In this video, Happy Sithole from South Africa’s Centre for High Performance Computing describes the CHPC National Meeting 2013–the southern hemisphere’s only supercomputing conference, which is coming to Cape Town on December 2-6, 2013.
As one of the three pillars within the Department of Science and Technology’s (DST’s) national cyber-infrastructure initiative, the core mission of the CHPC is to increase the competitiveness of South Africa through promoting the adoption of high performance computing (HPC) and data technologies and tools across all sectors. In order to satisfy DST’s grand vision, the CHPC attempts to foster a multi-array of vibrant and productive computational research communities alongside experimentalists. The CHPC aims to leverage its computational platforms, expertise and funding to facilitate the advancement of South Africa – from bioinformatics, engineering and astronomy to humanities, finance, and arts – in both public and private sectors.
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