The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), the community-led organization dedicated to high-performance computing (HPC) research, outreach and education, and the ISC Group, organizers of Europe’s premier HPC forum, today announced that they have officially kicked off the ISC-HPCAC Student Cluster Competition (SCC) with an open call for team entries inviting international STEM student teams currently enrolled in four-year higher education and undergraduate programs to submit proposals for the 2018 competition. Submissions will be accepted through November 10, 2017.
ISC Group held a very successful ISC High Performance conference last week, drawing 3,253 attendees from 60 countries. The attendance represented a 5.2 percent increase compared to last year’s event. With this feat, ISC High Performance has officially reached a new milestone in its 32-year conference history.
Over the next four days, ISC High Performance will be unveiling the latest HPC technologies and their application in research and commercial environments. As of 8:30 a.m. today, 3200 HPC enthusiasts from 60 countries have registered for the conference, a three percent increase over 2017 attendance.