The U.S. National Strategic Computing Initiative as a "Moonshot": Taking Its First Small Steps

The U.S. National Strategic Computing Initiative as a "Moonshot": Taking Its First Small Steps

  • September 2015 •
  • 3 pages •
  • Report ID: 3307451 •
  • Format: PDF

This IDC Flash discusses the HPC User Forum meeting, held September 10-12, 2015, in Denver, that featured the first public forum on the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) authorized by a July 29 executive order signed by President Obama. The forum included officials from the lead agencies for the NSCI (OSTP, NSF, DOE, and DOD) who were directly involved in developing the NSCI concept as well as senior HPC officials from national labs and centers who will play major roles in implementing the NSCI initiative.