Opening national supercomputer Snellius by Queen Máxima

The new national supercomputer Snellius offers Dutch science almost 10 times more computing power than its predecessor Cartesius. This makes it the most powerful high-performance computing system in the country. On 16 september, the new system will be officially put into operation by Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.


9.45: Walk-in
10.10: Talks, including the official inauguration of Snellius by Queen Máxima
12.30: End of plenary programme

The programme is in Dutch.

The following speakers will attend and give a talk during the event:

  • Climate scientist Henk Dijkstra (UU) on the possibilities that supercomputing offers his research
  • Demissionary minister Ingrid van Engelshoven, OCW
  • Marcel Levi, NWO
  • Rick Koopman, Lenovo
  • Jet de Ranitz and Walter Lioen, SURF

Livestream and virtual tour. Only a limited number of people can attend the opening live, but you can register for the livestream.

After the livestream you can take a virtual tour to Snellius.

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