HPC Matters Keynote Features Diane Bryant, one of FORTUNE’s 51 Most Powerful Women
FORTUNE just named Diane Bryant, senior vice president and general manager, Data Center Group at Intel to its 51Most Powerful Women in Business list. Criteria for selection by the editors of FORTUNE include the importance of the woman's business in the global economy, health and direction of the business, career arc, and cultural influence.
Please join Diane at the upcoming SC15 conference HPC Matters plenary session as she discusses how next-generation supercomputers are transforming HPC and presenting exciting opportunities to advance scientific research and discovery to deliver far-reaching impacts on society. Click here to learn more about this free session.
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Mateo Valero Selected as Recipient of 2015 IEEE-CS Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award
Mateo Valero, a professor in the Computer Architecture Department at UPC in Barcelona, has been named the recipient of the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award. Prof. Valero, Director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center at the National Center of Supercomputing in Spain, was selected as the recipient for the award “in recognition of seminal contributions to vector, out-of-order, multithreaded, and VLIW architectures.”
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Alexander Szalay Selected as Recipient of 2015 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award
Alexander Szalay, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award. Szalay was recognized “for his outstanding contributions to the development of data-intensive computing systems and on the application of such systems in many scientific areas including astrophysics, turbulence, and genomics.”
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Vote for2015 HPCwire Readers' Choice Awards by Oct. 9
Last call for ballots! Polls for the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards close Friday, Oct 9. Have you made your voice heard? The HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards gives readers like YOU the opportunity to have your vote counted to recognize the best and brightest innovators and innovations in high performance computing! Like always, the winners will be announced during SC.
Do your part - support the global HPC community and make your voice heard! Vote for your favorite candidates for the 2015 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards.
Elections close at 11:59 PM PT on October 9, 2015.
SCinet can Help with Visualizing and Monitoring SC15 Demos
A successful demonstration relies on accurate performance characterization. SCinet's Measurement Team is available to assist with monitoring and visualizing wide-area network demos. Using end-to-end tools like perfSONAR, or host and network instrumentation such as sFlow, it is possible to measure and evaluate performance characteristics for a variety of demo activities.
Questions? Contact: SCinet Measurement Team: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibitors: Space for SC15 Student-Postdoc Job Fair Filling Up, Reserve Your Table Now
Twenty-two SC15 Exhibitors have already reserved tables for the Student-Postdoc Job & Opportunity Fair to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 18. A limited number of tables remain and the Nov. 6 is the last day to reserve one.The event, part of the Students@SC program, allows employers to meet face to face with students and postdocs participating in SC15. Registration fee for exhibitors is $500. As available space is tight, we encourage all interested exhibitors to reserve theirs paces as soon as possible . Read more.
SC15 Tutorials Give a Sneak Peak through YouTube
Thinking of attending the SC15 Tutorials program? Register by Thursday, Oct. 15, to take advantage for lower advance registration rates. A total of 41 different sessions will be presentedon Sunday and Monday, Nov. 15-16. A schedule of all the sessions can be found on the Tutorials web page. Having trouble deciding? Click here to take a look at some video summaries.
Fourteen Amazing Invited Talks for SC15
Invited Talks are a premier component in the SC Conference Program and complement nicely the presentations of the regular Technical Papers Program. For SC15, fourteen amazing invited talks will feature leaders in the areas of high performance computing, networking, analysis and storage. Topics range from programming and system software in the future, application challenges in astro-physics, oil and gas reservoir simulation, computation engineering, and earthquake Simulations, to how HPC helps to create realistic digital special effects in blockbuster movies, future algorithmic demands ans issues, and visual analytics of big data. Presentations on the U.S. National Strategic Computing Initiative and the EU Supercomputing Research Programme round up the program. Detailed information on the invited talks and the speakers can be found at the
SC15 website or in the SC15 Blog Invited Talk Highlights.
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New Program Recipients Announced for Diversity in Networking—WINS!
WINS, Women in IT Networking at SC, a collaboration between the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), last week announced that five women IT professionals have been selected to receive funding to join SCinet and attend SC15. A program funded through the Rocky Mountain Cyberinfrastructure Mentoring and Outreach Alliance (RMCMOA) grant under their NSF CC*IIE program, this pilot program encourages women to build their expertise and professional networks at SC.
Congratulations to the five recipients! Read more about the program and winners here
Registering for SC15? Sign Up to Mentor a Student at the Same Time
When you register for SC15, consider signing up as a mentor to help students get the most out of the conference and make a difference in their careers. Protégés are from the Student Volunteers, HPC for Undergrads, Student Cluster Competition and Doctoral Showcase programs. Read about the program and about how Maria Ruiz met her mentor, Jim Ahrens, at SC14 and ended up working with him at Los Alamos National Laboratory this summer.
Don't Miss Out on Getting the Best Hotel Rates!
If you're planning to attend SC15, be careful how you reserve your room. Hotel websites - and even the "discount" websites like hotels.com and expedia - are now charging 2-3 times as much as the SC15 conference rate. Be sure to book your room through the SC15 website ... and do it soon, because advance housing closes on October 16.
For more information, visit the SC15 Housing page.
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