June 18, 2013
SUNNYVALE, Calif. and BARCELONA, Spain, June 18 -- 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 Barcelona Supercomputing Center, will host the 2nd Annual HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference 2013 at the Campus Diagonal Nord, Barcelona, Spain, on September 12th, 2013. 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. Speaker and sponsorship opportunities are available. Please make sure to register early to ensure your seat at the conference.
In conjunction with the HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference, the Spanish Supercomputing network will be celebrating its 7th Users Meeting the following day on September 13th.
"The HPC Advisory Council is pleased to collaborate again with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center for this upcoming High-Performance Computing education and outreach conference in Spain," said Gilad Shainer, Chairman of the HPC Advisory Council. "This is an excellent educational opportunity for European-based, HPC and data center IT professionals."
On behalf of BSC, Sergi Girona, BSC Operations Manager and RES coordinator, stressed, "the importance of the education on HPC to get the most of the enormous potential of supercomputing for the development of science and technology" and added that "BSC has a long tradition of training on parallel systems including programming models, tools, parallelization, etc."
Attendance to the conference is free. Registration for the conference is required and is now open. The one-day conference will include coffee breaks and lunch courtesy of the HPC Advisory Council. For more information please visit the workshop website or contact the council at email@example.com.
The HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference is sponsored by the following companies: AMD and Mellanox. Media sponsorship and coverage is being provided courtesy of HPCwire, insideHPC, Scientific Computing and Scientific Computing World.
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 www.hpcadvisorycouncil.com.
About the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS)
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center is the national supercomputing centre in Spain. The BSC-CNS specialises in high performance computing (HPC) and its mission is two-fold: to provide infrastructure and supercomputing services to European scientists, and to generate knowledge and technology to transfer to business and society.
It is a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence and a first level member of the European research infrastructure PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe). The BSC-CNS also manages the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES).
Source: HPC Advisory Council
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