PROMO The annual ISC High Performance conference always draws speakers, exhibitors and researchers from all over the world, and this year’s event promises to be a bumper edition.Aimed at revealing HPC technological development and its application in both scientific and commercial environments, ISC 2018 taking place in Frankfurt from 24-28 June will feature 162 exhibitors, 51 research organisations and 109 vendors.A packed schedule of expert presentation will cover a broad range of themes:Future applications for quantum computersThe rise of containerised HPCIn her conference keynote speech, Dr Maria Girone, CTO of CERN Openlab, will discuss the challenges of storing and processing the huge volumes of data generated by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) project.