Economic Research in High Performance Computing Environments Workshop

October 11 - 12, 2017

About this event

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Center for the Advancement of Data and Research in Economics (CADRE) is hosting the third annual "Economic Research in High Performance Computing Environments" workshop on October 11-12, 2017. The event takes place at the Kansas City Fed, 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64198.  

The theme of this year’s workshop is "HPC and Advancing the Economic Research Agenda."  As we continue with CADRE's mission of supporting, enhancing, and advancing data or computationally intensive economic research, we are looking to provide examples of and guidance for how high performance computing can shape the economic research landscape. 

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Audience

Who should attend?

High performance computing specialists and economists whose research either uses or could benefit from high performance computing applications.

Event details

Date Time Location
October 11, 2017 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, Missouri 64198
October 12, 2017 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Mo 64198

Registration

Attendance is free but registration is required and space is limited. To register, please send your name, institution, contact info and any information on dietary restrictions to sherry.long@kc.frb.org.

 



Registration Deadline: October 1, 2017

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Contact Information

CADRE Staff

Agenda

Day 1

October 11
  • 8 - 9 a.m. Coffee and Registration
  • 9 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions


  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Session 1 Optimal Sizing, Siting, and Enforcement of Marine Protected Areas Tabaré Capitán
    University of Wyoming
  • 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Break
  • 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Session 2 On the Evolution of the United Kingdom Price Distributions Kim P. Huynh
    Bank of Canada
  • 11:45 - 12:45 p.m. Session 3 What Can We Learn About Payment Choice From Seeing All Retail Transactions? Tamás Ilyés
    The Central Bank of Hungary
  • 12:45 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch


  • 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Session 4 Investigating the Efficiency of Financial Stock Markets with High-Frequency Data Dominik Roesch
    University of Buffalo-NY
  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Session 5 Fiscal Multipliers and Financial Crises Miguel Faria-e-Castro
    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • 4:30 - 5 p.m. Wrap up


  • 5 - 6 p.m. Reception


Day 2

October 12
  • 8 - 9 a.m. Coffee and Registration
  • 9 - 10 a.m. Session 1 Tutorial TBD HPC Staff
    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • 10 - 11 a.m. Session 2 Kriging: Regression Models with Longitude/Latitude Erin M. Hodgess
    University of Houston
  • 11 - 11:30 a.m. Break
  • 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Session 3 Tutorial on Deep Learning for Time Series with Tensorflow Tom Cook and Aaron Smalter Hall
    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • 12:30 - 1 p.m. Wrap up Box lunches available