They consider their allocation strategies and investment vehicles of choice for the coming year, then design a programme of relevant content. Each year over 100 conference sessions are delivered by high profile, forward-thinking and experienced global experts, institutional investors and superstar managers attracting the very best of the investment world.

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April 24-26, 2019
Workshop on Sustainable Software Sustainability 2019 - WOSSS19, The Hague, The Netherlands

WOSSS19 will bring together software creation, user, evaluation, and deposition groups from an array of disciplines, industry representatives, and cultural heritage organisations, to explore and discuss all aspects around Sustainable Software Sustainability (3S), from how to revive important legacy to preventing new legacy issues via training and guidelines.

3S focusses on long-term supported solutions for Software Sustainability. It addresses two forms of sustainability:

  • How to cope with the existing legacy software, sharing insights and methodologies to revive old software and keep it maintainable for the future, and
  • How to prevent new legacy to be created today, devising methods and principles that lead towards maintainable software with minimal technical debt.

At WOSSS19, participants will explore the following 3S topics in relation to research software:

  • FAIR principles for Software
  • Software Legacy/Heritage
  • Software Development: current and future best practice
  • Software deposition routes
  • Software Directories
  • Resource acquisition & planning
  • Software handover and succession

WOSSS19 will be an interactive workshop hosting talks from key organisations and long-term projects to discuss and establish the state-of-the-art in Sustainable Software Sustainability. The aim is to document the current state of 3S, publish a report, and help broadcast our findings to any relevant communities of practice.

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May 2-4, 2019
4th International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security, Heraklion, Greece

The conference looks to address the issues surrounding internet of things (IoT) devices, the services they may offer, including efficient, effective and secure analysis of the data IoT produces using machine learning and other advanced techniques.

Big Data (BD) has core values of volume, velocity, variety and veracity. After collecting much data from IoT, BD can be jointly used with machine learning, AI, statistical and other advanced techniques, models and methods, which can create values for people and organisations adopting it.

IoTBDS is organized in 7 major tracks:

  1. Big Data Research
  2. Emerging Services and Analytics
  3. Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals
  4. Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
  5. Big Data for Multi-discipline Services
  6. Security, Privacy and Trust
  7. IoT Technologies

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May 2-4, 2019
EuroCMR 2019, Venice, Italy

At this event, the organizers extend the clinical value of CMR through quality and evidence. Special tracks include technologists, congenital and level 1 certification track to learn the basic foundation required for a research or clinical career in the field.

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May 2-4, 2019
EuroHeartCare 2019, Milan, Italy

EuroHeartCare is the annual Congress of the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP) aimed at helping support health care professionals deliver the best care possible to patients with cardiovascular disease.

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May 6-8, 2019
EGI Conference 2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This forum for the EGI Community will discuss the state of the art of the EGI Federation, future and emerging trends, requirements and experiences: national, local and at the level of the data centre. The event will also be an opportunity to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Operations of what is now the EGI Federation. The programme will be a mix of topical sessions, workshops and space for debate on topics related to the EGI Federation.

The topics of the conference are:

  • Compute, storage and data management
  • Workflow, orchestration, data analytics
  • Federated AAI infrastructure
  • Community developments
  • Techs and Ops: the Federation at work

In parallel, the EGI Conference will have topical sessions and workshops dedicated, for example, to the evolution of the Cloud Infrastructure and the Operations Board.

The EGI Foundation is also organizing a Design your e-Infrastructure Workshop on 9 May 2019. This workshop is intended for research communities and research infrastructures who wish to become active users of EGI services. The workshop is free but the number of places is limited and registration is required.

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May 6-8, 2019
Private Equity Course, Johannesburg, South Africa

One fundamental reason this course is important for anybody who is involved in private equity, either as an investor, manager, service provider or regulator, is because it allows you to understand the private equity landscape and the role of private equity in a modern investment portfolio.

Are you moving towards a Private Equity style of investment? Are you familiar with the world of corporate finance but need a specialized focus on Private Equity? Gavin Ryan, the course instructor, has 15 years' experience as an emerging markets private equity fund manager, and is head of private equity at Banca Transilvania, the second largest bank in Romania. His curriculum is focused on the examination of managing and organizing a PE fund in the current climate.

