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FREE REGISTRATION FOR IEEE MEMBERS: IEEE Kingston-Sponsored Talks at HPCS2017

The  IEEE Kingston Joint Communications and Computer Chapter is proud to sponsor the following plenary sessions at the 2017 High Performance Computing Symposium (HPCS2017):


The Dansgaard-Oeschger Oscillation of Glacial Climate: A Stringent Test of Global Warming Model Skill

Date:          Wednesday, June 7th, 2017.

Time:         9:00AM – 10:00AM

Venue:       Biosciences Main Auditorium (rm 1101), Queen’s University, 30 Arch St., Kingston.

Lecturer:  Dr. William Peltier, Ph.D., D.Sc., FRSC
                   University Professor of Physics, Director of the Centre for Global Change Science, Department of Physics,                                    University of Toronto

Abstract & Speaker Bio: See HPCS website

 


Using Big Data for Cognitive Computing approaches to Personalised Medicine for Preterm Birth, First Responder Resilience and Astronaut Health

Date:          Wednesday, June 7th, 2017.

Time:         1:30PM – 2:30PM

Venue:       Biosciences Main Auditorium (rm 1101), Queen’s University, 30 Arch St., Kingston.

Lecturer:  Dr. Carolyn McGregor, AM, PhD, BAPPSC, SMIEEE
                   Professor, Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics

Abstract & Speaker Bio: See HPCS website

 


Modeling Human Learning to Inform Machine Learning

Date:          Thursday, June 8th, 2017.

Time:         9:00AM – 10:00AM

Venue:       Biosciences Main Auditorium (rm 1101), Queen’s University, 30 Arch St., Kingston.

Lecturer:  Dr. Michael Jones
                   W.K. Estes Chair of Cognitive Modeling, Professor of Cognitive Science, Professor of Psychological and Brain                             Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington

Abstract & Speaker Bio: See HPCS website

 


 Dispersion-Corrected Density-Functional Theory, Molecular Crystals, and Polymorphism

Date:          Thursday, June 8th, 2017.

Time:         1:30PM – 2:30PM

Venue:       Biosciences Main Auditorium (rm 1101), Queen’s University, 30 Arch St., Kingston.

Lecturer:  Dr. Erin R. Johnson
                  Associate Professor Dept. of Chemistry Dalhousie, Herzberg-Becke Chair in Theoretical Chemistry 
                   B.Sc. (Hons.) in Integrated Science (Mathematics and Chemistry) Carleton University
Ph.D. Chemistry at Queen’s University

Abstract & Speaker Bio: See HPCS website

 


SNO, SNOLAB and High Performance Computing

Date:          Friday, June 9th, 2017.

Time:         11:00AM – 12:00PM

Venue:       Biosciences Attrium, Queen’s University, 30 Arch St., Kingston.

Lecturer:  Dr.Arthur B. McDonald, CC, FRSC
Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, Queen’s University

Abstract & Speaker Bio: See HPCS website

 

All IEEE members are invited to attend the keynote sessions by top researchers, including Nobel Laureate Dr. Arthur McDonald. Please register for free at http://2017.hpcs.ca/ using discount code: IEEE_KINGSTON

Abstracts and bios are available at http://2017.hpcs.ca/

For further information, please contact Dr. Francois Chan

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