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As a charitable service-based non-profit 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, Cloud Computing, Data Science, Deep learning, Machine learning and visualization utilized in applications ranging from Manufacturing and Engineering, Financial services, Life Sciences, Energy, Academia and Government.

The Society of HPC Professionals invites you to attend:
A Lunch & Learn Round Table Discussion Meeting

Lunch & Learn – September 2019
Maximizing HPC Computation and Visual Analysis Workflow

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:30am – 1:00pm



Jim will describe the key trends happening to prepare HPC for massive scale computation and data analysis as we enter the Exascale computing Era.  In Situ, In Transit and other combinations of computation codes paired with Visual Analysis will become the norm.  Find out why.


Speaker Bio:

Jim Jeffers
Sr. Principal Engineer and Sr. Director of Intel’s Advanced Rendering and Visualization team

Jim Jeffers leads the design and development of the open source rendering library family known as the Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit ( . This toolkit is used for generating animated movies, visual special effects, product design and scientific visualization. Jim joined Intel in 2008 and has co-authored 4 books on Intel Architecture parallel programming. Jim’s experience includes software design and technical leadership in high performance computing, graphics, digital television, and data communications. Jim’s notable work prior to Intel includes development for the Tech Emmy winning virtual ‘First Down Line’ technology seen on live American football TV broadcasts.


Twitter: @jamesljeffers and @intelgraphics (not me specifically!)




The University of Houston
Insperity Classroom and Business Building (CBB)
Room 522, 4742 Calhoun Rd.



FREE for Members
FREE for members of UofH
$15 for Non Members