Intel joins PEARC17 exhibitor lineup at platinum level

Intel will be a platinum-level exhibitor at the Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC17) conference in New Orleans, July 9-13.The conference also recently welcomed NVIDIA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and the San Diego Supercomputer Center as bronze-level exhibitors, and Adaptive Computing as a patron exhibitor. The PEARC17 conference offers robust technical and student programs, a full day of tutorials, a Visualization Showcase, and Birds of a Feather sessions.

Micron Foundation supports PEARC17 student program with STEM-Trek donation

STEM-Trek, a global, grassroots, nonprofit organization that supports travel-related professional development opportunities for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) scholars, announced that a STEM-Trek donation from Micron Foundation will make it possible for more scholars to participate in the PEARC17 conference and student program.

PEARC student-participants will have access to the general conference technical program, plus activities that are being developed for them by experienced education and outreach specialists from national laboratories and research institutions.

The student program begins with a cybersecurity presentation by New Orleans-based FBI agents. It also includes an intensive collaborative modeling and analysis challenge; a session on careers in modeling and large data analytics; a mentoring program; and a volunteer effort where they’ll learn about how conferences are facilitated.

Connect with #PEARC17 on social media

Planning your trip to New Orleans for PEARC17? Plan to connect with your colleagues and other participants on Twitter and Facebook, too.Discuss what’s going on before, during and after the conference, get the latest news from exhibitors, post videos and images and comments about your experience, and share ideas about what to do (and where to eat!) in New Orleans. Use the #PEARC17 hashtag and find us here: Twitter: @PEARC_17 Facebook: PEARChpc We want to hear from you!

Special events at PEARC17 focus on XDMoD, cybersecurity, U.S.-China collaboration

The PEARC17 conference schedule offers several co-located events, including sessions on Open XDMoD and “trustworthy cyberinfrastructure” and an international workshop on U.S.-China collaboration in supercomputing.

The XDMoD Users Group, which hosts one session, focuses on helping to better meet the needs of the user community with its open source tool to facilitate the management of high performance computing resources.The Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC) event features a talk covering the principles of cybersecurity and identity management to support scientific research.

The International Workshop on the U.S. and China Collaboration in Experience and Best Practice in Supercomputing is the first in a series. The workshops provide a forum for leaders, technology developers, and resources operators from leading international supercomputing centers to share ideas and experiences in deploying and servicing supercomputing technologies for open science users.

See the schedule for details on these and other events, and be sure to register by May 31.

Full schedule announced: Tutorials, workshops, papers, panel discussions, BoFs and more

The PEARC17 organizers today announced the full schedule for the Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing conference in New Orleans, July 9–13, 2017. PEARC17’s robust technical program will address issues and challenges facing those who manage, develop, and use advanced research computing throughout the nation and the world.Featuring content submitted by the community for the community, PEARC17 will include more than 50 technical papers by professionals in the field of advanced research computing.

The conference will kick off with 20 full-day and half-day tutorials on Monday, July 10. The tutorials will cover a wide range of topics, including advancing on-campus research computing, many-core programming, cloud computing and more.

Attendees will have the opportunity to attend panel discussions focusing on workforce issues, visualization, and national-scale infrastructure. Included in PEARC17’s dynamic program will also be a poster reception, the Visualization Showcase, numerous Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, and a student program.

Also included with PEARC17 registration is the Advanced Research Computing on Campuses (ARCC) Best Practices Workshop, which is co-locating with this year’s conference. ARCC will present a full-day tutorial on Monday. Attendees need to sign-up for the ARCC tutorial as a part of tutorial registration. During the main conference, ARCC will offer focused technical sessions and panels, as well as Birds-of-a-Feather sessions.

DDN Storage a new “Silver” exhibitor

The PEARC17 exhibitor list continues to grow with the addition of DDN Storage at the Silver level. DDN Storage joins an exclusive list of organizations supporting the inaugural Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing conference.See our Exhibitors & Partners page for more information.Welcome, DDN Storage, and thank you for your support.

Conference registration and hotel deadlines are May 31

Two great reasons to nail down your PEARC17 plans soon: The registration deadline is coming up May 31, and that’s also the deadline for locking in the conference hotel room rate. (There will be no extension. Late registration fees take effect June 1.) Register here for the conference. To book a room at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, see this page or call 888-421-1442 and reference the conference name.Attendees who stay at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans will experience the best of the Big Easy. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown, next to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Smoothie King Center and Champions Square.

Nearby attractions include taking a ride on the Loyola Avenue Streetcar, which passes directly in front of the hotel, or a walk to the historic French Quarter, Arts District, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, the National World War II Museum, and the scenic Mississippi Riverfront—all located within a mile of the hotel. Attendees will also savor some of the city’s best cuisine at the hotel’s restaurants and dining options; 8 Block Kitchen & Bar, Vitascope Hall, Q Smokery & Cafe, Pizza Consegna and Borgne by celebrity Chef John Besh.

PEARC17 welcomes HUBzero as the latest new exhibitor

HUBzero is the newest addition to our growing list of PEARC17 exhibitors, providing financial support at the Bronze level for the inaugural Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing conference. HUBzero’s contribution will help support the PEARC17 Tutorials on Monday, July 10.Welcome, HUBzero, and thank you for your support!

PEARC17 to celebrate inaugural conference in true New Orleans style

PEARC17 participants will celebrate the inaugural conference with a true New Orleans-style party—including light hors d’oeuvres and live Zydeco music! There’s no better way to build on the connections and continue the conversations you start during the conference. Don’t miss the reception on Wednesday, July 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The event is free to conference attendees. Guest tickets can be purchased for $40.00 each.