HPC Advisory Council Announces HPC Workshop in Conjunction with ISC’14SUNNYVALE, CA — The HPC Advisory Council, an organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, has announced that the HPC Advisory Council, in conjunction with ISC’14, will host the 5th Annual HPC Advisory Council European Workshop 2014 in the Congress Center Leipzig, Hall 5 (First Floor), Leipzig, Germany on June 22, 2014. The workshop will focus on HPC productivity, and advanced HPC topics and futures, and will bring together system managers, researchers, developers, computational scientists and industry affiliates to discuss recent developments and future advancements in High-Performance Computing. The preliminary agenda can be viewed online. Speaker and sponsorship opportunities are available.

“ISC is delighted to continue its collaboration with the HPC Advisory Council by hosting this event,” said Martin Meuer, managing director at ISC Events. “The council has become a cornerstone for HPC outreach and education worldwide and we are looking forward to a very rich and interesting program highlighting the current status and the future development of various high-performance technologies.”

“The HPC Advisory Council is pleased to collaborate again with ISC for our 5th annual High-Performance Computing education and outreach workshop in Germany,” said Gilad Shainer, chairman of the HPC Advisory Council. “This is an excellent educational opportunity for European-based, HPC and data center IT professionals.”

Pricing for the one-day workshop is 30€. Registration for the workshop is required and is now open through the ISC’14 registration page. The one-day workshop will include coffee breaks and lunch courtesy of the HPC Advisory Council. For more information please visit the workshop website or contact the council at

The HPC Advisory Council European Workshop is sponsored by the following companies: DataDirect Networks, Mellanox, and Xyratex. Media sponsorship and coverage is being provided courtesy of HPCwire, insideHPC, Intersect 360, Scientific Computing and Scientific Computing World.

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HPC Advisory Council European Workshop Website

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About ISC’14

Every year ISC attracts a larger crowd than the previous year, drawing those interested in gaining new insights into their areas of interests in HPC, be it various HPC applications, engineering, advancement of HPC and other related technologies, or simply to meet new people to collaborate and do business.

ISC is the world’s oldest and the most significant high-performance computing conference and exhibition in Europe for the global HPC community. It offers an exceptional five-day technical program with a wide range of expert speakers and exhibits from leading research centers and vendors. A number of events complement the conference and industry tracks including Tutorials, Workshops, Panels, TOP500 Announcement, Research Paper Sessions, Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions, Research Poster Session, Student Cluster Competition, Exhibitor Forums, and the popular Vendor Showdown (in a new format featuring leaders from industry), and as well as a number of satellite events organized by our partners and sponsors in conjunction with ISC’14. The conference has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years, with an estimated 2,500 participants from around the world expected to convene in Leipzig, June 22 – 26.

ISC’14 is open to IT-decision makers, scientists, researchers, members of the HPC global community and other interested parties. The ISC exhibition allows analysts, decision-makers from the automotive, defense, aeronautical, gas & oil, banking and other industries; solution providers, data storage suppliers, distributors, hardware and software manufacturers, the media, scientists and academicians to see and learn firsthand about new products, applications and technological advances in the supercomputing industry today.

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