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SOCIETY OF HPC PROFESSIONALS (SHPCP)
ANNUAL TECHNOLOGY MEETING
DECEMBER 12, 2012
WesterGeco Houston Conference Center
10001 Richmond Ave.
Houston, Texas 77042
HPC LIFECYLE: COMPUTATION, VISUALIZATION & BETWEEN
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|8:30-9:00||Continental breakfast, Badge pick up/Registration|
|9:00-9:15||Introductions -Meeting Overview – Gary Crouse - Executive Director SHPCP|
|9:15-10:00||Keynote Address – Addison Snell– CEO, Intersect360 Research|
|10:30-11:15||Plenary Session 1 – Let’s Stop the Data Train - Antonio Arena, Solution architect, NICE Srl|
|11:15-12:00||Plenary Session 2 – Extending high performance computing over wide area networks – Nathan Carman, Chief Engineer, ITT Exelis|
|12:00-13:00||LUNCH / Networking|
|1:00-1:40||Better Computing for Better Bioinformatics – Kirby Collins, Director Performance Marketing, Convey Computer|
|1:40- 2:20||Using GPUs to complement computation with visualization in the E&P Workflow – Ty McKercher, Principal Solution Architect, NVIDIA|
|2:40- 3:20||New Forms of Training & Educations Through Virtual Reality– Arek Pryzwan, 3D Visualisation Architect, i3D S.A|
|3:20- 4:00||Partnership Opportunities in Petroleum Engineering through Cloud and Autonomic Computing (CAC) site at Texas Tech University – Dr. Ravi Vadapalli, Texas Tech University|
Keynote Speaker: Addison Snell, CEO, Intersect360 Research
Topic: State of the HPC Industry (and what really was happening at SC’12)
Biography: “Addison Snell is the CEO of Intersect360 Research and a veteran of the High Performance Computing industry. He launched the company in 2007 as Tabor Research, a division of Tabor Communications, and served as that company's VP/GM until he and his partner, Christopher Willard, Ph.D., acquired Tabor Research in 2009. During his tenure, Addison has established Intersect360 Research as a premier source of market information, analysis, and consulting. He was named one of 2010's "People to Watch" by HPCwire. Addison was previously an HPC industry analyst for IDC, where he was well-known among industry stakeholders. Prior to IDC, he gained recognition as a marketing leader and spokesperson for SGI's supercomputing products and strategy. Addison holds a master's degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.”