Supercomputer 08-SC08 Conference-November 15-21 2008 at Austin Convention Center

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Jenna Whitney
Nov 15, 2008 6:00pm

SC08 to Feature Wide-Ranging Technical Program

The SC08 Conference taking place from November 15-21 2008
at the Austin Convention Center will feature six days of technical
sessio ns three exhibition days and several events celebrating
the conferenc e''s 20th anniversary. SC08 co-sponsored by ACM
marks the 20th anniv ersary of Supercomputing ''88 and a number
of activities are planned t o celebrate the evolution of the conference
and supercomputing and rela ted technologies including an anniver-
sary DVD and a history display i n the convention center lobby.
Invited speakers will share their exper tise in fields ranging from
parallel programming to energy to medicine. The SC08 Tutorial
Program offers 10 half-day and 15 full-day tutorial s on a variety of
supercomputing educational opportunities. The SC08 pr ogram also
features three days of Technical Papers sessions in which 5 9 papers
selected from 277 submissions and 1080 reviews will be present ed.
Almost 350 industry and research exhibitors will showcase their
technologies and sixteen Masterwork presentations will address
real-w orld applications of high-performance computing technologies
in the art s finance transportation medicine energy and green
computing. The conference also will feature 13 workshops that
complement the SC08 Tec hnical Program. Ranging_Technical_Program.html