Past Event

A charitable, service-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (NPO) educating and connecting the High Performance Computing (HPC) user community to state of art technology for the purpose of optimizing business processes and workforce advancement.

Our technology focus includes AI/Machine Learning, Data Science, Cloud Computing, and Visualization utilized in applications in Energy, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Engineering, Financial Services, Academia, and Government.

The Society of HPC Professionals past event

Annual Meeting – December 2014
SHPCP Annual Technical Meeting – HPC: Up Front & Personal

Held 3 December 2014


Come network with our members and sponsors at the Society of HPC Professionals annual meeting and hear great speakers from the HPC community.



8:30AMContinental Breakfast, Badge pick-up, Registration
9:30AMIntroductions – Facility Overview – Magdy Ishak, Schlumberger
Meeting Overview – Gary Crouse, Executive Director
9:45AMKeynote: HPC Update from SC15 – Michael Feldman, Senior Analyst, Intersect360 Research
10:45AMPlenary – Ron Van Holst, Executive Director, Compute Ontario
11:30AMLUNCH / Networking
12:30PMSession 1 – Mike Booth, Benchmarking Expert, D-Wave Systems
1:30PMSession 2 – Swarat Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor, Rice University
2:30PMPanel Session – Michael Feldman 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.
3:00PMWrap-up – Earl J. Dodd, President


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