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SCHEDULE: NOV 16-22, 2013

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The HPC Initiative at the Council on Competitiveness

SESSION: HPC Impact Showcase Monday

EVENT TYPE: HPC Impact Showcases

TIME: 7:30PM - 8:00PM

SESSION CHAIR: David Halstead

ROOM:Booth 3947

The 21st century poses new challenges to American competitiveness. Globalization, high-speed communications, enterprise resilience, and energy sustainability issues are forcing organizations at all levels to rethink and redefine how U.S. companies will remain competitive. The Council on Competitiveness is a nonpartisan and nongovernmental organization composed of CEOs, university presidents, and labor leaders working to ensure U.S. prosperity ( The councils High Performance Computing Initiative stimulates and facilitates wider usage of HPC across the private sector, with the goal of propelling productivity, innovation, and competitiveness. The initiative includes efforts to foster public-private sector partnerships (e.g., the National Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Consortium, in order to better leverage resources and expertise and help overcome barriers to more widespread private sector usage. This presentation will highlight the councils efforts to stimulate use of HPC in manufacturing. The presentation will include problems the council members faced and the approaches they developed in partnership with companies, government-funded facilities, and programs across the country. The result has been a number of success stories, where these organizations advanced their R&D, accelerated innovation, created important new knowledge, and shortened the time to market for new productsall essential to business success in the face of global competition.

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