The 2019 ACM Europe Summer School on HPC Computer Architectures for AI and Dedicated Applications will take place in Barcelona 17-24 July and will be hosted by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS) and the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC-BarcelonaTECH).

The School is tailored to young computer science researchers and engineers, and is open to outstanding MSc students and senior undergraduate students. Accepted participants will spend a full week in Barcelona, attending formal lectures during the mornings and practical exercises in the afternoons. Silvio Micali, ACM A.M. Turing Award laureate and MIT Professor, will give a keynote lecture. Lucilla Sioli, EU Commission Director for Digital Industry and AI, will be present at the school. Natasa Milic-Frayling, University of Nottingham UK, will address collaboration and diversity issues in a special dedicated session. Dr. Ing. Gerhard Schimpf, former chair of the ACM Europe Council Committee of European Chapter Leaders, will present the ACM Being Human with Algorithms initiative and the ACM student chapter activity in Europe.

Lectures will be delivered by:

  • Per Stenstrom, Chalmers University
  • Jesus Labarta, Barcelona Supercomputing Center
  • Luca Benini, ETH Zürich and University of Bologna
  • Uri Weiser, ACM – IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award recipient
  • David Carrera, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • Mauro Olivieri, Sapienza University of Rome

The deadline for applying has been extended to end-of-day 1 May AoE (UTC -12).