HPCAC to Host South Africa High-Performance Computing Conference

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LionThe HPC Advisory Council will host the South Africa High-Performance Computing Conference at the Kruger National Park in South Africa on Dec. 3, 2013. The conference is open to all registered attendees of the CHPC National Meeting, and will bring together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists and industry affiliates.

The HPC Advisory Council is pleased to extend its worldwide HPC educational activities to South Africa,” said Gilad Shainer, chairman of the HPC Advisory Council. “The HPC Advisory Council’s worldwide workshops have become world renowned as anexcellent educational opportunity for HPC and data center IT professionals who are looking to deploy or provide additional enhancements and functionality to their advanced high-performance solutions.”

The Conference will focus on the following subjects:

  • High-performance computing and storage systems
  • High-speed networks
  • High-performance and parallel I/O
    Communication libraries: MPI, SHMEM, PGAS
  • Advanced topics / technologies / development / the road to Exascale
  • GPU computing, CUDA, OpenCL
    New HPC initiatives and programs
Happy Sithole, CHPC

Happy Sithole, CHPC

We, at CHPC are happy and fortunate to join forces with the HPC Advisory Council to integrate this event into our annual CHPC National Meeting,” said Dr. Happy Sithole, Director, Center for High Performance Computing. “In addition, we have been particularly impressed with the HPC Advisory Council’s leadership and engagement in organizing Student Cluster Competitions worldwide, and look forward to the winner of the CHPC Student Cluster competition compete and defend South Africa’s championship at ISC 2015.”

Registration is now open. The half-day conference will include lunch courtesy of the HPC Advisory Council and CHPC.

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