European HPC Summit Week 2018

28 May 2018 12:00 to 01 June 2018 18:00

University of Ljubljana
Pravna fakulteta/Faculty of Law

Poljanski nasip 2
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

European HPC Summit Week 2018 in Ljubljana will gather main HPC stakeholders in Europe. Similar to previous years also this edition will offer a wide variety of workshops covering a number of application areas where supercomputers are key, as well as HPC technologies and infrastructures. 

European HPC Summit Week also offers a great opportunity to network with all relevant European HPC stakeholders, from technology suppliers and HPC infrastructures to scientific and industrial HPC users in Europe.

European HPC Summit Week 2018 Leaflet


The registration is closed. For any further information, please contact us


Overview programme of the European HPC Summit Week (in PDF)

The programme of the week contains workshops from various HPC initiatives in Europe in order to find sinergies among all parties of the HPC ecosystem.


Date Event/Workshop More information
Mon. 28 - afternoon EXDCI Workshop link
Tue. 29 - morning PRACEdays18 link
Tue. 29 - afternoon

NEXTGenIO, SAGE: Working towards Exascale IO

Tue. 29 - afternoon ALLScale, ANTAREX, READEX, and ExCAPE: HPCAFE-2018: High-Performance Computing Approaches for Monitoring, Exploring, Optimizing and Autotuning link
Tue. 29 - afternoon EOSC Pilot meeting: Recommendation on Governance and Rules of Participation link
Wed. 30 - afternoon ETP4HPC: Workshop on Energy Efficiency in HPC link
Wed. 30 - afternoon

HPE: Memory-centric architectures for exascale (workshop hosted by HPE)

Wed. 30 - afternoon EUDAT: Coupling HPC and data services together link
Wed. 30 - afternoon
Thu. 31 - afternoon
Deep learning and medical data mining
Containers in HPC
Thu. 31 - afternoon

EuroEXA, ExaNeSt, ExaNoDe, EcoScale: Towards Exascale HPC systems: co-design and technology development within the EuroEXA, ExaNeSt, ExaNoDe and EcoScale projects

Thu. 31 - afternoon EuroLab-4-HPC Workshop link
Thu. 31 - afternoon

ComPat: Computing Patterns for High Performance Multiscale Computing



The nearest airport is Fraport Slovenija (Ljubljana Airport) that is 30 km from Ljubljana. Public transport with a bus from the Ljubljana airport costs around 4€ one way and departs every full hour.

We have established a shuttle service pickup web page partnering with GoOpti for participants arriving at nearby airports and from the venue or hotels at the return trip. Participants can book and pay the service by themselves.


For the European HPC Summit Week the following hotels reserved rooms which are available through the registration page up to a month before the conference. All hotels are in 10 minutes walking distance to the venue. Click on the image for interactive map.

Venue at Pravna Fakulteta, Poljanski nasip 2, Ljubljana

Grand Hotel Union - 40 rooms @160€/179€ single/double bed - valid until 27 April 2018

Grand Hotel Union Business 25 rooms @160€/167€ single/double bed - valid until 27 April 2018

Hotel Lev 10 rooms @104€/121€ single/double bed - valid until 27 April 2018

Central Hotel 25 rooms @95€/110€ single/double bed - valid until 27 April 2018

Hotel Park 40 rooms @110€/120€ single/twin bed - valid until 28 April 2018

Best Western Premier hotel Slon 20 economy+10 comfort rooms @129€/149€/164€ economy single use/comfort single use/comfort double use - valid until 28 March 2018

 Hotel Meksiko 50 rooms @89€/108€ double single use/double bed - valid until 27 April 2018, 10 rooms until 11 May 2018

City hotel 40 rooms @120€/130€ single/double bed - valid until 5 April 2018 - use to book your room.

Hotel Bit Center 32 rooms 40.9€/54€/58€ single/twin/triple bed, code: HPC easily accessible with Bus #13 + walk takes 14 minutes in total every 15 minutes

Tourist tax is estimated to be 1.27€/night for 2018 and is not included in the above prices.

Below are some additional hotel and hostel options that we may advise to participants and are not reserved.

  • Hostel DIC 78 beds in 3-10 beds per room for 10-16€ per night. Very close (5 minutes) to the venue. Participants will get -10% discount if they mentions HPC event.
  • Hotel InterContinental (brand new hotel 5*) - 20 minutes walk to the venue
  • Hotel Cubo - - 15 minutes walking distance
  • Hotel NOX - 24 rooms @95€  - accessible with bus #1 that takes 25 minutes and 10 minutes walk
  • Hostel Celica - - famous Tripadvisor #1 hostel - prison converted to cells and rooms. 10 minutes to the venue
  • Other free lodging options may be find by trivago, airbnb, when the date approaches and some block reservations will be released.

Conference dinner and visit to Postojna cave

Postojna Cave is the heart of the picturesque Slovene Karst. It was discovered in all its grandeur in 1818. Today it is famous for being one of the most diverse karst caves in the world. Nowhere else is it possible to admire so many different subterranean karst wonders in a single cave system. In 200 years, it has already hosted 35 million visitors from around the world. Nowhere else but here, have visitors for 140 years been able to take a ride with a special cave train which takes you around under magnificent underground arches, through an amazing landscape dotted with playful limestone sculptures.

Right next to the entrance to the queen of all caves is where the Jamski Dvorec Mansion is located. It was renovated into a modern event centre and is the perfect venue for unforgettable events, including corporate and state events at the highest level. In the Jamski Dvorec Mansion you will get to taste the flavours of Slovene cuisine, in particular from the Notranjska-Karst region. The restaurant at the mansion is well-known for preparing food the way it used to be done in the old days – in traditional old-style copper pans. You will thus be able to try modern versions of dishes prepared according to old recipes.


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