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SC2002 Conference Concludes by Smashing Attendance Records, Rewarding Successes in High Performance Computing and Networking

BALTIMORE, November 21, 2002— SC2002, the most successful show in the 15-year history of the annual high performance computing and networking conference, concluded today with awards recognizing the most outstanding achievements and contributions in the field.

Prizes for most daring networking awards sponsored by Qwest Communications

Spirent Communications Provides Traffic Monitoring and Performance Analysis at SC2002

SC2002 Will Highlight the Promise of Computing
BALTIMORE, November 13, 2002--The people, companies, and research centers that have made computing an integral part of communications, medicine, education, and business over the last two decades will converge on Baltimore next week, as SC2002, the world's largest high-performance computing and networking conference, meets at the Baltimore Convention Center Nov. 16 - 22. [more]

SC2002 Dedicates Education Program to Maryland Educator
BALTIMORE, November 12, 2002--The SC2002 Education Program will be dedicated to the memory of Mary Ellen Verona, Ph.D., who died Oct. 7 at age 56, after a long battle with breast cancer. [more]

SC2002 Gordon Bell Awards to Highlight Unprecedented HPC Accomplishments
BALTIMORE, November 7, 2002 -Winners of the Gordon Bell Awards, one of high performance computing's most prestigious honors, will be announced at SC2002 in Baltimore on Nov. 21. The Gordon Bell Prizes are awarded each year at the annual SC conference to recognize outstanding achievement in the field. [more]

PORTLAND, OREGON – October 31, 2002 – SGI, (NYSE:SGI), will sponsor the first HPC Industry Recognition Award, created to recognize one individual whose efforts have made a significant impact in promoting positive awareness of the many valuable scientific and technical contributions of the HPC community. [more]

SC2002 to Feature Most Advanced Conference Network Ever
Leading edge network applications vie for more than 40 Gbps of Internet bandwidth

Baltimore, October 29, 2002--SC2002, this year's edition of the SC conference series, will feature the most advanced network in the history of the conference. SC2002, with the theme "From Terabytes to Insights," will be held November 16-22 in Baltimore. [more]

IntelliBadge Demonstration to Create a 'Smarter' SC2002 Conference
BALTIMORE, October 24, 2002--A demonstration of "smart" technology called IntelliBadge™ will allow participants in SC2002 to track people with similar interests, monitor conference events, view conference statistics, and view visualizations of patterns of people flowing through the conference. [more]

SC2002 Panel Discussions to Cover Computation and Controversy
BALTIMORE, October 16, 2002
Attendees of SC2002 will be treated to a thought-provoking set of panel discussions on topics from homeland security to innovations in high-end computing to the impact of the Earth Simulator, the world's fastest supercomputer. This year's conference, with the theme "From Terabytes to Insights," will convene Nov. 16-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. [more]

Advance Registration Deadline for SC2002 is Friday, Oct. 11
Last chance for attendees to benefit from lower rates

BALTIMORE, October 3, 2002
Potential attendees of SC2002, the annual high performance networking and computing conference, have until 5 pm EDT Friday, Oct. 11 to register at a significantly lower rate. This year's conference, which already has the strongest advance registration ever, will convene Nov. 16-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. [more]

Notable Figures in High Performance Computing to Speak at SC2002
Plenary sessions to be offered on the Web

Some of the world‚s biggest names in high performance computing and networking research, including National Science Foundation Director Rita Colwell, will speak at SC2002, to be held Nov. 16-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. All plenary sessions will be netcast, taking advantage of the unique capabilities of SCinet, the conference's state-of-the-art onsite network. [more]

SC2002 Attendees Can Create Personalized Calendars on Website
BALTIMORE, October 1, 2002--For the first time in the history of the SC conference series, technical program attendees at SC2002 have an online calendar they can use to customize their personal schedule. The online calendar, which debuted Monday (September 30), provides an easy way to navigate through the 67 technical papers, 31 tutorials, five plenary sessions, six panels, 32 poster presentations, 16 Masterworks sessions and 25 Birds of a Feather programs currently scheduled. [more]

Student Volunteers a Key to Success for SC2002
BALTIMORE, September 19, 2002 - SC2002's student volunteer program will offer students backstage passes to conference events while providing essential support for the meeting's administration. This year's conference, with the theme "From Terabytes to Insights," will convene Nov. 16-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. [more]

