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SC18 Student Cluster Competition Important Update

Student Cluster Competition (SCC) Submissions Deadline Extended to April 27!   The submission deadline for SCC proposals has been extended by one week to April 27, 2018.  Don’t miss out on your chance to participate in this always popular event! The SCC was developed to immerse undergraduate and high school students in high performance computing.

A Look Back at SC17 Told Through SCinet’s WiFi Heat Map in Denver

Student Cluster Competition, Exhibitors Opening Gala among those events marked by surge in WiFi connections   Blazing bursts of orange and red emerge in a sea of cool blue to tell the story of SC. More than 12,000 people gathered in Denver for SC17, many with laptops, smartphones and other WiFi-connected devices in hand. As

SC18 Unveils Plans to Celebrate its 30th Anniversary

These days, not many things are able to stick around for 30 consecutive years. Companies get bought out or close; restaurants shutter their doors; and some conferences just stop being relevant. However, that is not the case with the SC Conference Series, where organizers and attendees will be celebrating the 30th consecutive conference. Message from

SC18 Tutorials to Offer Robust Content – Still Time to Submit

  SC tutorials is one of the largest tutorial programs at any computing-related conference in the world. It offers attendees the chance to learn from and to interact with leading experts in the most popular areas of high performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis.   Tutorial Topics Covered   SC tutorials cover a wide range

Get Involved! Early Career Program Details & Testimonial

The Early Career Program (ECP) provides a series of special sessions that target early-career researchers, educators, and technical professionals: academic, industry, and laboratory staff within the first five years of a permanent position. The program aims to help participants secure a better understanding of the issues and challenges faced while navigating a successful research career. From

Student Cluster Competition Seeking Teams from Around the World

Are you a student interested in HPC?  Or a faculty or staff member involved in high performance computing (HPC)?  If so, you should consider submitting a team to the SC18 Student Cluster Competition (SCC).   What You’ll Need  6 students interested in HPC (undergraduate or high school) 1 or more advisors skilled in HPC 1 or more vendor

Important Alert: SCinet’s Women in IT Networking at SC Diversity Program Deadline Extended to March 31, 2018

The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is seeking qualified female U.S. candidates in their early to mid-career to join the SCinet volunteer workforce for SC18. The SC Conference Series is dedicated to supporting an inclusive environment. In 2015, SCinet partnered with a team of collaborators to create the pilot SCinet Diversity Program,

Test of Time Award Nomination Deadline Quickly Approaching – April 2, 2018

The annual SC Test of Time Award (ToTA) recognizes an outstanding paper that has deeply influenced the HPC discipline. It is a mark of historical impact that recognition that the paper has changed HPC trends. The ToTA also acts as an incentive for researchers and students to send their best work to the SC Conference

ACM SIGHPC/Intel Fellowships in Computational & Data Science Nominations Now Open

ACM’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC), in partnership with Intel, awards the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships to 12 world-class students from under-represented groups in computing. The fellowships, funded by Intel, were established to increase diversity among students pursuing graduate degrees in data and computational sciences, including women and students

International Student Volunteers Play Integral Role in Building SCinet

SCinet students and volunteers value collaborating with the “best professionals in the field.”   Each year a select group of students from all over the world work alongside network engineers and IT professionals to build the world’s fastest temporary network—SCinet. Altogether more than 180 volunteers from educational institutions, high performance computing centers, network equipment vendors, U.S. national

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