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SC14 Sets New Records

SC14 celebrated its 26th anniversary by setting new records. The Conference not only drew 10,198 registered attendees who participated in a technical program that spanned six days, but it housed 356 exhibitors across 141,800 net square feet of exhibit space; became the hub for the world’s fastest network which featured 1.5 Terabits of bandwidth over 84 miles of fiber; and offered a Technical Program of the highest quality, whose acceptance rate was approximately 21% from over 394 submissions.

For the first time ever, SC14 featured an opening “HPC Matters” plenary that was led by Dr. Eng Lim Goh, Senior Vice President and CTO at SGI, who discussed the vital nature of supercomputers across much of the world’s economic, cultural, scientific, and social accomplishments. Dr. Piyush Mehrotra, chief from NASA’s Supercomputing Division, also joined the plenary to provide the researcher perspective on the topic. Another first was that the Job Fair sold out – with 30 organizations represented.

“High-performance computing has never been more important to society,” said Trish Damkroger from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. “From the medical field to the entertainment industry to science, there is almost no place in society where supercomputing has not had an impact.”

Click here for the official press release.