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Who's Who Headed to GPU Tech Conference

nvidiaNVIDIA announced the first set of speakers, tutors and presenters for this year’s GPU Technology Conference [GTC].  GTC 2010, the follow on to inaugural event in 2009, will take place September 20-23 at the San Jose Convention Center.

Among those speaking, holding tutorials or conducting technology previews are computing thought leaders Satoshi Matsuoka, a supercomputing expert from Tokyo Institute of Technology; Pat Hanrahan, a computer graphics pioneer at Stanford University; and Hanspeter Pfister, a leader in scientific computing at Harvard University.

The speaker lineup will also include:

  • Ross Walker, computational biologist from the University of California San Diego and the San Diego Supercomputing Center
  • Vijay Pande, computational biologist of Stanford
  • Homer Pien, medical-imaging expert at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Wei Ge, multi-scale particle simulation expert at Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Timothy Warburton, Rice University specialist in computational and applied mathematics

Speakers from industry, research and vendors will include representatives from:

  • Adobe
  • Agilent Systems
  • Beckman Coulter
  • CSIRO
  • Dolby Laboratories
  • GE Intelligent Platforms
  • Georgia Tech
  • Microsoft
  • Siemens Medical
  • University of Tennessee
  • Wolfram Research

For those interested in submitting a talk for GTC 2010, the call for submissions is open until June 1, so hurry hurry hurry.

GTC attendees are going to be amazed at the breakthrough applications made possible by GPU technology. This year’s sessions will reflect revolutionary work done over the past year by some of the world’s leading industry, research and academic authorities,” said Bill Dally, NVIDIA Chief Scientist.

insideHPC had the pleasure of attending last year’s GTC.  It was one of the best technical conferences I have ever attended.  For more info and registration details, check out the GTC 2010 website here.

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