Gavin Ryan will also analyse the types of PE fund investors that exist, not only giving you a comprehensive overview of the PE structure, but also providing you with the tools to measure risk and return on these specialized PE investments.

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May 8-9, 2019
Trading Show, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Trading Show Chicago will welcome 1500 attendees, with 200 speakers giving presentations on Automated Trading, HPC, Alternative Data, Quant, AI, Advanced Analytics, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain.

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May 10-12, 2019
Copernicus Hackathon Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Hackathon participants will be challenged to come up with solutions for real-world problems using Copernicus satellite data and will compete for a range of prizes. Copernicus is the European Earth Observation (EO) programme run by the European Commission and the European Space Agency and the hackathon is being run by the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC).

The themes for the contest include digital agriculture, marine environment and security, unmanned aerial vehicles, energy and power, air quality and sustainable/rural/socially responsible development. Hackathon participants will have skills in any of these areas: EO, GIS, thematic areas (e.g. agriculture, marine, drones ...), data analysis, data visualization, app development, web service development, graphic design, programming, project management, entrepreneurship and business development. Anyone with any of these skills, or with an idea for satellite data they would like to try out, is encouraged to register and take part in this exciting and fulfilling weekend, creating exciting new applications based on Copernicus EO data and services.

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May 12-14, 2019
International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT - ICNC 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT is co-organised by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), and the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM). This international conference has been a key scientific event for more than 20 years. It provides the opportunity for clinicians and scientists from all over the world to gather and learn about new advances and to exchange scientific ideas and experiences in a distinctive environment.

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May 13-17, 2019
Fourth EuroHPC Summit Week, Poznan, Poland

The EuroHPC Summit Week 2019 will gather together the main HPC stakeholders in Europe. Similar to previous years, this edition will offer a wide variety of workshops covering a number of application areas where supercomputers are key, as well as HPC technologies and infrastructures. The EuroHPC Summit Week is co-orgainsed by PRACE, EXDCI-2 and ETP4HPC. PRACEdays19 will be part of the EuroHPC Summit Week 2019. The conference will also provide a great opportunity to network with all relevant European HPC stakeholders, from technology suppliers and HPC infrastructures to scientific and industrial HPC users in Europe. This year's edition is hosted by PRACE's Polish Member PSNC - Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center.

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May 13-17, 2019
PRACEdays19, Poznan, Poland

The EuroHPC Summit Week 2019 conference programme provides space for presentations in limited parallel sessions in the afternoon under PRACEdays19. The maximum length of each presentation is 25 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions from the audience.

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May 14, 2019
2nd High Performance Machine Learning Workshop - HPML2019, Larnaca, Cyprus

This workshop is intended to bring together the Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and High Performance Computing (HPC) communities. In recent years, much progress has been made in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in general. This progress required heavy use of high performance computers and accelerators. Moreover, ML and AI have become a "killer application" for HPC and, consequently, driven much research in this area as well.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Machine learning (including deep learning) models
  • Large scale machine learning applications
  • Statistical models
  • Large scale data analytics
  • Machine learning applied to HPC
  • Accelerated Machine Learning
  • HPC applied to Machine Learning
  • Benchmarking, performance measurements, and analysis of ML models
  • Hardware acceleration for ML and AI
  • Parallel ML and AI models
  • HPC infrastructure and resource management for ML
  • Parallel Causal Models

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May 14-17, 2019
19th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium in Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing - CCGrid 2019, Larnaca, Cyprus

Advances in architectures, networks, systems and middleware technologies are leading to new concepts and platforms for computing, ranging from Clusters and Grids to Clouds and data centres, and result in an outstanding impact to numerous aspects of the modern world. The 19th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium in Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing is a forum bringing together international researchers, developers, and practitioners to present leading research activities and results on a broad range of topics related to these concepts, platforms, and their applications. The conference features keynotes, technical presentations, workshops, and posters, as well as the Doctoral Symposium and the SCALE challenge featuring live demonstrations.

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May 15-17, 2019
Advanced Therapies and Regenerative Medicine Congress, London, United Kingdom

From big pharma to innovative biotech to quality researchers to investors and everything in between will be at the World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine Congress.

