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SKA to be featured at SC17’s High Performance Computing Conference

Denver, CO, USA, Wednesday 16 August 2017 – Professor Philip Diamond, Director-General of the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, and Dr. Rosie Bolton, SKA Regional Centre Project Scientist, will be the co-keynote speakers at SC17, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis in Denver, Nov. 12-17.

Professor Diamond, accompanied by Dr. Bolton, will take SC17 attendees around the globe and out into the deepest reaches of the observable universe as they describe the SKA’s international partnership.

“The SKA is one of the most ambitious science enterprises of our times,” said Bernd Mohr, SC17 Conference Chair from Juelich Supercomputing Centre. “Professor Diamond and Dr. Bolton’s visually stunning and information rich-presentation will captivate as they describe one of the largest scientific endeavours in history, incorporating the world’s largest scientific instrument – a global science project of unprecedented size and scale and a prime example of our conference’s HPC connects theme.”

SC17 is the premier international conference showcasing the many ways high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in scientific discovery, research, education and commerce. The annual event, created and sponsored by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and the IEEE Computer Society, attracts HPC professionals and educators from around the globe to participate in its complete technical education program, workshops, tutorials, a world-class exhibit area, demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on learning.

Read the full press release on SC17’s website.

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