SUNNYVALE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 21, 2009 — The HPC Advisory Council, a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, today announced an updated agenda for the HPC Advisory Council China High-Performance Computing Workshop. The workshop will focus on efficient high-performance computing through best practices, future system capabilities through new hardware, software and computing environments and high-performance computing user experience. The workshop will bring together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists and industry affiliates to discuss recent developments and future advancements.
The October 28th, 2009 workshop will run in conjunction with the HPC China (National Annual Conference on High-Performance Computing) in Changsha, Hunan, China and will be co-keynoted by Dr. Feiyi Wang, a Research Scientist at the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Dr. Zhigang Huo, Assistant Researcher at the National Research Center for Intelligent Computing Systems (NCIC), Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. For the complete agenda and schedule, and the complete list of speakers, please refer to the workshop website. The workshop is free to HPC China attendees and to the HPC Advisory Council members. Registration is required and can be made at the HPC Advisory Council China Workshop website.
“We are honored to host many prestigious speakers from academia, important research centers and the industrial market. The workshop is expected to provide rich content that will help HPC users and vendors optimize their HPC products and experience,” said Gilad Shainer, chairman of the HPC Advisory Council. “The HPC Advisory Council hosts HPC workshops worldwide and we are pleased to collaborate with the HPC China conference organization for this upcoming workshop. The Council will continue to assist and provide resources for industry and community organizations to better leverage HPC system capabilities and improve productivity and efficiency.”
The HPC Advisory Council China Workshop is sponsored by the following companies: Altair, AMD, Carnation, Dawning, Dell, Inspur, Mellanox Technologies, Microsoft, Panasas, Supermicro, and Vision Strategy. Media sponsorship and coverage is being provided by ChinaByte and China Network World.
About the HPC Advisory Council
The HPC Advisory Council’s mission is to bridge the gap between high-performance computing (HPC) use and its potential, bring the beneficial capabilities of HPC to new users for better research, education, innovation and product manufacturing, bring users the expertise needed to operate HPC systems, provide application designers with the tools needed to enable parallel computing, and to strengthen the qualification and integration of HPC system products. For more information about the HPC Advisory Council, please visit http://www.hpcadvisorycouncil.com.
Council Members include: Ace Computers, Advanced Clustering Technologies, Allinea Software, Altair Engineering, AMD, ANSYS, Inc., Appro, ATK Space Systems, Auburn University, Blue Ridge Numerics, C.S.I.R.O, CD-adapco, Clustercorp, Colfax International, Corning Cable Systems, Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing, DataDirect Networks, Dawning Information Industry, Dell, Dildy Enterprises, Digital Waves, Diglio A. Simoni, Evergrid, Eyescale Software GmbH, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, GigaSpaces Technologies, GraphStream Incorporated, The George Washington University, HCL Infosystems, HP, HPCTech Corporation, IBRIX, IBSwitches.com, Inspur, Intel, Interactive Supercomputing, InterSect360 Research, The Israeli Association of Grid Technologies (IGT), Kirchhoff-Institute of Physics, Ruprecht-Karls University, Lamprey Networks, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore Software Technology Corporation, LSI Corporation, Luxtera, Mellanox Technologies, Microsoft, Microway, University of Minnesota, Montana State University, National Research Center for Intelligent Computing Systems (NCIC), NEC Corporation of America, Netweb Technologies, Network Equipment Technologies, Numerical Algorithms Group, NVIDIA, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Obsidian Strategics, OCF plc, Ohio State University, Panasas, ParTec Cluster Competence Center GmbH, PCPC Direct, Penguin Computing, Platform Computing, Queen's University, Quellan/Intersil, Quix Computerware AG, RAID, Inc, RNA networks, SGI, Scalable Graphics, Scalable Informatics, ScaleMP, Schlumberger, Scientific Computing, Silicon Mechanics, Simula Research Laboratory, SoftModule, Sun Microsystems, Supermicro, Swiss National Supercomputing Centre CSCS, System Fabrics Works, Terascala, The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing, Transtec AG, TOTAL E&P RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY USA, Virginia Tech University, Voltaire, VXTECH, W.L. Gore & Associates, Wipro InfoTech, Wolfram Research, Z Research, Sharan Kalwani, Global HPC Architect
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