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10th Anniversary Celebration and Colloquium

Powering Discoveries: Past, Present & Future
Friday, June 24, 2011, 1:00-6:30pm, J.J. Pickle Research Campus

The Texas Advanced Computing Center invites you to celebrate 10 years of enabling scientific discoveries and advanced computing achievements.

TACC PAST (The Commons, J.J. Pickle Research Campus)

1:00-1:30pm—Historical Timeline Unveiling, Atrium

1:30-1:45pm―Welcoming Remarks, Big Tex Auditorium

  • Dr. Juan Sanchez, Vice President for Research,
    The University of Texas at Austin

1:45-2:30pm—Interview: "10 Years of Supercomputing Success," Big Tex Auditorium

  • Dr. Jay Boisseau, Texas Advanced Computing Center
  • Mr. Tim Taliaferro, Editor, The Alcalde

TACC PRESENT (The Commons & TACC/Research Office Complex, J.J. Pickle Research Campus)

2:30pm-3:00—Lonestar 4 Tours, The Commons Machine Room

3:00-4:00pm―Visualization & Science Gallery, TACC/Research Office Complex, Connector Lobby

3:15-4:00pm―Science Talks, TACC/Research Office Complex, Seminar Room

  • Dr. Omar Ghattas, Center for Computational Geosciences (ICES) and Geological Sciences and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Dr. Clint Dawson, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, ICES, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Dr. Graeme Henkelman, Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Natural Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

3:15-4:00pm―Ranger Tours, TACC/Research Office Complex, Machine Room

3:15-4:00pm―Green Revolution Cooling Demos, TACC/Research Office Complex, Loading Dock

  • Mr. Mark Tlapak, Green Revolution Cooling

TACC FUTURE (TACC/Research Office Complex, J.J. Pickle Research Campus)

4:00-5:15pm― Panel: "Science Needs & Advanced Computing Trends for the Next Decade," TACC/Research Office Complex, Seminar Room

  • Moderator: Dr. Dan Stanzione, Texas Advanced Computing Center
  • Panelists:
    • Dr. Barry Schneider, National Science Foundation
    • Dr. Pat Teller, The University of Texas at El Paso
    • Dr. Omar Ghattas, ICES, The University of Texas at Austin
    • Dr. Mark Seager, Intel
    • Mr. Keith Gray, BP America

5:15-5:30pm― "TACC's Strategic Vision," TACC/Research Office Complex, Seminar Room

  • Dr. Jay Boisseau, Texas Advanced Computing Center

5:30- 6:30pm― Reception, TACC/Research Office Complex, Connector Lobby