FASTER… The Future of Parallel Hardware & Software for Business Applications

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February 10, 2016
Ivey Tangerine Leadership Centre, Exchange Tower Toronto

This 'Trends Session' will bring executives up to date with developments in the computer processor and software industry that will enable their business applications to run significantly faster. With so many disruptive and revolutionary changes to the processor industry, such as the widespread adoption of heterogeneous parallel processors (GPUs, FPGAs, and Intel Xeon Phis™), you need to become aware of what is already happening and the trends to leverage and plan for. Strategic overviews of what is coming next that you as a senior IT/C-Level executive need to know and how you can leverage it. As more companies see the need for big data and data science,the need for faster speeds and lower energy costs are on the top of mind for CEO's, CIO's, CTO's and all end users of the data analysis - Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Actuaries, Product Development, etc.

Get answers to questions such as:

  1. Can parallel heterogeneous computing work for my business applications, and if so, how?
  2. How much faster will heterogeneous computing make our business applications?
  3. How much would we save in energy costs by moving to heterogeneous computing in our data centers?
  4. Which applications are 'made for' parallel computing?

Speakers

Nick Finamore
Marketing Manager for FPGA SW Developer Tools,
Intel's Programmable Solutions Group (previously Altera)

Niles Burbank
Senior Manager, Product Management
AMD Professional Graphics Business Unit

Paul Chow
University of Toronto

AJ Guillon
CTO YetiWare Inc, Khronos Member (OpenCL Working Group)

WHEN: Wednesday, 10 February 2016 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EST) - Add to Calendar
WHERE: IVEY TANGERINE LEADERSHIP CENTRE - 130 King Street West, Exchange Tower Toronto, Ontario M5X 1A9 CA - View Map

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