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RIKEN joined SuperComputing Asia 2022 in Singapore

March 1-3, 2022

From 1 March to 3 March 2022, RIKEN participated in the SuperComputing Asia 2022 (SCA2022) .The annual conference was held as a hybrid event at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre in Singapore. Co-organised by supercomputing centres of the region including those in Australia, Japan, Singapore and Thailand and anchored by the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore, the SuperComputing Asia incorporates a number of important supercomputing and allied events that together aim to promote a vibrant and shared high-performance computing (HPC) ecosystem, for both the public and private sectors, in Asia.

In the conference, Prof. Satoshi Matsuoka, Director, RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS) joined as a steering committee member and virtually as one of key speakers in five sessions. Also from R-CCS, Prof. Makoto Tsubokura, Team Leader, contributed to the conference opening ceremony as a keynote speaker, while Dr. Fumiyoshi Shoji, Division Director and Unit Leader, gave an brief introduction on Fugaku operation and services. At the conference venue, RIKEN R-CCS set up a booth featuring the world’s fastest supercomputer Fugaku and received various inquiries about Fugaku and possible international research collaborations.

Above : RIKEN R-CCS Fugaku booth at SCA 2022 venue is ready to receive visitors.

Above : Booth display to access information about Fugaku. A PDF file of the display (QR codes) can be found at http://www.sg.riken.jp/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Fugaku_The-Flagship-Supercomputer-of-Japan.pdf(863KB)

At SCA 2022 venue: (left) Mr. Eugene LOW, Deputy Director, Marketing & Engagement, NSCC (right) Dr. Takashi KAWABE, Director, RIKEN Singapore Office
At SCA 2022 venue:
(left) Dr. Takashi KAWABE, Director, RIKEN Singapore Office (right) Mr. Kyota INOUE, Second Secretary, Embassy of Japan in Singapore/ Japan Creative Centre