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Jack Dongarra Named ISC Program Chair for 2017

May 23, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 23 — The ISC Group, the organizer of ISC High Performance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Dr. Jack Dongarra of University of Tennessee, USA, as the program chairman for ISC 2017. This appointment underlines the international dimension of this conference. As the program chair, Dongarra will be actively involved in Read more…

HPC Advisory Council Kicks Off Fourth Annual RDMA Programming Competition

May 23, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 23 — Focused on supporting STEM student development, the HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), a leading non-profit organization focused on High Performance Computing (HPC) education and outreach, officially launched its Fourth Annual RDMA Programming Competition in China this week. Designed to support undergraduate curriculum and talent development, this unique hands-on competition furthers students study, Read more…

SC16 Student Cluster Competition to Mark Tenth Year With 14 Teams Competing

May 20, 2016 |

May 20 — The application reviews have been completed and the SC16 Student Cluster Competition (SCC) committee has invited 14 teams to compete in this year’s event in Salt Lake City. The teams hail from across the U.S., as well at Asia, Europe and South America. The competition will feature six universities competing for the Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 19, 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. #ISC16 registration numbers are looking good. We might as well reach 3,000 attendees 🙂 Looking forward to Read more…

XSEDE16 Announces Plenary Speaker

May 19, 2016 |

May 19 — Dr. Pamela McCauley has been named a plenary speaker for the XSEDE16 conference taking place July 17-21, 2016 in Miami. In this dynamic keynote address, McCauley will discuss the impact of innovation on individuals, nations, and the global society. McCauley will highlight her State Department HIV/AIDS Health Care Service Delivery work as an application Read more…

SC16 Student Volunteer Deadline Quickly Approaching

May 19, 2016 |

May 19 — For those undergraduate and graduate students interested in being a Student Volunteer at SC16 time is quickly running out. Benefits include making mentor connections, attending workshops, access to world-class technical sessions, and forging relationships that will last your entire career. Student Volunteers play a key role in supporting the overall conference and conference Read more…

PRACEdays16 Concludes

May 18, 2016 |

May 18 — PRACEdays16 was held from Tuesday, May 10, to Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Prague, Czech Republic. More than 220 participants joined the plenary and parallel sessions for keynote presentations and discussions about and between science, industry and HPC. This year for the first time, PRACEdays16 became the center point of the European Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 12, 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. "Nothing is impossible to a willing heart." Great reminder by Olga Baeva! #HPC #IBM pic.twitter.com/0Ls5GYo5uz — Colleen Read more…

XSEDE16 Registration is Open

May 11, 2016 |

May 11 — XSEDE16 takes place July 17-21 at the Intercontinental Hotel & Resort Miami — the hotel rises 34 stories with views of the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the Port of Miami. XSEDE16, the 5th annual conference, will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who use and support XSEDE resources and services, Read more…

Novetta Joins Leverage Big Data 2016 as a Sponsor

May 9, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 9 — The Leverage Big Data 2016 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit aimed at exploring the panoply of Big Data phenomena and how businesses are leveraging these technologies to establish ROI, today announced that Novetta has joined the summit as a sponsor. Leverage Big Data 2016 is an exclusive, invitation-only, hosted Read more…

Early Bird Registration for ISC 2016 to Close May 11

May 6, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 6 — The early bird registration period for the 31st annual ISC High Performance conference will close next Wednesday, May 11, thus bringing the opportunity for attendees to save over 45 percent off the on-site registration rates to an end. The organizers encourage participants not to wait until the last minute to register. This year the conference will Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 5, 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. Phenomenal evening with @hms_rc @fasrc and @MichaelDell We truly appreciate our amazing partnership!#HPC #storage pic.twitter.com/Reg5ERvdmk — James Read more…

Keynote Speakers Announced for Leverage Big Data 2016 Summit on “Establishing ROI in the Big Data Frontier”

May 5, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5 — The Leverage Big Data 2016 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit aimed at exploring the panoply of Big Data phenomena and how businesses are leveraging these technologies to establish ROI, today announced the final lineup of end-user speakers for its summit program aimed at arming senior technology business executives in Read more…

XSEDE16 Issues Call for Participation for Scientific Visualization Showcase

May 3, 2016 |

May 3 — The Visualization Showcase presents innovative digital imagery that demonstrates the analytic potential of advanced computing technologies and the transformative impact that such images have on scientific discovery. Proposals should be of general interest to the digital resources community, be stored in a common media format such as MPEG or Quicktime File Format, Read more…

China Sets Ambitious Goal to Reach Exascale by 2020

May 2, 2016 |

At the 12th HPC Connections Workshop in Wuhan, China, Beihang University Professor Depei Qian disclosed new information regarding HPC development in China and exascale plans that are shaping up under China’s 13th five-year plan (2016-2020). Since 1996 Professor Professor Qian has served on the expert committee for the National High-tech Research & Development Program (the 863 Read more…

RMACC’s 6th Annual HPC Symposium Set for August 9-11

May 2, 2016 |

BOULDER, Colo., May 2 — The 6th Annual High Performance Computing Symposium, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC), has been set for Aug. 9-11 in the Lory Student Center on the campus of Colorado State University – Fort Collins. The annual event, open to the public, brings together designers and users of Read more…

ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Submissions Due May 1

Apr 29, 2016 |

April 29 — The ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship is open for submissions until Sunday, May 1. Applications are sought from exceptional Ph.D. students whose research focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful computers that are currently available. Recipients receive a $5,000 honorarium, travel and Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 28, 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. Never thought I would get to see one of these in person! @spurlockmuseum @cray_inc @NCSAatIllinois pic.twitter.com/7tGZctb3vX — Read more…

CHPC Student Cluster Challenge Team Readies for ISC 2016

Apr 28, 2016 |

One hundred students attended the South African Center for High Performance Computing’s (SA-CHPC) Ninth Annual National Meeting, November 30 through December 4, 2015, at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International Convention Center in Pretoria, SA. They were there to exhibit posters or to compete in the student cluster competition (SCC). Since the Read more…

XSEDE16 Announces Student Program Deadlines

Apr 27, 2016 |

April 27 — XSEDE16 showcases the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who use and support XSEDE resources and services, as well as other digital resources and services throughout the world. XSEDE is providing limited funding to undergraduate and graduate students to support student travel, lodging and registration costs. At the conference, you will: Read more…