Open Forum “Mathematical Modeling and Advanced Computing – Science for Intelligent Growth”, 4 December, 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria

The Open Forum “Mathematical Modeling and Advanced Computing: Science for Intelligent Growth” was held on 4th December 2015 in Sofia and was jointly organized by IICT-BAS and IMI-BAS. The main discussion was about the directions for future development of the Center for HPC and Distributed Computing, coordinated by IICT-BAS. This is considered in the light of the Operational Programme “Science and Education for Smart Growth” for period 2014-2020.

Assoc. Professor E. Atanassov presented the HPC infrastructure at IICT, the presents status, perspectives and future developments. The newest computing system in IICT is AVITOHOL, now in Top500 list, is fully operational since November 2015 and provides computing resources to VI-SEEM scientific communities.

Audience: about 50 participants (Policy makers from Ministry of Education and Sciences, Bulgarian mathematics and informatics community).