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May 20-24, 2019
35th International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology - MSST 2019, Santa Clara, California, USA

MSST is the premiere large-scale storage conference that focuses on current challenges and future trends in distributed storage system technologies, drawing a diverse group of system designers and implementers, storage architects, researchers, and vendors from both industry and academia.

MSST operates as a single-track conference and has a proud history of high-quality technical talks focused on applying and designing massive storage. Key 2019 conference themes include: storage in the age of AI, addressing the gaps between storage needs and haves, user requirements of storage at scale, resilience at scale, and next generation and future storage systems. This year's agenda includes one day of tutorials, two days of invited papers, and two days of peer-reviewed research papers.

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May 21-23, 2019
Labvolution 2019, Hannover, Germany

Modern laboratory practice is a fast-changing area characterized by growing digitization, automation, ever more complex workflows, and interaction at all levels. The next Labvolution show is picking up on these trends with a strong focus on digital integration and connectivity, as evidenced by its chosen lead theme, "The Integrated Lab".

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May 21-24, 2019
EuroPCR 2019, Paris, France

The annual meeting of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions and the world-leading Course in Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine, EuroPCR 2019 will be where medical, cardiology, pharmaceutical and surgery experts get together to discuss concepts and assessments to advance education for medical, health, surgery, medicine, cardiovascular, heart care, heart, cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular research, cardiostim, acute cardiovascular care, imaging, echo and echocardiography matters. The European Society of Cardiology and European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions is the association of euroPCR 2019.

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May 25-28, 2019
Heart Failure 2019, Athens, Greece

Heart Failure is the world's leading congress for experts in cardiology to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure.

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June 4-5, 2019
2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit - GES, The Hague, The Netherlands

At the GES, around 2000 entrepreneurs, investors and other participants from all over the world will come together at the World Forum. The summit aims to promote international entrepreneurship and recognise entrepreneurship's influence in the development of concrete solutions to global challenges.

GES will be a one-of-a-kind experience, energised by a festive atmosphere, with a high-level conference and market place where ideas are transformed into actions. Over the course of two days, participants will follow a unique programme consisting of top keynote speakers, expert panels and matchmaking activities. Investors and innovators will be brought together through different creative environments, spaces and events. They will go beyond just productive discussions and take concrete action towards tackling challenges within five main sectors: food and agriculture, water, energy, health and connectivity. The future of work and access to finance will serve as the two main overarching themes of the summit.

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June 12-14, 2019
Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing Conference - PASC19, Zurich, Switzerland

PASC19 is the sixth edition of the PASC Conference series, an international platform for the exchange of competences in scientific computing and computational science, with a strong focus on methods, tools, algorithms, application challenges, and novel techniques and usage of high performance computing.

PASC19 seeks to engage participants from academia, research labs and industry to address important issues in HPC and computational science. PASC19 is inviting researchers from diverse scientific backgrounds to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange of expertise. The conference is an opportunity for researchers in branches of science that require computer modeling and high-performance simulations to discuss computational techniques and technologies.

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June 12-14, 2019
19th International Conference on Computational Science - ICCS 2019, Faro, Portugal

The International Conference on Computational Science is an annual conference that brings together researchers and scientists from mathematics and computer science as basic computing disciplines, researchers from various application areas who are pioneering computational methods in sciences such as physics, chemistry, life sciences, and engineering, as well as in arts and humanitarian fields, to discuss problems and solutions in the area, to identify new issues, and to shape future directions for research.

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June 12-14, 2019
16th Multiscale Modelling and Simulation Workshop, Faro, Portugal

Modelling and simulation of multiscale systems constitutes a grand challenge in computational science, and is widely applied in fields ranging from the physical sciences and engineering to the life science and the socio-economic domain. Most of the real-life systems encompass interactions within and between a wide range of spatio-temporal scales, and/or on many separate levels of organization. They require the development of sophisticated models and computational techniques to accurately simulate the diversity and complexity of multiscale problems, and to effectively capture the wide range of relevant phenomena within these simulations. Additionally, these multiscale models frequently need large scale computing capabilities as well as dedicated software and services that enable the exploitation of existing and evolving computational ecosystems.

This workshop, which is part of the International Conference on Computational Science aims to provide a forum for multiscale application modellers, framework developers and experts from the distributed infrastructure communities to identify and discuss challenges in, and possible solutions for, modelling and simulating multiscale systems, as well as their execution on advanced computational resources and their validation against experimental data.

