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Welcome to the SC Blog. Here we’ll keep you up to date with the latest news and perspectives on topics related to SC and the upcoming conference throughout the year. Check out the tags to explore more posts on the subjects that interest you.

SC18 Exhibits Soar to New Records

The SC Exhibits are a constant hotbed of technological innovation and collaboration. It is consistently ranked as one of the top five reasons for attending the conference. Nowhere else on the planet can you find this diverse number of companies and research organizations actively pursuing HPC-related goals. This year in Dallas will be no exception. 

SC18: A Family-Friendly Conference

Inclusivity is an important priority at all SC conferences.  From welcoming new attendees to assisting new graduates get ahead in their careers, there is simply nothing more important than helping everyone feel welcome and a part of the HPC community. Our SC families are no exception to this rule.  Over the past few years, SC has partnered with KiddieCorp

Invited Talk Preview: “Delivering on the Exascale Computing Project Mission for the US Department of Energy” by Doug Kothe

Presenter: Doug Kothe, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Time: Wednesday, November 14th, 10:30am – 11:15am Location: Exhibit Hall B Abstract: The vision of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Exascale Computing Project (ECP), initiated in 2016 as a formal DOE project executing through 2022, is to accelerate innovation with exascale simulation and data science solutions that

Invited Talk Preview: “Brain-Inspired Massively-Parallel Computing” by Stephen Furber

Speaker: Steve Furber, University of Manchester Time: Tuesday, November 13th, 11:15am – 12pm Location: Exhibit Hall B Abstract: Neuromorphic computing, that is, computing based upon brain-like principles – can be traced back to the pioneering work of Carver Mead in the 1980s. Academic research into neuromorphic systems has continued since then in various forms, including

Breaking News: Birds of a Feather Deadline Extended to August 7th

Those still interested in submitting to Birds of a Feather (BoF) are encouraged to take advantage of this extended deadline. SC18 BoF submissions specific details are outlined below. Overview: BoF sessions are interactive, community-building, and non-commercial. Before submitting, consider whether your proposed session fits this description. Consider also whether there is another group of people who are

Final Reminder on Upcoming Deadlines

As July fades into August, here is a quick list of some of the remining upcoming deadlines. Birds of a Feather August 7, 2018 – Submissions close August 31, 2018 – Notifications sent Doctoral Showcase August 7, 2018 – Submissions close September 7, 2018 – Notifications sent Early Career Program July 31, 2018 – Applications

SC18 Posters Deadline is Here!!!

Posters!!! Submit Now!! Posters offer an excellent opportunity for you to hear brief presentations and have informal conversations with researchers in diverse areas of HPC innovation. A Best Poster and a Best Student Poster award will be presented based on quality of research work and quality of poster presentation. ACM Student Research Competition (SRC) The

Invited Talk Preview: “The Human Side Data Science” by Cecilia Aragon

Presenter: Cecilia Aragon, University of Washington in Seattle Time: Thursday, November 15th, 9:15am – 10am Location: Exhibit Hall B Extraordinary advances in our ability to acquire and generate data are transforming the fundamental nature of discovery across domains. Much of the research in the field of data science has focused on automated methods of analyzing

How SC18 Can Inspire a Young Attendee’s Career

The SC18 Early Career Program (ECP) provides a series of special sessions that support (pre-registered) early-career researchers, educators, and technical professionals. Those interested in applying for the ECP should be academic, industry, laboratory, post-doc positions, and be within the first five years of their careers. The ECP aims to help participants secure a better understanding of the issues and challenges faced while navigating a

Innovate the Network for Data-Intensive Science at SC18

Call for 5th annual INDIS workshop papers are now open! The SCinet experimental networks team invites original papers for the 5th annual Innovating the Network for Data-Intensive Science (INDIS) workshop. INDIS is an academic forum for researchers and engineers to share information systems infrastructure developments that are essential to the scientific discovery process. The 2018

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