|Noted science communicator and award-winning actor Alan Alda gives the SC15 Keynote Address in Austin, TX, where record-breaking attendance reached approximately 13,000 people.|
Austin, TX - SC15, the 27th anniversary conference of high performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis, celebrated the contributions of researchers and scientists - from those just starting their careers to those whose contributions have made lasting impacts.
|The SC15 Exhibit Hall broke records in Austin, TX. (Click photo to enlarge.)|
|Crowds rushed to the SC15 Exhibit Hall between engaging Technical Sessions.|
|SC15 found its home in Austin, TX - pictured here at dawn.|
|SC15 General Chair Jackie Kern being interviewed by Austin-CBS affiliate KEYE in the Exhibit Hall.|
|SCinet - once again, the world's fastest conference computer network.|
Noted science communicator and award-winning actor Alan Alda opened the SC15 Technical Program with a keynote speech focusing on the role of science in our society and the intersection of science and computing to a full house of approximately 3,000 people in Austin, Texas on November 17th.
|Jeffrey S. Vetter, the SC15 Technical Program Chair, takes the stage.|
• 75 Birds-of-a-Feathers
• 78 Papers
• 12 Panels
• 135 Posters
• 41 Tutorials
• 42 Workshops
• 14 Invited Speakers
• 14 Doctoral Showcase Presentations
• 10 Emerging Technology Presentations
|Intel executive Diane Bryant addresses the crowd at the HPC Matters Plenary.|
As part of this Plenary, Intel announced a $300,000 scholarship per-year for five years for women/minorities with STEM undergraduate degrees to fund fellowships for those pursuing PhD's degrees in computational and data science. This commitment is in honor of Intel's third CEO Andrew Grove.
The entire Plenary is available online and available by clicking here.
SC16 will be held next November 13th-18th in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more details, click here.
SC15, sponsored by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and IEEE Computer Society 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 SC15, please visit http://www.sc15.supercomputing.org/, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery www.acm.org, is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. ACM strengthens the computing profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional.