Using HPC to Drive Economic and Scientific Competitiveness
With the theme “Using HPC to Drive Economic and Scientific Competitiveness” International Data Corporation (IDC)’s 43rd HPC User Forum will look at advances and potential disruptions in HPC. The preliminary meeting agenda includes an IDC HPC market update, as well as expert panel discussions on
• Data-Intensive Computing — Redefining HPC?
• Performance Modeling — Better Understanding Future System Performance
• Disruptive Technologies
• Government HPC Funding Approaches and New Ideas
• Industrial Access to HPC
A special reception and dinner event on Tuesday will feature NASA’s Mission Manager in the search for Exoplanets, Roger Hunter, who will provide an update on the Kepler Mission. The program also features vendor technology updates from Intel and HP, 1-on-1 meetings, networking breakfasts and lunches, and updates on
• DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP)
• HPC at High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)
• HPC User site: Moscow State University
• Center for Applied High Performance Computing
• The DOD PETTT Program: Leveraging National HPC Assets
The Forum will take place from April 16-18, 2012, at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.
Preliminary agenda: http://www.hpcuserforum.com/registration/richmond/richmondagenda.pdf
Registration information: http://www.hpcuserforum.com/registration/richmond/richmond.pdf
Hotel registration deadline: April 12 2012.
For more information, contact Steve Conway, Research Vice President, High Performance Computing, IDC, and Steering Committee Member, HPC User Forum (firstname.lastname@example.org), or visit www.hpcuserforum.com.
About the HPC User Forum
The HPC User Forum is an initiative developed by IDC to improve the health of the high performance computing industry through open discussions, information-sharing and initiatives involving HPC users in industry, government and academia along with HPC vendors and other interested parties.
International Data Corporation (IDC) is a global provider of market intelligence, advisory services and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG.