Engaging HPC Tutorials and Workshops at ISC'11 - Register by May 20 for 25 Percent Savings

Hamburg, Germany, (PresseBox) - The 26th International Supercomputing Conference is offering 11 educational tutorials and two brand new workshops - HPC in Asia and HPC Mid Market on Sunday, June 19 as a prelude to the main conference.

The five-day conference and trade fair will be held June 19 - 23, 2011, at the Congress Center Hamburg, Germany, bringing together around 2,000 IT managers, researchers and scientists to exchange knowledge and ideas, foster contacts and do business. The complete ISC'11 program comprises educational tutorial sessions, workshops, a conference and an exhibition consisting of 150 industrial and research exhibits. All conference proceedings are conducted in English.

Sunday Tutorials

The conference will kick off on Sunday, June 19, with three full-day and eight half-day tutorials on a broad range of application topics. The tutorials are led by expert speakers with hands-on experience in HPC, and the topics cover diverse areas of interest, e.g., architectures, algorithms and analysis, large-scale simulations, storage and data, as well as developing areas like Exascale computing, Clouds and CUDA. All 11 tutorials will be held in parallel sessions and the registration fee allows participants to visit all the sessions. More information is available here.

HPC in Asia Workshop

Last November, Asia astonished the global HPC community by deploying three of the five fastest HPC installations worldwide. To give ISC'11 attendees insight into these growing markets, ISC has organized a full-day HPC in Asia Workshop and invited experts from the most well-known HPC centers in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Singapore to talk about the state-of-the-art developments in their regions. Among others, they will discuss current activities and projects in Asia in the "HPC Applications in Asia" and "Ultra Large Scale Systems in Asia" sessions. The day will end with a science tour of the German Climate Center (DKRZ) for all participants. Click here to view full program.

Mid Market HPC Workshop

Also held on Sunday June 19, the workshop on Mid Market HPC will provide specialized users with an overview of the available HPC solutions for small- and medium-sized enterprises, and also facilitate a dialogue between users, technology companies, hardware vendors, ISV's and service providers.

Early Registration Ends May 20

Attendees who register by May 20 can take advantage of discounted early bird rates, saving up to 25 percent off the conference and exhibition fees. Attendees can tailor their registration using ISC'11's flexible pricing system, selecting specific days or the full program to match their interests and schedule. Catering and evening events are included in the registration fees. Click here for information on registration.

This year, ISC will host over 150 industrial and research exhibitors from around the world between June 20-22, with organizations from Brazil, South Africa, China, Japan, Russia, the U.S. and most European countries participating. Read the exhibition overview.

About ISC'11

Now in its 26th year, ISC is the world's oldest and one of the most important conferences for the HPC community, offering a strong five-day technical program with a wide range of expert speakers and exhibits from leading research centers and vendors. A number of events complement the technical program, including Tutorials, Workshops, Top500 Announcement, Research Paper Sessions, Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions, Research Poster Session, Exhibitor and Start-up Forums and the popular "Hot Seat Sessions" featuring leaders from industry and research centers. The conference has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years, with an estimated 2,000 participants from around the world expected to convene in Hamburg, June 19 - 23.

ISC'11 is open to IT-decision makers, scientists, members of the HPC global community and other interested parties. The ISC exhibition allows analysts, decision-makers from the automotive, defense, aeronautical, gas & oil, banking and other industries; solution providers, data storage suppliers, distributors, hardware and software manufacturers, the media, scientists and universities to see and learn firsthand about new products, applications and technological advances in the supercomputing industry today.

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