HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2012

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The HPC Advisory Council and the Swiss Supercomputing Centre will host the HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2012  in the Lugano Convention Centre, Lugano, Switzerland, from March 13-15, 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 Speed Networks
  • High Performance and Parallel I/O
  • Communication libraries: MPI, SHMEM, PGAS
  • GPU computing, CUDA, OpenCL
  • Big Data
  • Advanced topics / Technologies / development / the road to Exascale
  • Hands-on: clustering, network, troubleshooting, tuning, optimizations

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.

Conference Location:
Lugano Convention Centre
Piazza Indipendenza 4
6900 Lugano, Switzerland

The HPC Advisory Council is a large eco-system organizations 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 workshop, as well as distinguished speakers from the HPC research organizations and vendors.