Reinventing HPC


This section offers useful information for your attendance in-person and online.



The state-of-the-art Congress Center Hamburg (CCH) meets modern inclusivity standards. Persons with mobility issues can experience a barrier-free visit. Please consult for information. The CCH also strictly practices international sustainability standards. If you are interested to find out more, visit

Badge Pick up & Check-in

The check-in counters are located in the foyer of the main entrance hall.

The opening hours for tutorials, conference, exhibition, and workshop check-in are:

  Sunday, May 21 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
  Monday, May 22 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
  Tuesday, May 23 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
  Wednesday, May 24 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  Thursday, May 25 7:30 am - 2:00 pm


Badges will not be e-mailed or shipped. Please pick up your badge at one of the ISC 2023 check-in terminals in the entrance hall foyer. Have your QR code ready (printed or digitally) for the self-check-in procedure. Badges must be picked up personally by the attendee.

A photo ID (i.e., driver's license or passport) must be shown to pick up your badge. Students will need to show valid student IDs.

Badge Policy

You must wear your badge visibly within the event venue at all times.

The ISC 2023 badge grants admission to the event venue. Each badge is unique to the registered attendee and may not be sold, given, or transferred to another individual. There is a EUR 30 reprint charge to replace a lost badge, and you must show proof of identity.


ISC High Performance offers catering during event hours: snacks, full meals, and beverages will be provided.

We try to accommodate allergies and restrictions as best as possible by offering a selection of food choices at all meals.
The buffets will be labeled with the food icons on the left hand side.

In addition, the QR codes at the buffets are there to help you gain a quick overview of all allergens and additives, as exemplified here. You can also find the allergen and additives list for each break in the schedule in the description section.

If you have any special dietary requirements, please get in touch with our Operations Team.


Our sustainability commitment: to reduce the environmental impact of our catering, food, and drinks at the event are served on ceramic or glass tableware. Ingredients are, whenever possible seasonal and from regional sources. The majority of meals offered are vegetarian or vegan.


A cloakroom is available in foyer 4, beside the main entrance hall (ground floor).

Opening hours:

  Sunday, May 21 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
  Monday, May 22 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
  Tuesday, May 23 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
  Wednesday, May 24 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
  Thursday, May 25 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Copy & Print Center

Data2000 GmbH provides copy and printing services at booth #M1225 in the exhibition hall (Hall H) during the exhibition opening hours.

Event Platform

Our Event platform Swapcard is available to all attendees.  All participants will use Swapcard to navigate the program, plan their schedule, book meetings, connect and exchange contact information with others.

Download the Swapcard app from Google Play and the App Store to browse the event on your smart device. The login information has been e-mailed to you. Please find more details about the online platform here.


Monday, May 22 - Wednesday, May 24

The ISC 2023 Exhibition brings together close to 160 HPC vendors, universities, and research organizations worldwide who will demonstrate their most recently developed products, technologies, and research findings. Around 3,500 public and commercial users will attend the ISC Exhibition.

Opening hours:

  Monday, May 22  3:00 am - 8:30 pm
  Tuesday, May 23 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  Wednesday, May 24  9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The ISC 2023 Exhibition will be in the exhibition hall (Hall H).

You can also refer to the floor plan to see how our exhibitor will be placed at ISC 2023.

First Aid

In the event of a medical emergency, please get in touch with the ISC Information Counter (foyer, main entrance hall), the Service Counter (foyer, main entrance hall), or the Exhibitor Services Help Desk in the exhibition hall (booth #L1125 - Hall H). If you cannot locate these, please call the CCH Hotline at +49 40 3569 444 or dial 112.

Free Publications

Free HPC and IT magazines are available at the following points:

Information Counter

The ISC Information Counter is located in the main entrance hall (ground floor).

Opening hours:
Sunday, May 21 - Thursday, May 25, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

FFP2 face masks are provided at the information counter.

Lost & Found

If you lose personal belongings, please ask at the Information Counter (main entrance hall, ground floor) or contact

Network Help Desk

WiFi is available throughout the venue; the login data can be found by scanning the QR code on your badge. If you need assistance or have questions regarding internet connectivity, please get in touch with or the ISC Exhibitor Services desk at booth #L1125 in the exhibition hall (Hall H).

Please respect our WiFi Policy. Exhibitors and attendees are not permitted to operate any IEEE 802.11 wireless access point or any other equipment transmitting in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz frequency range in the conference and exhibition venue during build-up hours and official event hours.

We reserve the right to impose a fine on anyone who violates this policy.

Networking Lounges

Charge and Recharge

Lounges are strategically located to help you temporarily escape a busy schedule, reset your mind and rest your feet, catch up with friends, and even attend to some daily work while recharging your phones and laptops between sessions and client meetings.

Locations: Foyer 3+H (ground floor), Foyer D-G (second floor).

Ice Breaker

Fun and relaxing games at events is another ideal way to make new connections. Play a round of table soccer between attending sessions and the exhibition. Your opponent might be someone with a common interest or a new lead!

Location: Foyer 3+H (ground floor)


You can find registration details such as attendee and pass types, media registration, promo codes, and onsite registration here.

Speakers & Press Room

A combined speakers and press room is located in Hall D on the second floor.

Opening Hours:

  Sunday, May 21 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  Monday, May 22 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  Tuesday, May 23 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  Wednesday, May 24 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Travel & Accommodation

We have partnered with several hotels within the conference vicinity to house you at special rates. For more information on travelling and your stay in Hamburg click here.