Welcome!

News Feed Item

SC14 Registration Opens, Technical Program Goes Live

Online registration for the 2014 International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, better known as SC14, is now open on the SC14 website. SC14’s highly competitive and renowned Technical Program is also now live on the website listing opportunities to see how #HPCmatters through panels, research papers, tutorials, and workshops.

This year’s Supercomputing Conference, SC14, will be held in New Orleans from November 16–21. With SC’s new theme, “HPC matters”, marking the 26th annual conference, SC14 attendees can expect a fresh look at high performance computing (HPC). SC14 will not only bring HPC’s emerging techniques and innovative applications to New Orleans, but they will also deliver a stronger message of just how much HPC impacts our lives.

“HPC is such an important tool for scientific discovery. Without it, we could not have achieved the scientific advances and technologies we have today,” says SC14’s Conference Chair and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Deputy Associate Director At-Large for Computation, Trish Damkroger. “Our message, HPCmatters, is meant to inspire and engage our community and next-generation in HPC. The idea is to highlight how HPC is a contributing factor in our lives, from developing new alternative fuels to finding cures for cancer.”

The backbone of support for HPCmatters is SC14’s rigorous Technical Program. It provides conference attendees with exciting peer-reviewed, high-quality technical forums on cutting-edge techniques and technologies in HPC.

“It is important that we tailor the program to discuss the hardest problems facing HPC right now,” says computing pioneer Jack Dongarra of the University of Tennessee. “In the face of exascale computing, we are facing a whole new set of challenges from hardware with energy-efficiency, memory technologies, interconnect technologies; software with scalable systems, programming systems, and data management; algorithms with new methods at exascale; resilience and correctness; and scientific productivity. These are some of the hard-hitting points for HPC, which will be discussed throughout the Technical Program.”

The SC14 Technical Program will cover a broad spectrum of technical presentations and discussions, with more than 81 rigorously peer-reviewed papers (with a 20% acceptance rate), 33 workshops and 33 tutorials, in addition to panels and posters that showcase the latest findings from laboratories and research institutions around the world. See a full list of workshops and tutorials on the SC14 website.

In addition to the Technical Program, SC14 will continue its tradition of providing an unparalleled exhibit space, which uniquely brings together leaders in academia, research, government and industry. The SC14 exhibit floor is a natural complement to the technical program as a venue for debuting the most leading-edge prototypes and services in HPC and high performance networking. Read more about SC14 exhibits.

HPC Interconnections will also be returning to SC14. Through this program, SC will provide a welcoming entry for attendees who may be new to the community or the conference. A range of initiatives help attendees get the most out of their time at the conference and help them engage more deeply in the HPC community. Read more about HPC Interconnections.

As a reminder, there are still a few chances to participate in the Technical Program. July 31 is the deadline for:

Emerging Technologies

Birds-of-a-feather Sessions (BoFs)

Scientific Visualization Showcase

Doctoral Showcase Program

Research and Educational Posters

Graduate and Undergraduate ACM Research Poster Competition

Read more about the SC14 Technical Program.

Also watch SC14’s video, #HPCmatters, and read a great Q&A with Trish Damkroger, SC14's Conference Chair!

About SC14

SC14, sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) offers a complete technical education program and exhibition to showcase the many ways high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in scientific discovery, research, education and commerce. This premier international conference includes a globally attended technical program, workshops, tutorials, a world class exhibit area, demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on learning. For more information on SC14, please visit: http://sc14.supercomputing.org

- See more at: http://sc14.supercomputing.org/blog/sc14-registration-opens-technical-program-goes-live#sthash.QyzhwpEH.dpuf

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
DX World EXPO, LLC, a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of the 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to gre...
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to ...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
"ZeroStack is a startup in Silicon Valley. We're solving a very interesting problem around bringing public cloud convenience with private cloud control for enterprises and mid-size companies," explained Kamesh Pemmaraju, VP of Product Management at ZeroStack, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Large industrial manufacturing organizations are adopting the agile principles of cloud software companies. The industrial manufacturing development process has not scaled over time. Now that design CAD teams are geographically distributed, centralizing their work is key. With large multi-gigabyte projects, outdated tools have stifled industrial team agility, time-to-market milestones, and impacted P&L stakeholders.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Enterprises are adopting Kubernetes to accelerate the development and the delivery of cloud-native applications. However, sharing a Kubernetes cluster between members of the same team can be challenging. And, sharing clusters across multiple teams is even harder. Kubernetes offers several constructs to help implement segmentation and isolation. However, these primitives can be complex to understand and apply. As a result, it’s becoming common for enterprises to end up with several clusters. Thi...