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VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE

The path toward the European Exascale Ecosystem:Announcement of the award for the procurement of the Leonardo supercomputer

Thursday 15 October 2020

Time: 17.00 - 18.00 CET

The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research and Cineca are pleased to announce the vendor who has been awarded the procurement contract of Leonardo, one of the European Precursors to Exascale Supercomputers.

17:00-17:05 

Introduction: Eugenio Di Sciascio, President of Cineca

17:05-17:10

Welcome: David Vannozzi, Director of Cineca

17:10-17:15 

Video Statement from Ministro Gaetano Manfredi, Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca

17:15-17:25

Statement from Roberto Viola - Director General of DG CONNECT

17:25-17:30

Statement from Antonio Zoccoli, President of INFN

17:30-17:35 

Statement from Stefano Ruffo, President of SISSA

17:35-17:45 

Statement from the vendors

17.45

Questions and Answers

 

Q&A can be addressed also to:

    • Thomas Skordas - "Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure" Director of DG CONNECT
    • Anders Dam Jensen, Executive Director of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
    • Paola Inverardi, EuroHPC JU Italian Representative
    • Marco Aldinucci, EuroHPC JU Italian Representative

18.00

Conclusions by Sanzio Bassini, Director of the HPC Department of Cineca

Questions and Answers

For more information: uff.stampa@cineca.it - + 39 338 5366421