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Welcome to ISC High Performance 2020


ISC High Performance 2020 - June 21 - 25 - Messe Frankfurt, Germany - (Hall 3 and Forum)

Over 3,700 practitioners and users will come together in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 21 - 25, to discuss and explore international developments and trends in some of the fastest growing segments of IT.

The ISC Exhibition, consisting of over 160 exhibitors, caters to the hardware and software demands of global research centers and businesses in the fields of HPC, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics.

Attendees will draw value from the event by learning about new products and technologies, exchanging ideas with their peers, making new connections, and advancing their careers. At the same time, exhibitors will get access to an audience interested in finding the best solutions to their business and research challenges.

The ISC 2020 topics listed below reflect the course of next year’s Invited and Contributed Programs.   


ISC 2020 Chairs

Led by ISC 2020 Program Chair Prof. David Keyes, Director of the Extreme Computing Research Center at KAUST, the ISC chairs and their individual committees play an active role in designing the contributed program and special tracks. They also actively assess all submissions, select presenters and award recipients.


ISC 2020 Steering Committee

The ISC 2020 steering committee provides guidance on the conference program and help enhance publicity, acceptance and growth of ISC in industry, research and academia.

ISC 2020 Topics

The ISC 2020 topics explicitly address current developments critical to high performance computing, machine learning and data analytics, as well as the future advances that will shape these technologies.

All conference sessions fall under the Invited Program or the Contributed Program.

System Architecture

  • New Memory Technologies
  • Exascale Systems - The Show Must Go On
  • Containers for HPC


  • Key Extreme-Scale Applications: Astrophysics, Systems Biology
  • In-Memory Computing

Emerging Technologies

  • Quantum Computing: Architectures, System Software, Appropriate Applications
  • How the Chiplet Model is Changing Modern Processors

Parallel Programming Models & Performance Modelling

  • Data Movement in Heterogeneous Memory Systems
  • Parallel Processing for Extreme-Scale Graphs

Machine Learning Day

  • The Rise of AI-Enabled Chips
  • Discovering New Materials with HPC and AI
  • Performance Benchmarks for ML and AI
Location and Venue


Frankfurt is a modern, bustling city filled with dynamic businesses and served by Europe's third-largest airport. The city also houses Europe’s largest financial institutions. Frankfurt prides itself on balancing its cutting-edge modernity with German traditions. 


Messe Frankfurt

The Frankfurt exhibition grounds are located at the heart of Europe. Given its strategic location, Messe Frankfurt can be reached quickly and easily from anywhere by air, rail and road. The facility hosts around 47 large-scale trade fairs and exhibitions that attract a total of 45,800 exhibitors and 2.3 million visitors annually.

For more information about the location and venue click here.


Sponsor and Exhibitor Information

The ISC High Performance 2020 exhibition will bring together HPC vendors, universities and research organizations from around the world who will demonstrate their most recently developed products and technologies. This is a must-attend event for organizations and users in high performance computing, storage, networking, AI/machine learning, big data and cloud computing.

As such, it promises to draw a large number of users interested in learning about this rapidly evolving landscape. Having them all present on the exhibition floor presents a unique opportunity for vendors to display their latest and greatest wares.


Sponsorship packages include speaking opportunities in the Vendor Showdown or Exhibitor Forum, preferred booth locations, meeting rooms, access to the opt-in attendee and press lists, and free passes, as well as pre-event and onsite branding opportunities.


ISC Exhibition & Sales Contact

For more information regarding our sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, please contact our sales team.



FRANKFURT, Germany, May 15, 2019 – The organizers of ISC High Performance are pleased to announce the selection of Prof. David Keyes of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, as the ISC 2020 Program Chair. This appointment continues the internationalization of ISC High Performance with its first Program Chair from the Middle East. Following the 2019 chairmanship of Professor Yutong Lu of the National Supercomputing Center in Guangzhou, China, this selection underscores the organizers’ commitment to bringing diverse perspectives to the conference. Read more...