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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

working on recordings and hope to share with you over the next week or two. Stay tuned!

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

  • Day 1: View the livestream here
  • Day 2 - View the livestream here
  • Day 3 - View the livestream here from 1:30pm.

    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.


    Contact Information