Open doors day at supercomputer centres

Ljubljana, 25 October - Slovenia's six supercomputer centres will open their doors to the public on Tuesday. Among others, visitors will be able to see EuroHPC Vega, one of the top supercomputers in the world, the Academic and Research Network of Slovenia (Arnes) said in a press release.

Supercomputer EuroHPC Vega.
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The open day aims to show visitors the important role Slovenia is playing in the development of supercomputers, Arnes said.

Two supercomputers are located in Maribor: EuroHPV Vega at the Institute of Computer Science in Maribor, and the Maister supercomputer at the University of Maribor.

The Arctur-2 is at Arctur, a company in Nova Gorica, and the HPC Trdina is at the Faculty of Information Studies in Novo Mesto.

Visitors in Ljubljana will be able to see the supercomputer clusters of Arnes and the Jožef Stefan Institute and the Ažman Computer Centre at the Chemistry Institute.

To attend one of the guided tours which will kick off at 9am, visitors need to sign up at

In the afternoon, an online event will feature a presentation of supercomputer use.

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