Hot topics for July advanced research computing conference

June 25, 2018

PEARC18 is coming up soon, with a lineup of distinguished plenary speakers, but there’s still time to register and book your lodging at the special conference rate. Among the many great reasons to attend the 2018 Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing conference, July 22-26 in Pittsburgh, are these hot topics:

  • Bytes and BTUs: Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Energy Efficient Data Center (July 24, 8 a.m.) (Steve Hammond, National Renewable Energy Center)

  • Towards a National Cyberinfrastructure Ecosystem: The Role of Software Institutes (July 24, 8 a.m.) (Vipin Chaudhary, National Science Foundation)

  • Neuroscience and Advanced Computing (July 25, 8am) (Gregory Farber, National Institute of Mental Health)

  • Using Advanced Computing to Recover Black Women’s Lost History (July 25, 8 a.m.) (Ruby Mendenhall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Town Hall: NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (July 25, 1:30 p.m.) (Manish Parashar, National Science Foundation, OAC)

  • Hacking Academia/Trusted CI Panel Discussion (July 26, 8 a.m.) (Anita Nikolich, Illinois Institute of Technology)

  • Championing Research Computing (July 26, 10:30 a.m.) (Campus Champions Fellows)

See the PEARC18 site for details.