Introduction

Welcome to the summer school organized by the High-Performance and Disruptive Computing in Remote Sensing (HDCRS) Working Group. HDCRS is part of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS), in particular of the Earth Science Informatics (ESI) Technical Committee.

This school is the perfect venue to network with students and young professionals, as well as senior researcher and professors who are world-renowned leaders in the field of remote sensing and work on interdisciplinary research with high performance computing, cloud computing, quantum computing and parallel programming models with specialized hardware technologies.

Impressions from previous years

Testimonials

What the participants said

"It was very important for me to learn new developed tools and methodology from data collection and recording to applications by large companies like Nvidia, Microsoft, Nasa and many labs!"

"Invaluable new connections with other researchers and engineers working in similar fields to my PhD, rich discussions with them, and many new ideas/insights."

"The coffee breaks and the lunches were amazing and they made this summer school a very smooth experience."

"This summer school has opened my eyes to an interesting set of challenges and given me the motivation to work hard and learn more!"

"Thanks for organizing the school! It was a great experience!"

HDCRS Summer School 2022 Participants

Get excited for the

Agenda (2023)

Monday, 29 May

Speakers: Jón Atli Benediktsson (University of Iceland), Dora Blanco Heras (University of Santiago de Compostela), Gabriele Cavallaro (Forschungszentrum Jülich),
09:45 - 10:00 (GMT)
Welcome at the University of Iceland and Opening of the Summer School (Jón Atli Benediktsson)
10:00 - 10:30 (GMT)
Work and Activities of the HDCRS Working Group (Dora Blanco Heras, Gabriele Cavallaro)
10:30 - 11:00 (GMT)
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 (GMT)
TBA
12:00 - 14:00 (GMT)
Lunch break
14:00 - 14:30 (GMT)
TBA
14:30 - 15:30 (GMT)
TBA
15:30 - 16:00 (GMT)
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00 (GMT)
TBA
20:00 - 22:00 (GMT)
Social Dinner

Tuesday, 30 May

Speakers: Manil Maskey, Sean Harkins, Brian Freitag, Iksha Gurung (NASA)
09:00 - 10:30 (GMT)
Data Science at Scale: Overview
10:30 - 11:00 (GMT)
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 (GMT)
Data Science at Scale: Processing System
12:00 - 14:00 (GMT)
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30 (GMT)
Data Science at Scale: Analytical System
15:30 - 16:00 (GMT)
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00 (GMT)
Data Science at Scale: Machine Learning Application with HLS

Wednesday, 31 May

Speakers: TBA
09:00 - 10:30 (GMT)
TBA
10:30 - 11:00 (GMT)
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 (GMT)
TBA
12:00 - 14:00 (GMT)
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30 (GMT)
TBA
15:30 - 16:00 (GMT)
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00 (GMT)
TBA

Thursday, 1 June

Speakers: Riccardo Mengoni (CINECA), Bertrand Le Saux (ESA)
09:00 - 10:30 (GMT)
Introduction to Quantum Computing and its Ecosystem
10:30 - 11:00 (GMT)
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 (GMT)
Introduction to Quantum Computing and its Ecosystem
12:00 - 14:00 (GMT)
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:00 (GMT)
ESA Quantum Computing for Earth Observation (QC4EO): Current Activities and Perspectives
15:00 - 16:00 (GMT)
Thales Alenia Space Quantum Computing for Earth Observation (QC4EO): Current Activities and Perspectives
16:00 - 17:00 (GMT)
Closing Reception
Introducing

Organizers

In cooperation with and sponsored by

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Information

Information overview

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Date and time

Starts 29 May 2023 09:30
Ends 1 Jun 2023 17:00
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

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Registration

Start date: TBA
End date ( participate in person): TBA
End date (access live streaming): TBA
The school is free of charge

Contact and Support

Contact person: Dr. Gabriele Cavallaro
Email for questions: hdcrs.school@gmail.com

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Venue

Gróska, Bjargargata 1 102, 101, Reykjavík, Iceland. This school will be held in person.

Travel grants

TBA - The summer school will welcome up to 30 students on the site. There will be travel grants available.

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Slides and Recordings

The lectures will be recorded and made available online through the GRSS YouTube channel. Course material will be available after each day of the school.

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Registration start date will be announced soon.