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2017 PBS Works User Group Agenda

Workshops and Training – Monday, May 22

8:30 – 9:00am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 12:30pm
Session 1: Integrating Applications and Managing Workloads with
Compute Manager and Display Manager (Access)
12:30 – 2:00pm
2:00 – 5:00pm
Session 2: Using PBS Plugins to Customize and Extend PBS Professional

User Group Meeting – Tuesday, May 23

8:30 – 9:30am
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 – 9:45am
Welcome Message – Sam Mahalingam, Chief Technical Officer, Altair
9:45 – 10:15am
Keynote Address – Les Ottolenghi, EVP & Chief Information Officer, Caesars Palace Entertainment
10:15 – 10:45am
PBS Professional at NCI – Rodger Edberg, Manager of User Services at the National Computational Infrastructure, NCI
10:45 – 11:15am
Prototype Features for PBSPro at NAS – Greg Matthews, Onsite Contractor at Ames Research Center, NASA Ames
11:15 – 11:30am
11:30 – 12:00am
Containers and Orchestration Tool Interaction with HPC Resource Manager
Thomas Leung, HPC Principal Technologist, GE
12:00 – 12:15pm
Simplifying your HPC System Software Stack with Intel® HPC Orchestrator & PBS Professional – Tom Krueger, Director of Business Development, HPC Platform Software, Datacenter Group, Intel Corporation
12:15 – 1:30pm
1:30 – 1:45pm
Using Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services with PBS Professional
Bruce Burns, Senior Director of Oracle’s Bare Metal Cloud Services (BMCS), Oracle
1:45 – 2:45pm
Roadmap Discussion/Q&A with PBS Works Product Managers Bill Nitzberg, PBS Works CTO – Moderator Jon Shelly, PBS Pro Sam Goosen, PBS Pro Dario Dorella, CM/DM (Access)
2:45 – 3:00pm
3:00 – 4:15pm
Switch Tour 1 – Networking and Product Demos
4:15 – 5:30pm
Switch Tour 2 – Networking and Product Demos
5:30 – 6:00pm
Transportation to the Hilton Garden Inn
6:30 – 9:00pm
Evening Reception Located at the Hilton Garden Inn

User Group Meeting – Wednesday, May 24

8:30 – 9:30am
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 – 10:10am
Optimizing HPC Service Delivery, Jim Glidewell, HPC Analyst, Boeing
10:10 – 10:15am
Better Experience for HPC Applications, Dario Dorella, Senior Manager-Product Specialist
10:15 – 10:45am
Experimental Determination of Expansion Factor Versus Utilization Using Scheduler Simulation -
Bill Ward, Deputy Program Manager for Technology for Team SAIC/HITS-U
10:45 – 11:15am
PBS Pro – Periodic Hook to Build / Destroy Cloud Instances on Demand based on Queued Jobs -
Phil Crawford, Unix system admin, Chevron
11:15 – 11:30pm
11:30 – 12:00pm
Zack Miles, Associate Vice President for Economic Development, UNLV

12:00 – 12:30pm

12:30 – 2:00pm
2:00 – 2:30pm
Consolidating HPC Systems & Services: Challenges and Benefits – Ramesh Krishnan, Propulsions Systems Division, Orbital ATK
2:30 – 3:00pm – Get your HPC Cloud Under Control – Jérémie Bourdoncle, Director of PBSCloud, Altair
3:00 – 3:15pm
3:15 – 3:45pm
Vendor Technology Q&A Panel Rich Brueckner, insideHPC – Moderator Bruce Burns, Oracle Tom Krueger, Intel Panasas
3:45 – 4:45pm
Discussion and Q&A with the PBS Works Engineering Team Bill Nitzberg, PBS Works CTO – Moderator David Block, Director of Software Development Al Bayucan, Project Engineer Lisa Endrjukaitis, Technical Supervisor Mike Karo, Senior Software Engineer Bhroam Mann, Project Engineer Serguei Smirnov, VP, Software Development Carl Smith, Software Engineer Subhasis Bhattachary, Director - Software Development
4:45 – 5:00pm
Final thoughts – Bill Nitzberg, PBS Works CTO
5:00 – 5:30pm
Transportation to the Hilton Garden Inn
5:30 – 6:00pm
Transportation to Paris Hotel, attendees will have the opportunity to explore the Vegas Strip
9:00 – 9:30pm
Transportation from Paris Hotel to Hilton Garden Inn

Workshop Day 2 - May 25, 2017

8:30 – 9:30am
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 – 12:30am
Session 3: Deploying HPC Applications on Public Cloud
12:30 – 2:00pm
2:00 – 5:00pm
Session 4: PBS Professional Open Source Software (OSS) Project

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