[DistComp] XSEDE12 registration now open
Barker, Tricia L
tlbarker at illinois.edu
Mon May 14 15:22:11 CDT 2012
[Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment.]<https://www.xsede.org/xsede12>
XSEDE12 registration now open
Registration is now open for XSEDE12, the inaugural conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project, which is supported by the National Science Foundation. The conference runs July 16-20, 2012, at the InterContinental hotel, 505 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago.
Among the exciting XSEDE12 speakers are Richard Tapia, mathematician, professor, diversity advocate, and 2011 recipient of the National Medal of Science, as well as an international speaker who will be announced soon. The conference also promises valuable networking opportunities, an Internet cafe with a top-floor view of the city, sponsor exhibits, and conference sessions including tutorials, papers, posters, panels, Birds of a Feather, a Visualization Showcase and reception, closing speaker and awards luncheon, a pre-conference reception (Sunday) for students, social event options, and much more.
Early registration runs May 14 through June 18, so register and make your hotel reservations soon. Discounted registration rates also are available for students, one-day passes, and tutorials-only, and a special hotel rate is available to conference attendees. See the Registration link below.
Monday, July 16: Tutorials all day, including both half-day and full-day sessions.
Tuesday, July 17: Keynote, plenary and technical sessions, Campus Champions focus group, (optional) evening social events to Willis Tower and Cubs game
Wednesday, July 18, Student Day: Students are encouraged to attend, learn more about supercomputing resources and network with researchers and computing experts. The day includes plenary and technical sessions, a full poster session, student poster contest, the Visualization Showcase, and evening reception.
Thursday, July 19: Plenary and technical sessions, panel discussion, closing speaker, and awards luncheon.
Three reasons why you should attend XSEDE12:
1) It is the inaugural conference of XSEDE, which is ushering in a new era of services and resources to accelerate significant science and engineering discoveries.
2) XSEDE12 offers a highly diverse program that provides a snapshot of the huge volume of scientific expertise, technological innovations, educational opportunities, and research collaborations serving as the foundation for XSEDE.
3) This is your opportunity to meet face to face with XSEDE colleagues and other researchers across the country to share knowledge and build collaborations.
Hotel, Parking and Travel info:
We hope to see you in Chicago in July!
[XSEDE12 conference, July 16-20, 2012; Intercontinental Magnificent Mile, Chicago; Web: https://www.xsede.org/xsede12, info-xsede12 at xsede.org.]<https://www.xsede.org/xsede12>
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