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2019 Rice Oil & Gas HPC Conference
March 4 @ 1:00 pm - March 6 @ 12:00 pm
Now in its 12th year, the Rice Oil and Gas High Performance Computing Conference at Rice University (OGHPC) is the annual premier meeting place for networking and discussion focused on computing and information technology challenges and needs in the oil and gas industry. Attended by 450-500 leaders and experts from the oil and gas industry, academia, national labs, and IT industry, this is a unique opportunity to engage and network with key stakeholders. High-end computing and information technology continues to stand out across the industry as a critical business enabler and differentiator with a relatively well understood return on investment. However, challenges such as constantly changing technology landscape, increasing focus on software and software innovation, and escalating concerns around workforce development still remain. Where will the conference be located?The conference will be held at the Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC).BRCRice University6500 Main StreetHouston, TX 77030-1402https://brc.rice.edu/2) Where can I park?The BRC parking facilities are comprised of a three-level underground garage with approximately 325,000 square feet of space and can hold up to 762 parked vehicles. The rate for the BRC Garage is $1 per 12 minutes, $11 daily maximum.Parking is not included in the price of registration. The Payment method is by CASH or CREDIT CARD at the garage entrance.3) Will food and drinks be provided during the Conference?Day 1 – Included in your OGHPC ticket is afternoon refreshments and all-access to the the evening reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer/wine and non-alcoholic beverages included. Workshop: If you register to attend Option A or Option B Workshop on Monday, March 4th, your workshop add-on ticket includes breakfast and a box lunch.Day 2 – Included in your OGHPC ticket is continental breakfast, a box lunch and afternoon refreshments. Your ticket also includes access to the poster session with beer/wine, non-alcoholic beverages and hors d’oeuvres included.Day 3 (Workshop C and D only): If you register to attend either of the Workshops on Wednesday, March 6th, included in Option C and Option D Workshops is breakfast and a box lunch in the afternoon.4) Will WiFi be available at the BRC? Yes5) Is there hotel lodging nearby?Yes. For more information on hotels near the OGHPC Conference, please visit http://rice2019oghpc.rice.edu/logistics/URL:http://houstonexponential.org/event/2019-rice-oil-gas-hpc-conference/