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***Please Note: This is NOT SEG Special Session 7 to be held Thursday, November 13th.***


PROGRAM


High Performance Computing in Oil and Gas:
Technical Directions and Operations Issues
November 14, 2008
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Mandalay Bay Convention Center - Ballroom L

Click HERE for Abstracts

8:30 - 8:35
Introduction
Keith Gray, Manager of High Performance Computing - BP
8:35 - 9:05
Architectural Balance and Enabling Large Scale Parallelism: The SiCortex Cluster Systems - .PDF
Matt Reilly, Chief Engineer - SiCortex
9:05 - 9:35
Acceleration of Prestack Visualization and Attribute Extraction - .PDF
Steve Briggs, V.P. Integration & Deployment - Headwave
9:35 - 10:05
Processor Architecture: Past, Present, Future - .PDF
Steve Wallach, Chief Scientist and Co-founder - Convey
10:05 - 11:05
Panel Discussion: Converts and Skeptics Discuss Accelerated Computing - .PDF
Jan Odegard - Panel Moderator, Executive Director, Ken Kennedy Institute - Rice University
Jim Ballew, CTO - Appro .PDF
  Steve Briggs, V.P. Integration & Deployment - Headwave
Pradeep Dubey, Senior Principal Engineer - Intel
David Judson, HPC Architect - Western Geco
Kevin McGrath , Senior Fellow - AMD .PDF
Matt Reilly, Chief Engineer - SiCortex
Bill Volz, Staff Research Scientist - Chevron .PDF
Steve Wallach, Chief Scientist and Co-founder - Convey
 
11:05 - 11:45
Lunch - Lunch is NOT provided, Please use this time to purchase lunch downstairs in the conference center and bring it back to the meeting room.
 
11:45 - 12:15
Building a New Data Center - .PDF
William Deigaard, Director of Networking, Telecommunications and Data Center - Rice University
 
12:15 - 12:45
Learnings from the NCSA and R Systems Data Centers
Brian Kucic, Founding Principal - R Systems NA, Inc.
 
12:45 - 1:30
Panel Discussion: Best Practices and Future Requirements for HPC Data Centers - .PDF
Keith Gray, Panel Moderator, Manager of High Performance Computing - BP
Giovanni Coglitore, Founder, SVP Engineering and CTO - Rackable .PDF
William Diegaard, Director of Networking, Telecommunications and Data Center - Rice University
Brian Kucic, Founding Principal - R Systems NA, Inc.
  Ty Schmitt, Principal Thermal and Mechanical Architect of Data Center Infrastructure and Data Center Solutions - Dell, Inc. .PFD
Kenneth Wolverton, Vice President, Facilities Operations and Implementation - CyrusOne
 
1:30 - 2:00
Best Practices in Systems Administration for Large Clusters - .PDF
Cindy Crooks, HPC Consultant - BP
Kim Andrews, Manager, Research Computing - Rice
 
2:00
Adjourn

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