The 9th Austrian-Slovenian HPC Meeting (ASHPC 2023) was held in Maribor, Slovenia, on 13–15 June. The programme also included a presentation titled "NCC Czech Republic, Entrance to the World of HPC" by Tomáš Karásek, the Czech NCC Coordinator.

The three-day event brought several exciting contributions. National institutions and scientific clusters presented their latest work, and news from the world of exascale and cloud computing was also discussed. Subsequently resonating in the discussions, one central topic was quantum computing, its potential, development, and integration into the high-performance computing environment. The conference also featured a poster session.

The ASHPC Meeting traces its roots back to 2015. The original modest event focused exclusively on HPC issues in Austria, with an overlap to the German-speaking countries, has grown over time, and the last three editions are now fully dedicated to current topics in the Central European region and the Balkan countries. For a change, the Jubilee 10th edition will be held in Austria next year.