HPC Summit

Connect with High Performance Computing (HPC) Leaders

From energy and space exploration to weather and ocean modeling, high performance computing (HPC) is one of the most essential tools fueling the advancement of science and technology. NVIDIA has developed the world’s most advanced platform for accelerating all HPC workloads—from traditional simulation and visualization to deep learning and machine learning. 

The HPC Summit at GTC brings together HPC leaders, IT professionals, researchers, and developers to advance the state of the art of HPC. Explore content from different HPC communities, engage with experts, and learn about new trends and innovations.

We also invite you to the full GTC conference where you can explore 600+ sessions on dozens of industry-specific topics. Discover how GPU computing helps industry leaders dramatically lower their cost savings and accelerate innovation, paving the way to scientific discovery for their teams. Space is limited, so reserve your place today.


Ian Buck
Thomas Schulthess
Michael Kagen
Fernanda Foertter
Michael Kagen
Steve Oberlin
Nidhi Chappell
Marc Hamilton
Gilad Shainer
Jeff Nichols
Brent Gorda
Dr. Richard Loft
Alan Chalker


Check out a variety of talks and connect with fellow leaders in the HPC community.

Time Wednesday, March 25
Thursday, March 26
07:30 - 08:00 Registration
08:00 - 08:30 Coffee & Networking
08:30 - 09:00 HPC Summit Kickoff
Ian Buck
VP of Accelerated Computing, NVIDIA
Michael Kagen
CTO, Mellanox Technologies
09:00 - 09:30 Plenary Session 1
Jeff Nichols
Associate Lab Director, Oak Ridge National Labs
09:30 - 10:00 Plenary Session 2
Nidhi Chappell
Head of Product, Azure HPC/AI, Microsoft
10:00 - 10:30 Plenary Session 3
Ashok Belani
Executive Vice President Technology, Schlumberger
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:30 Plenary Session 4
Thomas Schulthess
Director, ETH Zurich/CSCS
11:30 - 12:00 Plenary Session 5
Dr. Richard D. Loft
Director, Technology Development Division
Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, NCAR
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch Expo Hall Guided Demo Tour Group 1
12:30 - 13:00 Expo Hall Guided Demo Tour Group 2
13:00 - 13:30 HPC Data Center Track
Topic 1: GPU Accelerated HPC Networking,
Storage & Visualization
HPC Developer Track
Lightning Talks, Group Breakouts, & Developer Forum
13:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:30 Topic 2: Optimizing HPC Workflows - Containerization and Cloud-based Tools
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30 Topic 3: The GPU Accelerated Infrastructure Software Platform
15:30 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30 NVIDIA Announcement Review
Steve Oberlin
CTO of Accelerated Computing/Tesla, NVIDIA
16:30 - 17:00 Closing Remarks
Marc Hamilton
VP of Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA
17:00 - 17:30 Welcome Reception GTC Expo Hall
17:30 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:00

See All GTC Sessions Across HPC Topic Areas

Attendance at the HPC Summit is complimentary with GTC registration. Register early. Space is limited.