Sponsored Post: PBS Works User Group 2012 – Top Minds in Supercomputing

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Engineers will have the opportunity to learn and collaborate with the best minds in supercomputing development at the first-ever PBS Works User Group Conference October 2-3, 2012, at the Tech Museum in San Jose, Calif. High-performance computing (HPC) experts from industries including government, life science and manufacturing, will speak at the event, organized by the PBS Works division of Altair, a leading global provider of simulation technology and advanced computing software solutions.

In addition to high-level speakers, the event will feature presentations and panel discussions by Altair technical experts, hands-on workshops and training sessions, and networking opportunities.

The PBS Works User Group Conference is designed specifically for current customers and partners who rely on solutions from PBS Works, the most widely implemented software environment to optimize grid, cloud, cluster and on-demand computing worldwide. Those attending will include executives, IT administrators, business managers, scientists and R&D professionals using PBS Works HPC technologies.

Seating is limited. Register today at: www.pbsworks.com/pbsug

Scheduled speakers for the two-day event include:

  • Jim Glidewell, senior HPC analyst, Boeing
  • Jun Iyama, Section Chief, Nissan Techno Company
  • Bill Mannel, VP of product marketing, SGI
  • Randall Martin, HPC infrastructure manager, Clemson University
  • Greg Matthews, Deputy PBS Administrator, NASA
  • Martin Nicholls, Senior Systems Administrator, University of Queensland
  • Jon Shelley, HPC – software consultant lead, Idaho National Laboratory
  • Kathy Smith, executive agent, Army Research Laboratory DoD Supercomputing Resource Center
  • Robert Stober, senior solutions architect, Bright Computing
  • Justin Wood, systems engineer, SAIC/Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center

Members of the user group will be welcomed by Altair Chairman and CEO Jim Scapa and PBS Works CTO Bill Nitzberg.

The event will focus on best practices, tips and techniques for using PBS Works’ HPC solutions, as well as trends in cloud computing and in reporting and analysis, along with presentations from Altair hardware partners. Hands-on workshops will offer tips and tricks with PBS plug-ins and application definitions.

Arrive early! Those who register for the User Group receive complimentary registration to our “Managing and Using PBS Professional” training session, held Wednesday, Sept. 26 thru Friday, Sept. 28 at out Mountain View, CA office. Seating is limited. Click here to view the course outline and registration.

The PBS Works User Group Conference is sponsored by SGI, AMD, Bright Computing and Cray. To find more information on the event, learn about speaking opportunities, or register, PBS Works users and partners should visit www.pbsworks.com/pbsug.