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June 16-20, 2019
34th ISC High Performance Conference - ISC'19, Frankfurt, Germany

The ISC High Performance conference will bring together over 3500 researchers and commercial users, and 150 exhibitors, ready to share their experiences with the latest technology and products of interest to the high performance computing (HPC) community.

Together with the 2019 programme chair, Professor Yutong Lu, the organizers will present you 13 topics that they believe are vital to shaping the HPC industry.

One of the expanded topic areas this year is machine learning, a set of technologies that has been adopted by high performance computing users to advance scientific research and commercial applications in novel ways and by HPC vendors to extend their reach into additional markets.

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June 16-20, 2019
TNC19 - Forging Digital Societies, Tallinn, Estland

TNC is the largest and most prestigious European research and education networking conference. It brings together decision makers, managers, networking and collaboration specialists, plus identity and access management experts from all major European networking and research organisations, universities and worldwide sister institutions, as well as numerous industry representatives. TNC registered a record attendance of more than 750 participants in 2018.

Through keynotes speeches by renowned specialists, parallel sessions, demonstrations, talks and posters, TNC presents participants with a unique overview of the latest developments in research networking, both in the technical field and in the area of application and management.

TNC19, the conference's 35th edition, will be hosted by EENet of HITSA, the Estonian Education and Research Network. EENet is a structural unit of HITSA - Information Technology Foundation for Education - whose main role is to ensure the development and stable functioning of the information technology infrastructure necessary for research, education and culture in Estonia. EENet ensures the functioning of a data network corresponding to the specific needs of Estonian academic institutions, the provision of data communications and content services and their development.

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June 22-28, 2019
Federated Computing Research Conference - FCRC 2019, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

FCRC 2019 assembles a spectrum of affiliated research conferences and workshops into a week-long coordinated meeting held at a common time in a common place. This model retains the advantages of the smaller conferences, while at the same time, facilitates communication among researchers in different fields in computer science and engineering. Each morning, FCRC features a joint plenary talk on topics of broad appeal to the computing research community.

The technical programme for each affiliated conference is independently administered, with each responsible for its own meeting's structure, content, and proceedings. To the extent facilities allow, attendees are free to attend technical sessions of other affiliated conferences being held at the same time as their "home" conference.

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June 24-26, 2019
AI World Government Conference and Expo, Washington, D.C., USA

AI World Government Conference & Expo provides a forum to educate and inform public sector agencies - federal, state, and local governments - and their supply chain on the strategic and tactical benefits of deploying AI and cognitive technologies.

With technology at the forefront of our everyday lives, data-driven government services are now possible from federal, state, and local agencies. This has led to the rapid rise in availability and use of intelligent automation solutions. AI World Government gathers business and technology leaders from across government, technology innovation, business process and research for in-depth analysis and successful case studies on leveraging advanced intelligent technologies to enhance government services. Special focus is given to the challenges, solutions, and opportunities that lie in the agency mission, and in the deployment and use of intelligent automation.

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June 26-28, 2019
LIBER Conference 2019, Dublin, Ireland

This conference brings library directors and their staff together for three days of networking and collaboration. Delegates mainly come from Europe but people from around the world are welcome, and the organizers regularly welcome guests from countries including Australia, Canada and the United States. The goal of the conference is to identify the most pressing needs for research libraries, and to share information and ideas for addressing those needs.

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June 26-28, 2019
MWC19 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

MWC19 Shanghai will feature the leading products, services and technologies that are shaping the future of mobile, from handsets and devices to network infrastructure, software and services and much more. The exhibition will again include the Super Hall, where the industry's largest players including Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia Shanghai Bell and ZTE and others will showcase cutting-edge solutions in areas such as 5G, AI, IoT and more. Other exhibitors confirmed for MWC Shanghai include China Transport Telecommunications Information, CICT, H3C, Hengtong Optic-Electric, Intracom, Lenovo, PwC, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sunsea and Whale Cloud Technology, among others.

