PEARC18 takes place July 22-26 in Pittsburgh

Posted on July 9, 2018

PEARC18The second annual Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC18) conference takes place July 22-26 at the Wyndham Grand Downtown in Pittsburgh.

PEARC18 brings together scientists, engineers, scholars, artists, students and teachers for a program focused on the “efficiency, security, reliability and sustainability of increasingly complex and powerful digital infrastructure systems.”

The theme of this year’s event is Seamless Creativity. The tracks for this event, which will run in parallel, are:

  • Applications of Advanced Computing Infrastructure
  • Facilitation of Advanced Computing Infrastructure
  • Visualization and Data Analytics
  • Workforce Development and Diversity

PEARC18 offers tutorials, panel discussions, invited talks, workshops, posters, Birds of a Feather sessions and research papers. Some of the key topics to be covered include:

  • Bytes and BTUs: Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Energy Efficient Data Center, presented by Steve Hammond, National Renewable Energy Center
  • Towards a National Cyberinfrastructure Ecosystem: The Role of Software Institutes presented by Vipin Chaudhary, National Science Foundation
  • Neuroscience and Advanced Computing, presented by Gregory Farber, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Using Advanced Computing to Recover Black Women’s Lost History, presented by Ruby Mendenhall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Town Hall: NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, presented by Manish Parashar, National Science Foundation, OAC
  • Hacking Academia/Trusted CI Panel Discussion, presented by Anita Nikolich, Illinois Institute of Technology

Registration for PEARC!8 is open here:
The full program schedule is here:

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