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2017 PBS Works User Group Agenda

Workshops and Training – Monday, May 22

7:45am
Transportation from Hilton Garden Inn South to Innevation Center
8:30 – 9:00am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 12:30pm
Session 1: Integrating Applications and Managing Workloads with
Compute Manager and Display Manager (PBS Access)
12:30 – 2:00pm
Lunch
2:00 – 5:00pm
Session 2: Using PBS Plugins to Customize and Extend PBS Professional
5:00pm
Transportation from Innevation Center to Hilton Garden Inn South
6:00pm
Transportation from Hilton Garden Inn South to Battista’s Hole in the Wall
(Speaker Dinner; by invitation only)
9:00pm
Transportation from Battista’s Hole in the Wall to Hilton Garden Inn South

User Group Meeting – Tuesday, May 23

7:45am
Transportation from Hilton Garden Inn South to Innevation Center
8:15 – 9:15am
Registration and Breakfast
9:15 – 9:30am
Welcome Message – Joe Sorovetz, Senior Vice President, Global Enterprise Solutions
9:30 – 9:45am
Opening 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 PBS Professional at NAS – Greg Matthews, Onsite Contractor at Ames Research Center, NASA Ames
11:15 – 11:30am
Break
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
Lunch/Networking
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 Professional
Scott Campbell, PBS Professional
Dario Dorella, Compute Manager/Display Manager (PBS Access)
Jérémie Bourdoncle, Director of PBS Cloud
2:45 – 3:00pm
Break
3:00 – 4:15pm
Switch Tour 1 – Networking and Product Demos*
4:15 – 5:30pm
Switch Tour 2 – Networking and Product Demos*
5:30pm
Transportation from the Innovation Center to the Hilton Garden Inn South
6:30 – 9:00pm
Evening Reception Located at the Hilton Garden Inn South

User Group Meeting – Wednesday, May 24

7:45am
Transportation from Hilton Garden Inn South to Innevation Center
8:30 – 9:30am
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00am
Optimizing HPC Service Delivery, Jim Glidewell, HPC Analyst, Boeing
10:00 – 10:15am
Better Experience for HPC Applications, Dario Dorella, Senior Manager, Product Specialist, Altair
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
Break
11:30 – 12:00pm
Zack Miles, Associate Vice President for Economic Development, UNLV
12:00 – 12:30pm
Storage Aware Job Scheduling - Jignesh (Jig) Bhadaliya, CTO, HPC/EDA, Dell EMC
12:30 – 2:00pm
Lunch/Networking
2:00 – 2:30pm
Consolidating HPC Systems & Services: Challenges and Benefits – Ramesh Krishnan, Propulsions Systems Division, Orbital ATK
2:30 – 3:00pm
PBSCloud.io – Get your HPC Cloud Under Control – Jérémie Bourdoncle, Director of PBS Cloud, Altair
3:00 – 3:30pm
Vendor Technology Q&A Panel
Rich Brueckner, insideHPC – Moderator
Bruce Burns, Oracle
Tom Krueger, Intel
Dale Brantly, Panasas
3:30 – 4:30pm
Discussion and Q&A with the PBS Works Engineering Team
Bill Nitzberg, PBS Works CTO – Moderator
Lisa Endrjukaitis, Technical Supervisor
Mike Karo, Senior Software Engineer
Bhroam Mann, Project Engineer
Serguei Smirnov, VP, Software Development
Subhasis Bhattachary, Director - Software Development
4:45 – 5:00pm
Final thoughtsBill Nitzberg, PBS Works CTO
5:00pm
Transportation from the Innevation Center to the Hilton Garden Inn South
5:45pm
Transportation to Paris Hotel; attendees will have the opportunity to explore the Vegas Strip
9:00pm
Transportation from Paris Hotel to Hilton Garden Inn South

Workshop Day 2 - May 25, 2017

8:00am
Transportation from Hilton Garden Inn South to Innevation Center
8:30 – 9:30am
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 – 12:30am
Session 3: Deploying HPC Applications on Public Cloud
12:30 – 2:00pm
Lunch
2:00 – 5:00pm
Session 4: PBS Professional Open Source Software (OSS) Project
5:00pm
Transportation from Innevation Center to Hilton Garden Inn South

*Your tour group number is indicated on your badge.

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