HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference 2012

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The HPC Advisory Council and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), in cooperation with the University of Malaga will host the HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference 2012 at the University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain, on September 13th, 2012.

The conference will focus on High-Performance Computing essentials, new developments and emerging technologies, best practices and hands-on training.

The conference will focus on the following topics:
  • High Performance Computing systems
  • High Speed Networks
  • High Performance and Parallel I/O
  • Communication libraries: MPI, SHMEM, PGAS
  • Advanced topics / Technologies / development / the road to Exascale
  • GPU computing, CUDA, OpenCL
  • New HPC initiatives and programs

The conference will bring together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists, students and industry affiliates for cross-training and to discuss recent HPC developments and future advancements. Please make sure to register early to ensure your seat at the conference.

This is an excellent training and educational opportunity for European-based, HPC and data center IT professionals.

The conference is free to attendees. Registration is required. For registration information please click here.

The full day conference is free to the public, and will include coffee breaks and lunch courtesy of the HPC Advisory Council. Click here to view the agenda.

Speaking opportunities are currently available for the HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference. We encourage all topics that further HPC best practices, advanced research techniques, and education. Click here to submit.


The meetings will take place at the University Campus of Teatrinos in Málaga.

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Industrial de Málaga
Engineering building
Grades auditorium, 2nd Floor
C/ Doctor Ortiz Ramos, s/n
Campus de Teatrinos
E-29071 Málaga

Click here for a map of the campus area and the precise building in Google Maps

Recommended accommodations:

The list below provides some recommended hotels of different classes but all comfortable and near the meeting point that will be used to park the Bus Service that will drive the attendees to the venue. Nevertheless, Málaga offers a wide number of accomodations that will be available.

Vincci Selección Posada del Patio *****
Pasillo de Santa Isabel, 7, 29005 Málaga

Room mate Larios ****
Marqués de Larios, 2, 29005 Málaga

Molina Lario ****
Molina Lario, 20-22, 29015 Málaga

Petit Palace Plaza Málaga ****
Nicasio, 3, 29015 Málaga

NH Málaga ****
Avenida Río Guadalmedina, s/n. 29007 Málaga

Hotel MS Maestranza Málaga ****
Avenida Canovas del Castillo, 1, 29016 Málaga

Hotel Don Curro ***
Sancha de Lara, 7, 29015 Málaga

Atarazanas Malaga Boutique Hotel ***
Atarazanas, 19, 29005 Málaga

The HPC Advisory Council is a large eco-system organization which focuses on bridging the gap between high-performance computing use and its potential, bringing the beneficial capabilities of HPC to new users for better research, education, innovation and product manufacturing, and brings 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. The HPC Advisory Council will be presenting at the conference, as well as distinguished speakers from the HPC research organizations and vendors.