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As a charitable service-based nonprofit organization (NPO) coordinating individuals, businesses, academia and governments with interests in High Technology, Big Data and Cybersecurity, we bridge the global digital divide by providing supercomputing access, applied research, training, tools and other digital incentives “to empower the underserved and disadvantaged.”

2016 Oil & Gas High Performance Computing Conference

  • 02 Mar 2016
  • 03 Mar 2016
  • Rice University

Registration for the
2016 Rice Oil & Gas
HPC Conf

is now OPEN! 

Register TODAY!

When:  Wednesday, March 2 & Thursday, March 3, 2016

The workshop will kick off on Wednesday, March 2 at 8:30 AM with four morning (mini) tutorials. The general conference will open at noon on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

Detailed technical program information will be announced soon.

Where: The BioScience Research Collaborative Building, Rice University

Keynote and invited speakers confirmed for 2016:

  • Francois Alabert, Vice-President Exploration Technology, Total
  • Sverre Brandsberg-Dahl, Chief Geophysicist, Data Processing and Technology, PGS
  • Barbara Chapman, Professor, IACS, Stony Brook University
  • Brent Gorda, General Manager, High Performance Data Division Intel
  • Douglas Kothe, Deputy Director of Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate, ORNL
  • Paul Messina, Senior Strategic Advisor/Argonne Distinguished Fellow, ALCF
  • Dan Stanzione, Executive Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center

Important note for out of town attendees:

This is an extremely busy time of the year in Houston with hotels already being booked up.  Reserve your room early.  Click here for more information.