JCC Science & Technology Lecture

~ How Supercomputers are able to
contribute to a safe, reliable and sustainable society? ~

Friday, 18th March 2016

Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

Do you know about the latest Supercomputers? RIKEN, Japan's largest research institute for basic and applied research, has invented the K computer, which belongs to the highest calibre of Supercomputers in the world. Together with theory and experiment, simulation using Supercomputers has become an essential tool for research and development. Moreover, Supercomputer simulation is an indispensable tool for establishing a safe, reliable and sustainable society.

On Friday, 18th March, the Embassy of Japan in Singapore - Japan Creative Centre (JCC) and Research Organization for Information Science & Technology (RIST) will be presenting a Science & Technology lecture by Dr. Motoi Okuda from RIST on how Supercomputers are able to contribute to a safe, reliable and sustainable society. Do not miss the opportunity to know more about Supercomputers and its contributions to the society!

Event Details

Date Friday, 18th March 2016

Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue: Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore
  4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372

Admission: FREE

About the Lecture

In this lecture, the latest Supercomputing trends, key technologies, global competition, and several Supercomputer applications, such as engineering, disaster mitigation and bioscience will be highlighted. International collaboration is essential for leading edge research and development. Japanese international collaboration programs in Supercomputing area and the relationship with the Singapore Supercomputing community will also be introduced.

About the Speaker

Dr. Motoi Okuda received his master degree in nuclear engineering from Nagoya University and received his Ph.D. in computer science from Japan Advanced Institutes of Science and Technology. Working for Japanese computer vendor Fujitsu for over thirty years, he was engaged in Supercomputer application’s R&D and business, and was also involved in several Supercomputer national projects.

He is now working for RIST and is engaged in the Japanese High Performance Computing Infrastructure Project (HPCI).

© 2016 Motoi Okuda

Event Registration

Please email and confirm your attendance to the event with the subject JCC Supercomputer Lecture to jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp by Tuesday, 15th March 2016.

1. Full Name
2. Number of Guests (if any)
3. E-mail Address
4. Mobile Number

Please register early to avoid disappointment. We regret that as there is limited seating, seats will be confirmed only upon receipt of confirmation email from JCC. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

Where is Japan Creative Centre (JCC)?

Is this your first time to Japan Creative Centre? Follow the map below to Japan Creative Centre now.

Japan Creative Centre
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372
Tel: +65-6737-0434

Getting to Japan Creative Centre

By Public Bus:
Bus services: 7, 36, 77, 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174E, 502, 502A, 502B (Alight in front of Delfi Orchard)
For latest information on bus routes and fares, please refer to SBS Transit.

By the MRT:
You may also take the MRT to the nearest MRT station, Orchard (NS22).
Train fares, travel times and route maps are available on the SMRT website.

Driving to JCC:

Nearest parking is at Orchard Hotel, Delfi Orchard and Orchard Parade Hotel.

Japan Creative Centre

4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
+65 6737 0434 / jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp
Nearest parking at Orchard Hotel & Delphi Orchard

Research Organization for Information Science and Technology (RIST)