“Leonardo Exascale a new resource for research and society, 50 years after the birth of supercomputing in Italy”

Science, research, society: as it was before and after Leonardo.

Thursday 26th September 2019 – 18:00 to 20:00 Palazzo Magnani – Bologna

Speakers include Tiziana Pacagnella who will refer to Mistral as a project that uses the potential of the supercomputer.


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Special event in the context of the European Researchers’ Night.

The event will be the occasion to share the fallout of a supercomputing system of Leonardo’s class on science, research, and knowledge and to illustrate significant examples of its concrete impact on society.

Participants include:

Roberto Viola (European Commission), Antonino Rotolo (University of Bologna), Patrizio Bianchi (Emilia-Romagna Region), Sanzio Bassini (Cineca), Stefano Tibaldi (former ARPA) and Tiziana Paccagnella (ARPAE-SIMC), Claudio Zannoni (University of Bologna, PRACE), Roberto Orosei (INAF), Franz Fichnaller (Albertina Academy of Fine Arts, Turin) Antonio Zoccoli (INFN).

Final panel

Video projection (created by video artist Franz Fischnaller, in collaboration with CINECA Visit Lab, using Cineca supercomputing systems for processing the rendering of the projection)