2-6 December 2018, Century City Conference Centre
Cape Town

The CHPC's 12th National Conference will be hosted in Cape Town, at the new Century City Conference Centre.

We expect registrations to fill fast as is often the case with Cape Town, so do ensure to register as soon as registrations open. 

The theme will be announced soon and the comprehensive programme will include national and international contributions as well as contributions from our colleagues in the cyberinfrastructure system: the South African National Research Network (SANReN) and the Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA). The 2nd and 6th December 2018 will be tutorials and workshops, while the main conference will be from 3-5

December 2018. Yet again, the South African Development Community (SADC) HPC Collaboration Forum will form part of the conference to discuss the SADC HPC framework and implementation plans.

Our expo zone will showcase solutions by leading technology companies and will the national Student Cluster Competition and Student Cyber Security Challenge  battleground where almost 20 teams from universities across the country were seeking national honours and the opportunity to represent South Africa and international levels.

We will open registrations and the call for contributions in July.

Looking forward to meeting and engaging with new and seasoned delegates.


Dr Happy Sithole, Director: CHPC



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