Munich Centre of Advanced Computing - Opening Event

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Official Opening

Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, Garching, July 2,2009, 15:00


15:00 Reception

15:30 Welcome Address

Arndt Bode, Chairman of the Board of Directors, LRZ

15:40 Greetings

  • Wolfgang A. Herrmann, President, TUM
  • Georg Antretter, Ministerialrat, Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst
  • Choon Fong Shih, President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
  • Ernst Rank, Director, TUM International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE)
  • Siegfried Bethke, Director, Max-Planck Instituate of Physics (MPP), München
  • Hans-Peter Bunge, Director, Munich GeoCenter

16:20 MAC - an idea becomes real

Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Director, MAC

16:40 Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing

David E. Keyes, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and Columbia University

17:30 MAC Summer Party

20:00 End


If you want to participate in the MAC Opening event, we kindly ask you to register via MAC's web formular for the opening event.


The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre is located at the Garching Forschungszentrum. LRZ's webpage describes how to get to the event's conference hall. The MAC summer party then takes place at the computer science faculty building directly across from the LRZ.