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November 13, 2013

SC13 to Hold Opening Press Conference Followed by Private Media Tour

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 13 — SC13 invites all attending members of the press and analyst communities to an opening press conference followed by a private media tour of the SC13 exhibit hall. SC13 is the annual conference of the high performance computing industry, held Nov. 17 to Nov. 22 at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver.

Bill Gropp, General Chair of SC13 and Thomas M. Siebel Chair in Computer Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, will provide a conference overview, discuss several of the prestigious awards associated with the SC conference, and recap the milestones of this year’s conference, as well as answer questions.

Please note that conference badges are required for entrance to the press conference.  Press and analyst attendees are encouraged to be at the SC13 press office, room 113, at least 20 minutes prior to the press conference to secure their badges.

Immediately following the press conference, SC13 guides will lead press and analysts on a tour of the SC13 exhibit hall for an orientation of the extensive show floor.  SC13 has more than 350 exhibitors and spans more than three acres of floor space.

  • 3:00PM – The Exascale Report will present the inaugural HPC Vanguard Award
  • 3:15PM – Official SC13 Opening Press Briefing
  • 4:00PM – Private tour of the SC13 Exhibit Hall for press and analysts
  • 5:00PM – Private press tour ends; media vacates the Exhibit Hall until doors open officially at 7:00PM

For more information, contact: communications@info.supercomputing.org

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Source: SC13