SC2002 Advance Program Now on the Web
BALTIMORE, September 10, 2002--A preliminary program for SC2002 is now available on the Web at . SC2002, the annual high performance networking and computing conference, takes place Nov. 16-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. [more]

SC2002 to Feature Diverse Industry Displays and Largest-Ever Research Exhibits Section
A record 217 exhibits will include HPC "Adventure Land"

BALTIMORE, August 28, 2002 - The SC2002 exhibit space will be packed wall-to-wall with research and industry displays, including the conference's largest-ever research exhibit section complete with a technology-centered "train station" and military defense systems that use the most cutting-edge, high performance computing and networking technology. [more]

Advance Registration Opens July 29 for SC2002
NSF Director Rita Colwell Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

BALTIMORE, July 29, 2002 – Registration opens today (July 29) for SC2002, the annual conference of high performance networking and computing. This year's conference, with the theme "From Terabytes to Insights," will convene Nov. 16-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. [more]

Extensive, Innovative Submissions Promise a Wide-Ranging SC2002 Program
BALTIMORE, June 26, 2002 – Based on the tutorials and papers recently accepted for SC2002, the upcoming annual conference for high performance networking and computing promises the most wide-ranging, vibrant program ever offered. [more]

Bandwidth Challenge Seeks Network Applications to Stretch High-Performance Internet Infrastructure
Qwest Communications sponsors prizes for most daring networking at SC2002

BALTIMORE, May 28, 2002 – SC2002, the conference for high performance networking and computing, will be the site of this year's High-Performance Bandwidth Challenge, an annual competition for leading-edge network applications developed by teams of researchers from around the world. [more]

SC2002 Conference to Host Student Days
BALTIMORE, May 15, 2002This year's SC2002 Conference will offer two days dedicated to students, with more than 60 undergraduate and graduate students participating in the SC2002 Student Days Program on Wednesday, Nov. 20 and Thursday, Nov. 21. [more]

SC2002 Program Content Deadlines Extended to May 3
BALTIMORE, April 25, 2002–Due to popular demand, the final deadline for submitting technical papers, tutorials and panels for SC2002 has been extended one week to Friday May 3. In addition, the SC2002 Education Program deadline has been extended to May 30 to give educators more time to form teams.

Submissions Website to Open April 8 for SC2002 Program Content
Deadline Date is Friday, April 26

BALTIMORE, April 8, 2002–Program submissions are now being accepted for SC2002, the annual conference of high performance networking and computing. This year's conference, with the theme "From Terabytes to Insights," will include seven days of technical programs, technological demonstrations and exhibits, and educational outreach. The conference convenes Nov. 16-22 in the Baltimore Convention Center. [more]

SC2002 Conference To Offer Faculty Training In Latest Computing Technologies
Seminars and workshops geared for educators from middle school through undergraduate levels

BALTIMORE, February 27, 2002Undergraduate faculty and middle and high school teachers interested in learning about computational science and how to integrate it into the classroom are invited to participate in the SC2002 Education Program. [more]

SC2002 Issues Call for Participation
SC2002, the annual high performance networking and computing conference, will be held in Baltimore Nov. 16-22, and organizers are now seeking technical paper abstracts as well as proposals for tutorials, workshops, panel discussions, and other program content. In Baltimore, participants from around the globe will once again gather to showcase new developments in information architectures, scalable computing, data analysis, applications, and collaborative technologies. [more]

Exhibitors Begin Planning for SC2002
Sixty-two industry exhibitors have already selected booth space for SC2002, which will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center, Nov. 16-22, 2002. Exhibitors had the chance to select space during the recent SC2001 conference in Denver. So far, 30,800 square feet of booth space has been sold. This is a net increase of 2,300 square feet, compared to early sales for SC2001. Of the 62 exhibitors, 15 increased their booth size from SC2001. There is still plenty of time to purchase industry exhibit space for SC2002. Companies interested in purchasing space at the conference are invited to contact Ginny To, SC2002 Exhibits Chair, at, or Don Colllier, D.C. Expositions, Inc, at 775-322-5881, or More information on exhibits is available in the Exhibits section of this website.

See the latest edition of the SC2002 exhibit hall floor plan.

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