Still Time to Register for Stanford HPC Conference, Feb 2-3

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2015_stanfordAs a reminder, the Stanford HPC Conference takes place next week, February 2-3, at Stanford, California.

Hosted by the HPC Advisory Council, the conference will focus on High-Performance Computing (HPC) usage models and benefits, the future of supercomputing, latest technology developments, best practices and advanced HPC topics. In addition, there will be a strong focus on socially responsible computing, with advancements in solutions for the small to medium enterprise to have better use of power, cooling, hardware, and software.

Conference Agenda:

Day 1 – Monday, February 2

9:00-9:30 Opening/welcome Session
(Steve Jones – Stanford, Gilad Shainer – HPC Advisory Council)
9:30-10:30 Keynote:  Preparing OpenSHMEM for Exascale (Pavel Shamis, Oak Ridge National Lab)
10:30-11:30 Keynote: High-Performance and Scalable Designs of Programming Models for Exascale Systems (Dhabaleswar K. Panda, Ohio State University)
11:30-12:00 IBM Describes Top Considerations for Deploying a High Performance Cloud (Charlie Gonzales, IBM)
12:00-13:00 Lunch and vendor exhibits
13:00-13:30 Scientific computing with Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors (Andrey Vladimirov, Colfax and Intel)
13:30-14:15 High Performance Computing Trends (Addison Snell, Intersect 360)
14:15-15:00 The Road to Exascale Panel (DK Panda, Addison Snell, Richard Graham)
15:00-15:30 Break and vendor exhibits
15:30-16:00 Power, Cooling and Hardware Considerations for Next Generation Data Center & HPC Solutions (Kanti Bhabuthmal, Supermicro)
16:00-16:45 The Breadth of the GPU Accelerated Computing Platform and Its Impact on Deep Learning (Sumit Gupta, NVIDIA)
16:45-17:45 HPC in an Hour: Tips and tricks to build your own HPC Cluster (Steve Jones, Stanford)

Day 2 – Tuesday, February 3

9:00-10:00 Keynotes: Interconnecting Future DoE leadership systems (Rich Graham, MPI Forum and Mellanox)
10:00-11:00 Keynote: The Evolution of HPC Usage at PayPal (Arno Kolster, eBay)
11:00-11:30 Accelerating Big Data Processing with Hadoop, Spark and Memcached (Dhabaleswar K. Panda, Ohio State University)
11:30-12:00 Recent Developments in Cooling, Power Management and Usability (Mark Fernandez, SGI)
12:00-13:00 Lunch and vendor exhibits
13:00-13:30 Planning for Liquid Cooling (Pat McGinn, CoollIT Systems)
13:30-14:00 Lustre Metadata Performance and Solutions from Seagate (Bill Loewe, Seagate)
14:00-14:30 A merit based priority scheme to optimize the use of computing infrastructure (Gowtham S., Michigan Technological University)
14:30-15:00 HPC|Music update – An advanced research project for enabling HPC in music creation and reproduction e (Antonis Karalis, HPC|Music)
15:00-15:30 Break and vendor exhibits
15:30-16:15 Performance and Power Characterization of GPU enabled HPC Applications  (Saeed Iqbal, Dell)
16:15-16:45 Utilizing Cloud HPC Resources for CAE Simulations (Joris Poort, Rescale)
16:45-17:15 UberCloud Community and Marketplace for Technical Computing (Burak Yenier, UberCloud)
17:15 Farewell and Raffle

The Conference is free to attend. Register Now.

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