ANZ Real-time ML & HPC Symposium and Network 2022

Organised a symposium at the Quantum Terminal.

ANZ Real-time ML & HPC Symposium 2022, 10th June 2022 (2-5pm)

Location: The Quantum Terminal, Central Station Grand Concourse Light Rail Stop (L1), Sydney.

  • The symposium is hosted by The University of Sydney (USYD) and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) through the Digital Central Initiative, and by AMD.

  • The goal of this symposium is to provide a forum for the discussion of opportunities for collaboration between industry and academia in real-time machine learning (ML) and high performance computing (HPC) in the Australian/New Zealand (ANZ) region.

  • Topics include real-time machine learning (ML) and high performance computing (HPC) using AMD CPU/GPU and FPGA technology.

  • Attendees will see real-time machine learning demos from AMD.

Please register here and arrive at 1.45pm for a 2pm start.

Final Program

Welcome (1400-1415) - Welcome from Prof Philip Leong (he University of Sydney)

Introduction to the Digital Central Initiative

  • Associate Dean (External Engagement) Ken-Tye Yong, University of Sydney, and

  • Deputy Dean (Research & Innovation) Michael Blumenstein, University of Technology, Sydney

Panel Session (14:15-15:00) Chair Prof Philip Leong (University of Sydney)

A panel discussion regarding how industry and academia can foster stronger collaborations in the ANZ region.

  • Prof Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
  • Prof Julie Cairney, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research - Enterprise and Engagement), The University of Sydney
  • Dr Brett Biddington, Principal Biddington Research Pty Ltd
  • Sean Clift, Director Silicon Design Engineering, AMD Radeon Technologies Group
  • Prof Ben Eggleton, co-Director, NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN)

Invited Presentations (1500-1520) Chair Dr David Boland (University of Sydney)

  • Dr Andrew Barton, Research Program Manager, SmartSat CRC
  • Prof Fang Chen, Executive Director UTS Data Sci and Distinguished Professor, University of Technology Sydney

Networking Session (15:20-16:00)

Coffee will be provided

Industry Presentations (16:00-16:45) Chair Dr Ben Halkon (University of Technology, Sydney)

  • Dr Joe Peng, Regional Sales Manager AMD

Companies give 5 minute presentation on their successes and challenges in FPGA-based machine learning.

  • Dr Barry Flower, CEO CruxML Pty Ltd
  • Dr Bahman Javadi, Associate Professor, Western Sydney Univeristy
  • Dr Peter E. Lawrence, Technical Architect - Signal Processing, Baraja
  • Dr Michael Reznik, Microchip Technology Inc
  • Dr Mark Wang, Senior Lecturer, Western Sydney Univeristy
  • Dr Glenn Dickens, CTO Aria Research