ASF Roundtable

Complimentary interactive sessions and peer networking for Enterprise IT and Data Leaders

Fighting Covid with Advanced Technologies:
HPC Roadmap for a Mission Critical Event

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

2:00-3:30PM ET | 11:00-12:30 PT

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About ASF Roundtable

ASF Roundtable is a complimentary digital event series gathering IT and Data executives for a 90-minute learning, sharing and networking experience.
This interactive tech-trends series will shed light on the challenges in the build-out of scalable advanced enterprise computing solutions. Through live sessions and case study discussions, experts and participants can collaborate, share ideas and experience as they increasingly leverage High Performance Computing (HPC) to solve modern scaling challenges within this the big data era.

Session Abstract

Fighting Covid with Advanced Technologies: HPC Roadmap for a Mission Critical, Rapid Deployment Event
If it were not for advanced technology, amazing scientific breakthroughs would not have been possible for us to fight the pandemic. Great minds and systems converge to break down protocols and deep collaboration barriers at the intersection of biological science and technology in the real-time hunt for the cure. 
Join us to learn best practices and engage in spirited discussions with your peers to further understand how HPC, storage, data, and science will play a critical role in managing Covid-19 and, ultimately, finding a cure.

Connect with IT & Data Leaders

In less than 90 minutes:
  • Gain insight into technology and solutions
  • Access to real-world enterprise use cases
  • Network with your peers to solve your most pressing challenges in big data, HPC and cutting edge technologies including networking, storage and applications.


Thursday, February 4th, 2021
Day 1
04 Feb 2021

Opening Remarks: Pivoting and maximizing your HPC resources; Lessons learned from the critical role and rapid expansion during the SARS-CoV-2 Crisis

Modern data science approaches and the application of advanced technology and high-performance computing (HPC) have made possible the recent scientific breakthroughs that are helping to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When the extent of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic was realized, the world went into survival mode. Governance bodies quickly removed many of the typical restrictions on health data. They lowered international collaboration barriers while supercomputing centers and public cloud providers offered prioritized and low-cost time on their systems for this critical research. This change allowed great minds and scientific computing systems to converge and collaborate in real-time to hunt for the cure. Join us to learn best practices, engage in spirited discussions with your peers, and help plan your future.
Ari Berman, Ph.D.

Keynote Presentation: Fighting Covid with Advanced Technologies: HPC Roadmap for a Mission Critical Event

In this session, you will hear directly from the frontline of the COVID-19 data science efforts from the nation’s foremost leader in biomedical data science, Susan Gregurick, Ph.D. Susan is the Associate Director for Data Science and Director of the Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has a background in both science and technology. She will share her views on the role that advanced technology has played in managing and, ultimately, finding effective treatments for COVID-19.
Susan K. Gregurick, Ph.D.
Susan Gregurick, Ph.D.

Enterprise End User Case Studies

Interactive real-world case studies where executive end users discuss challenges faced, strategy, implementation and outcomes.

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