The Australasian Leadership Computing Symposium 2023

The Australasian Leadership Computing Symposium 2023 (ALCS) showcases smarter and faster national research powered by HPC, AI and Data Science.

Date: 14-16 June 2023
Venue: The Shine Dome, Canberra – 15 Gordon Street, Acton 2601 ACT Australia
Format: In-person. Keynote sessions will be livestreamed.

ALCS 2023 is Australasia’s research supercomputing users’ forum, as well as a flagship promotion of High-Performance Computing and Data (HPCD) and artificial intelligence (AI), powered by national infrastructure at scale in Australasia. The symposium will bring together a multidisciplinary mix of scientists for collaborative, technical and network building sessions across three days.

Plenary talks are now available on NCI’s YouTube channel! Watch the videos here.

ALCS aims to showcase and share knowledge and experiences about HPCD and AI in practice within and across broad scientific research communities:

  • Materials
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Engineering
  • Earth System Science
  • Bioinformatics
  • Astronomy
  • Art and Social science

Thank you to the ALCS Event Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Plenary Speakers

Professor Rick Stevens
Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Sciences
Argonne National Laboratory

Dr Seiji Tsutsumi
Chief R&D Staff
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Professor Lisa Kewley
Director of the Center for Astrophysics Harvard & Smithsonian

Professor David Thomas
Head of the Cancer Division of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Professor Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg
University of Melbourne

Dr Adele Morrison
The Australian National University

Assistant Professor Simon Scheidegger
The University of Lausanne

Prof Karen Verspoor

Dr Emily Kahl
The University of Queensland

Associate Professor Tan Tin Wee
Chief Executive & Interim Technical Director of the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore

Associate Professor Alice Gabriel
UC San Diego

View ALCS Program

ALCS Event Flyer

Training Day registrations

Three in-person training sessions are available to all ALCS attendees.

1 - Introduction to Python for HPC

2 - AI/ML Applications on Gadi – Computational Biology 

3 - AI/ML Applications on Gadi – Astronomy 

Pre-ALCS Event:

12th National eResearch Forum - eResearch and Artificial Intelligence, presented by AeRO.

Date: 13 June 2023

Location: University House @ Rimmer Street, 3 Rimmer Street Canberra, ACT

This one-day session on the eve of ALCS will feature two Q&A panel discussions about AI and ML in eResearch, and the Research Data Culture Conversation (RDCC).

Register on Eventbrite.


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