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July 1-4, 2019
24th International Conference on Conceptual Structures - ICCS 2019, Marburg, Germany

The International Conferences on Conceptual Structures focuses on the formal analysis and representation of conceptual knowledge, at the crossroads of artificial intelligence, human cognition, computational linguistics, and related areas of computer science and cognitive science. The ICCS conferences evolved from a series of seven annual workshops on conceptual graphs, starting with an informal gathering hosted by John F. Sowa in 1986. Recently, graph-based knowledge representation and reasoning (KRR) paradigms are getting more and more attention. With the rise of quasi-autonomous AI, graph-based representations provide a vehicle for making machine cognition explicit to its human users. The aim of the ICCS 2019 conference is to build upon its long standing expertise in graph-based KRR and focus on providing modelling, formal and application results of graph-based systems.

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July 6-11, 2019
44th FEBS Congress 2019, Krakow, Poland

The FEBS Congress aims to provide an outstanding international forum in the area of Europe and neighbouring regions for the face to face exchange of knowledge and ideas across the molecular life sciences.

The core scientific programme comprises inspiring plenary lectures from distinguished researchers working in areas of high topical interest, and a range of themed symposia providing focused updates from leading experts in each field. The contribution of participants towards the scientific discussion at the event is encouraged by the opportunity to present work through extensive poster sessions, and submitted abstracts may also be considered for oral presentations.

The broad subject coverage of the Congress and its size provide an excellent setting for participants to gain valuable insight into progress in research areas beyond their own. In addition, a range of special sessions aim to engage participants on wider issues, such as teaching in the molecular life sciences, and science and society questions. A commercial exhibition provides additional interest.

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July 9-12, 2019
BOINC Workshop 2019, Chicago, Illinois, USA

This annual workshop is designed for researchers, scientists, academics, developers and volunteers with any level of interest in the BOINC open source volunteer computing platform. World Community Grid is an IBM philanthropic initiative, running on the BOINC platform, that enables anyone with a computer or Android device to donate their unused computing power to advance cutting-edge scientific research related to health and sustainability.

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July 28 - August 1, 2019
Ninth International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation - INFOCOMP 2019, Nice, France

The diversity of semantics of data, context gathering and processing led to complex mechanisms for applications requiring special communication and computation support in terms of volume of data, processing speed, context variety, etc. The new computation paradigms and communications technologies are now driven by the needs for fast processing and requirements from data-intensive applications and domain-oriented applications - medicine, geoinformatics, climatology, remote learning, education, large scale digital libraries, social networks, etc. Mobility, ubiquity, multicast, multi-access networks, data centres, Cloud computing are now forming the spectrum of de factor approaches in response to the diversity of user demands and applications. In parallel, measurements control and management (self-management) of such environments evolved to deal with new complex situations.

INFOCOMP 2019 continues a series of events dedicated to advanced communications and computing aspects, covering academic and industrial achievements and visions.

Tutorials on specific related topics and panels on challenging areas are encouraged. The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. All topics and submission formats are open to both research and industry contributions.

Deadline for paper submission is March 19, 2019.

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July 28 - August 1, 2019
The International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization - MODOPT 2019, Nice, France

Modelling and optimization are important design phases for software and hardware systems. With the development of mobile and wireless systems and applications, health and ambient systems, there is a need for new concepts and practices for modelling and optimization to be generalized.

MODOPT 2019 is dedicated to present and discuss innovative solutions or industrial impact on modelling and optimization. The organizers solicit both academic, research, and industrial contributions. They welcome technical papers presenting research and practical results, position papers addressing the pros and cons of specific proposals, such as those being discussed in the standard fora or in industry consortia, survey papers addressing the key problems and solutions on any of the involved topics, short papers on work in progress, and panel proposals.

MODOPT 2019 conference tracks include:

