The Vital Importance of High-Performance Computing to U.S. Competitiveness and National Security

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
2203 Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20515

High-performance computing (HPC)—which leverages “supercomputers” and massively parallel processing techniques to solve complex computational problems through computer modeling, simulation, and data analysis techniques—represents a strategic, game-changing technology with tremendous economic competitiveness, science leadership, and national security implications for the United States. But as competitor countries dramatically increase their investments in HPC systems and technologies, future U.S. leadership in HPC is no longer assured. Join ITIF as it releases an important new report explaining why HPC is increasingly vital to America’s economic competitiveness and details the intensifying global competition for HPC systems leadership, in particular the race to exascale computing.

04/28/2016 09:0004/28/2016 11:00America/New_YorkThe Vital Importance of High-Performance Computing to U.S. Competitiveness and National SecurityMM/DD/YYYY
Speakers: 
Randy Hultgren
Representative (R-IL)
U.S. Congress
Keynote Speaker
Joseph Curley
Senior Director, HPC Platform and Ecosystem Enablement in the High Performance Computing Platform Group
Intel Corporation
Panelist
Stephen Ezell
Vice President, Global Innovation Policy
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Moderator, Presenter
Steven Hammond
Director of the Computational Science Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Panelist
Bill Mannel
Vice President & General Manager of High-Performance Computing and Big Data
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Panelist
Robert Sorensen
Research Vice President
IDC High Performance Computing
Panelist
David Turek
Vice President, Exascale Systems
IBM Corporation
Panelist