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Submission Deadline for SC16 Workshops Extended to February 14

Feb 10, 2016 |

Feb. 10 — SC16 will include nearly 30 full-day and half-day workshops that complement the overall Technical Program events, expand the knowledge base of its subject area, and extend its impact by providing greater depth of focus. Workshop proposals will be peer-reviewed academically with a focus on submissions that will inspire deep and interactive dialogue in topics of Read more…

Speaker Lineup Announced for OpenPOWER Summit 2016

Feb 9, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 9 — Today, the OpenPOWER Foundation announced the lineup of speakers for the OpenPOWER Summit 2016, taking place April 5-8 at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) at the San Jose Convention Center. The Summit will bring together dozens of technology leaders from the OpenPOWER Foundation to showcase the latest advancements in the OpenPOWER ecosystem, including collaborative hardware, software Read more…

Nimbix Announces Inaugural Developer Summit

Feb 9, 2016 |

Feb. 9 — Nimbix, a leader in cloud-based, High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure and applications, today announced open registration for the inaugural Nimbix Developer Summit community event. The recently released Nimbix Cloud, powered by JARVICE 2.0, represents the state of the art in High Performance Computing (HPC) and High Performance Data Analysis capabilities available as an Read more…

DDN Joins EnterpriseHPC‘16 as a Diamond Sponsor

Feb 5, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 5 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that DataDirect Networks (DDN) has joined the summit as a Diamond Sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016, at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, Read more…

ASRock Rack Joins EnterpriseHPC‘16 as a Sponsor

Feb 4, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 4 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that ASRock Rack has joined the summit as a Bronze Sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016, at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once Read more…

SD Mines Advances to ICPC World Finals in Thailand

Feb 1, 2016 |

RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 1 — The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has advanced to the World Finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) to be held in Phuket, Thailand, in May. With only 25 teams nationwide invited, SD Mines will be in rare company to compete alongside universities such as Cal Tech, Read more…

Supercomputing Frontiers 2016 Issues Call for Papers

Jan 25, 2016 |

Jan. 25 — You are cordially invited to contribute as both an author and participant in the upcoming Supercomputing Frontiers Conference 2016 (March 15-18). Organised by A*CRC, this second edition aims to provide a platform for thought leaders from both academia and industry to interact and discuss substantial innovations and global trends in supercomputing. It will Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 21, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Lonestar 5 full production launched this wk, a 30k core, 1.2 PF @cray_inc XC40 customized @TACC for Read more…

Compute Canada Partners With SSHRC to Launch Human Dimensions Open Data Challenge

Jan 21, 2016 |

Jan. 21 — Compute Canada is partnering with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to launch the first ever Human Dimensions Open Data Challenge. This challenge, led by social sciences and humanities researchers, will see research teams compete against one another using open-data sets to develop systems, processes, or fully-functional technology applications that address the human Read more…

Supercomputing Frontiers to Coincide With Grand Opening of New Singapore National Supercomputing Centre

Jan 20, 2016 |

Jan. 20 — You are cordially invited to contribute as an author or participant in “Supercomputing Frontiers 2016” in Singapore on March 15-18. The conference will also host the inaugural event of grand opening of the new Singapore National Supercomputing Centre. During the event you will learn more about the new 1 Petaflop supercomputer and Read more…

One Month Until HPC Summer School Deadline

Jan 11, 2016 |

Jan. 11 — Students looking to take part in the International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences must submit their applications by February 15, 2016. Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan and the United States are invited to apply for the seventh HPC Summer School, to be held June 26 Read more…

PRACE Summer of HPC Opens for Applications January 13

Jan 8, 2016 |

Jan. 8 — Early-stage postgraduate and late-stage undergraduate students are invited to apply for the PRACE Summer of HPC 2016 programme, to be held in July & August 2016. Consisting of a training week and two months on placement at top HPC centres around Europe, the programme affords participants the opportunity to learn and share Read more…

Leverage Big Data Announces Formation of Advisory Board & Driving Themes for 2016 Summit

Jan 5, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 5 — The Leverage Big Data ’16 summit, the market-leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the infrastructure challenges that organizations face as they navigate the build-out of Big Data systems, today announced the formation of an advisory board for its summit program aimed at equipping technology leaders who are scaling their Read more…

SC16 Opens Call for Workshops

Jan 5, 2016 |

Jan. 5 — SC16 will include nearly 30 full-day and half-day workshops that complement the overall Technical Program events, expand the knowledge base of its subject area, and extend its impact by providing greater depth of focus. Workshop proposals will be peer-reviewed academically with a focus on submissions that will inspire deep and interactive dialogue in topics Read more…

Call for Papers Issued for ACM’s PASC16 Conference

Jan 5, 2016 |

Jan. 5 — ACM PASC16 is the third conference that was initiated by the Swiss Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC). The PASC Conference is an international event for the exchange of high-performance computing competences in computational science. PASC16 will bring together talented scientists from diverse backgrounds (such as Climate, Solid Earth, Life Sciences, Materials, Read more…

VT Computer Science Team Qualifies for ACM-ICPC Finals

Jan 5, 2016 |

BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 5 — Java the Hutt, a team of three Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science students and their advisor, will travel to Thailand in May 2016 to participate in the world finals of the Association of Computing Machinery’s International Collegiate Programming Competition (ACM-ICPC). This is the third year in a row that a team from Virginia Read more…

ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers Issues Call for Papers

Jan 4, 2016 |

Jan. 4 — Computing Frontiers represents an engaged, collaborative community of researchers who are excited about transformational technologies in the field of computing. The field of computing requires new breakthroughs to adapt to the ever-changing requirements of society, especially with respect to science. Technology is on the verge of revolutions in memory devices and systems, networks, Read more…

Call for ASC16 Student Supercomputer Challenge Applications Proposals Issued

Dec 22, 2015 |

Dec. 22 — ASC16 registry has been opened for all universities around the world, and preliminary activities are under progress. In order to promote the development of HPC application and talent cultivation, ASC committee invites HPC users and experts to submit applications for contests, the selected one will be used for ASC16 competition. Application Requirements Read more…

EnterpriseHPC’16 Summit Advances Market Through Attendee & Sponsor Collaboration

Dec 21, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 21 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, will once again provide a summit program aimed at arming senior technology business executives in cross-vertical corporate organizations with core knowledge on advanced-scale and high performance computing for competitive Read more…

National OpenPOWER ADG Summit Held in India Last Week

Dec 21, 2015 |

Dec. 21 — Since the OpenPOWER Foundation has been established, the number of member organizations has increased to over 170, including about 50 academic members who have formed the Academia Discussion Group. This group had it’s first summit in India on December 16th in Bangalore. The objectives of the summit were to facilitate networking and to improve the Read more…