Edition, July 25, 2002
Welcome to the July
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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 details.
SCinet 2002 CONNECTION REQUESTS AVAILABLE BEGINNING JULY 29
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, go to
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.
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 BOFs).
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:
- Most Innovative
- Most Geographically
- Most Heterogeneous
Set of Platforms
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
Submission deadline for Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award
AUGUST 2, 2002
High-performance Bandwidth Challenge full proposals due
SEPTEMBER 1, 2002
Submission deadline for Exhibitor Forum
Submission deadline for HPC Challenge