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    The 6th Annual High Performance Computing Symposium been set for Aug. 9-11



    BOULDER, Colo., May 2 — The 6th Annual High Performance Computing Symposium, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC), has been set for Aug. 9-11 in the Lory Student Center on the campus of Colorado State University – Fort Collins.

    The annual event, open to the public, brings together designers and users of high performance computing systems from universities, government laboratories, and industry from throughout the Intermountain Region.  The RMACC is composed of academic and government research institutions in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

    Keynote speakers will be Irene M. Qualters, Division Director of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (ACI) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, VA, and Dr. Matthew Vaughn, Director of Life Sciences Computing at the University of Texas’ Advanced Computing Center in Austin, TX.

    Recognized as one of he top regional high performance computing events, the Symposium features a wide array of panel discussions and tutorial sessions on research, education, and best practices.

    Special sessions also are designed specifically for students, who will have the opportunity to learn about careers in the field of high-performance computing, and about interview, presentation and resumé skills. This year RMACC will be hosting a virtual poster competition for students (graduate and undergraduate) interested in high performance computing. This online venue enables students to share the results of projects that they have performed, while also engaging in a competition for the best posters.

    More about the Symposium schedule and registration information can be found at:www.rmacc.org/hpcsymposium.