PRACE aims for industry with HPC seminar

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PRACE announced late last week that they are hosting a seminar in September to serve as a get acquainted session between industry and the coming pan-European petascale computers

PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, a consortium of the 16 leading supercomputing centers in Europe, will arrange a seminar for potential industry users in Toulouse, France, on 7.-8. September 2009. The seminar will focus on industrial needs and expectations of the future European High Performance Computing (HPC) Infrastructure.

Close to 150 invited participants, especially decision makers are expected to attend the event including representatives from aerospace, car manufacturing, energy, chemicals, drug design and medical industry, metal industry, bioinformatics, telecommunication companies, finance, insurance, as well as HPC vendors, scientific software developers and service companies, and EC representatives.
During the seminar participants will receive first hand information about the planned PRACE research infrastructure, services and usage.

More info at the seminar web site.