[Beowulf] Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium 2004

Brett Morrow brett at nssl.noaa.gov
Mon Oct 4 16:24:48 PDT 2004

Anyone else out there attending this event?


Join us for the Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium 2004, Wed Oct 6 -
Thu Oct 7, here at OU (CCE Forum).

To register for the Symposium, go to


and follow the links.

Some 400 people have registered for the Symposium, from 38 academic
institutions, 40 companies, 18 government agencies and 2 non-
governmental organizations, in 17 states and Canadian provinces.

The Symposium is free, with meals provided, and it's a great way to
meet leaders, potential collaborators, colleagues, and potential
future employers and employees, from academia, government and industry.

Our speaker list includes:

* Sangtae Kim, new Division Director, Shared Cyberinfrastructure
 Division, Director for Computer & Information Science & Engineering,
 National Science Foundation
* S. Ramakrishnan, Director, Center for Development of Advanced
 Computing, India
* Stephen Wheat, Principal Scientist, Intel Corp
* Joerg Schwartz, Senior Program Manager, Sun Labs
* Steve Modica, Principal Engineer, SGI
* Ian Lumb, Grid Solutions Manager, Platform Computing Inc. * Kurt 
Snodgrass, Vice Chancellor, Information Technology and 
 Telecommunications, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
* Mark Musser, Senior Solutions Architect, Oracle Corporation
* Viswa Sharma, Chief Technical Officer, CorEdge Networks
* Anil Srivastava, Executive Chairman & Chief Strategic Officer,
 AcrossWorld Communications
* Krzysztof Kuczera, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry,
 University of Kansas
* Ed Seidel, Director, Center for Computation & Technology, Louisiana
 State University
* Mary Fran Yafchak, IT Program Coordinator, Southeastern Universities
 Research Association
* Art Vandenberg, Director of Advanced Campus Services, Georgia State
* Dennis Aebersold, Chief Information Officer, University of Oklahoma
* Amy Apon, Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of
* Richard Braley, Professor & Chair, Department of Technology,
 Cameron University * Paul Gray, Assistant Professor, Department of 
Computer Science,
 University of Northern Iowa
* John Matrow, System Administrator/Trainer, High Performance Computing
 Center, Wichita State University

We'll also have a vendor exposition, where you'll have an opportunity
to learn about existing and emerging HPC technologies.

Also, if you know of any students -- grad and undergrad -- who might be
interested in the Symposium, this is a great opportunity to introduce
them to conferences, especially because it's free.

Our academic sponsors include Oklahoma EPSCoR, the Oklahoma Chamber
of Commerce, and the OU Department of Information Technology, the
Ou Vice President for Research, and the OU Supercomputing Center for
Education & Research (OSCER).

And if there are colleagues or students that you think might be
interested, please forward this note to them.

Brett Morrow, NSSL/SPC Alternate Program Manager
INDUS Corporation
National Severe Storms Laboratory
(405) 366-0515
Brett.Morrow at noaa.gov

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