8/28/13: SGI Town Hall Meeting, August 30

As part of the ongoing selection process for the next HPC system at MSI, MSI has invited top high performance computing vendors to present their high performance computing portfolios and roadmaps to users in a Town Hall setting.

SGI will be on-site Friday, August 30, 2013, 9:00am - 12:00pm, to provide presentations and have interactive discussions with MSI users. The meeting will take place in Walter Library, Room 402. The agenda is provided below:

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.: Introductions
- Bill Mannel, VP of Product Management
- Floyd Christofferson, Director (Storage)
- Paul Kinyon, Director (ICE-X)
- John Barron, Principal Engineer (Applications) 

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.: SGI Shared Memory - UV Roadmap
- Presented by Bill Mannel, VP of Product Management

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.: SGI Storage Roadmap
- Presented by Floyd Christofferson, Director of Product Marketing

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.: SGI ICE X Cluster Roadmap
- Presented by Paul Kinyon, Director of Product Marketing

11:45 a.m. - noon: John Baron, Senior Principal Engineer
- SGI Application Benchmarking Team

We look forward to seeing all interested MSI users at Town Hall meeting. Please save the dates for future meetings (agendas will be posted at approximately one week before the event):
September 4, Dell: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 402 Walter Library
September 17, HP: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 402 Walter Library
September 20, IBM: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 402 Walter Library