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2013 Annual Technical meeting


SOCIETY OF HPC PROFESSIONALS (SHPCP)
ANNUAL TECHNICAL MEETING

Wednesday - DECEMBER 4, 2013

WesternGeco Houston Conference Center
10001 Richmond Ave.
Houston, Texas 77042


HPC SCALABILITY: Scale Up, Scale Out & Scale In



MEETING AGENDA


 

MORNING PROGRAM

 

8:30-9:00                       Continental Breakfast, Badge pick-up, Registration

 

9:00-9:15                       Introductions – Facility Overview – Magdy Ishak, WesternGeco

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 – “Heterogeneous System Architecture in HPC” – Gregory Rodgers, Design Engineer, AMD

 

11:15-12:00                   Plenary Session 2 – Shai Fultheim, CEO & Founder, ScaleMP

 

12:00-13:00                   LUNCH / Networking

 

AFTERNOON PROGRAM

 

1:00-1:40                      Geospatial Big Data: Transforming Imagery into Insight” Jason Bucholtz, HPC Architect, Digital Globe

 

1:40-2:20                      Fine Grain MPI” – Dr. Alan Wagner, Professor, UBC

 

2:20-2:40                      BREAK

 

2:40-3:15                      Flexascaleundefineda new goal to complement Exascale” – Daniel Hardman, Chief Architect, Adaptive Computing Enterprises

 

3:15-3:45                      Rick Watkins, Business Development Manager, Oil & Gas, Altair Engineering

 

3:45-4:30                      Panel Session – Addison Snell from Intersect360 will moderated a lively, fast-paced vendor showdown panel session teams of vendors facing critical questions of the Intersect360 analysts, a team of end users, the media and press, and the audience.

 

4:30-4:45                      Wrap-up – Earl J. Dodd, President SHPCP

 

4:45                             MEETING ADJOURNS



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Keynote Speaker: Addison Snell, CEO, Intersect360 Research


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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