Past Events

iHPCug 2018


The second iHPCug was held May 9-11, 2018 at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills near Chicago.

The themes for the two open sessions were:
  • Storage and I/O for HPC
  • Potential Disruptors for HPC
Plus a talk on 'Scalable applications for industry HPC'.

The topics for the private sessions were:
  • Private discussion of the open sessions
  • Member updates
  • Planning for AI/ML, BigData, etc. in a HPC environment
  • The new processor diversity/choices  ​
  • Cybersecurity for HPC, including the impact of Meltdown and Spectre
  • People planning
  • Maturity models
  • Actions and next meeting


iHPCug 2017


The first iHPCug was held May 10-12, 2017 at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills near Chicago.

The themes for the two open sessions were:
  • Cloud & Managed Service Providers
  • HPC Center Industry Engagement Programs

The topics for the private sessions were:
  • Key Issues Oil & Gas
  • Key Issues Aerospace
  • Key Issues Finance Sector
  • Key Issues Manufacturing  ​
  • Measurement, Metrics, Reporting
  • Democratization, user uptake and ease of use
  • Talent pipeline, skills agenda, training
  • Non-traditional HPC: AI, BigData, etc
  • Future of the Group