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Youth Workshop from February 5 to 6, 2018 in Kobe, Japan

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RIKEN AICS will organize a Youth Workshop for young researchers and students in computational science and technology. Through English presentations and discussions, this workshop aims to create a network of collaborations among young researchers, and to foster their research communication skills in an international setting, as well as improving their own research through the discussion.

Information in Japanese

1. Date and location

February 5 (Mon), 2018 to February 6 (Tue), 2018
RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) in Kobe, Japan
Access: How to get there.

2. Purpose

  • This workshop aims at creating a network of collaborations among young researchers, and at improving their research communication skills.
  • This workshop is open to young researchers at corporations, universities and research institutes (including technical colleges and graduate schools) who is expected to become the next-generation leaders in the fields of computational science and high-performance computing.
  • Young researchers from overseas will participate in this workshop. To encourage participants to take the initiative in interacting with each other, presentations and group discussions will be held in English in small groups.
  • AICS staffs will serve as mentors for each group and participate in the discussions.
  • We will also hold 'the 8th AICS International Symposium'at the same venue from Feb.7-8 for discussing leading-edge research and development activities in high performance computing. For youth workshop participants, we recommend to join the event and poster presentation.

Note: Official language is English.

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Committee Chief of Youth Workshop
-Programming Environment Research Team
-Architecture Development Team
Team Leader
Mitsuhisa Sato

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Committee member of Youth Workshop
-Large-scale Parallel Numerical Computing Technology Research Team
Team Leader
Toshiyuki Imamura

 

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Mentor
-Large-scale Parallel Numerical Computing Technology Research Team
Yiyu Tan

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Mentor
-Programming Environment Research Team
-Architecture Development Team
Miwako Tsuji

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Mentor
-Data Assimilation Research Team

Koji Terasaki

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Mentor
-Field Theory Research Team
-Application Development Team
Yoshifumi Nakamura

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Mentor
-Computational Molecular Science Team
William Dawson

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Mentor
-Architecture Development Team
Jinpil Lee

 

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Administrative Office
-Programming Environment Research Team
Manabu Yagi

Administrative Office
Collaborations Group RIKEN Computational Science Plannning Office
Hisako Sasaki, Jyunko Fukuyoshi, Mio Kamei

3. Program overview (tentative) *Updated on Dec.11

Monday, February 5

Time Program Venue Owner Comments
10:00-10:20 Registration 1F Entrance AICS Computational Science Planning Office
10:20-10:50 Orientation Lecture Hall(N) Dr. Imamura
  • Workshop Guidance
  • Self-introductions
  • Initial review of discussion topics
10:50-11:40 Lecture 1 (Senior Talk) Lecture Hall(N) Dr. Ishikawa
- RIKEN AICS Flagship 2020 Project Leader
Title: TBD
11:40-12:50 Lunch FOCUS
12:50-14:20 (90min) Presentation/ Discussion 1 GroupA:
Lecture Hall(N)
Group B:
Lecture Hall(S)
Group C:R511
Mentors: Young AICS researchers Participants will be devided into 3 groups of about 6 people each.
Two persons in each group will be designated as mentors.
14:20-14:40 Break
14:40-15:20 (40min) Presentation/ Discussion 2 GroupA:
Lecture Hall(N)
Group B:
Lecture Hall(S)
Group C:R511
Mentors: Young AICS researchers Two persons in each group will be designated as mentors.
15:20-15:40 Break Lounge
15:40-16:20 (40min) Presentation/
Discussion 3
GroupA:
Lecture Hall(N)
Group B:
Lecture Hall(S)
Group C:R511
Mentors: Young AICS researchers Two persons in each group will be designated as mentors.
16:20-17:20 Self-study Group A:
Lecture Hall(N)
Group B:
Lecture Hall(S)
Group C:R511
- Review of today’s materials
17:30-20:00 Dinner meeting Lounge Committee member of Youth Workshop, Mentors: Young AICS researchers
  • Review of today’s group work (discussion topics and progress etc.)
  • Review ideas for the next day’s work (improvement and preparation etc.)

Tuesday, February6

Time Program Venue Owner Comments
10:00-11:00
(60min)
Presentation/
Discussion 4
Group A:
Lecture Hall(N)
Group B:
Lecture Hall(S)
Group C:
R511
Mentors:
Young AICS researchers
Two persons in each group will be designated as mentors.
11:00-11:10 Break Lounge
11:10-12:00
(50min)
Presentation/
Discussion 5
Group A:
Lecture Hall(N)
Group B:
Lecture Hall(S)
Group C:
R511
Mentors:
Young AICS researchers
Two persons in each group will be designated as mentors.
12:00-12:10 Group Photo
12:10-13:00 Lunch FOCUS
13:00-13:50
(50min)
Presentation/
Discussion 6
Group A:
R104-2
Group B:
R311
Group C:
R511
Mentors:
Young AICS researchers
Two persons in each group will be designated as mentors.
13:50-14:10 Break Lounge
14:10-15:00 Lecture 2
(Senior Talk)
Lecture Hall(N) Dr.Yibing Shan
-D.E.Shaw Research
Title:TBD
15:00-15:20 Break Lounge
15:20-17:00
(100min)
Wrap-up
Meeting
Lecture Hall(N) Prof.Sato Two persons in each group will be designated as mentors.
17:00-17:20 Closing/
Certification
Lecture Hall Prof. Sato
Dr. Imamura

* Venue (1F)、Lecture Hall (6F)、Lounge (6F)、R511 (5F)、FOCUS (next to AICS building 1F)

4. Application requirements

  • Approximately 20 seats (10-15 seats for applicants from Japan. 5-10 seats for applicants from overseas)are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Adjustments may be made to balance applicants from different college and other institutes.
  • Apply here. *closed
  • Participants should have a clear motive for participating in this workshop, such as being involved in computational science or computer science research.
  • It is assumed that the participants bring your notebook computer for making presentations during the workshop.
  • Application deadline:
    - For participants in Japan:
    January 15 (Mon) 5 pm (Japan time) *extended
    - For participants from abroad:

    December15 (Fri) 5 pm (Japan time)
  • Full participation for the duration of the program is required.
  • Information about the expenses that RIKEN will cover

    - For participants in Japan:

  • RIKEN will pay for students's travel and accommodation expenses.
  • Travel expenses include transportation fee to/from Kobe, and the fee between hotel and AICS during the workshop.
  • Expenses will be reimbursed after the workshop via bank transfer in accordance with RIKEN regulations.

  • - For participants from abroad:
  • RIKEN will pay for students' travel and accommodation expenses.
  • Travel expenses include international travel cost and the one to/from Kobe. It includes only transportation fee between hotel and AICS.
  • More detail about the cost will be informed during the workshop. Please contact us if you have any question.

Note: Handling of personal information
Personal information will only be used for notices from RIKIEN regarding changes in the schedule, reference materials, and the collecting data for the workshop. No personal information will be handled or used in any way that would identify the individual concerned.

5. Host

6. Sponsors

7. Inquiries

Computational Science Planning Office, RIKEN AICS
7-1-26, Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 650-0047, JAPAN
E-mail:aics-renkei[at]riken.jp*
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