March 13, 2014

XSEDE14 Deadline for Submissions Extended

March 13 — The XSEDE14 conference deadline for paper and proposal submissions has been extended one additional week until March 24 from the previous date of March 15. The XSEDE14 Call for Participation is available at:

XSEDE14 will take place in Atlanta from July 13-18, 2014 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who utilize and support XSEDE resources and services, as well as other digital resources and services throughout the world. The theme of XSEDE14 is “Engaging Communities,” to engage both traditional users of digital resources and people who have not traditionally used digital resources but would benefit from their usage.

Early registration for the conference and hotel block availability begins on April 14. Visualization showcase abstracts, BoF proposals and poster abstracts—including student poster abstracts—are due by April 21.

Conference Proceedings to be Submitted to ACM Digital Library

XSEDE has received “in cooperation” status with ACM SIGAPP and the conference proceedings will be submitted to the ACM Digital Library.

Keynote Speaker Named

Dr. Farnam Jahanian has been named as the keynote speaker at XSEDE14. Dr. Jahanian leads the National Science Foundation Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE). Dr. Jahanian guides CISE in its mission to uphold the nation’s leadership in scientific discovering and engineering innovation through its support of fundamental research in computer and information science and engineering and of transformative advances in cyberinfrastructure.

Additional information is available on the XSEDE14 website:


The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE accelerates scientific discovery by enhancing the productivity of researchers, engineers, and scholars by deepening and extending the use of XSEDE’s ecosystem of advanced digital services and by advancing and sustaining the XSEDE advanced digital infrastructure. XSEDE is a five-year, $121-million project and is supported by the National Science Foundation.


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