Registration Opens for NCSA 2016 Private Sector Partner Annual Meeting

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ncsalogoRegistration is now open for the NCSA 2016 Private Sector Partner Annual Meeting. Through NCSA’s Private Sector Program, the event brings together private, university, and government organizations with the shared goal of increasing competitiveness and economic impact through high-performance computing and data analytics.

The event takes place May 3-5 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

“With more than 25 years of proven leadership in serving a wide variety of communities, NCSA has built a reputation for accelerating real science and engineering, deploying innovative machine architectures at extreme scale, and advancing the fields of data-intensive computing, cybersecurity, and visualization. Our successes in these areas are due to our outstanding staff of more than 200—one of the largest and most experienced at any HPC center worldwide. NCSA is uniquely suited to serve communities in ways ranging from applied research to consulting to commercialization.”

NCSA has worked with more than one-third of the Fortune50, in sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, finance, retail/wholesale, bio/medical, life sciences, astronomy, agriculture, technology, and more. NCSA’s Private Sector Program currently boasts 26 partners. PSP’s core mission is to help its partner community gain

Meeting Agenda

  • May 2: PSP partner-only dinner (by specific invitation)
  • May 3: Technical workshop and strategy meetings (current PSP partners only)
  • May 3: Combined partner/public dinner, all attendees are invited
  • May 4: Computational/Data Impact (public invited)
  • May 4: All-attendee dinner
  • May 5: Research projects of interest to HPC communities (public invited)

Current 2016 PSP Partners:

  • Manufacturers: Caterpillar, Deere, Dow, GE, P&G, Rolls-Royce, Siemens
  • Software Technology: Adaptive Computing, Allinea, Charmworks, CU Aerospace, The HDF Group, Illinois Rocstar, QuesTek Innovations
  • Hardware Technology: AMD, Cray, DataDirect Networks, Dell, Intel, Seagate
  • Oil & Gas: BHP Billiton, BP, ExxonMobil Upstream Research
  • Agriculture and Life Sciences: Abbvie, Agrible, Mayo Clinic, Syngenta
  • Institutes/Projects: Dark Energy Survey, UIUC Applied Research Institute, Milwaukee Institute, UIUC Prairie Research Institute

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