  • Foundations of modelling and optimization
  • Enterprise modelling and optimization
  • Modelling and optimization in real-time systems
  • Modelling and optimization in complex systems
  • Model-based software and systems engineering
  • Modelling computations on modern HPC architectures
  • Empirical modelling
  • Modelling data-intensive computing
  • Algorithms and flow optimization
  • Socio-inspired optimization algorithms
  • Quality assurance and modelling (analysis, testing, verification)
  • Functional and non-functional properties of models
  • Programming models and frameworks
  • Parallel algebraic modelling
  • Model transformations
  • Modelling in Internet-of-Thinks systems
  • Modelling and optimization in Cloud-oriented systems
  • Tools for modelling and optimization
  • Languages and notations for modelling and optimization
  • Programming aspects for modelling and optimization
  • Parallel I/O optimization, convex optimization, stochastic optimization
  • Quality, clarity, and accuracy in modelling
  • Modelling and statistical modelling approaches
  • Performance benchmarking and optimization
  • Modelling domains (data analytics, Big Data, systems engineering, social media, devices and services, mobile applications, health applications, open source software)
  • Input noise modelling
  • Modelling and Optimization of 5G RAT/RAN (Radio Access Technology/Network)
  • Modelling and Optimization of Cloud Access and Small Cells
  • Modelling features (collaboration, scalability, security, interoperability, adaptability)
  • Maintenance an extension of models
  • Cost-effectiveness of models and optimization
  • Models for performance analysis and prediction

Deadline for paper submission is April 19, 2019.

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July 28 - August 1, 2019
Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing - PEARC19, Chicago, Illinois, USA

PEARC19 will explore the current practice and experience in advanced research computing including modelling, simulation, and data-intensive computing. A primary focus this year will be on machine learning and artificial intelligence which are proving to be disruptive technologies in a diverse range of scientific fields from materials science to medicine. If you are interested in machine learning and many other areas in advanced research computing, this is the conference for you.

The PEARC conferences provide a forum for discussing challenges, opportunities, and solutions among HPC centre directors and managers, computational scientists, end users, students, facilitators, educators, HPC system administrators and user support staff, as well as industry and government agency representatives from across the United States and around the world. This community-wide effort aims to grow and be more inclusive by including additional campus, national, and international cyberinfrastructure and research computing partners.

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July 28 - August 9, 2019
Argonne Training Programme on Extreme-Scale Computing - ATPESC, Chicago, Illinois, USA

With the challenges posed by the architecture and software environments of today's most powerful supercomputers, and even greater complexity on the horizon from next-generation and exascale systems, there is a critical need for specialized, in-depth training for the computational scientists poised to facilitate breakthrough science and engineering using these amazing resources.

This programme provides intensive hands-on training on the key skills, approaches, and tools to design, implement, and execute computational science and engineering applications on current supercomputers and the HPC systems of the future. As a bridge to that future, this two-week programme fills many gaps that exist in the training computational scientists typically receive through formal education or other shorter courses.

Renowned scientists and world-class HPC community experts will serve as lecturers and guide the hands-on laboratory sessions. The core curriculum will address:

  • Computer architectures and predicted evolution
  • Programming methodologies effective across a variety of today's supercomputers and that are expected to be applicable to exascale systems
  • Data-intensive computing and I/O
  • Numerical algorithms and mathematical software
  • Performance measurement and debugging tools
  • Approaches to software productivity for HPC systems
  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Machine Learning and Data Science

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September 11-12, 2019
Digital Industry USA: Compete in the Connected World, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Hannover Fairs USA and Deutsche Messe, the organizers of the world's largest manufacturing show Hannover Messe and its North American edition, Hannover Messe USA, will debut Digital Industry USA (DIG/IN USA), a biennial Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) trade show that will take companies through the adoption of connected technologies, from the proof-of-concept phase to a fully connected enterprise.

Exhibitors will demonstrate how to implement digitalization by featuring smart factory case studies and real-time IIoT solutions, such as Production Efficiency, Data Analytics & Cloud, AI & Intelligent Machines, Security, Robots/Cobots and Additive Manufacturing. DIG/IN USA will empower thought leadership from the factory floor staff to the C-Suite with a focus on advancing small to large companies in the automotive, aerospace & defense, machinery and equipment, energy/oil & gas, food & beverage, packaging & assembly, science lab equipment and logistics industries.

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September 22-27, 2019
7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Heidelberg, Germany

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum is a one-week event combining scientific, social and outreach activities. The recipients of the most prestigious awards in mathematics and computer science, the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal and the Nevanlinna Prize are invited to participate in the Forum.

Each year the Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation decides on a topical focus for the upcoming forum. This is done in close communication with the laureates.

