The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) is a multi-disciplinary professional association for geoscientists and engineers. Founded in 1951 with worldwide membership, the 79th EAGE Conference took place in Paris between 12 – 15 June 2017.

PRACE was present at the event mainly through a booth in the High Performance Computing area of the EAGE Exhibition.

Visitors of EAGE were particularly interested in HPC asking a lot of detailed questions and showing an interest in becoming a user of HPC. Booth staff informed visitors about HPC resources offered by PRACE to academia and industry, and about the various PRACE activities training opportunities.

The following PRACE-related presentations were also given at EAGE 2017:

  • Philippe Segers of GENCI, France presented the various ways industry can obtain access to PRACE HPC resources.
  • Dimitri Komatitsch, CNRS Research Director (DR CNRS) Laboratory of Mechanics and Acoustics, Marseille, France, presented the results he obtained with the support of PRACE.