Founded in 2008, the HPC-AI Advisory Council is a for community benefit organization with over 400 members (including leading universities, government laboratories and companies around the world) committed to bridging high-performance computing and artificial intelligence use and potential. The organization helps bringing these beneficial capabilities to new users to support improved research, education, innovation and development, and providing users with the expertise, tools and techniques to integrate, optimize and run complex parallel computing applications, products and platforms.
The Council manages two university based competitions a year, including the ISC student cluster competition and the APAC HPC-AI competition, and supporting other competitions such SC, South-Africa and China. The council runs HPC courses at various universities and conducts five conferences annually around the world.
The council operates a cluster center, for conducting its research activities, as well as providing free of charge access for the HPC community for research, development, and benchmarking