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Keynote Speakers

The Society of HPC Professionals assisted in developing the Panel for the Opening Plenary for the Annual Meeting. A reception for the panel will be held during the Icebreaker in the HPC Focus Theater.

18 October Sunday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Icebreaker Reception

Opening Plenary after the Presidential Address 19 October Monday, 9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

First Speaker from James A. Baker III Institute: Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D. Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies
Overview of Global Geopolitical Environment for Exploration.

Second Speaker – Chief Geophysicist: David Schewitz, Shell Americas;
Outlook of a career Geophysicist.

Third Speaker from Barcelona Supercomputing Center: Dr. Mauricio Hanzich, Senior Researcher
Exascale Technology effect on a Geophysicist.

Fourth Speaker – from The Council on Competitiveness: Dr. Cynthia R. McIntyre is Senior Vice President
The Exascale Effect: the Benefits of Supercomputing Investment for U.S. Industry

Master of Ceremonies and Panel Moderator for Q&A Session –
Michael Bahorich, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Apache Corporation.

Panel Reception in the HPC Theater during Icebreaker Sunday evening.


SCHEDULE  (download)



Monday 19th

Time Slot Presenting Company Presentation Title Presenter  Presenter Job Title
0930 GeoComputing Beyond Hyper-Converged Infrastructure John Creevan  Chief Operating Officer
1000 Cray Implementing RTM on dense GPU platforms  Geert C. Wenes, Ph.D.
Ty McKercher
Sr. Practice Leader, HPC Architect Director, Solution Architecture & Engineering
1030 Seagate Building a True Enterprise HPC Storage Tony Katz Senior Engineer Oil & Gas
1100 Penguin Computing Tundra Open HPC - Ushering OCP Efficiency and Innovation into the HPC World Dr. Kevin R. Tubbs  Director of Technology and Sales, Southeast Region 
1130 Altair Simplifying the Management of HPC Application Environments Victor Wright Manager EC Americas West
12 Noon  LUNCH BREAK
1300 IBM Data Centric Computing in Oil and Gas  Ulisses Mello Director, IBM Research
1330 GeoComputing Beyond Hyper-Converged Infrastructure John Creevan  Chief Operating Officer
1400 Seagate Seagate ClusterStor:  Enterprise-Ready Parallel Storage with Leading Energy Efficiency & Performance John Fragalla  Principal Engineer - HPC
1430 Cray Architectures for emerging migration algorithms and workflows Geert C. Wenes, Ph.D. Sr. Practice Leader, HPC Architect
1500 Verrex  The Image was hidden in plain sight Steve Lutz Business Development Director
1530 Intel High Performance Computing with the Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor for Discrete Particle Model of OpenFOAM presented by LSU  Zhi Shang  Researcher at Louisiana State University
1600 IBM The Role of Seismic in Upstream Analytics Melinda McDade Senior Technical Architect - Worldwide Petroleum and Chemicals
1630 Ciphertex Data Security  Why Data Security Matters  Jerry Kaner  CEO, Ciphertex Data Security
1700 PCPC Direct Summarize a year of trends and directions in High Performance Computing for seismic processing Eric Collins  CTO 
1730 Numerical Algorithms Group Lessons from 40+ HPC procurements, impartial service reviews and strategy projects Andrew Jones Vice-President HPC Consulting & Services


Tuesday 20th 

Time Slot Presenting Company Presentation Title Presenter  Presenter Job Title
0930 Ciphertex Data Security Why Data Security Matters Jerry Kaner CEO, Ciphertex Data Security
1000 Cray Implementing RTM on dense GPU platforms  Geert C. Wenes, Ph.D.
Ty McKercher
Sr. Practice Leader, HPC Architect                                                           Director, Solution Architecture & Engineering
1030 Seagate Building a True Enterprise HPC Storage Tony Katz Senior Engineer Oil & Gas
1100 GeoComputing Beyond Hyper-Converged Infrastructure John Creevan  Chief Operating Officer
1130 Penguin Computing Networking Disaggregation - New trends in Commoditization of Networking within the computer industry Peter Cole Senior Solutions Architect 
12 Noon  LUNCH BREAK
1300 Nimbix Secure Storage Options for High Performance Computing on Demand Leo Reiter CTO, Nimbix
1330 Cray Architectures for emerging migration algorithms and workflows Geert C. Wenes, Ph.D. Sr. Practice Leader, HPC Architect
1400 Seagate Seagate ClusterStor: Enterprise-Ready Parallel Storage with Leading Energy Efficiency & Performance John Fragalla  Principal Engineer - HPC
1430 Verrex The Image was hidden in plain sight Steve Lutz Business Development Director 
1500 IBM Date Management at Scale  Kent Koeninger Global IBM Spectrum Scale Business Development Leader
1530 Intel On the route to sustainable performance portable software for hydrocarbon energy exploration presented by Imperial College and SENAI CIMATEC Gerard Gorman

Renato Miceli
Centre for Computational Methods in Science and Engineering
 
Technical Director-Supercomputing Center for Industrial Innovation
1600 Numerical Algorithms Group Lessons from 40+ HPC procurements, impartial service reviews and strategy projects Andrew Jones Vice-President HPC Consulting & Services
1630 Ciphertex Data Security  Why Data Security Matters  Jerry Kaner  CEO, Ciphertex Data Security
1700 Saratoga Speed Developing innovative flash platforms for the in-memory computing Dr. Sharad Mehrotra  CEO


Wednesday 21st

Time Slot Presenting Company Presentation Title Presenter  Presenter Job Title
0900 HGST 5 Ways That Object Storage Will Help You Get More, Higher, Bigger, Better Claire Giordano
Shawn Stephens
Senior Director for Emerging Storage Markets at Quantum         Systems Engineer Oil&Gas accounts HGST
0930 GeoComputing Beyond Hyper-Converged Infrastructure John Creevan  Chief Operating Officer
1000 Cray Implementing RTM on dense GPU platforms  Geert C. Wenes, Ph.D
Ty McKercher
Sr. Practice Leader, HPC Architect                                                           Director, Solution Architecture & Engineering
1030 Seagate Building a True Enterprise HPC Storage Tony Katz Senior Engineer Oil & Gas
1100 Altair HP RGS + Display Manager Josh Newman Senior Application Engineer
1130 Penguin Computing Tundra Open HPC - Ushering OCP Efficiency and Innovation into the HPC World Dr. Kevin R. Tubbs Director of Technology and Sales, Southeast Region 
12 Noon  LUNCH BREAK
1300 Seagate Seagate ClusterStor:  Enterprise-Ready Parallel Storage with Leading Energy Efficiency & Performance John Fragalla  Principal Engineer - HPC
1330 PCPC Direct Summarize a year of trends and directions in High Performance Computing for seismic processing Eric Collins CTO
1400 Intel Visualizing Large LIDAR/UAV data with Intel OSPRay  presented by University of Utah Aaron Knoll Research Scientist at the SCI Institute
1430 IBM Data Centric Computing in Oil and Gas Ulisses Mello Director, IBM Research
1500 Cray Architectures for emerging migration algorithms and workflows Geert C. Wenes, Ph.D. Sr. Practice Leader, HPC Architect
1530 Numerical Algorithms Group Lessons from 40+ HPC procurements, impartial service reviews and strategy projects Andrew Jones Vice-President HPC Consulting & Services 




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