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April 2, 2014

HPC Advisory Council Announces 1st Annual Brazil Conference

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 2 — The HPC Advisory Council, a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, today announced that the HPC Advisory Council, in conjunction with the University of São Paulo, will host the 1st Annual HPC Advisory Council Brazil Conference 2014 at the University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil on May 26-27, 2014. The conference will focus on HPC productivity, and advanced HPC topics and futures, and will bring together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists and industry affiliates to discuss recent developments and future advancements in High-Performance Computing and the cloud. The preliminary agenda can now be viewed onlineSpeaker and sponsorship opportunities are available.

“The HPC Advisory Council has become a cornerstone for HPC outreach and education worldwide,” said Alexandre Ramos, Assistant Professor, at the University of São Paulo. “We look forward to work together to bring world-class speakers and attendees to the conference, and offer workshops and tutorials delivered by industry leaders.”

“The HPC Advisory Council is pleased to expand and grow our worldwide conferences into South America, and look forward to collaborating with the University of São Paulo,” said Gilad Shainer, chairman of the HPC Advisory Council. “The HPC Advisory Council’s worldwide conferences are excellent educational opportunities for HPC, cloud and data center IT professionals who are looking to deploy or provide additional enhancements and functionality to their advanced high-performance solutions.”

The conference is free to the public, and will include coffee breaks and lunch courtesy of the HPC Advisory Council. Registration is required. For more information please visit the conference website or contact the council at

Media sponsorship and coverage is being provided courtesy of HPCwire, insideHPC, and Intersect 360.

About the HPC Advisory Council

The HPC Advisory Council’s mission is to bridge the gap between high-performance computing (HPC) use and its potential, bring the beneficial capabilities of HPC to new users for better research, education, innovation and product manufacturing, bring users the expertise needed to operate HPC systems, provide application designers with the tools needed to enable parallel computing, and to strengthen the qualification and integration of HPC system products. For more information about the HPC Advisory Council, please visit


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