SC18: HPC Inspires, Dallas, Texas

SC18: HPC Inspires, Dallas, Texas

As the 30th annual Supercomputing Conference approaches, the OLCF and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are once more playing an active role in this premiere high-performance computing (HPC) event.

Held from November 11–16 in Dallas, SC18 gives OLCF staff members the opportunity to share their work and knowledge with the HPC community and learn about the latest technologies and accomplishments from the world’s leading vendors, research organizations, and universities. The theme of this year’s conference is “HPC Inspires.”

Leading up to SC18, OLCF staff members have helped shape this year’s conference by participating in organizing committees. ORNL staff members who chaired committees for SC18 include Dustin Leverman, who is serving as the Infrastructure Chair; OLCF User Assistance and Outreach Group Lead Ashley Barker, who is serving as the State of the Practice Vice-Chair; Scientific Computing Group Lead Judith Hill, who is serving as the Workshops Vice-Chair; OLCF Networking Administrator Benny Sparks, who is the Wireless Team Chair; and National Center for Computational Sciences Director of Computing and Facilities Jim Rogers, who is serving as the Executive Director for SC18.

During the conference, OLCF staff members are slated to participate in a wide variety of activities, including tutorials, workshops, panel discussions, invited talks, poster sessions, technical paper presentations, birds-of-a-feather sessions, and more.



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