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

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Nov 18, 2008 6:00pm

SC08 to Feature Wide-Ranging Technical Program

The SC08 Conference taking place from November 15-21 2008

the Austin Convention Center will feature six days of technical

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

Almost 350 industry and research exhibitors will showcase their
technologies and sixteen Masterwork presentations will address

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.