Edition, July 25, 2002
to the July issue of the SC2002 newsletter, which you
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under the theme "From Terabytes to Insights",
will be held Nov. 16-22 in Baltimore, MD.
SC2002 REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, JULY 29
The Web page for registering for SC2002 will go live
on Monday, July 29. You can find registration information
at . To qualify for the advance registration discounts,
your registration and payment must be received by 5
p.m. (Eastern time) Friday, October 11, 2002.
The Website for booking hotel rooms at SC2002 is now
open for business. Go to and click on "housing."
The site also provides a map of the conference hotels
around the Baltimore Convention Center, a list of hotel
amenities, and more lodging information.
SUBMISSIONS PROMISE A WIDE-RANGING TECHNICAL PROGRAM
The SC2002 Technical Program will feature 67 exceptional
papers and 31 full and half-day tutorials chosen from
a record 87 submissions. New this year will be the IntelliBadge
demonstration, which will give technical program registrants
the opportunity to track events that fit their needs
and interests, locate people of similar interests, view
statistics on the conference, and win valuable prizes.
More information on IntelliBadge is available in the
registration section of the SC2002 website.
Speakers who have been invited to participate in the
program include Rita Colwell, director of the National
Science Foundation, and Tetsuya Sato, director-general
of the Earth Simulator Center in Yokohama, Japan, home
of the worlds fastest supercomputer. Check next
months SC2002 News for more Technical Program
SCinet 2002 CONNECTION REQUESTS AVAILABLE BEGINNING
SCinet, the network services provider for SC2002, will
begin accepting connection requests for all Industry
and Research exhibitors on July 29. Exhibitors will
receive their SCinet account information via email on
July 29, and will be able to make network connection
requests via the SCinet Web page at http://scinet.supercomp.org.
Exhibitors with questions about their accounts may contact
SCinet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULY 29 SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR RESEARCH POSTERS
The SC2002 conference on high-performance networking
and computing is seeking poster presentations reporting
late-breaking experimental or theoretical results, innovative
designs, and case studies related to high performance
networking and computing. The deadline to submit posters
is Monday, July 29. To learn more or to submit a poster,
and click on "posters."
"Posters are an excellent way to convey ideas and
results not yet developed into a full paper, so works
in progress and results from the latter stages of Ph.D.
research are especially encouraged," said Valerie
Taylor of Northwestern University, who's chairing the
poster program. "A poster presentation may be a
good first step if you've never made a formal presentation
at a conference."
Notification of acceptance will be made by Monday, August
19. For more information, write to email@example.com.
SC2002 SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR BIRDS-OF-A-FEATHER EVENTS,
INCLUDING LUNCH AND EVENING SESSIONS
SC2002 is again seeking interesting topics for Birds
of a Feather (BOF) events, including lunchtime and evening
sessions. BOFs provide a venue for conference attendees
to gather informally to discuss topics of mutual interest.
Previous years have featured subjects such as Linux
cluster management, the state of climate modeling, component-based
software development, and universal grid access.
conference will provide meeting room facilities and
will post daily schedules for the BOFs, which are open
to all conference attendees, including exhibitors and
exhibits-only badge holders. BOFs will be scheduled
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Nov. 12 -21, from
noon to 1 p.m. (Brown Bag BOFs) and 5:30-7 p.m. (Evening
Have an idea for a BOF? An application form is in the
program section of the SC2002 website (). Proposals
for BOFs will be accepted until Monday, July 29, 2002.
HPC CHALLENGE DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPT. 1
The deadline for submitting applications for the HPC
Challenge Awards has been extended to Sept. 1. The HPC
Challenge awards give SC participants the chance to
showcase important applications and platforms. The awards,
presented at the conference, honor participants in three
categories for innovative uses of high performance computing
resources in three categories:
Innovative Data-Intensive Application
Geographically Distributed Application
Heterogeneous Set of Platforms
application form is available at: . Additional
information on the awards on the awards page of the
SC2002 website in the program section: .
UPCOMING DATES TO REMEMBER
JULY 29, 2002
Final version of Technical Papers due to confirm acceptance
Submission deadline for Birds of a Feather (BOFs)
Submission deadline for Posters
JULY 31, 2002
Submission deadline for Seymour Cray Computer Science
and Engineering Award
Submission deadline for Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award
AUGUST 2, 2002
High-performance Bandwidth Challenge full proposals
SEPTEMBER 1, 2002
Submission deadline for Exhibitor Forum
Submission deadline for HPC Challenge