SC16 to Feature 38 High-Quality Workshops
The SC full- and half-day workshops provide focused, in-depth venues for presentations, discussion and interaction. SC16 will feature 38 high-quality workshops to complement the overall Technical Program events, expand the knowledge base of its subject area, and extend its impact by providing greater depth of focus.
Click here to read the full article, or visit the SC16 website for the full workshops lineup.
SCinet INDIS Proposal Submission Deadline: August 21
Proposals are due Sunday, August 21, for the 3nd International Workshop on Innovating the Network for Data Intensive Science (INDIS) 2016, which will be held in conjunction with SC16, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Sunday, November 13.
The INDIS workshop brings together SCinet engineers and network researchers to share challenges and potential solutions. SCinet is the high-speed network engine of the SC conference show floor, connecting to many laboratories and universities worldwide. The novel ideas of the SCinet engineers and network researchers will allow future SCinets to stretch their deployed technologies and further drive new network research.
For more information and submission details, please visit: https://scinet.supercomputing.org/workshop/
SC16 to Host 12 Specialty Panel Sessions
The panel sessions at SC16 will be among the most important and heavily attended events of the conference. The Panels Committee received 32 submissions for the SC16 panel sessions, and 12 were specially selected for presentation, debate and discussion.
This year’s topics include reproducibility and repeatability in HPC, the post-Moore's Law era of supercomputing in 20 years and National Strategic Computing Initiative updates. We look forward to your lively discussion and participation this November!
More information: http://sc16.supercomputing.org/submitters/panels/
Exhibitor Forum Submissions Due Thursday, September 15
The Exhibitor Forum provides manufacturers, vendors and HPC service providers with a venue to deliver a technical presentation that is open to both Exhibit and Technical Program attendees. This year’s forum will focus on forefront issues such as data, HPC services, usability, and networking.
Visit http://sc16.supercomputing.org/exhibitors/exhibitor-forum/ for a listing of topics and submission information.
Exhibitors: Participate in the SC16 Scavenger Hunt!
SC16 is excited to announce that the Students@SC program will be hosting the Scavenger Hunt this year! We invite exhibitors to participate by engaging participants at their booths and increasing their brand recognition. The hundreds of scavenger hunt participants are challenged to find booths based on clues provided, and the winners are awarded prizes.
We are seeking exhibitors to participate in this activity in two ways:
1. Be a destination in the scavenger hunt, and/or
2. Sponsor a prize for the scavenger hunt winners.
For more information please email Sally Ellingson at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for submitting clues is extended to Friday, September 30, 2016. We look forward to hearing from you!
Make Your SC16 Hotel Reservations Today
Hotel rooms near the convention center are always in high demand, and this is certainly true for SC16. While many of the rooms have already been reserved, we still have many conveniently located rooms available. However, those will go fast so we advise you to make reservations soon. You can make your reservations by starting at this site: https://aws.passkey.com/event/14468451/owner/1418/home
For additional information, see: http://sc16.supercomputing.org/attendees/housing/
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