Wednesday, July 15, 2009

SC09 July Newsletter

The latest SC09 newsletter is out with these headlines:

* SC09 Education Program Deadlines Approaching
* Student Volunteer Applications Due August 31
* Exhibitor Forum Submission Deadline July 17
* Broader Engagement Travel Offer to End August 3
* Sustainability Technology Thrust on Data Centers
* Doctoral Showcase Submissions Due July 27
* HPC Ph.D. Fellowship Deadline is July 27
* SC09 Exhibits: Where HPC Industry Meets
* Call for Xnet Submissions
* Submissions for SC09 Bandwidth Challenge Due July 27
* Storage Challenge Finalizes Submissions on July 27

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Intel CTO Justin Rattner to Deliver SC09 Opening Address

SC09 announced today that parallel supercomputing pioneer, Intel Senior Fellow and CTO of Intel Corporation, Justin Rattner, will deliver the opening address at SC09 on Tuesday, November 17, 2009.

Rattner is vice president and Intel chief technology officer (CTO), an Intel Senior Fellow, and head of Intel Labs. In the latter role, he directs Intel's global research efforts in microprocessors, systems, and communications including the company's disruptive research activity.

“Justin’s vision and leadership in the late 80s and early 90s lead to the first teraflop supercomputer and helped shape the technology direction and innovation that drove an exciting era of parallel supercomputing,” said Wilfred Pinfold, SC09 General Chair. “He is uniquely qualified to talk about the use of 3D Internet technology for immersive science, which is one of the three identified thrust areas for this year’s conference.” Full Story