Ancillary Events & Special Booth Sessions at SC14

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sc14SC14 is world’s largest gathering of HPC professionals, and the smart money is on the organizations that leverage the show for their own gatherings, meetups, special booth sessions, and user groups.

Ancillary Events at SC14:

  • HP will hold their HP-CAST user group meeting in New Orleans on Nov. 14-15, prior to SC14.
  • StartupHPC Meetup at SC14. This first-time event will bring together startups, entrepreneurs, and industry thought leaders together to explore what it takes to succeed in the HPC marketplace. The meetup takes place Monday, Nov. 17 from 9-3:30.
  • DDN will host their annual User Group Meeting at the convention center at 2:30-6:30pm on Monday, Nov. 17.
  • Seagate will host their HPC User Group at the convention center at 4:30-7:00pm on Monday, Nov. 17.
  • insideHPC will announce the winner of the 2014 HPC Vanguard Award at the DOE booth #1939 at 7:45pm on Monday, Nov. 17.
  • The Beowulf Bash is the best way to start your SC conference week on Monday, Nov. 17 at 9pm.
  • Cray has posted a comprehensive list of their SC14 activities.
  • DOE has posted a complete schedule of their booth theater. The facilities and capabilities of 15 national labs will be highlighted in a booth program featuring presentations by HPC experts, electronic posters, demonstrations, roundtable discussions and a 3D display showing simulations and modeling.
  • IDC will host their annual Breakfast Briefing at the Embassy Suites on Tuesday, Nov. 18.
  • IBM has posted a comprehensive list of their SC14 activities.
  • Isotope demonstrating and discussing the benefits of its liquid cooling technology at Booth 557, Hall G.
  • Mellanox will host their annual SC14 Evening Event on Wednesday, Nov. 19.
  • SGI will host a Special Plenary on Why HPC Matters at SC14 on Monday, Nov. 17 at 5:30pm.

Special Programs on the SC14 Exhibit Floor

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