The fourth PASC Conference took place in Lugano from 26 to 28 June. It has grown yet again, with close to 400 participants this time around. A photograph of the physicist Erwin Schrödinger, sailing through the air on skis in the snow-covered landscape of Arosa against a clear blue sky: it is a picture that […]
In this video from PASC17 conference, Katrin Amunts from Jülich presents: Towards the Decoding of the Human Brain. “The human brain has a multi-level organization and high complexity. New approaches are necessary to decode the brain with its 86 billion nerve cells, each with 10,000 connections. 3D Polarized Light Imaging, for example, elucidates the connectional […]
In this video from PASC17 conference, Haohuan Fu from Tsinghua University in China presents: Scaling and Optimizing Climate and Weather Forecasting Programs on Sunway TaihuLight. “The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world’s first system with a peak performance greater than 100 PFlops and a parallel scale of over 10 million cores. In contrast to other […]
Posters are an essential element of PASC17 as they provide the ideal opportunity for exchange of ideas and expertise within and between the various scientific disciplines represented at the conference. Presenters had the possibility to “pitch” their posters to the conference audience in a rapid-fire flash session held before the two-hour scheduled poster session. Posters […]
Some impressions of the last day of the PASC17 Conference in Lugano. More pictures will follow.