SC 08 Conference in Austin, TX - International conference for high performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis

SC 08 | Austin TX | Nov 15 - 21, 2008 |
International Conference for High Performance Computing (HPC), Networking, Storage and Analysis.

"Keep SC weird" - such is the name of the Exhibitor party at the Four Seasons tonight, a playful twist of the citys motto Keep Austin weird.

SC 08 Conference is the premier international conference for high performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis. You can check the schedule here.

If you happen to live in Austin, there are a couple of things I would recommend. They are not necessarily the "standing room only" sessions but those that I do not want to miss (and some that I will really try to go to).

All events will take place at the Austin Convention Center.

Monday Nov. 17

3:30 p.m. ? 5 p.m. Education Collaboration Tools: Platforms  Room 10B

Tuesday May 18

10:30 a.m. ? noon
Masterworks HPC in Humanities and the Arts: Rooms 18A/B/C/D

12:15 p.m. ? 1:15 p.m. Birds?of?a?Feather
The 2008 HPC Challenge Awards Room 14

(and I may skip the very end... to catch this other, very promising but concurrent, session):

12:15 p.m. ? 1:15 p.m. Birds?of?a?Feather
Building a Diverse HPC Community for SC08 Rooms 18A/B/C/D

I will be reporting on these soon! I have several maybe's - her ethey are in case you are in Austin and your week is lighter than mine:(

Monday, Nov 17

8:30 a.m. ? 5 p.m. Workshop
Petascale Data Storage Workshop Room 14

(if you are in Austin and can make it I strongly encourage you! Send me your notes later yes?:) I am just not sure I can take a whole Monday "off" for this)

 and

Tuesday, Nov 18

8:30 a.m. ? 10 a.m. Keynote
Welcoming Session and Keynote by Michael Dell Presentation Ballroom D

(Dell has done a lot for children's health, and funded Public Health programs at the Austin Regional Campus of the UT School of Public Health in Houston partially through the "Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living")

12:15 p.m. ? 1:15 p.m. Birds?of?a?Feather
Network Measurement Room 10B

(If they mean "*social* network measurement" I'm there!)

Stay tuned!

Ana Boa-Ventura

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