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Mon, 25 Apr


KU Leuven | Campus Kulak Kortrijk

High Performance Computing Seminar

Discover the VSC-infrastructure

High Performance Computing Seminar
High Performance Computing Seminar

Time & Location

25 Apr 2022, 13:00 – 16:30

KU Leuven | Campus Kulak Kortrijk , Etienne Sabbelaan 53, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium

About the Event


High Performance Computing is a technology that uses the power of supercomputers or computer clusters to solve complex problems that require massive computations, thus offering tremendous potential for businesses. More and more innovative companies, in a wide variety of industries, rely on HPC for their R&D (product development, new discoveries, cost savings, etc.).

Join the seminar and discover how HPC can transform your company! 

Target Audience

The program is aimed at technically trained professionals such as engineers, R&D managers, IT project managers, ...


During this seminar, the staff from the Flemish Supercomputer Center (VSC) will teach you more about HPC and its added value for companies. Lecturers Jan Ooghe and Alexander Vapirev will give participants:

  • a comprehensive introduction to HPC
  • tools to get started with the infrastructure in your company
  • an explanation about how the technology is linked with European initiatives (e.g. HorizonEurope, EuroHPC and LUMI)
  • 3 testimonials describing the importance of this computing power for their organisationMichael Coene (ArcelorMittal) will describe the use of HPC for the company's Safe Ladle Pickup safety system Simon Vanmaercke (Mpacts) will explain the various techniques to accellerate calculations with HPC, such as GP-GPU computing Jeroen Boydens (KU Leuven) will elaborate on various innovative research projects for which the university uses the infrastructure


Date and location

Monday 25 April 2022

13.00 until 16.30h

KU Leuven Campus Kulak Kortrijk - Hybrid Classroom or online


Online in before 21/04/2022. Fee is 65 euro.

Payment can be made on account IBAN BE31 2850 2133 2955  Postuniversitair Centrum, with reference 400/0022/07191 + name of the participant'

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