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2013 Private Sector Program Annual Meeting

Event Type
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana, Illinois
May 13, 2013 - May 17, 2013   8:30 am  

NCSA is one of the world's leading centers for applying technical and computing innovation to real-word problems. NCSA's Private Sector Program is a partnership among more than 26 private, university, and public organizations with the shared goal of accelerating science, engineering, and productivity.
PSP Partners should plan to arrive Monday afternoon/early evening for the opening reception. A partner-only meeting will be held Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. The public portion of the annual meeting will begin with lunch at noon Tuesday and continue through Friday mid-afternoon.

Thematic ideas this year include:

  • accelerating science, engineering, and productivity with an Eye on ROI
  • sustained petascale applications
  • high-performance industrial workflows
  • complex data integration
  • pushing BIG data
  • convergence of HPC and non-traditional technical resources
  • software infrastructure for sustained innovation
  • multi-sector demand for advanced tools and insight, and more.

Summary Agenda:
Monday, May 13: NPCF Blue Waters and iForge tours 2:30-5 pm
Monday, May 13: Opening reception 5-7pm
Tuesday, May 14: PSP partner-only meeting
Tuesday, May 14: Noon lunch and opening of the public Annual Meeting
Tuesday, May 14: dinner at Colonnade's Club at Memorial Stadium
Wednesday, May 15: continuation of Annual Meeting
Wednesday, May 15: dinner at the Artwick Mansion in Mahomet
Thursday, May 16: Annual Meeting Workshop: Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation
Friday, May 17: Annual Meeting Workshop: Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation
Adjourn Friday mid-afternoon

All PSP annual meeting participants are highly encouraged to stay for the Thursday/Friday workshop, as industry and engineering input is especially valuable for building a broad list of topics to be considered in a future NSF Software Institute.

More detailed agenda, lodging, and travel details are located at


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