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September 23-25, 2019
4th Annual Science Gateways 2019 Conference, San Diego, California, USA

Science gateways allow science & engineering and other academic communities to access shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to their disciplines. Topics may include their design, use, impact, development process, sustainability, best practices - or any other aspect that you think fellow gateway creators or users will find interesting to learn. The organizers also welcome educational topics directed toward the next generation of gateway creators.

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September 24-27, 2019
15th International eScience Conference, San Diego, California, USA

eScience 2019 welcomes the international community of researchers and software engineers from all disciplines to present and discuss their scientific practices involving data science and computing. Researchers from the humanities to physics, engaged in collaborative data- or compute-intensive research, are invited to attend. The objective of the eScience Conference is to promote innovation in collaborative, computationally- or data-intensive research across all disciplines, throughout the research lifecycle.

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October 15-17, 2019
Festival of Biologics, Basel, Switzerland

There are two parts to the Festival of Biologics: five conferences covering Antibodies, Immunotherapy, BioSimilars, Clinical Trials and an exhibition featuring solutions for pharma and biotech.

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October 17, 2019
Trading Show Europe, London, United Kingdom

The Trading Show Europe is the meet-up for traders, quant investors and technology providers focused on the European market. The conference features keynotes, interactive discussions, panels, and roundtables designed to tackle the most important challenges facing the trading industry.

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October 23-25, 2019
AI World Conference and Expo, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

AI World Conference and Expo is focused on the state of the practice of artificial intelligence in the enterprise. The 3-day conference and exposition are designed for business and technology executives who want to learn about innovative implementations of AI in the enterprise through case studies and peer networking.

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October 29-31, 2019
Vaccine Congress Europe, Barcelona, Spain

Over 80 top vaccine executives will speak at the Vaccine Congress Europe. They represent best companies from across the biopharma industry from Human Vaccine Project, OECD, CEPI, the European Commission, PATH, and many more.

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November 17-22, 2019
International Conference on High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis - SC19, Denver, Colorado, USA

HPC touches lives everywhere - every day. Today, the work in HPC is more essential than ever, driven by an urgent need to provide computational solutions for the world's greatest challenges from precision medicine and agricultural technologies to autonomous vehicles in smart cities and renewable energy. The impact of HPC goes beyond traditional research boundaries to enhance our daily lives. Be part of the HPC revolution at SC19. The future is now.

"HPC is Now" is the theme of SC19. HPC isn't just a glimpse ahead into what will be achievable in the future. HPC touches, augments and improves lives everywhere today. Right now. Just look what HPC is doing in many fields: Precision farming and weather forecasting. Medicine and meteorology. Smartphones and ecommerce. HPC enhances and enables our fast-paced lives. Today, the scientists, engineers and researchers who built tools and applications on the world's fastest machines just a few years ago are seeing the tools they honed applied by others to solve the world's greatest challenges.

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November 26-27, 2019

The European Commission makes extensive use of models throughout the policy cycle. Models are used to assess the environmental, economic, and social impacts of policies. The Commission Competence Centre on Modelling (CC-MOD) promotes a responsible, coherent and transparent use of modelling to support the evidence base for policies in the EU, and pools the Commission's competencies and best practices in building and using models.

The Conference will bring together researchers and policy makers involved in modelling activities from the Commission, European and international institutions and agencies, Member States, Universities, research institutes, and consultancies. Its aim is to identify common challenges and solutions in the use of models to support policy making. Experiences, challenges and the way ahead will be discussed by sharing best practices to ensure high quality standards and adherence to the state-of-the-art.

Deadline for paper abstract submission is June 30, 2019.

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December 4-5, 2019
Biodata World Congress 2019, Basel, Switzerland

The Biodata World Congress is harnessing the power of Big Data and AI in precision medicine. It is the world's leading congress for Big Data and AI in life sciences and health care.

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December 17-20, 2019
26th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data, and Analytics - HiPC 2019, Hyderabad, India

HiPC serves as a forum to present current work by researchers from around the world as well as highlight activities in Asia in the area high performance computing. The meeting focuses on all aspects of high performance computing systems and their scientific, engineering, and commercial applications. In 2016, to keep pace with new computing trends, the conference added two new areas of interest to its name: Data and Analytics. 2018 marked HiPCŐs Silver Anniversary as the organizers broadened the technical programme spanning from high performance computing to Data Science.

Deadline for paper abstract submission is June 7, 2019.

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