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SHPCP 2012 Technology Meeting - HPC Lifecycle (Computation, Visualization & Between)

  • 12 Dec 2012
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • WesternGeco Houston Conference Center
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SOCIETY OF HPC PROFESSIONALS (SHPCP)
ANNUAL TECHNOLOGY MEETING

DECEMBER 12, 2012

WESTERNGECO HOUSTON CONFERENCE CENTER
10001 Richmond Ave.
Houston, Texas 77042

HPC LIFECYLE: COMPUTATION, VISUALIZATION & BETWEEN

 

MEETING AGENDA 


MORNING PROGRAM
8:30-9:00  Continental breakfast, Badge pick up/Registration
9:00-9:15 Introductions -Meeting Overview – Gary Crouse - Executive Director SHPCP
9:15-10:00  Keynote Address – Addison Snell– CEO, Intersect360 Research
10:00-10:30  BREAK
10:30-11:15  Plenary Session 1 – Let’s Stop the Data Train - Antonio Arena, Solution architect, NICE Srl
11:15-12:00  Plenary Session 2 – Extending high performance computing over wide area networks – Nathan Carman, Chief Engineer, ITT Exelis
12:00-13:00  LUNCH / Networking
AFTERNOON PROGRAM
1:00-1:40 
Better Computing for Better Bioinformatics – Kirby Collins, Director Performance Marketing, Convey Computer
1:40- 2:20  Using GPUs to complement computation with visualization in the E&P Workflow – Ty McKercher, Principal Solution Architect, NVIDIA
2:20- 2:40  BREAK
2:40- 3:20  New Forms of Training & Educations Through Virtual Reality– Arek Pryzwan, 3D Visualisation Architect, i3D S.A
3:20- 4:00  Partnership Opportunities in Petroleum Engineering through Cloud and Autonomic Computing (CAC) site at Texas Tech University – Dr. Ravi Vadapalli, Texas Tech University
4:00 MEETING ADJOURNS


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Keynote Speaker: Addison Snell, CEO, Intersect360 Research




Topic: State of the HPC Industry (and what really was happening at SC’12)

Biography: “Addison Snell is the CEO of Intersect360 Research and a veteran of the High Performance Computing industry. He launched the company in 2007 as Tabor Research, a division of Tabor Communications, and served as that company's VP/GM until he and his partner, Christopher Willard, Ph.D., acquired Tabor Research in 2009. During his tenure, Addison has established Intersect360 Research as a premier source of market information, analysis, and consulting. He was named one of 2010's "People to Watch" by HPCwire. Addison was previously an HPC industry analyst for IDC, where he was well-known among industry stakeholders. Prior to IDC, he gained recognition as a marketing leader and spokesperson for SGI's supercomputing products and strategy. Addison holds a master's degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.”

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