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Blue Waters Webinar on May 23 about PEARC18 Conference

Tuesday, May 22, 2018  
Posted by: Lisa Arafune
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Join us on May 23rd for our next #BlueWaters Webinar. For this installment, we'll focus on the upcoming PEARC (, happening in July.

Registration can be found here:

More information on the webinar can be found below:


The PEARC conferences provide a forum for discussing challenges, opportunities, and solutions among HPC center directors and managers, computational scientists, end users, students, facilitators, educators, HPC system administrators and user support staff, as well as industry and government agency representatives from across the United States and around the world. Registrations are invited for the 2018 conference, see PEARC18 registration page. Preliminary schedule is posted here. The technical program features tutorials, workshops, panels, papers, posters, showcase events and BoFs in the following tracks:

Facilitation of Advanced Computing Infrastructure (ACI)

Applications of ACI

Visualization and Data Analytics

Workforce Development and Diversity

Keynote speakers are: Steve Hammond on energy-efficient data centers; Gregory Farber on neuroscience and ACI; Ruby Mendenhall on ACI in social sciences and humanities; Anita Nikolich on Cybersecurity research. The student program includes a modeling day; paper and poster presentations as part of the technical sessions; a mentor program; speed networking to explore career opportunities with participating exhibitors; and volunteering to work behind the scenes to make the conference a success.

Founded in 1989, the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) is an educational nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with 86 member institutions representing many of the nation’s most forward thinking universities and computing centers.