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SC17: Connect with SGCI—here's how!

Are you attending SC17 in Denver? We will be there and we hope to see you! 

We invite science gateway developers, current clients of SGCI, or anyone else interested in learning more about SGCI to meet our service area leads at a variety of meet & greets and presentations. 

Tuesday, November 14

  • 11:30 am
    SGCI's Dr. Linda Hayden will give a talk "Workforce Development Opportunities at the SGCI" at the San Diego Supercomputer Center booth #525.
  • 1:30-2:00 pm
    SGCI representatives will be available for a meet & greet at the Texas Advanced Computing Center booth #1343.
  • 3:00-3:30 pm
    We're hosting a gathering of former Science Gateways Bootcamp attendees at Henry's Tavern (500 16th Street Unit 184B Denver, Colorado 80202). Join us at 3:00 for the last half hour to learn how the Bootcamp might be useful to you or someone you know! This gathering is off-site—when you get to the tavern, ask for the reservation "SGCI Incubator" or "Sandra Gesing" to find the group. Questions? Email   

Wednesday, November 15

  • 1:00 pm 
    SGCI's Dr. Sandra Gesing will give a talk "SGCI Incubator: Sustainability Support for Science Gateways" at the Purdue Booth #1571.
  • 1:30-2:00 pm
    SGCI representatives will be available for a meet & greet at the Indiana University booth #601.
  • 3:30-4:00 pm 
    SGCI representatives will be available for a meet & greet at the San Diego Supercomputer Center booth #525. A little birdie told us there would be beer available!

These SGCI events are posted on our events calendar.


SGCI Partners at SC17

Several SGCI partners will be at SC17 offering a multitude of interesting presentations and opportunities. 

The XSEDE booth #225 will be staffed during all exhibit hours. Some highlights include:

  • Tuesday, November 14, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
    XSEDE Donut Shop: An opportunity to enjoy conversation and donuts served by The Donut Lady.
  • Thursday, November 16, 10:00 am-2:00 pm 
    XSEDE Coffee Shop: An opportunity to enjoy coffee and conversation.


Jetstream will offer two Birds of a Feather sessions.

Indiana University
The following presentations will be made at the Indiana University booth #601 on Tuesday, November 14.

  • 10:15 am
    Jetstream: Early operations performance, adoption, and impacts. Presented by David Hancock, program director, Advanced Computational Systems, IU
  • 10:35 am
    Research in production: An architectural approach to research-based production deployments. Presented by Martial Michel, Director of Scientific Computing, Data Machines Corp.
  • 10:55 am
    Partly cloudy clusters: How OpenStack and Charliecloud are reshaping HPC at LANL. Presented by Timothy Randles, Computer Engineer, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
  • 11:15 am
    Bridges: Managing a heterogeneous HPC cluster using OpenStack. Presented by Robert Budden, Senior Grid Cluster Systems Developer, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • 11:35 am
    The OpenHPC/OpenStack toolkit. Presented by Jeff Adams, HPC Platform Software Strategic Planner, Intel

The Omnibond booth #1955 will be staffed during all exhibit hours.