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HPC Advisory Council Announces Stanford High-Performance Computing Workshop Program
[September 26, 2011]

HPC Advisory Council Announces Stanford High-Performance Computing Workshop Program

SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

The HPC Advisory Council, a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, today announced the formation of the HPC Advisory Council Stanford High-Performance Computing Conference on December 6th and 7th, 2011 at Stanford, California. The workshop will focus on High-Performance Computing (HPC) usage models and benefits, the future of supercomputing, latest technology developments, best practices and advanced HPC topics. The workshop is open to the public and will bring together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists and industry affiliates.

"The Stanford HPC Workshop is now in its 6th year of being offered free of charge, thanks to our workshop sponsors," said Steve Jones, Founder and Manager, Stanford HPC Center. "Collaboration with the HPC Advisory Council has allowed us to advance our outreach mission, bring world-class speakers and attendees to the conference, and offer workshops and tutorials delivered by industry leaders."

"We are pleased to collaborate with Stanford University and look forward to extending the reach of our successful worldwide HPC Workshops," said Gilad Shainer, Chairman of the HPC Advisory Council. "The HPC Advisory Council's worldwide workshops are excellent educational opportunities for HPC and data center IT professionals who are looking to deploy or provide additional enhancements and functionality to their advanced high-performance solutions."

For the preliminary agenda and schedule, please refer to the workshop website. The workshop is free to the public, and will include coffee breaks and lunch courtesy of the HPC Advisory Council and Stanford University. Registration is required and can be made at the HPC Advisory Council Stanford Workshop website.

The HPC Advisory Council Stanford Workshop is sponsored by the following companies: AMD, Mellanox (News - Alert) Technologies, and Xyratex. Media sponsorship and coverage is being provided by insideHPC. A limited amount of sponsorship opportunities are still available. More information on sponsoring the workshop may be found on the HPC Advisory Council Stanford Workshop website.

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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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