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Important Update: INDIS Workshop Deadline Extended to September 12th

Deadline extension: Paper submissions for the 5th annual INDIS Workshop are now due on Wednesday, September 12th! 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

Final Reminder: INDIS Workshop Deadline is September 7

Paper submissions for the 5th annual INDIS Workshop are due on Friday, September 7! 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

Throwback Thursday with SC18 General Chair Ralph McEldowney

#ThrowbackThursday to when SC General Chair Ralph McEldowney led the team of volunteers who built SCinet for SC09 in Portland. SC leaders have their first experiences volunteering for the conference in a variety of areas. McEldowney, pictured here with SC08 and SC10 SCinet chairs Patrick Dorn and Jamie Van Randwyk, got his start volunteering for

Award-Winning ‘Women in IT Networking at SC’ Program Selects Five Participants for SC18

Five women IT professionals have been selected to participate in the “Women in IT Networking at SC” (WINS) inclusivity program at SC18. They will join more than 180 peers from leading high performance networking organizations around the globe to help build and operate SCinet, the SC conference’s dedicated high-capacity network. SCinet and WINS provide an

SCinet will Replace Multimode with Singlemode Fiber at SC18

Change in SC18 infrastructure will benefit exhibitors in November. SCinet has supported two types of fiber optic cable to facilitate exhibit floor connections for many years, but that’s about to change. In order to consolidate inventory and reduce complexity, SCinet will only offer connections using singlemode fiber starting this November in Dallas. “Exhibitors and attendees

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

Demonstrate Your Network Innovations at the SCinet Network Research Exhibition

Call for preliminary proposals closes June 1: SCinet Network Research Exhibition SCinet is seeking proposals for the 2018 Network Research Exhibition (NRE) that will take place during the SC Conference in Dallas. NRE demonstrations leverage the advanced capabilities of SCinet, the dedicated high-capacity network built exclusively for SC. SCinet is the fastest and most powerful network

Q&A with SC18 SCinet Chair Jason Zurawski from ESnet

About SCinet Chair Jason Zurawski Jason Zurawski is a Science Engagement Engineer at the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) headquartered and managed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. ESnet is the U.S. Department of Energy’s high performance networking facility. Beginning in 2004, while Jason was a computer science graduate student, he has volunteered to plan, build and operate SCinet,

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

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,

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