Americas HPC Collaboration

Agenda | Tuesday September 27th, 2022

Time of Porto Alegre - Brazil (GMT -3)

  • 14:00 - 14:10 Welcome and introduction
  • 14:10 - 15:00 - Keynote
  • 15:00 - 15:15 - Abstract presentation
    David Puentes, Philippe Navaux, Carlos J. Barrios H. (UIS) "A Colombia-Brasil colaboration for Hyperparameter Optimization in Convolutional Neural Networks".
  • 15:15 - 15:30 - Abstract presentation
    Javier Montoya, Isidoro Gitler, Juan Carlos Burgos (Universidad de Cartagena), Carlos J. Barrios H. (Universidad Industrial de Santander), Carlos Beltrán Ríos (Universidad Industrial de Santander), Dario Yesid Peña Ballesteros (Universidad Industrial de Santander) "Towards High Performance Computational Material Research".
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Coffee Break
  • 16:00 - 16:15 - Paper presentation
    Aurelio Vivas (Universidad Los Andes), Esteban Hernandez (Mercado Libre), Harold Castro (Universidad Los Andes), Jose M Monsalve Diaz (Argonne National Laboratory), Carlos Alvarez (Universidad del Rosario) "CyberColombia: a regional initiative that meets academia, industry and international entities through research in HPC".
  • 16:15 - 16:30 - Abstract presentation
    Nils Murrugarra Llerena (LXAI), Laura Montoya (Accel.AI), Gilberto Ochoa Ruiz (LXAI), E. Ulises Moya Sanchez (LXAI) "LatinX in AI (LXAI) GPU Access Network Pilot Proposal".
  • 16:30 - 17:20 - Main program
    "Panel: How do we improve collaborations across americas".
  • 17:20 - 17:30 Closing remarks

About the workshop

The second edition of the Americas High Performance Computing (HPC) Collaboration Workshop seeks to showcase collaborations that have resulted from the partnerships formed between researchers and entities across the Americas, from Patagonia to Alaska, including Caribbean institutions. The event will also share opportunities and experiences between HPC Networks and Laboratories from countries in North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean. The goal of this workshop is to highlight the current state of the art in continental collaboration in HPC, and the latest developments of regional collaborative activities.

Call for participation:


  • Jose Manuel Monsalve Diaz (Argonne National Laboratory, USA)
  • Benjamin Hernández (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)

Publicity and Website chair:

  • Rafael A. Herrera Guaitero (University of Delaware, USA)

Program Committee:

  • Verónica G. Melesse Vergara (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
  • Philippe O. A. Navaux (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Silvio Rizzi (Argonne National Laboratory, USA)
  • Esteban Hernandez (Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia)
  • Carlos Jaime Barrios Hernández (Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia)